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Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Division 312: Water, Urban Development, Mobility

Head of Division: Franz-B. Marré


Stresemannstraße 94

D-10963 Berlin, Germany

Phone: +49 30  1 85 35-0

Fax: +49 30  1 85 35-25 01


Created by:

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH


Registered offices

Bonn and Eschborn, Germany


Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 36 + 40

53113 Bonn, Germany

Phone: +49 228 44 60-0

Fax: +49 228 4460-17 66


Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5

65760 Eschborn, Germany

Phone: +49 61 96 79-0

Fax: +49 61 96 79-11 15


E-mail: info​@giz.de

Internet: www.giz.de


Registered at

Local court (Amtsgericht) Bonn, Germany: HRB 18384

Local court (Amtsgericht) Frankfurt am Main, Germany: HRB 12394


VAT no.
DE 113891176


Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Dr Friedrich Kitschelt, State Secretary


Management Board

Tanja Gönner (Chair of the Management Board)

Dr Christoph Beier (Vice-Chair of the Management Board)

Dr Hans-Joachim Preuß

Cornelia Richter


Photo credits

Mark Pederson/Redux/laif; Samuelle Pellechia/NYT/laif;

Christian Als/laif; P. Wollmuth/Report Digital-REA/laif;

Dirk Ostermeier/GIZ; Ursula Meissner/GIZ


Concept, editing and design

MediaCompany – Agentur für Kommunikation GmbH






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