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THE FACILITY INVESTING FOR EMPLOYMENT (IFE) - CALL FOR PROPOSALS IN MOROCCO

Posted on 18 Feb, 2021

In Morocco, the labour market is characterised by strong and persistent imbalances in supply
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APPLYING NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS – CHALLENGES BEING MET WITH LESSONS LEARNT FROM THE DRC’S FCPF REDD+ PROGRAM

Posted on 27 Jan, 2021

In the recent Carbon Mechanisms Review M. Burian and J. Schnurr together with their colleagues at the REDD Focal Point and WWF in the Democratic Republic of the Congo share their experiences and valuable lessons learnt within the development and implementation of the Mai Ndombe Province Emission Reduction Program

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GFA B.I.S.: NEW FACTSHEET ON REMOTE MONITORING SYSTEM DACOTA

Posted on 26 Jan, 2021

GFA B.I.S. has published a new factsheet on DACOTA, a fully customizable remote monitoring system to track and monitor decentralized project activities.

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FROM FARM TO FORK IN COSTA RICA AND THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – COMPETITION FOR IDEAS

Posted on 25 Jan, 2021

The project Del Campo al Plato advocates the integration of biodiversity and ecosystem services elements in banana and pineapple value chains in Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic

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FOREST MINISTER LAUNCHES OFFICIAL COSFOM PROJECT WEBSITE IN MANIPUR

Posted on 13 Jan, 2021

A website for the Community-based Sustainable Forest Management for Water Resource Conservation in Manipur (CSOFOM) project was officially launched  Imphal, Manipur

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GFA AMONG THE TOP 200 EMPLOYERS IN HAMBURG, GERMANY

Posted on 6 Jan, 2021

GFA is again listed in the Hamburger Abendblatt among the top 200 employers in Hamburg.

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GFA B.I.S.: Newsletter ON DIGITAL SOLUTIONS FOR MANAGEMENT OF PROJECTS AND FUNDS

Posted on 5 Jan, 2021

The Coronavirus outbreak forced all of us to explore new ways of working while it accelerated digital transformation

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GFA NEWSLETTER 04//2020: GFA STRENGTHENS HEALTH SYSTEMS IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19

Posted on 5 Jan, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep us under stress. More than ever it becomes clear how vital an intact healthcare system is for achieving other sustainable development goals

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C³ UNIT FOR BETTER LEARNING: GOOD E-LEARNING - OUR RESPONSE TO THE PANDEMIC, NEWSLETTER 2020

Posted on 18 Dec, 2020

We are happy to share with you e-learning success stories from Honduras, the African Union, Ukraine and our in-house courses in our latest C³ Newsletter

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GFA SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES FEASIBILITY STUDY ON LAND MANAGEMENT IN LAOS

Posted on 16 Dec, 2020

From December 2019 to September 2020 the consortium GFA-GCI carried out the “Preparatory Study for the Land Management Project Laos (LMPL)”, funded by KfW

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GIZ LAUNCHES ONLINE PLATFORM FOR PROMOTING GREEN ENERGY INVESTMENT

Posted on 15 Dec, 2020

The One-Stop Information Platform (OSIP) for investment in the Nigerian Renewable Energy Engery Efficiency (RE/EE) sector launched on the 30th November

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THE FACILITY INVESTING FOR EMPLOYMENT (IFE)

Posted on 14 Dec, 2020

Economic reforms and improved competitiveness have created new, dynamic growth markets in many parts of Africa. African countries increasingly offer attractive prospects for companies and investors

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GFA NEWSLETTER 04//2020: GFA STRENGTHENS HEALTH SYSTEMS IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19

Posted on 12 Dec, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep us under stress. More than ever it becomes clear how vital an intact healthcare system is for achieving other sustainable development goals

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GFA AT THE 8TH ANNUAL WATER CONFERENCE IN DODOMA, TANZANIA

Posted on 3 Dec, 2020

GFA’s Water, Sanitation and Waste Management department, in association with JBG Gauff Consultants and NETWAS Tanzania, has been providing consulting services for the implementation of the Investment Financing Facility for Tanzanian Urban Water Utilities since April 2016

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13th GLOBAL FORUM FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE GOES VIRTUAL

