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.
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…
Since the commencement of the K to 12 PLUS project in September 2013 business membership organisations have been encouraged to actively participate in the education reform K to 12 programme. In coordination and cooperation between chambers and associations and public authorities qualification profiles have been elaborated and chambers and associations and companies have taken a more active role in shaping and delivering dualized vocational training. With a transparent publicity the project has contributed to a more positive image of vocational training in the Philippines in general. BMZ approved now the funding of a second project phase starting in October 2016…
On August 9th, 2016 the sequa project started to support the giz Private Sector Development Programm in Palestine through the development of the service delivery of Jerusalem Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry to the local small and medium companies. The objective of this assignment is an improved service provision to SMEs in East Jerusalem by JACCI.
sequa was contracted by German International Cooperation (GIZ) in the framework of the large regional program “Labor and Social Standards in the textile and clothing sector in Asia (specially Bangladesh, Cambodia, Myanmar, Pakistan and China) - SLGS” to implement a serious of activities focusing on women empowerment in Myanmar. The objective of sequa’s contribution is in line with the goal of the SLSG program: Employees, employers and state organizations apply mechanisms and processes to increase compliance with sustainability standards in the textile and garment industry on a pilot basis. The focus of sequa’s contribution is on employees and employers to…
The BMO partnership between the German Water Partnership (GWP) and the Vietnam Water Supply and Sewerage Association (VWSA) enteres in June 2016 into a second phase. GWP, a network of German companies, associations and institutions of the water sector, supports VWSA to improve its training and information services for the whole water sector of Vietnam as well as to establish itself as a competent dialogue partner for the Government. Hence the project will contribute to preserve the natural environment and facilitate the supply of clean water for the Vietnamese consumers.
In 2011 sequa published for the first time sequa a manual for the management of KVP-Projects which in August 2016 will be released in its third actualized version. To take account of the “Vocational Education and Training Partnership with the German Economy” program, which is supported since 2010 from the BMZ, sequa elaborated additionally a manual for the management of BBP-Projects.
Morocco: Measures for productivity increase and quality assurance for the expansion of the value chain of agricultural products
The develoPPP.de project which will be realized by the German partner “Landlinie Lebensmittelvertrieb GmbH” started in August 2016 and ends presumably in July 2018. Though the economic situation of Morocco has improved extremely over the last years, but a huge part of its population still lives in bad social conditions. According to estimates one quarter lives in poverty.The goal of the project is to extent and to improve the cultivation of bio-herbs and bio-flowers as well as the quality optimization of bio-certified agricultural processing products.
In 2016 the German medium-sized enterprise “BHS Corrugated Anlagen- und Maschinenbau GmbH“ launches together with the “Lao-German Technical College in Vientiane” a recruitment- and training program for the formation of specialists in the context of sequa’s new develoPPP.de project. “BHS Corrugated” will extend the course portfolio of the “Lao-German Technical College” to train their own staff for service works in the Asia-Pacific region, thanks to three-year vocational trainings as industrial electricians and machine- and system operators.