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 BMO-Project between the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) and the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) commenced in the year 2015. The second 3-year project phase started in September 2018. The project titled „Pro Value“ seeks to improve income and employment opportunities in rural areas by added value.
The Chamber and Association Partnership between the German Hamburg Chamber of Trade (HK Hamburg) and the Secondi Takoradi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (STCCI) located in the Western Region started in 2015. STCCI has received excellent reputation in the field of occupational health and safety and as organiser of the Ghana Extractive Industry Safety Conference (GEISCONon).
From summer 2018 until the end of 2019, sequa contributes to the GIZ programme “Promotion of Economy and Employment” (Eco-Emploi) in the priority area “Sustainable Economic Development”. sequa supports the capacity development of selected Business Membership Organisations (BMOs) in Rwanda. The objective of the BMO capacity development programme is: “To enhance BMOs’ capacities to organize themselves as professional and sustainable associations, which is an essential prerequisite for providing pro-active and demand driven services and effective interest representation for its member companies.” Only BMOs with strengthened capacities will be able to support the private sector effectively in the implementation of employment-oriented…
The objective of sequa’s contribution is in line with the goal of GIZ’s STEP II programme: “More graduates of TVET find employment.” The focus of sequa`s contribution will be on the readiness of employers and the organised private sector, to actively contribute to an improved training regime, resulting in more qualified trainees with a clear aim at employment within one year of graduation since July 2018..
Since September 2018, sequa is active with a project for Afghan refugees in Iran. In cooperation with the Iranian Bureau for Aliens and Foreign Immigrants Affairs and German organisations of Skilled Crafts, sequa plans to qualify Afghan refugees in selected professions in the capital city of Teheran as well as in the Iranian provinces of Kerman and Mashhad until February 2022. The project is funded by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). sequa plans to open an office in Teheran and to recruit Iranian staff. Knowhow regarding vocational qualification will be transferred via short term consultancies from…
In July 2018, the Dutch company MDF Global launched a develoPPP.de project in Ghana. The company provides training, consulting and evaluation services to a wide range of organisations. The project is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via sequa and runs for two years. The aim of the project is to develop a cost-effective and easily accessible e-learning offering in Ghana. MDF Global, its subsidiary MDF West Africa Ltd. and the Dutch consortium partner SkillED are cooperating with the pedagogical university Winneba.
Qualify skilled workers, improve job opportunities and be successful in business: The project of the Dutch IT company Competa in Kenya shows how this all works together. In order to establish itself on the African market, the IT service provider merged with two Kenyan industry partners. Due to the lack of qualified software developers in Kenya, Competa invested in further training on site and entered into a development partnership with sequa. The heart of the cooperation was a specifically developed training program for programmers and IT students. develoPPP.de, a programme of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development…
In September 2017 TUV Asia Pacific Ltd. launched a develoPPP.de project in the Philippines. TUV Asia Pacific Ltd. is a company of the German TÜV NORD Group. It is one of the world's largest inspection, certification and test organisations. The project is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via sequa and runs for two years.
Ethiopia: Practice-oriented training and further education for local livestock farmers and fatteners to enhance the value chain for meat
In October 2017 Cross Vetpharm Group Ltd. started a develoPPP.de project in Ethiopia. Cross Vetpharm (CVP), part of the Bimeda Group, is a global manufacturer of veterinary medicine and animal health products. The project is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via sequa and runs for two years.
Argentina: Support of application of renewable resources and modern environmental technology through the transfer of know-how and the establishment practice-oriented continuing education
In December 2017 eclareon GmbH started a develoPPP.de project in Argentina. eclareon is a global consulting and project management company specializing in renewable energies (RE), energy efficiency and sustainable environmental technology. The project is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via sequa and runs until September 2019.