Posted on 2 Dec, 2020

This year’s topic of the GFFA is “How can agriculture provide the world long-term with food for a balanced diet despite pandemics and climate change” will take place in a virtual format in January 2021

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GFA ORGANIZES A LARGE-SCALE WEBINAR TO BOOST ACCESS TO FINANCE FOR THE ALBANIAN AGRITOURISM SECTOR

Posted on 1 Dec, 2020

On November 17th  2020, GFA on behalf of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the Government of Albania organized a webinar for over 200 participants via the ”Albania Agribusiness Support Facility" project

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Green TVET School – Dual TVET in Germany for renewable energies and energy efficiency

Posted on 26 Nov, 2020

1 February – 12 March 2021 - TVET Hamburg has partnered with the Renewables Academy AG to create a unique e-learning experience about the German dual TVET system with a focus on green energy skills

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GFA SUPPORTS STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT IN AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND FISHERIES IN ALBANIA

Posted on 24 Nov, 2020

Agriculture plays a significant role in Albania, contributing to 18.6% of the country‘s GDP while employing 36% of the total employment population

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MENTAL HEALTH FOR UKRAINE PROJECT IN JOURNAL FOR MARKET ACCESS & HEALTH POLICY

Posted on 19 Nov, 2020

The SDC project Mental Health for Ukraine, implemented by GFA, managed to publish an article in the open-access, peer-reviewed "Journal for Market Access & Health Policy"

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GIZ TRANSFORMASI ORGANIZED JOURNALISM WEBINAR PROGRAM IN INDONESIA

Posted on 17 Nov, 2020

The Public Service Journalism Webinar Training Program on COVID-19, which is organized by TRANSFORMASI shall enter its final stage

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First EU-Latin America Partnership on Raw Materials Conference

Posted on 16 Nov, 2020

Join the 1st EU-Latin America Partnership on Raw Materials Conference on 24 - 25 November

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CLIMATE PROTECTION THROUGH AVOIDED DEFORESTATION PROJECT IN VIETIANE TIMES

Posted on 15 Nov, 2020

On 22 December 2020 the VIENTIANE TIMES published an article about the finished CliPAD project in Laos. 

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CLIMATE PROTECTION THROUGH AVOIDED DEFORESTATION - A SUCCESS STORY IN LAOS

Posted on 15 Nov, 2020

During a project visit on 19-23 Oct 2020, German Ambassador to Laos, Jens Lütkenherm, called ten years of German technical and financial cooperation related to climate protection through avoided deforestation in the Huaphan Province a success story

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GFA PRESENCE AT THE GLOBAL INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM (IGF)

Posted on 12 Nov, 2020

he technical assistance to the Policy and Regulation Initiative for Digital Africa (PRIDA) prepared and supported an Africa Union Commission (AUC) workshop

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SOLAR KITS FOR KIDS IN JORDAN

Posted on 28 Oct, 2020

Within an EU-funded project, GFA supports the Children’s Museum of Amman through supplying the children with educational material on energy

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CREATING OPPORTUNITIES TOGETHER AT THE 16TH WORLD CONGRESS ON PUBLIC HEALTH 2020

Posted on 22 Oct, 2020

The EU-funded Supporting Public Health Institutes Program (SPHIP), duly supported by GFA, hosted a round table at this year’s World Congress on Public Health

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LAUNCH OF THE APPLIED URBAN RESEARCH AGENDA IN ECUADOR FOR THE SUSTAINABLE INTERMEDIATE CITIES PROJECT

Posted on 19 Oct, 2020

Since 2018, GFA, in a Consortium with IHS, has been implementing on behalf of GIZ Component 3 of the project Sustainable Intermediate Cities in Ecuador

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RADIO TALK SHOWS ABOUT INNOVATIONS TO RESPOND TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN INDONESIA

Posted on 15 Oct, 2020

As of 2017, GFA has implemented the project TRANSFORMASI on behalf of GIZ in Indonesia. After the COVID-19 outbreak, GFA received additional funding from BMZ to support responses to the pandemic itself

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GFA AND ZIF AGREE ON A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

Posted on 14 Oct, 2020

GFA Managing Director, Anja Desai, and ZIF Head of HR, Sarah Degen-Heinemann, met in Hamburg to renew the cooperation between the two companies

