What makes us stand out

Our profile


Make an impact — tailored services:

  • We focus on the needs of our partner organisations
  • From small projects to complex co-financing in international consortia; from one-time counselling to multi-year technical assistance
  • especially high quality thanks to the synergy effects created by the various instruments

At equal footing with our partners — locally based, strongly networked

  • A network of stakeholders from different cultures and levels
  • We stay close to our partners with regional and country offices staffed with local employees
  • We have vast experience in coordinating networks and consortia

Clear focus — We build capacities

  • Strengthen civil society, defend human rights, political participation, secure the future
  • Continuously strengthen our partners with organisational development
  • Innovative programmes and projects for rural areas, securing resources, environmental and climate protection

Promoting models of the future – highest professional standards

  • Highest quality standards in project cycle management
  • Decades of experience with technical assistance and financing programmes for development cooperation
  • Our approach combines working at an equal footing with our partners and the highest professional standards with comprehensive knowledge management

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