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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Registered offices
Bonn and Eschborn, Germany

Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 40
53113 Bonn, Germany
Phone: +49 228 44 60-0
Fax: +49 228 44 60-17 66

Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5
65760 Eschborn, Germany
Phone: +49 61 96 79-0
Fax: +49 61 96 79-11 15


Registered at
Local court (Amtsgericht) Bonn, Germany: HRB 18384
Local court (Amtsgericht) Frankfurt am Main, Germany: HRB 12394

VAT no
DE 113891176

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Friedrich Kitschelt, State Secretary

Managing Directors
Tanja Gönner (Chair of the Management Board)

Dr Christoph Beier (Vice-Chair of the Management Board)

Dr Hans-Joachim Preuß

Cornelia Richter



Responsible for content
Verena Brinkmann, GIZ

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH was formed on 1 January 2011. As a federal enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. For further information, go to

Text: Energising Development, Verena Brinkmann // Kirstin Bretthauer
Design: creative republic // Thomas Maxeiner Kommunikationsdesign,
Frankfurt am Main/Germany / I
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This website has been compiled with the utmost care. Nevertheless, GIZ gives no guarantee that the information provided is current, accurate, complete or error-free. GIZ accepts no liability for damage or loss arising directly or indirectly from the use of this website, provided it has not been caused intentionally or by gross negligence.

GIZ expressly reserves the right to modify, append and delete the website in part on in whole without prior notice, or to halt publication completely or for a limited period.

This site contains links to other websites. GIZ expressly distance ourselves from the content matter of linked external pages. GIZ has no control over these pages and is not responsible for their content.

Cartographic presentations in no way constitute recognition under international law of boundaries and territories.

Links to the GIZ homepage may be created, provided the GIZ website opened is then the sole content of the browser window. 


Data Privacy Statement
Protecting the security and privacy of your personal data is important to GIZ. Therefore, we conduct our business in compliance with applicable laws on data privacy protection and data security.

To the extent that there is a compelling technical necessity, the collection, processing and use of your communication or utilization data will occur and will be performed in accordance with the applicable data privacy protection legal framework. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.