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.
Rwanda: Vocational Training Partnership of Coblenz Chamber of Crafts and Small Businesses enters its second phase
In November 2017, the second phase of the vocational training partnership of German Coblenz Chamber of Crafts and Small Industries (HWK Coblenz) started in Rwanda. It ends in October 2020. Rwandan partners are Workforce Development Authority (WDA), Association of Entrepreneurs du Bâtiment et Travaux Publics (AEBTP) as well as Integrated Polytechnic Regional Center (IPRC) East and St. Joseph Integrated Technical College (SJITC). The project aims at introducing the dual approach in initial trainings for selected occupations in the construction sector.
In a first project phase until November 2019, the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) will support partners in Botswana in improving their vocational education and training programme in the Vocational Education and Training Partnership (BBP). The goal of the partnership lies in a better focus on skills relevant within the local labour market.
The vocational training partnership of German Cologne Chamber of Crafts and Small Businesses (HWK Cologne) in Uganda entered its second phase in December 2017. It will last until November 2020. The Ugandan partners remain Nakawa Vocational Training Institute (NVTI), Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) and Uganda Small Scale Industries Association (USSIA). The project’s objective is to make initial training at NVTI more practical and needs-based and to create a demand-oriented further education offer for companies.
Peru: Strengthening of selected chambers of industry and commerce by the Federal Association of Wholesale, Foreign Trade, Services (BGA)
The Federation of German Wholesale, International Trade and Services (BGA) e.V. continues its partnership with Peruvian Chambers of Commerce in a second project phase of three years. It started in August 2017 and will end in July 2020. The Peruvian partners are the national confederation of chambers of industry and commerce “Perucámaras” with CCI Lima and the regional chambers of Piura and Puno. The project’s objective remains to strengthen the partner chambers as stakeholders and providers of quality services.
Bonn/Tallinn, 04/12/2017 Within the framework of the “European Enterprise Promotion Awards” the European Commission has recognised the Import Promotion Desk (IPD), an initiative for import promotion, as a special project in the category "Supporting the internationalisation of business". This prize has been awarded by the European Commission since 2006.
The C & A Foundation commissioned sequa to disseminate information on labour law and occupational health and safety through a smartphone app called Shwe Job (Golden Work in Burmese) in the in the garment and textile sector in 2017. The aim is to provide information quickly and easily accessible to a large mass of Myanmar workers so they can learn about their rights at the workplace.
You want to invest in new markets in developing and emerging economies, pilot innovative technologies and contribute to sustainable development? Companies can submit their project ideas for a development partnership until 31st December via www.develoPPP.de The Dutch software developer Competa IT and his Kenyan partner train programmers in agile project management via the training platform CodePamoja. Together with sequa, the company has trained approximately 90 IT professionals – one third of them women – who now implement complex IT projects for Kenyan and international clients.
On November 15, 2017 sequa starts its 4th develoPPP.de Ideas competion 2017. Interested companies are invited to submit their project proposals to sequa by December 31, 2017. In principle, all develoPPP.de proposals on development-related issues will be considered by sequa.
Since March 2017 teh German Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ ) GmbH has been implementing the above-mentioned program with support of sequa which participates with various training and advisory measures for institutions of private and public sector in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbajan, among them organizations in the field of vocational training. Key sectors in all the three countries are wine and tourism, as well as construction industry in Georgia, precision engineering in Armenia and agriculture in Azerbajan.
Turkey: ClearNET: Capacity Development in form of theoretical and practical training courses for a decentralized biological sewage treatment
The medium-sized German company GreenLife GmbH is one of the leading experts in the field of decentralized sewage management. Within a develoPPP.de project, funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via sequa, which began in September 2017, GreenLife plans to build a clarification plant for demonstration purposes in the Turkish province of Bursa. The overall aim is to demonstrate a sustainable improvement of sewage treatment in rural Turkey as well as to provide theoretical and practical trainings.