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Kick-off event of KfW sustainable forest management project in Manipur, India

Posted on 17 Jul, 2019

The project Community-based Sustainable Forest Management for Water Resources Conservation in Manipur, India

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Matchmaking event of Albanian Agribusiness Support Facility project

Posted on 16 Jul, 2019

In a series of matchmaking events, GFA brought together Albanian agribusinesses and financial institutions

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C³ training course in Serbia: New teaching approach about energy efficiency in schools in Serbia

Posted on 4 Jul, 2019

In Kruševac GFA’s C³ Unit for Better Learning held a training workshop on improving energy efficiency (EE) in schools and households in May 2019

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Ukraine lays foundation for the implementation of the Association Agreement with the European Union

Posted on 3 Jul, 2019

On 19 June 2019, Ms Klimpush-Tsintsadze and Mr Hugues Mingarelli attended the final meeting of the Steering Committee of the EU-funded Association4U project

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Fellows contribute effectively to implementing EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

Posted on 27 Jun, 2019

On 21 June 2019, GFA celebrated more than 300 fellows who successfully participated in an EU-funded Fellowship Program of the Association4U project at an energetic location on the banks of the Dnipro river

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Closing event of EU project in Nepal

Posted on 25 Jun, 2019

After four and a half years of implementation, the EU-funded Nepal Trade and Private Sector Development (TPSD) project came to an end on 12 June, 2019

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Video about Biodiversity-based products (BBP ASEAN) project

Posted on 24 Jun, 2019

The BBP ASEAN launched an amazing video about the projects in three different ASEAN member states

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GFA newsletter 2/2019: The GFA Climate & Energy Cluster

Posted on 19 Jun, 2019

Coping with the climate crisis and moving from fossil fuel-driven development towards a low-carbon economy poses one of the biggest global challenges

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Mobile employment agencies for the rural population in Morocco

Posted on 18 Jun, 2019

The GIZ project Mobile Employment Agencies for the Rural Population in Morocco ended on 31 May, 2019

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Register now: TVET Hamburg Summer School

Posted on 13 Jun, 2019

TVET Hamburg is glad to launch a Summer School program „Vocational Education and Training in Germany“ which will be held on 9-13 September 2019 in Hamburg

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Launch of first co-working space in Tunisia

Posted on 11 Jun, 2019

On 10 May 2019, the first public Co-Working Space in Tunisia opened at the Cyberparc in Kairouan

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GFA participates in Business and Investment Forum during Africa Day in Hamburg

Posted on 3 Jun, 2019

Managing Director Schaefer-Kehnert of GFA, accompanied by experts from the company's Education, Skills and Employment Department, joined African diaspora in Germany in celebrating Africa Day in Hamburg on 22 May, 2019

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Hamburg's tribute to 70 years of German Constitution

Posted on 23 May, 2019

GFA Consulting Group has its headquarters in the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg. Honoring the 70th anniversary of the German Constitution, the city's most widely read newspaper Hamburger Abendblatt and the Zeit Foundation have implemented a special idea - summarizing the Basic Law in a short film

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BMZ visits Transboundary Biosphere Reserve Prespa Project

Posted on 22 May, 2019

On May 7, 2019 Mr. Achim Mortier of the German Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ) in charge of German cooperation projects in Albania, paid a visit to Prespa National Park

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Earth Day celebration in Prespa National Park in Albania

Posted on 21 May, 2019

Earth Day is celebrated worldwide on April 22, 2019. It aims at raising awareness about the importance of nature and sensitizing institutions and communities accordingly

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Market for local fruits and cereals in Senegal

Posted on 13 May, 2019

GFA experts have shared innovative food processing techniques with 50 young women in cooperation with the local vocational training center in Mbacké

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Promoting women's participation in local affairs in Tunisia

Posted on 7 May, 2019

On April 25 2019, GFA Consulting Group and CILG VNG International organized an interactive side event on The Role of Civil Society in Promoting Women's Participation in Local Affairs as part of the Tunis Forum on Gender Equality

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Installation of Photovoltaics in Amman, Jordan

Posted on 18 Apr, 2019

The Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings Program in Jordan is financed by KfW and implemented by GFA in a consortium with Engicon (Jordan)

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Erosion control program in Madagascar

Posted on 17 Apr, 2019

Impressive pictures from our Madagascar where GFA is implementing the KfW-funded program de Lutte Anti Erosive PLAE IV

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Art meets GFA – Fariborz Rahnama

Posted on 10 Apr, 2019

Images that came to mind of artist Fariborz Rahnama after he had a serious accident push outward and aim at emotions and empathy

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Multi-stakeholder event on sustainable financing for protected areas in Laos

Posted on 9 Apr, 2019

On March 13, 2019, the Integrated Conservation of Biodiversity and Forests (ICBF) project hosted a multi-stakeholder exchange event on Sustainable Financing of Protected Areas in Vientiane, Laos

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C³ UNIT LAUNCHES VIDEO CLIP IN THREE LANGUAGES

Posted on 8 Apr, 2019

Have a look at our clip, which describes the services we offer. Now our video is even available in three languages: English, French and Spanish.

