The German Development Ministry works together with 65 partner countries. Each country faces its own specific challenges, which is reflected in the BMZ's strategic cooperation with countries and regions.

Country list for the BMZ’s bilateral official development cooperation

File type PDF | Date of status 03/2023 | File size 174 KB, Pages 1 Page

The key to development is for partners to act on their own initiative. That is why we are calling on our partner countries more than ever before to provide measurable evidence of progress made on good governance, human rights and anti-corruption.

Through the BMZ 2030” reform , new partner categories were introduced in June 2020.

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    Regional cooperation

    Logo: African Union

    African Union Internal link

    Germany has been supporting the African Union since 2003 and is now one of its most important partners.

    Logo: Sahel Alliance

    Sahel Alliance Internal link

    The Sahel Alliance brings together the most important multilateral and bilateral development partners of the Sahel states.