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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 2017 A03: Maghreb - Prospects of development

sequaForum 2017 A03: Maghreb - Prospects of development

Editorial The flight route to the Maghreb countries is slightly longer than to the Balearic Islands and slightly shorter than to the Canary Islands. They are all popular holiday destinations for Europeans. The Mediterranean Sea is a joint border of Europe and the Maghreb countries. High unemployment rates in the Maghreb countries results in many people desiring to migrate to Europe. At the same time, the region is as a transit area for migrants from Sub-Sahara Africa. Many German companies operate a plenty of production sites in the Maghreb countries – especially in comparison to other developing countries. Also, just…
Turkey: Vocational and academic trainings about professional planning and grid connection of photovoltaic plants

Turkey: Vocational and academic trainings about professional planning and grid connection of photovoltaic plants

Since 1993, Valentin Software GmbH has been developing and distributing simulation and design software for technical energy systems, in particular in the area of solar power. Within a develoPPP.de project, funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via sequa, which began in August 2017, Valentin Software is now planning training courses for around 30 technical employees from 21 Turkish network operators, for about 140 member companies from the Turkish Chamber of Electricians, as well as lectures at around 10 Turkish universities for around 120 electrical engineering students in the field of PV systems’ grid integration.
Iran: SBH starts Vocational Education and Training Partnership

Iran: SBH starts Vocational Education and Training Partnership

The Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran seeks to improve the quality of vocational education and training by introducing elements of dual education and training. In a Vocational Education and Training Partnership (BBP) the German foundation Stiftung Bildung & Handwerk (SBH) advises the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) in cooperation with the Iran Technical Vocational and Training Organization (TVTO) how government and economic organisations can strengthen their cooperation to achieve this goal.
ExperTS promotes sustainable business worldwide

ExperTS promotes sustainable business worldwide

You want to be active in emerging and developing countries and develop your local business in a sustainable way? Then contribute your entrepreneurial know-how with our company’s regional knowledge. Our ExperTS link you with local contact persons and initiate co-operation that work for everyone. In around 30 countries, integrated experts, who are provide through the Center for International Migration and Development (CIM), advise local and German companies on development policy issues. Whether it is dual vocational training in Mexico, export promotion in Algeria, or the spread of renewable energies in Kenya, local experts will help SMEs, in particular, to develop…
Nigeria: Capacity building in the field of energy efficiency and solar PV hybrid solutions

Nigeria: Capacity building in the field of energy efficiency and solar PV hybrid solutions

SOLAR23 is an EPC (Engineering-Procurement-Construction) supplier of turnkey solar solutions, specifically for grid-connected and off-grid solar power solutions (photovoltaic) and for solar systems for water heating (solar thermal). For the implementation of the develoPPP.de project, SOLAR23 will form a consortium with OneShore, a globally active specialist in the conceptualization of PV-diesel hybrid systems, and with SOLARMATE ENGINEERING Ltd., a Nigerian company focusing on design, supply, installation and maintenance of renewable energy systems for various private and public sector institutions. In the framework of a develoPPP.de project, which began in June 2017, specialists in the energy sector and training providers in…
BMO/VET Partnership Programmes: Project Management Manuals now available in English

BMO/VET Partnership Programmes: Project Management Manuals now available in English

In 2011 sequa first published a manual for the management of BMO Partnership Projects in German. This manual was published in its third revised version in August 2016. Also, in 2016 sequa published a manual for the management of VET Partnership Projects to address the specific issues of the VET Partnership Programme. Now, sequa has translated both manuals into English.
Belize: Capacity building for TVET centres and implementation of a professional development training programme

Belize: Capacity building for TVET centres and implementation of a professional development training programme

Together with GFA Consulting Group (lead company) and the University of the West Indies sequa will implement the following EU service contract in Belize funded by the European Commission under the BAM programme. The purpose of this project is to increase the capacity of TVET Management and Instructors in the Banana Belt to deliver quality training to students. The project “TVET Capacity building and professional development training programme” started in June 2017 and will last 18 months. s
Project grants for enterprises: develoPPP.de Ideas Competition 3/2017

Project grants for enterprises: develoPPP.de Ideas Competition 3/2017

On August 15, 2017 sequa starts its 3rd develoPPP.de Ideas competion 2017. Interested companies are invited to submit their project proposals to sequa by September 30, 2017. In principle, all develoPPP.de proposals on development-related issues will be considered by sequa. 
EZ-Scouts: Individuel support by experts consultants

EZ-Scouts: Individuel support by experts consultants

New markets mean new opportunities. Often these are not at the doorstep, but in developing and emerging countries. How to plan your best engagement, you can learn from the EZ-Scouts. The EZ-Scouts are experts on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). As contact partner on development cooperation issues, they are active in economic associations, state associations, chambers of commerce, chambers of commerce and crafts, and also active in foundations in cooperation with Engagement Global.
Tanzania: The Training Association Teltow (AVT) supports the Zanzibarian VET system

Tanzania: The Training Association Teltow (AVT) supports the Zanzibarian VET system

A new step in the long-lasting partnership relationship between Potsdam and Zanzibar Since April 2017 the Training Association Teltow (AVT) cooperates with the Vocational Training Authority (VTA) of Zanzibar, Zanzibar National Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (ZNCCIA) and further selected vocational training institutions in a VET partnership project. The aim of the project is to improve the qualification and further training of instructors in primarily public training centers and in selected companies and thereby increase their technical, social and methodological skills.   In the first phase of the project the preconditions for the establishment of a Competence Center for…