Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit GTZ (also in german)
Picked up on Weitzenegger’s Website for International Development Cooperation, and its Newsletter.
The GTZ is an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations.
GTZ promotes complex reforms and change processes, often working under difficult conditions. Its corporate objective is to improve people’s living conditions on a sustainable basis. (About).
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Address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit GTZ GmbH, Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5, 65760 Eschborn, Germany;
Postal address: GTZ GmbH, Postfach 5180, 65726 Eschborn, Germany;
Corporate profile: As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives.
It provides viable, forward-looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world. Working under difficult conditions, GTZ promotes complex reforms and change processes. Its corporate objective is to improve people’s living conditions on a sustainable basis.
GTZ is a federal enterprise based in Eschborn near Frankfurt am Main. It was founded in 1975 as a company under private law. The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is its major client. The company also operates on behalf of other German ministries, the governments of other countries and international clients, such as the European Commission, the United Nations and the World Bank, as well as on behalf of private enterprises. GTZ works on a public-benefit basis. All surpluses generated are channelled back into its own international cooperation projects for sustainable development.
GTZ employs some 12,000 staff in more than 120 countries of Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Eastern European countries in transition and the New Independent States (NIS). Around 9,000 of these staff are national personnel. GTZ maintains its own offices in 69 countries. Some 1,500 people are employed at Head Office in Eschborn near Frankfurt am Main.