Here you will find the latest news on our worldwide projects.

03 Feb 2020

Ghana: More income for sweet potatoes farmers

Since January 2020 the Federation of German Wholesale, Foreign Trade and Services (BGA) has been supporting farmers’ associations in Ghana in the framework of a PartnerAfrica …

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26 Jan 2020

India: Cooperation in the automotive sector will be strengthend

On December 15, 2019, the chamber and association partnership project between the German Association of the Automotive Industry (Verband der Automobilindustrie – VDA) and the …

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25 Jan 2020

Tajikistan: Improved diagnostics of rare diseases

German biotechnology company supports research and diagnostics of rare diseases in Tajikistan as part of a project.

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12 Jan 2020

Strengthening Tunisian tourism

The German Travel Association (DRV) advises its Tunisian partner FTAV on the promotion of sustainable tourism in Tunisia…

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10 Jan 2020

SMART Myanmar II will continue as SMART Textile & Garments

On 6 December, the official opening conference for the EU-funded project SMART Textile & Garments took place in Yangon,…

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31 Dec 2019 // Iran

NGO-workshop SWOT-analysis

First measures for Iranian NGOs in the field of organisational development

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30 Dec 2019

Saarland economy gets involved in Côte d'Ivoire

German Saar-Lor-Lux Environment Centre of the Saarland Chamber of Crafts and Villeroy & Boch are committed to the Côte…

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10 Dec 2019 // Iran

2nd construction mission

During his second mission, expert Peter Kriese visited training workshops in the field of construction and spoke to…

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09 Dec 2019 // South Africa

Vocational Training in Mechatronics

The German Bildungswerk der Bayerischen Wirtschaft (bbw) is implementing a vocational training partnership financed by…

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03 Dec 2019 // Bosnia and Herzegovina

Maintenance of industrial robots Successful “Girls Day“ at the German Centre for Robotics (DKR) in Tuzla. On September 16th, 2019 a total…

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30 Nov 2019 // Malawi

Improving access to relevant practice-oriented vocational training

The German Koblenz Chamber of Skilled Crafts conducts a vocational training partnership financed by the Federal Ministry…

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29 Nov 2019 // Indonesia

Promotion of sustainable smallholder agriculture

Stefes GmbH engages in project to strengthen smallholder agriculture in Indonesia.

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29 Nov 2019 // South Africa

Vocational training in the motor vehicle trade

The second phase of the vocational training partnership (BBP) between the German Erfurt Chamber of Crafts (HWK) and…

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29 Nov 2019 // Côte d’Ivoire

Improving the Value Chain in the Fruit Trade

BDEx is committed to strengthening the competitiveness of the fruit trade in Côte d'Ivoire within the framework of the…

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26 Nov 2019 // Ethiopia

Strengthening of the Ethiopian textile and garment sector

The German Knitwear Industries' Association (Gesamtmasche) is carrying out a PartnerAfrica-project with the Ethiopian…

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23 Nov 2019 // Togo

Promotion of Chambers of Crafts (KVP) 2nd phase

The Chamber of Skilled Crafts of Cologne is implementing a chamber and association partnership project (KVP) with the…

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19 Nov 2019

Study Tour of Iranian Project Partners in Germany

A Delegation of Iranian Project Partners travelled Germany from November 3 to November 10, 2019. The Project Partners…

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15 Nov 2019 // Kenya

Hessian Minister of Economics visits vocational training partnership

Since December 2014, the German IHK Gießen-Friedberg and the Geman HWK Frankfurt have been involved in a joint…

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14 Nov 2019 // Côte d'Ivoire

Vocational training in carpentry

The German Westdeutscher Handwerkskammertag (WHKT) is running a vocational training partnership with the Chambre…

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14 Nov 2019 // Morocco

Promotion of vocational training centres (BBP) 2nd phase

The Vocational Training Centres of the Bavarian Economy (bfz) gGmbH are implementing a vocational training partnership…

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03 Nov 2019

Software training in Uganda, Nigeria and Egypt

With this project, Social Deal B.V.B.A. and Tunga B.V. will develop a comprehensive training offer to…

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01 Nov 2019 // Azerbaijan

Upgrading of vocational training in metal technology

In October 2019, IXUN Lasertechnik GmbH, based in Aachen, Germany, started a new project. The company aims…

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29 Oct 2019

Further education for young people in Lebanon

bfz and LOST would like to jointly create improved employment opportunities for young people in the Bekaa valley in…

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22 Oct 2019 // Iran

Planning Workshop for Vocational qualification for Afghan refugees

On September 23rd and 24th, the first planning workshop of the Vocational Education and Training Project for Afghan…

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20 Oct 2019 // sequaForum 2019 A03

New partnerships with Africa

Focus on Africa

European and African countries are expanding their development cooperation. As the implementing project…

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06 Oct 2019 // Ghana

Successful start of PartnerAfrica project in Ashaiman

New measures in the field of vocational preparation are intended to support disadvantaged Ghanaian young people in their…

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03 Oct 2019 // PartnerAfrica

