Stakeholders in Bilateral German Development Cooperation

On behalf of the German Government and in close cooperation with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Namibia, the following German organizations are cooperating with their Namibian partners on joint programmes and projects:

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

KfW Development Bank

Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR)

International Centre for Migration and Development (CIM)

In addition, there are a large number of programmes run by non-governmental players such as churches, political foundations, NGO’s or private initiatives.

Regional Cooperation

GIZ Bus Enlarge image Bus, that was provided to the City of Windhoek by the German Cooperation in the framework of the Sustainable Urban Transport Masterplan (© GIZ Namibia)

German Development Cooperation has been supporting SADC (Southern African Development Community) for many years with the purpose of realizing the benefits of regional integration for the people in the SADC region, a community of 15 states in southern Africa.

Focal areas of SADC-German cooperation:

  • Regional Economic Integration
  • Transboundary Water Management
  • Transboundary Use and Protection of Natural Resources and Resilience to Climate Change
  • Peace, Security and Good Governance
  • SADC Organizational Capacity Building

Stakeholders in Bilateral German Development Cooperation

Ruacana Power Station