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GFA promotes agribusiness development at AgroTech Expo & Forum in Albania

Posted on 5 Apr, 2019

The Albanian Agribusiness Support Facility (AASF) participated in the 2nd AgroTech Expo & Forum, a National Fair in Tirana on 15-16 March, 2019

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GFA newsletter 1/2019: Innovations for agriculture in West Africa

Posted on 28 Mar, 2019

For decades, raising agricultural productivity in West Africa has been a major challenge. GFA prioritizes adapted technological and institutional innovations for smallholders

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Improving maternal & newborn care in Cambodia

Posted on 27 Mar, 2019

The project Improving Maternal & Newborn Care in Cambodia held a closure and dissemination workshop in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on March 15, 2019

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Flights by GFA staff now climate-neutral

Posted on 22 Mar, 2019

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GFA BRIDGES – Frisbee tournament in Beirut

Posted on 1 Mar, 2019

On Saturday, 2nd March 2019 they start an ultimate frisbee tournament on the Najmeh Football Field in Manara, Beirut.

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Certification of bamboo producers at Nam Ha ASEAN Heritage Park in Laos

Posted on 27 Feb, 2019

On February 8, 2019, an awarding ceremony was held for the first One District One Product (ODOP) certification in Luang Namtha district in Northern Laos.

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EU TVET project in Belize successfully completed

Posted on 25 Feb, 2019

GFA, commissioned by the European Union concluded the BAM TVET Program in Belize after three years.

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GFA published first sustainability report to the UN Global Compact

Posted on 19 Feb, 2019

In February 2019, GFA has submitted its first communication on progress (COP) report to UNGC

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Prespa Winter Fest on International Wetland Day

Posted on 7 Feb, 2019

On Feb 2, 2019, the Transboundary Biosphere Reserve Prespa Project supported a Winter Fest on International Wetland Day in Prespa National Park in Albania

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"YOUR ACTIONS ARE OF GREATER IMPORTANCE" - AN ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNICATION CAMPAIGN

Posted on 4 Feb, 2019

On January 24, 2019, the Ministry of Information Policy together with the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and the EU project Association4U launched the communication campaign "Your actions are of greater importance".

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Quality Translations for Better Implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

Posted on 23 Jan, 2019

On 16–17 Jan, 2019, the EU project Association4U has held the first conference on Quality Legal Translations for Better Implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in Kyiv

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Positive interim results in photovoltaic market project in Tunisia

Posted on 22 Jan, 2019

On 15 Jan 2019, the Reflection Committee (RC) of the Strengthening the Photovoltaic Market project convened in Tunis for its third meeting to discuss the state of activities

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GFA has joined the Principles for Digital Development

Posted on 11 Jan, 2019

GFA has joined the"Principles for Digital Development". It thus commits itself to acting in accordance with the Digital Principles

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Successful TECH MEET'UP DAY in Kairouan, Tunisia

Posted on 9 Jan, 2019

GFA has been implementing the GIZ-funded project Support to Cyberparcs in Tunisia since November 2017

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C³ newsletter edition 11/2018: Capacity development programs

Posted on 20 Dec, 2018

The C³ newsletter 2018 summarizes a selection of capacity development activities implemented around the globe

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Association4U Community building event links EU and Ukraine

Posted on 19 Dec, 2018

The fellowship program of the EU-funded Association4U project entered a new phase on 14 Dec, 2018 when the Association4U Community was called into life and celebrated with the Association4U Community building event

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River Awareness Kit and IWRM Plan for the Cuvelai River Basin in Angola and Namibia

Posted on 18 Dec, 2018

The Cuvelai River Basin is a unique region due to a combination of factors. It is a transboundary wetland area shared by Angola and Namibia

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Good news about Lower Nzoia Irrigation Project (LNIP) in Kenya

Posted on 13 Dec, 2018

In December a detailed report about GFA´s Lower Nzoi Irrigation Project in Kenya appeared in "The Standard Newspaper"

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SME program in the United Arab Emirates and European Commission funded project reinforce cooperation

Posted on 7 Dec, 2018

The Ministry of Economy of the United Arab Emirates in cooperation with the EU-GCC Dialogue on Economic Diversification project, held a workshop on the promotion of SMEs in Abu Dhabi