Practice-oriented modular qualifications for Moroccan youths

The Federal Association for Vocational Education and Training International, together with the Moroccan umbrella…

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18 Sep 2019 // Peru

Enhancement of sustainable organic cacao production in Uyacali

The French chocolate producer Kaoka SAS works on sustaining soil fertility and enhancing organic production methods in…

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18 Sep 2019 // Senegal

Development of Machinery Rings

Federal Association of Machinery Rings launches a PartnerAfrika-Project with sequa to support small farmers in Senegal…

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17 Sep 2019 // Colombia

Conference for Cooperation and Competitiveness in Medellín

Agreement for long-term cooperation and exchange between the seven BMO and VET Partnership projects in Latin America has…

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11 Sep 2019 // Bangladesh

Safer Working Conditions for Bangladeshi leather tannieries

The German company Lanxess is working with sequa on a project to improve working conditions for employees…

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31 Aug 2019

German DIHK started cooperation with Chambers of Western Balkan

The Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) supports Chambers from the Western Balkan Countries…

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24 Aug 2019 // Rwanda

Young people gain practical experience

The vocational training partnership between the German Bildungswerk der Baden-Württembergischen Wirtschaft e.V. and SOS…

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14 Aug 2019 // Northern Iraq

Increasing the employability of the unemployed

Market-oriented and demand-oriented vocational training courses offered by local educational institutions improve the…

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07 Aug 2019 // India

Innovative biogas-based micro-grids in two poor Indian villages

The Swedish company FOV Fabrics AB is promoting development in two villages in the poorest Indian state of Bihar by…

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07 Aug 2019 // Philippines

Successful launch of project RELY

On July 26, the EU and project proponents sequa gGmbH, Vivant Foundation and PROCESS-Bohol led the launch of the project…

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31 Jul 2019 // Benin

Green Light for Renewable Energies

Training of electricians and plumbers in solar energy techniques. Birgit Joussen, new director of development…

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27 Jul 2019 // Serbia

Professional and further edcuation in the field of transport

The german company Richter Transport GmbH & Co. Logistik KG from Wesel supports the professional and further education…

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16 Jul 2019

700 study trips approved for the new sequa mobility programme 2019-2021

In 2019 the Erasmus+ grants for the sequa mobility programme 2019-2021 were approved. The programme is sequa's…

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15 Jul 2019 // sequaForum 2019 A02

New sequa website with added value


Digitisation in development cooperation? How could that work? sequa is a company like any other. We employ…

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09 Jul 2019 // Nigeria

Cooperative Vocational Training

sequa collaborates with GIZ on the sustainable introduction of a cooperative vocational training modell in Nigeria


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05 Jul 2019 // Iran

Vocational qualification for Afghan refugees

The inauguration ceremony of the sequa Office in Iran and the official launch of the Iranian-German vocational…

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02 Jul 2019 // Colombia

Conference of sequa projects in Latin America in Medellín

Congreso Latinoamericano de Cooperción y Competitividad – the BMO partnership project in Colombia organizes a conference…

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11 Jun 2019

SMART TaG improves working conditions in the garment sector

The European Commission has commissioned sequa, together with amfori, the Center for Economic and Social Development of…

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26 May 2019

World Chambers Competition 2019

The Chamber of Industries, Production and Employment (CIPEM) in Cuenca and the Chamber of Commerce in Quito (CCQ) have…

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11 May 2019 // South-Caucasus

The Vocational Training Partnership goes forward

Nationwide networking of Working Committees School-Enterprise
In December 2018, Bildungswerk Mecklenburg-Vorpommern…

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11 May 2019 // Ukraine

The Social Dialogue

Since 2017, the Bildungswerk Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has been supporting Ukrainian regional Employers Organisations in…

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07 May 2019

sequa FABRIC promotes sustainalbity the garment sector

The project aims to improve the working conditions for young female garment workers in Myanmar and Cambodia though…

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03 May 2019 // East Africa

Support for economic integration in EAC

In a BMO Partnership Project facilitated by sequa and financed by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and…

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23 Apr 2019

First Call for Proposals ARCHIPELAGO - Deadline 23.06.2019

NEW 1st Call for Proposals ARCHIPELAGO

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21 Apr 2019 // Laos

Completion of the EU-SWITCH Asia project "Luang Prabang - handle with care".

The project on "Sustainable Tourism" in Laos has been successfully closed. On 21.3. the 5th and last steering committee…

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04 Apr 2019 // Archipelago

Invitation to the Information Event in Bonn

sequa was commissioned by the European Commission to implement the ARCHIPELAGO programme in cooperation with its…

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30 Mar 2019 // Ethiopia

Strengthening chamber structures

On 01.04.2019 a chamber and association partnership project began between the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK)…

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29 Mar 2019 // Tunisia

Vocational training for mechatronics and technicians

In a VET Partnership facilitated by sequa and financed by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and…

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04 Mar 2019 // sequaForum 2019 A01


If the economy is doing well, people are doing well too! Especially in developing countries it can be observed that this…

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