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.
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.
comundus GmbH is a provider of enterprise portals and IT solutions for medium-sized companies and public institutions based on open source products. Within a develoPPP.de project, funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via sequa, which began in December 2017, comundus wants to develop and implement in Ecuador a qualification program for sustainability managers for tourism professionals and employees of local governmental destination agencies in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism of Ecuador.
Oel-Hydrauliker GmbH works in the field of mobile and stationary hydraulics. Within a develoPPP.de project, funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via sequa, which began in January 2018, Oel-Hydrauliker GmbH plans to improve the deficits existing in waste management logistics in the Jordanian Greater Zarqa Municipality.
The export of horticultural products (cut flowers, fruits, vegetables) is of high importance for the economic development of Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA) represents over a hundred farms/companies from the sector. Since 2015 EHPEA has been supported by the Import Promotion Desk (IPD) of sequa in individual activities that help strengthen their members’ trade relations to the European market, e.g. support in the organisation of trade fairs and export-oriented workshops. To enable a more comprehensive promotion of EHPEA as interest representative and service-provider of the horticultural sector IPD has also facilitated a German BMZ partnership with EHPEA.
From December 2017 to October 2019 sequa supports the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in integrating the private sector into Pakistan's vocational training system. To achieve this, business membership organisations should be actively involved in the implementation of training and further education at both national and provincial level. The current GIZ project to support vocational training reform aims at enabling young people to acquire vocational skills and improve their employability.
In a VET Partnership facilitated by sequa and financed by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), German UWZ of Saarland Chamber of Skilled Crafts has been cooperating with the Agence Tunisienne de la Formation Professionnelle (ATFP) and its five affiliated vocational training centres (BBZ) since 2015. On 1st January 2018, a second phase of three years of this VET Partnership started.
Myanmar: Women in the sewing factories learn playfully about their rights - "Sat Yone Superstar", the Women Empowerment App!
"Sat Yone Superstar", is an infotainment app that has been developed in the last 10 months within the framework of the regional GIZ project Social and Labor Standards in the textile and clothing industry in Asia together with sequa gGmbH and the EU-funded SMART Myanmar. The app is a game in which topics such as labor law, occupational health and safety are playfully conveyed to the seamstresses. The players pass through various areas of a garment factory (such as the chemical store) and have to answer questions and solve tasks. The aim is to give a large number of low-educated…
It is difficult for a company to cope with a wide-ranging qualification programme on its own. ForestFinance therefore decided on a development partnership with sequa gGmbH: As partners for educational measures, they trained over 300 forest workers and persons from local forest authorities in Vietnam. The practical training has not only led to a higher awareness of sustainable environmental protection in forest management but has also raised standards in occupational safety.
Rwanda: Vocational Training Partnership of German 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 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 the second project phase, the pilot courses from phase 1 (painting, tile setting, bricklaying, road construction) will continue and further trainings…