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

14 Jan 2021

Extension of the Myan Ku Fund for Myanmar’s garment workers until February

To cushion the effects of the ongoing CoVID-19 pandemic on textile workers in Myanmar, the Myan Ku Fund was extended until February 2022 to ensure continuous support for the m…

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05 Jan 2021

Ethiopia: Promotion of SME in the agro and food industry

sequa cooperates with GIZ in the Special Initiative Jobs Programme to strengthen small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Ethiopian agri-food sector.

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03 Jan 2021

UREPP starts with participant campaign in Kiryandongo

The Uganda Refugee Employment Promotion Project (UREPP) is attracting unexpectedly high interest in the Kiryandongo region (Western Uganda), both from politicians and potentia…

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22 Dec 2020 // Africa

Project for the development of the African automotive sector

Starting in June 2020, the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) has been cooperating with the African…

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19 Dec 2020 // Morocco

Export promotion

Economic cooperation between Morocco and Europe/Germany in the automotive industry and industrially processed food is…

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16 Dec 2020 // Ghana

Use of solar energy in the food sector

The German Solar Industry Association (BSW-Solar) supports the Ghanaian industry association AGI as well as the…

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16 Dec 2020 // Rwanda

Career prospects for disadvantaged youth

Practical short qualification courses and individual support for integration into the labor market help young Rwandans…

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15 Dec 2020 // Partnership projects

Successful networking online

In 2020 things are different: The "KVP/BBP-workshop", an event that sequa usually organizes every two years for the…

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15 Dec 2020 // Mexico

Quality assurance in vocational education and training

The aim of the vocational training partnership between the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (DIHK), the Mexican…

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14 Dec 2020 // Rwanda

Introduction of the Bachelor Professional and start-up promotion

A PartnerAfrica-Project between the Chamber of Skilled Crafts of Koblenz in cooperation with the Study Seminars…

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14 Dec 2020 // South Africa

Training of service technicians for ventilators

Covid-19 diseases with a severe progression often require artificial respiration, so ventilators are currently essential…

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13 Dec 2020 // Morocco

Capacity building in procurement and exports

In November 2020, a three-year Chambers and Associations Partnership Project between the Association for Supply Chain…

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10 Dec 2020 // Rwanda

Know-how Transfer in times of Corona

Online seminar course "Implementation of dual training structures" developed

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09 Dec 2020 // Sri Lanka

Support for enterprises and civil society

New BMO partnership helps to improve the economic framework conditions for small and medium-sized enterprises in…

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07 Dec 2020

Calls for Proposals of KfW/IFE for Tunesia and Ivory Coast

The Investing for Employment (IFE) grant facility of KfW has started calls for proposal for Tune im Rahmen der…

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03 Dec 2020 // Iran

Electronics - New sector in ARIVET’s TVET courses

ARIVET project has started working on an additional sector in order to offer Afghan refugees in Iran through its TVET…

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03 Dec 2020 // Bosnia and Herzegovina

Project HabiZu started successfully

Fair labour migration of skilled craftspeople from non-EU countries is the focus of a new project Handwerk bietet…

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02 Dec 2020 // Kenya

Vocational Orientation for Disadvantaged Youth

The Hannover Chamber of Crafts and the Auma Obama Foundation Sauti Kuu are committed to promote practice-oriented…

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01 Dec 2020 // Burkina Faso

Fighting the Corona pandemic

Prevention is the best care. With this commitment, the partners in the project in Burkina Faso L'OCCITANE…

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29 Nov 2020 // Senegal

First National Conference on Organic Agriculture

The first National Conference on Organic Agriculture in Senegal, organised by the PartnerAfrica project PROBio, brings…

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28 Nov 2020 // Uganda

Promotion of Biogas

On December 1, 2020, the first phase of a three-year chamber and association partnership between the German Biogas…

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28 Nov 2020 // Brazil

Distance competence certification

The BBP project between IHK/HWK Trier and SENAI/SENAC in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, successfully implemented online…

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19 Nov 2020 // sequa-Forum 2020 A03

Vocational Education and Training Partnerships (BBP)

BBP program is for us something like the date of publication of the certificate grades for a student.