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ONLINE COURSE IN MENTAL HEALTH HAS BEEN LAUNCHED IN UKRAINE

Posted on 2 Oct, 2020

The SDC-funded project, Mental Health for Ukraine (MH4U), implemented by GFA in partnership with Implemental and the University of Zurich, launched an online course: Spring School of Mental Health

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BETTER LEARNING AT GFA

Posted on 1 Oct, 2020

The GFA C³ Trainer Network further enhanced its better learning mindframe through the Professional Training course

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MODERNIZED, CLIMATE-FRIENDLY, SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLING MANAGEMENT IN ALBANIA

Posted on 30 Sep, 2020

On the 2nd of September 2020, GFA’s Water, Sanitation and Waste Management department launched a new GIZ project in Tirana to address their solid waste and recycling management

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SHORT VIDEO ABOUT AFRICAN UNION POLICY AND REGULATION INITIATIVE FOR DIGITAL AFRICA

Posted on 29 Sep, 2020

Watch the short film about the PRIDA project

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CONGOLESE AUDITOR CANDIDATES RECEIVE ONLINE TRAINING

Posted on 29 Sep, 2020

Projekt-Consult GmbH, member of GFA group implemented an online CTC (Certified Trading Chains) audit training course for auditor candidates in the Democratic Republic of Congo financed by BGR.

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PROGRAM-RESPONSE TO COVID-19 IN HONDURAS

Posted on 24 Sep, 2020

In response to the temporary demands of vulnerable families of especially affected locations in the program region of Golfo de Fonseca, Honduras

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GFA DEVELOPS VIRTUAL TRAINING COURSES IN HONDURAS

Posted on 23 Sep, 2020

In APRODE II, GFA is supporting the development of a regional training program for both specialists and managers within the administration of Honduran education

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PROJECT EDMITA IN MOROCCO APPROACHES SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

Posted on 21 Sep, 2020

We are now on the home stretch of our final activities in the EDMITA project, which is set for completion at the end of October

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WEBSITE FOR INVESTORS IN THE NIGERIAN RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENY SECTOR

Posted on 15 Sep, 2020

In collaboration with Lucid Media, GFA´s Digital Innovation Unit is currently implementing the GIZ project One-Stop-Shop for Investors in the Nigerian renewable/energy efficiency sector

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GFA NEWSLETTER 03//2020: RESILIENT CITIES ARE LIVEABLE CITIES

Posted on 10 Sep, 2020

This newsletter presents GFA’s integrated approach towards urban resilience and discusses tools that support local governments in facing future shocks and stresses

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TV BROADCAST ABOUT WATER AND SANITATION PROJECT IN ZAMBIA

Posted on 11 Aug, 2020

Recently the Zambian TV station Zanis broadcasted a detailed report about the work of our Water and Sanitation project in Zambian Western province.

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NORTHERN KENYAN PROJECT MENTIONED IN NATIONAL NEWSPAPER

Posted on 10 Aug, 2020

Kenya’s national newspaper, “The Standard”, published a detailed article pertaining to a GIZ project being implemented by GFA

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FAO NEWSLETTER HIGHLIGHTS GIZ PROJECT PROINTCAME

Posted on 21 Jul, 2020

The latest FAO newsletter for Colombia involves the topic marketing strategies within the framework of COVID-19

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Call for Expression of Interest - Strengthening Social Entrepreneurship for Migration & Development

Posted on 15 Jul, 2020

GFA has been awarded a mandate from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) to implement the new regional project “Strengthening Social Entrepreneurship for Migration & Development”

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MDB ÖZUGUZ AND SENATOR OF FINANCE DR. DRESSEL PAY A VISIT TO GFA

Posted on 14 Jul, 2020

Member of the German Bundestag, Aydan Özuguz, and Senator of Finance of the Hamburg Bürgerschaft, Dr Andreas Dressel, visited GFA headquarters on the outskirts of Hamburg on 10 July, 2020

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PROALAB SUPPORT FOR TRAINING ON COVID-19 LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS IN WEST AFRICA

Posted on 13 Jul, 2020

The outbreak of the corona virus disease in 2019, (COVID-19), that started in the Hubei province of China, has now spread to all continents, affecting 188 countries in all regions