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First forum theatre organized in Tunisia and for the benefit of a public administration

Posted on 6 Dec, 2018

From 26 – 30 November 2018, an organizational and "gender participatory” audit, using the theater-forum technique, took place in Tunis

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GFA BRIDGES - supported projects in 2018

Posted on 5 Dec, 2018

GFA does not give Christmas presents to its business partners, but donates the equivalent amount to four different social projects selected by GFA BRIDGES

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GFA newsletter 4/2018: Reaching sustainable development goal 6 – clean water and sustainable sanitation

Posted on 21 Nov, 2018

Achieving SDG 6 through sector-wide assistance requires the global community to work together closely

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Art meets GFA - Cornelia Gentsch

Posted on 12 Nov, 2018

Cornelia Gentsch was born in Leipzig in 1982. She studied Theology and has been working as a pastor at the Volksdorf parish in Hamburg since 2014

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App development for Digitalizing Agricultural Credit Monitoring and Risk Management

Posted on 12 Nov, 2018

GFA is exploring the potential of innovative ICT-based tools & applications to support agricultural loan monitoring and risk management to enhance sustainable agricultural smallholder finance in developing countries

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Inclusive business models to strengthen the rural population in Malawi

Posted on 1 Nov, 2018

Malawi's economy is heavily dependent on agriculture, although only a small amount of added value is generated in the country

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Video clip about our C³ Unit for Better Learning

Posted on 30 Oct, 2018

GFA’s C³ Unit for Better Learning launches a video clip about its services. The C³ Unit has expanded its services including new learning formats in order to better serve participants, projects and clients

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GFA newsletter 3/2018: Fiscal Agent Services for The Global Fund

Posted on 29 Oct, 2018

Fiscal accountability and transparent procurement are vital pillars of development funds channeled through public or private institutions to final beneficiaries

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Study tour from Kosovo to Endingen - how does municipal climate protection work?

Posted on 24 Oct, 2018

A delegation of 54 people from Kosovo, consisting of mayors and municipal energy managers, visited the cities of Freiburg, Endingen and Denzlingen, Germany

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Photovoltaic installation for own consumption for the association Al Amal for people with disabilities in Tata

Posted on 23 Oct, 2018

The Al Amal association in Tata in southern Morocco aims to provide education for people with disabilities and to sensitise the public to the problems of people with disabilities

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Relaunch of Liberian website ALCC

Posted on 17 Oct, 2018

In the GIZ project "Expansion and development of capacities in the transport sector", GFA has been supporting the establishment of the Association of Liberian Construction Contractors (ALCC)

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Supporting Public Health Institutes Program (SPHIP) published newsletter

Posted on 10 Oct, 2018

The GFA Health department has published the third newsletter for the EU Supporting Public Health Institutes Program

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Sustainable energy sector supported in Lebanon

Posted on 8 Oct, 2018

A 80 million Euro credit line and EU-financed technical assistance implemented by GFA Consulting Group helps Lebanese companies reduce energy intensity and carbon footprint

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Video published about the events on support to the the Ohrid-Prespa region in Albania

Posted on 8 Oct, 2018

The video highlights events held on Sept 25 “Coming together for Prespa” in Tirana and “Sustainable Tourism Development in the Ohid-Prespa region” on September 28, 2018 in Korc

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Albanian Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism and Environment visit Transboundary Biosphere Reserve Prespa project area

Posted on 8 Oct, 2018

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Sustainable tourism in the Ohrid-Prespa region in Albania

Posted on 8 Oct, 2018

The prefecture and the city council of Korça, the National Agency of Protected Areas, the National Territorial Planning Agency of the Republic of Albania, and the KfW used World Tourism Day to highlight innovative ideas for eco-tourism development in the Ohrid-Prespa region

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Justice reform in Jordan a success story

Posted on 5 Oct, 2018

The EC-funded Support to the Justice Sector Reform in Jordan program supported by GIZ and implemented by GFA as lead company since 2015 was completed during a closing ceremony on 26 Sept, 2018

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Podcast about the educational farm for demonstrating innovations and good practices in adapting agriculture to climate change in Benin

Posted on 4 Oct, 2018

The Swiss radio station radiofr made a small podcast about an educational farm of GIZ financed project “Adaptation of Agriculture to Climate Change in Benin

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Presenting Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust and Transboundary Biosphere Reserve project in Tirana

Posted on 29 Sep, 2018

In September, Member of Parliament Eduard Shalsi, the Director of the National Agency of Protected Areas Zamir Dedej, and the  KfW Development Bank’s project manager Frank Mörschel, came together to present their joint initiatives of the Albanian Government and German cooperation for the Prespa region at an event in Tirana

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