Recent Press Releases of BMZ


21.09.2017 Reconstruction after heavy monsoon rainfall in Bangladesh

In response to the devastation caused by unusually heavy monsoon rainfall and storms in Bangladesh, the German Development Ministry will provide assistance for reconstruction. Development Minister Gerd Müller said, "Germany will help some 9,000 small...  >>


11.09.2017 German know-how for Africa's agriculture: Minister Müller and Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences agree on support for young professionals from Africa

In future, 25 young professionals from the agricultural sector in Africa will be given the opportunity to deepen their expertise on value chains in the agricultural sector in a post-graduate programme at the Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of...  >>


14.06.2017 Successful G20 conference in Berlin supports new partnership with Africa

Three weeks before the G20 summit in Hamburg, Africa was, for the first time, high on the G20 agenda. Nine African heads of government, numerous ministers, and the heads of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the African Development...  >>


14.06.2017 Une fructueuse conférence du G20 organisée à Berlin soutient un nouveau partenariat avec l’Afrique

A près de trois semaines du sommet du G20 à Hambourg, l’Afrique a figuré pour la première fois au premier plan de l’agenda du G20. Neuf chefs d’Etat et de gouvernements africains, de nombreux ministres ainsi que les chefs de la Banque mondiale, du...  >>


12.06.2017 Reform partnerships with three African countries agreed by Development Ministry

Africa needs jobs: 20 million new jobs every year. That is why, prompted by Germany, the G20 has devised a plan together with the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the African Development Bank to set up investment partnerships for...  >>


12.06.2017 Le Ministère fédéral allemand du Développement conclut des partenariats réformateurs avec trois pays africains

l’Afrique a besoin d’emplois, 20 millions de plus chaque année. C’est la raison pour laquelle, à l’initiative de l’Allemagne, le G20 a élaboré des partenariats pour les investissements avec les Etats africains réformateurs, conjointement avec la...  >>


30.05.2017 Germany and India embark on new avenues in global climate action

The Federal Government is enhancing its development cooperation with India in the fields of renewable energies, environmental and resource protection, sustainable urban development, vocational education and training and innovation in agriculture....  >>


29.05.2017 Oceans under pressure – Development Minister Müller unveils marine conservation initiatives

Pollution, overfishing and climate change are increasing the pressure on our oceans and threatening the livelihoods of millions of people, particularly in developing countries. Many small island states are already being hit by flooding, with horrific...  >>


18.05.2017 Development Minister Müller assures Yemen of help

Federal Development Minister Gerd Müller assured Yemen’s Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dagher, who was visiting Berlin, that Germany would provide support to help Yemen overcome the current famine and boost development there. Minister Müller said, "The...  >>


15.05.2017 Development Minister Müller and Georgia's Prime Minister agree on stepping up vocational education and holding an investment forum

Germany will redouble its efforts to support vocational education in Georgia. Development Minister Gerd Müller announced this decision after meeting for talks with Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili in Georgia's capital, Tbilisi. The dynamic and...  >>