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RADIO CALL-IN SHOWS HAVE REPLACED PUBLIC HEARINGS IN ZAMBIA

Posted on 8 Jul, 2020

GFA is implementing the third component of a GIZ program in Zambia: “Civil society participation in governance reform and poverty reduction (CSPP)”

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GFA PROJECT IN INDIA DONATED FOR COVID-19 FUND

Posted on 6 Jul, 2020

GFA through its KfW-supported project “Community-based Sustainable Forest Management for Water Resources Conservation in Manipur, India” donated Rs 25,000 towards the Chief Minister´s COVID-19 Relief Fund

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GFA CLIMATE COMPETENCE CENTER: GREEN HYDROGEN FOR THE TRANSPORT SECTOR IN AFRICA

Posted on 23 Jun, 2020

The GFA Climate Competence Center (CCC) has been working on the ‘Green Hydrogen’ topic since 2018 in South Africa

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GFA NEWSLETTER 02//2020: IMPROVING CYBER RESILIENCE IN EASTERN PARTNERSHIP COUNTRIES

Posted on 17 Jun, 2020

In recent months, the Covid-19 pandemic and its global implica­tions have meant serious challenges for governments, businesses and individuals alike

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PROSECAL- MULTI-SECTORAL FOOD SECURITY PROGRAMME AND BUILDING RESILIENCE - PROJECT VIDEO SUCCESS FAMILY

Posted on 16 Jun, 2020

The film shows the success of the ProSecAl project and its impact on women and beneficiary households

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PROSECAL- MULTI-SECTORAL FOOD SECURITY PROGRAMME AND BUILDING RESILIENCE - THE CULINARY DEMONSTRATION

Posted on 16 Jun, 2020

The film takes a closer look at one of ProSecAl's flagship approaches, the "Culinary Demonstration"

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WEBINAR ON APPROACHES FOR THE EVALUATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Posted on 16 Jun, 2020

FAO together with the WWF Landscape financing lab organized a French webinar on approaches for the evaluation of environmental services

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General Water Law consolidates integrated water resource and river basin management in Honduras

Posted on 15 Jun, 2020

In March 2020, the General Directorate of Water Resources of the Ministry of the Environment in Honduras thanked the SDC for its contribution to the consolidation of the legal and regulatory framework

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GFA’s successful contribution to more food security in Togo

Posted on 11 Jun, 2020

As the Covid-19 pandemic unfolds, disruptions in domestic food supply chains are emerging as a pressing issue in many countries

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HELPING THE POOR GET THROUGH THE CORONA CRISIS IN MOROCCO

Posted on 9 Jun, 2020

In order to show solidarity and offer support, GIZ in cooperation with Siemens Gamesa and the local association Amis des Écoles has distributed up to 1,250 food packages for poor families in the Midelt region

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GFA ENERGY SECTOR: STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT IN TIMES OF CRISIS

Posted on 8 Jun, 2020

GFA published an Energy strategic paper - it outlines the perspectives held by the GFA energy team about how the energy sector can contribute to establish resilient societies in future by providing sustainable, flexible and resilient energy solutions that are both technically robust and economically feasible

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COMPETITION FOR INNOVATIONS RESPONDING TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN INDONESIA

Posted on 4 Jun, 2020

Indonesia’s Ministry of State Apparatus and Bureaucratic Reform has currently requested TRANSFORMASI’s assistance in developing a one-off recognition competition for innovations responding to the Covid-19 pandemic in Indonesia

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WEBINARS ON FOSTERING GREEN RECOVERY THROUGH CLIMATE TECHNOLOGIES

Posted on 3 Jun, 2020

HEAT organized the first of a series of four webinars on Fostering Green Recovery through Climate Technologies

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COOLING-AS-A-SERVICE AS A SUSTAINABLE REFRIGERATION SYSTEM IN SOUTH AFRICA

Posted on 1 Jun, 2020

Sphere Solutions, a major South African manufacturer of transcritical CO2 systems, and its partners met with five commercial banks in South Africa to discuss cooling-as-a-service (CaaS) for implementing related innovative refrigeration systems in South Africa

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GFA B.I.S. - REMOTE SOLUTIONS DURING CORONA PANDEMIC

Posted on 14 May, 2020

GFA B.I.S. has long been focused on offering to our clients and partners innovative and flexible tools that can be tailored to individual projects’ needs

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