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German international cooperation promotes regional integration in Africa. We advise the African Union, regional economic communities and other institutions. The priority areas are peace and security, good governance, sustainable infrastructure and agriculture.

Milk for Morocco
GIZ in co-creation with Centrale Danone is helping farmers to improve the quality of their milk and to boost their income.
A model of success
Ghana wants women to make up one third of graduates from its electronics professionals programmes in 2017.
Malawi goes for diversity
For years the country’s farmers clung to tobacco cultivation. Now they are switching to sunflowers, peanuts and manioc.
Greening Cairo’s rooftops
Vegetable growing on tower blocks: just one example of how residents are improving their living conditions.
Better cocoa, better lives
With certification and training, farmers in Côte d’Ivoire can increase their income and cultivate their land more sustainably.
Rich harvest in Ethiopia
Farmers share their experience with new methods. Berhanu Hiluf and Aberehech Tesfay are two of them.
New jobs for young people
One in four Egyptians under the age of 24 is without a job. Now an employment pact has restored hope.
Finest vanilla for a better life
In collaboration with GIZ, Symrise AG supports Madagascan farmers in exchange for top-quality vanilla.
Mali's new bosses
Many successful small businesses in the West African country of Mali are run by women these days.
Transparency is vital
Fatuma Ndangiza about good governance in Africa
Youth in South Sudan
Dhieu Williams about youth in South Sudan