Content

Press releases

   

Countries

Togo

Great challenges and ambitious goals

After almost 40 years of dictatorial rule, Togo is now in a phase of democratisation and liberalisation. The country faces huge challenges in terms of development: Togo is one of the poorest countries in the world and part of the group of fragile states. In its "Vision Togo 2030", the government has laid down the ambitious goal of becoming a middle-income country by 2030. In 2018, Togo was accepted into the G20 Compact with Africa initiative. The initiative was launched in 2017 under Germany's G20 Presidency. It seeks to foster private investment in Africa. more


Web portal: Healthy DEvelopments

SEEG-Einsatz Benin, 2017

The web portal Healthy DEvelopments is online at health.bmz.de. This microsite showcases Germany's commitment to health and social pro­tec­tion in partner coun­tries world-wide. It covers news from German-supported programmes and relevant conferences as well as innovative methods and tools, good practices and topics for discussion by health and social protection exports. Since the portal aims to reach interested de­vel­op­ment practitioners worldwide it reports in English rather than in German. And for each of its news items, tools and videos, it invites visitors to comment, thus providing a platform for lively debate on current challenges and promising practices for partner countries' health and social protection systems.

Curious? Check it out at Healthy DEvelopments

Our issues page

Startseite des Bereichs Themen

Poverty, education, democracy, displacement, health, climate protection, social standards, the economy – German development policy covers a wide range of topics.

To give you a comprehensive overview of the diverse challenges and fields of work of development cooperation, we have compiled a keyword register for you. You can reach it via the navigation point "Issues", above in the grey navigation bar or find the overview page here.


Videos

20.08.2012 - Anti-corruption and integrity in German development policy


Um dieses Video abspielen zu können, muss der Flash Player installiert sein.
Diesen können Sie von den Seiten des Herstellers herunterladen und installieren (http://www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer_de).

More information

Leadership

The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is led by

The Federal Minister is supported by

The 2030 Agenda

The Sustainable Development Goals

On 25 September 2015, the UN Summit in New York adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Agenda's 17 goals are designed to help all people around the world live in dignity.

The current crises impressively demonstrate just how important this is. For all people to be able to live in peace and without poverty, all states must work together to improve the situation of people and the environment.

Detailed information on Agenda 2030 and its implementation can be found here and on the website globalgoals.org.


Marshall Plan in action

Logo: Marshall Plan with Africa

The BMZ is in the process of rethinking its cooperation with the countries of Africa. From the Marshall Plan with Africa a new partnership between Africa and Europe can now emerge, which goes far beyond the traditional, project-based development cooperation.

The aim of the BMZ is to strengthen the development capacity of African states. Because many of the global challenges facing all of us can only be tackled with a strong Africa that generates jobs and wealth through sustainable economic growth. Here you can see some examples of how the Marshall Plan with Africa is being implemented.

BMZ glossary

Close window

 

Share page