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09 Nov 2020 // Eastern Africa

Mutual learning for better vocational training

With its new vocational training project, the Koblenz Chamber of Crafts is supporting the exchange of good practices…

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01 Nov 2020 // Ukraine

Contribution to the implementation of the VET reform

The first phase of a vocational training partnership between the Bildungswerk der Bayerischen Wirtschaft (bbw) and…

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29 Oct 2020 // Mexico

increasing the employability of young people

In September 2020, the Bund Katholischer Unternehmer (BKU) e.V. / AFOS Foundation started a three-years Vocational…

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28 Oct 2020 // Ghana

New partnership project in the field of ICT qualification

The AFOS Foundation for Entrepreneurial Development Cooperation, founded by members of the Federation of Catholic…

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18 Oct 2020 // Vietnam

Promoting organic farming

In November 2020, the Association for Organic Agriculture Naturland e.V. launched the cooperation with the Vietnam…

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15 Oct 2020 // Ethiopia

Support of Construction Contractors Associations

In September 2020, a PartnerAfrica project between BAUVERBANDEN NRW e.V. and regional construction contractors…

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15 Oct 2020 // Ethiopia

PartnerAfrica project develops preparatory short qualification

Short qualification courses create job opportunities for disadvantaged young Ethiopians.

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08 Oct 2020 // PartnerAfrica

Chambers and associations for more and better jobs

sequa's new information leaflet informs interested chambers and associations about the PartnerAfrica programme which…

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26 Sep 2020 // Iran

Training of Trainers

ARIVET project held its first Training of Trainers-course in February 2020 in the field of construction. The process is…

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23 Sep 2020 // Brazil

"Green Destination" award for project partners

A total of nine Brazilian municipalities have been named as TOP 100 Green Destinations (sustainable destinations) for…

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17 Sep 2020 // Trade fair Innatext

KVP-project presents Mongolian felt products

At the International Trade Fair for Sustainable Textiles (Innatex) in Hofheim-Wallau the Chamber and Association…

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26 Aug 2020 // Ethiopia

Strengthening of the construction sector

Bauverbaende NRW e.V. is establishing an Industry Wide Training Centre in the Ethiopian construction sector in a a…

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14 Aug 2020 // Morocco

Vocational Training and Employment for Disadvantaged Young People

The PartnerAfrica project of the Bildungswerk der Bayerischen Wirtschaft (bbw) pursues the goal of facilitating the…

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12 Aug 2020 // Senegal

Promotion of organic farming

In December 2019, sequa launched a three-year partner Africa project in Senegal to strengthen the national federation…

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12 Aug 2020 // Morocco

TVET Partnership Project enters 2nd phase

Placing a larger number of better-qualified trainees in the labour market is the goal of the second phase of a…

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11 Aug 2020 // Togo

Strengthening the craft sector enters phase 2

To enable the chamber system in Togo to effectively support the craft sector in its development is the goal of the 2nd…

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10 Aug 2020 // sequaForum 2020 A02

Covid 19 Pandemic

The pressure of digitisation caused by the restrictions on contact is a great opportunity in my opinion. Companies with…

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10 Aug 2020 // Nigeria

New KVP project in the renewable energy sector

The German Solar Association (BSW-Solar) provides consultancy for the establishment of an alliance of associations and…

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10 Aug 2020 // Tunisia

Capacity Development for the Garment sector

The Foreign Trade Association of the German Retail Trade (AVE) supports efforts to redynamize the textile and clothing…

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08 Aug 2020 // Tunisia

Revival of Handicraft

In order to establish a better competitiveness of the Tunisian craft sector on the market, the Frankfurt Rhine/Main…

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28 Jul 2020

Webinar of the Alliance for Integrity

Together with the German Global Compact Network, the Alliance for Integrity is organizing a global webinar on August 4,…

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23 Jul 2020 // sequa mobility programme 2020-2023

935 study trips

Erasmus+ funding for the sequa mobility programme was approved this year by the National Agency at the German Federal…

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18 Jul 2020 // Brazil

bbw starts new project for tourism-based economic development

The Bildungswerk der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e. V. (bbw) is supporting three business associations in different regions…

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09 Jul 2020 // Pakistan

Cultivation and processing of organic dates

With this project, Flores Farm wants to enable its local partner Organo Botanica and at least 200…

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04 Jul 2020 // Bonn

Project Management in sequa Partnership Projects

Fifth Training on "Project Management in Partnership Projects".

