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.
New EU-funded ARCHIPELAGO programme for employability and job creation through vocational and entrepreneurial training in the Sahel and Lake Chad region was launched on 10 December 2018. The European Commission, together with SEQUA, CPCCAF and EUROCHAMBRES, organised in Dakar the kick-off conference of the ARCHIPELAGO regional programme whioch was attended by more than 300 interested paticipants.
On 14 November 2018 sequa hosted the KVP/BBP-Workshop 2018 at the Gustav-Stresemann-Institute in Bonn. About a hundred project managers and long-term experts of the German partner organizations that implement BMO partnership projects and VET partnership projects together with sequa participated in the networking event. The workshop was facilitated by a professional moderator, Ms. Beate Heimberger.
Since October 2018, the Berufliche Fortbildungszentren der Bayerischen Wirtschaft (bfz) gGmbH and five partner associations from the East African Community (here Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) have been cooperating in a partnership project. The project aims at improving the framework conditions for small and medium-sized enterprises in the renewable energy sector. Therefore, the five associations (Burundi Renewable Energy Association, Kenya Renewable Energy Association, Energy Private Developers, Tanzania Renewable Energy Association and Uganda National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Association) will be strengthened in their structures in order to be able to competently represent the interests of their members and…
Since December 2018, the German Biogas Association (FvB) and the Indian Biogas Association (IBA) have been working together in the second phase of a chamber and association partnership project. The overall objective of the project concentrates on improving the institutional framework and the use of biogas in India. To this end, the IBA shall be strengthened as a sustainably functioning and effectively working member organisation.
Since November 2018 the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) Reutlingen and the Mandalay Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MRCCI) have been working together in a second project phase within the framework of the Chamber and Association Partnership Programme. The overall objective of the project is to ensure that improved economic conditions contribute to strong growth and employment development in the Mandalay region. The concrete project objective is to enable the MRCCI to support its members and other companies in the region by effectively representing their interests and providing sustainable services.
Would you like to train employees with your company and promote employment in a developing country? We support you. From November 15th to December 31th, 2018, entrepreneurs can take part in the develoPPP.de idea competition and submit their project ideas for a development partnership with sequa: : www.develoPPP.de Train employees, improve job opportunities: The IT company Competa is leading the way and trained software developers in Kenya together with sequa. Today, 80 of the total of 90 trainees work as independent programmers or for local IT companies.
The German Pilz Schindler GmbH is active in the international fruit trade and has been involved in a develoPPP.de project in Honduras since summer 2018. The project is aimed at improving exportability and process optimisation in the processing of sweet potatoes into chips, French fries and flour for around 20 farms.
The Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) received an award during the World Trade Promotion Organization (WTPO)-Konferenz in Paris on October 25, 2018 for an initiative to ensure inclusive and sustainable trade. The initiative has been developed and supported through the Business Membership Organisation (BMO) Partnership Project between the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) and MNCCI.
sequa has been commissioned by the European Commission to implement the ARCHIPELAGO programme in cooperation with its partners EUROCHAMBRES (Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry) and CPCCAF (Association of French-speaking Chambers in Africa and Europe). ARCHIPELAGO is a vocational training programme aimed at strengthening the employability of the workforce and the entrepreneurial capacity of MSMEs in the 12 target countries of the Sahel and Chad region (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Chad).
Machtmaker IPD The German Import Promotion Desk (IPD) initiative, implemented by the BGA and sequa and supported by the Federal Minitstry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), is a link between small and medium-sized enterprises in selected developing and emerging countries and European importers. The IPD aims to integrate the partner countries into global trade and thus make a contribution to sustainable economic development. The IPD is currently active in 13 countries: Egypt, Ethiopia, Ecuador, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Colombia, Nepal, Peru, Sri Lanka, Tunisia and Ukraine. IPD focuses on specific sectors: fresh fruit and vegetables, natural ingredients for…