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

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 garment workers who have been suspended or terminated due 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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21 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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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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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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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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28 Nov 2019 // PartnerAfrica

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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26 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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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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25 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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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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04 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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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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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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11 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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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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