sequa gGmbH is a globally operating organisation that carries out development projects and programmes in international development cooperation in close collaboration with the German private sector since 1991.
Starting on 15 November 2016, the Training and Development Centres of the Bavarian Employers‘ Association (bfz) are cooperating in a VET Partnership Project with three vocational training centres in Morocco. The centre in Salé is headed by the agency responsible for vocational training in Morocco, the Office de la Formation Professionelle et de la Promotion du Travail (OFPPT). It offers mostly in-school training. The centre in Kénitra, supervised by the Chamber of Commerce in Rabat, has been established more than 25 years ago as part of a partnership with the Chamber of Commerce in Bochum/ Germany. Its dual training and…
The Training and Development Centers of the Bavarian Employers' Associations (bfz) have been supporting the autonomous Kurdish government since August 2016 in providing refugees and internally displaced persons with a professional perspective in Northern Iraq. In view of the armed conflicts in the immediate neighborhood and the need for refugees and displaced persons to generate income quickly, vocational training will focus on short training courses.
Création Gross GmbH & Co. KG is one of the leading menswear producing companies in Germany. In the near future the company intends to establish a Joint-Venture in Ukraine in the region Zakarpattya. In the frame of a developpp.de-Project with sequa, which began in August 2016, Création Gross supports in cooperation with a local vocation education school and a clothing company in Vinohradiv the Ukrainian clothing industry by establishing a modern qualification program for vocation education training for managers, specialist, tailors, students and teachers.
On November 15, 2016 sequa starts its 4th develoPPP.de Ideas competion 2016. Interested companies are inviited to submit their project proposals to sequa by December 31, 2016. In principle, all develoPPP.de proposals on development-related issues will be considered by sequa.
Qualification initiative of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) for refugees in Germany: productive exchange of experiences
On October 11, 2016 sequa organised an exchange of experiences of the qualification initiative of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) for refugees in Germany at the Hansemann Training Center operated by the Chamber of Crafts (HWK) Dortmund. More than 30 representatives from chambers, associations and educational institutions of the overall 34 sub-projects attended the event and used the opportunity to learn more about good practice, problems and possible improvements. The main objective of each project is to give young refugees the opportunity to complete a regular apprenticeship in German companies. For this purpose it is important…
On September 23rd, 1991, sequa has been founded by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) and the German Confederation of Skilled Crafts (ZDH) – a time in which significant changes within the newly united pan-German development politics commenced. Today, collaboration with the economic sector is part of the established development cooperation. Hence it has become main-stream politics.
Indonesia: Capacity development-, certification- and investment measures to productivity increase and quality improvement of organic coconut blossom sugar
The trading company Flores Farm GmbH is specialized in the import of high-quality organic food products. The product range includes around 30 different products, imported from more than 15 countries around the world. These are, besides nuts from Indonesia, Brazil and the Mongolia, especially dried fruits, such as pineapple rings from Ghana, Mango bits from Burkina Faso, Pomegranate seeds from India, and goji berries from China. In the context of a develoPPP.de project with sequa, which began in May 2016, Flores Farm plans to enable at least 800 small farmers, two agricultural cooperatives as well as at least 100 employees…
The GIZ program Private Sector Development South Caucasus (PSD SC) contains an EU-financed part titled “SME Development and DCFTA“ which deals with the Association Agreement and the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) which was signed by Georgia and the European Union in 2014.
The second three-year phase of the vocational education and training partnership between Frankfurt-Rhein-Main Chamber of Skilled Crafts on the German side and chamber of crafts Fès-Mèknes and Office for Vocational Training and Promotion of Employment (OFPPT) on the Moroccan side has started in August 2016.
On September 20, 2016 sequa organised this year’s workshop for Partnership Programmes for Chambers and Associations (KVP) and Vocational Training Institutions (BBP) in Bonn. The event addressed the German project partners and their long-term experts who conduct these Partnership Programmes together with sequa. Around 100 participants attended the workshop. In the first part, the audience received information about current developments at sequa as well as insights into the success story of the Partnership Programme in the last couple of years. In addition, Dr. Leo Kreuz, head of division in the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), emphasized…