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.
Philippines: Development Partnership for a Practice-Oriented, State-of-the-Art Culinary Arts Programme for Young Women Has Started
In June 2018, a develoPPP.de project of the Dutch company HRC International B.V. has started in the Philippines. HRC is a globally oriented service company that recruits hospitality staff for top level hotels and restaurants worldwide. The project is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via sequa. It will run until September 2020.
The Import Promotion Desk (IPD) is now also active outside of its eight partner countries. On behalf of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the project takes over the organisation of the so-called "last mile" for selected export companies from the fields of "natural ingredients" and "fresh fruits and vegetables" in Namibia, Mozambique and Botswana. Trend products such as Marula, Baobab and Moringa from these countries are sustainably promoted.
sequa has created a manual for project accounting specifically for the programs KVP and BBP. The manual addresses those in charge of administrative and technical project management. It is suitable as an introductory reading in regards to the essential foundations of public funding legislation and as a reference work for specific questions in regards to spending and billing. The manual consists of a text part of nearly 60 pages and an annex, which comprises specific work aids for financial management and implementation. The manual should facilitate the work of project managers and increase the quality and effectiveness of billing.
Issue 2nd of sequaForum in 2018 is about Latin America - Al-Invest Editorial Latin America is not only geographically far away from Europe. The southern and central parts of the American continent are also not within the focus when it comes to cur-rent key issues: flight and migration. However, sequa implements no fewer than 17 projects in Latin America. That accounts for eleven percent of our today’s portfolio that comprises 150 projects. Within the scope of our chambers and business associations partnerships as well as our co-operations in the field of vocational education and training, we realise every thenth project…
Prolana GmbH is one of the leading German manufacturers of natural bedding. Prolana’s product range is made up of mattresses, blankets, pillows, etc. Only natural material, such as natural rubber, coconut fibers, camel and yak hair, sheep and organic cotton is used. Within a develoPPP.de project, funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via sequa, which began in January 2018, Prolana GmbH plans to increase the quantity and quality of Indian sheep wool as well as its processed products from the Himalaya region.
As of April, 2018, the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) Trier, the Indonesian national chamber KADIN Indonesia, and regional chamber organisations (BKSP in East Java, EduKADIN in Central Java) have started a new Vocational Education and Training Partnership. The project’s main objective is to enhance industry involvement in the Indonesian vocational education system. This way, vocational trainees will in future receive more practice-oriented training and will develop highly relevant skills for the job market. I
“Striving for living wages” was a common denominator at the project lab of sequa at the European Development Days 2018 titled “Empowerment of Women workers in the garment industry in Myanmar”.Since 2013 sequa runs the SMART Myanmar project which promotes sustainable consumption & production of garments. Compliance with social and environmental standards and improving working conditions are the main activities. SMART Myanmar, which is funded under the EU SWITCH Asia Programme, developed APPs to inform women workers about their legal rights and occupational health and safety issues via gamification in cooperation with other donors. Ms Simone Lehmann, Project Director from…
Iran: Occupational and university training measures for a modern irrigation management in the Iranian agriculture
In the scope of a develoPPP.de project funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via sequa, the Georg Schünemann GmbH and its consortium partner irriport e.K. are addressing Iranian stakeholders responsible for the planning, construction, or operation of irrigation systems especially in the agriculture sector. The middle-sized company Georg Schünemann GmbH develops, produces and sales high-quality filter systems, which are used worldwide for, among others, water treatment in industry and agriculture. irriport e.K. plans and installs state-of-the-art agricultural irrigation solutions for domestic and foreign customers, with particular expertise in fruit, vegetable, and wine growing.
On May 15, 2018 sequa starts its 2nd develoPPP.de Ideas competion 2018. 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 June 31, 2018. In principle, all develoPPP.de proposals on development-related issues will be considered by sequa.
sequa is going to present a project lab at the European Development Days #EDD18 on “Empowerment of Women workers in the garment industry in Myanmar” on the 6th of June at 14:45 hrs in Brussels, Belguiqe. Since 2013 sequa runs the SMART Myanmar project which promotes sustainable consumption & production of garments.