Sequa gGmbH

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.

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sequaForum 2018 A01: Main topic -  Syrian refugees in Turkey

sequaForum 2018 A01: Main topic - Syrian refugees in Turkey

Editorial Everyone talks about the issues “escape  and displacement”. We realise that we have to do more in order to achieve perceivable improvements for refugees in their origin or host countries, respectively. In each project within our Vocational Education and Training Partnership Programme a German project partner and a foreign partner jointly implement the undertaking. Such Projects shall be “lighthouse projects” that are dedicated to demonstrate models how to increase the quality of VET, however mostly limited to specific professions within a specific region. Each project contributes to improving working and living perspectives of people. Of course, the capacity of…
Project grants for enterprises: develoPPP.de Ideas Competition 1/2018

Project grants for enterprises: develoPPP.de Ideas Competition 1/2018

On February 15, 2018 sequa starts its 1st 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 March 31, 2018. In principle, all develoPPP.de proposals on development-related issues will be considered by sequa. 
Morocco: Internationalisation and increasing of competitiveness for Moroccan SMEs

Morocco: Internationalisation and increasing of competitiveness for Moroccan SMEs

In November 2017, the Association for Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics (BME) and the Euro-Mediterranean-Arab Association (EMA) started a partnership project with three Morrocan associations: the Association of Purchasers (AMCA), the Association of Automotive Industry (AMICA) and the Association of Exporters (ASMEX). In the frame of the project, BME and EMA will strengthen the partner associations’ competencies in purchasing, supply chain management and logistics as well as in developing of new services in these areas. Moroccan small and medium-sized enterprises  (SME) as a final target group can benefit from it by improving their integration into international supply chains and…
Armenia: Promoting the policy dialogue between state and business

Armenia: Promoting the policy dialogue between state and business

SMEDA is a part of the GIZ program Private Sector Development and Vocational Training in South Caucasus (PSD + TVET SC) in Armenia in 2018. sequa participates in it with a component aiming at improving the dialogue between business associations with governmental agencies, further on at building up a cluster of precision engineering industry. With support of experts from Germany and other European countries, trainings and coachings are implemented in Armenia through which selected Business Membership Organisations (BMOs) are qualified in key issues of the field interest representation for local SMEs.
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Enhancing practical learning in TVET trainings

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Enhancing practical learning in TVET trainings

For the client German Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, sequa supports four vocational schools in Bosnia-Herzegovina with expert know-how from 2017 until December 2018. The training at these vocational schools shall become more practice-oriented and more orientated towards market needs.
Nigeria: Vocational training of middle management bakers

Nigeria: Vocational training of middle management bakers

Best Bake Technology Centre B.V. - established in 2008 in the Netherlands - produces and sells enzyme-based micro ingredients for the industrial bakery sector. Bakery Initiatives B.V., another Dutch company, advises bakeries on their equipment, machines, processes and their staff to increase the quality of their products and their productivity. Within a develoPPP.de project, funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via sequa, which began in October 2017, the two companies plan to introduce vocational training courses for bakers from micro, small and medium sized (MSME) bakeries, in a cooperation with the Nigerian education providers Amena…
Laos: Luang Prabang – handle with care OR Sustainable Tourism in Laos

Laos: Luang Prabang – handle with care OR Sustainable Tourism in Laos

The project title says it all… This special tourist destination and former royal capital in Laos is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site and is to be strengthened in terms of ecological, economic and cultural sustainability
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The "Handbook for Local Economic Development" is now available in Spanish

In order to boost economic growth at the sub-national level, international development cooperation often applies the Local Economic Development (LED) approach. The World Bank defines the approach as follows: „Local Economic development is the process by which public, private and non-governmental sector partners work collectively to create better conditions for economic growth and employment generation. The aim is to improve the quality of life for all.” The sequa handbook for LED highlights the role that business associations and chambers can play in local business development. It provides practical guidance on how LED strategies and processes can be introduced in associations…
Mena-Region: Successful Completion of Vocational Training Course in Orthopaedic Technology

Mena-Region: Successful Completion of Vocational Training Course in Orthopaedic Technology

In December 217, the vocational education programme in orthopaedic technology for technicians from Egypt, Syria, and Palestine was successfully completed after its three-year course. Since 2015, the German Federal Foreign Office provided the financial means, while sequa was responsible for the implementation. The education programme was realized together with local cooperation partners, the organisation Human Study e.V., and international orthopaedic experts. More than 30 orthopaedic technicians from Egypt, Syria, Gaza, and from the host country Turkey took part in the programme. The course was aligned with the educational standards for category 2 according to the International Society for Prosthetics and…
Rwanda: Promoting practice-oriented vocational training

Rwanda: Promoting practice-oriented vocational training

Since November 15, 2017, the Bildungswerk der Baden-Württembergischen Wirtschaft (bfz) e. V. and SOS Rwanda are cooperating in a vocational training partnership. The aim of the project is to increase the quality of training in the fields of welding and plumbing by means of a higher practical relevance.