Africa

Germany’s international cooperation promotes political and economic integration at the regional level in Africa. GIZ provides advisory services to the African Union, regional economic communities and others. The focus is on peace and security, good governance, infrastructure, promotion of agriculture.

Kick-off at the scrapyard
Thousands of people work at the Agbogbloshie e-waste dump in Ghana’s capital, Accra. There, recycling is now being rethought.
More toilet facilities
Access to clean water and proper sanitation is a human right, but for many people in Kenya it is not always a reality.
Medications at the touch of a button
A South African-German partnership is breaking new ground by giving people with chronic illnesses easy access to essential medicines.
A promising harvest
Cocoa is an important product in western and central Africa. Together with various partners, GIZ has developed a training programme to help smallholders farm their land sustainably.
‘Telling people about our diversity’
Author Farirai Mubvuma describes why she became an author and explains how everyone benefits if they listen to one another.
Healthy Future
The health care system in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is being given a new lease of life. The impoverished province of South Kivu shows how this might look.

Africa

Africa