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23 Jun 2020 // Nigeria

Capacity Building of Chambers and Associations for dual TVET

sequa cooperates with GIZ in a TVET project in Nigeria since July 2019 and gives a positive summary for the intended…

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29 May 2020 // Balkans/Ukraine/Belarus

Strong business women - strong networking

The Chamber of Crafts in Koblenz supports the development of business womens' associations in the Western Balkans,…

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19 May 2020 // Myanmar

Garment workers receive first payment from EU's emergency fund

On International Workers Day on 1. May 2020, the EU’s Myan Ku Emergency Cash Fund transferd the first payments to…

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17 May 2020

The BDI launches a new project with business associations of the PA

The Partnership Project (KVP) contributes to a sustainable development of the member states of the Pacific Alliance

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12 Apr 2020 // Turkey

E-Learning in TAMEB Starts

The first online pilot courses in the German-Turkish partnership project start soon.

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10 Apr 2020 // Tansania

VET Partnership Project of WHKT starts into second phase

Dual apprenticeship training of agromechanics is in high demand by farmers in Tansania.

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06 Apr 2020 // sequaForum 2020 - A01

BMOs are engaged

The sequa advisory board recently dealt with the commitment of German Business Membership Organisations (BMO) in…

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01 Apr 2020 // Zanzibar

Vocational Partnership Training Project starts a second phase

The Vocational Training Association in Teltow (AVT) continues its commitment in Zanzibar in a second project phase.

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29 Mar 2020 // Ukraine

KVP of the BWMV enters the 2nd phase

The second project phase of the KVP between the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Business Training Centre (BWMV) and selected…

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27 Mar 2020 // Ethiopia

Completion of the first SME Grant Scheme

The first SME Grant Scheme was completed under the Special Initiative Jobs programme. A total of 18 Ethiopian companies…

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25 Mar 2020 // MENA region

New network portal "Women in Business" launched

KVP project supports network for women entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa.

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23 Mar 2020

Organic and fair trade cocoa supports Colombian smallholder farmers

The Swiss Pakka Group supports 300 smallholders living in regions of Colombia marked by armed conflict and poverty by…

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08 Mar 2020 // Iran

First procurement for the project partners

On February 19 and 20, 2020, the new equipment for the first qualifications for Afghan refugees in Iran was handed over…

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05 Mar 2020 // Iran

Memorandum of Understanding signed

On February 5, 2020, BAFIA, TVTO and sequa have signed their common Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the total…

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03 Mar 2020 // Afghanistan

Establishment of a Training Centre for Midwives i

In the context of a project Jawzjan Al-Hayat Hospital establishes a training centre for midwives in…

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28 Feb 2020 // Macedonia

Strengthening the northmacedonian textile association.

BTB Bulgaria is involved in a project in Northmacedonia.

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22 Feb 2020 // South Africa

Introducing smallholder macadamia farming for women

The project will be carried out on community land near the Welmac plant. The idea is to involve 150 local smallholders,…

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14 Feb 2020

Education and training in the Bosnian garment industry

The German clothing company Création Gross from Hersbruck supports vocational education and training in Bosnia and…

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30 Jan 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’…

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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…

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24 Jan 2020 // Tajikistan

Improved diagnostics of rare diseases

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

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17 Jan 2020 // Côte d'Ivoire

Cooperation to strengthen the African water sector

The water supply and sanitation situation in Africa is precarious, climate change as well as population growth,…

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