Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
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GIZ is an organisation based close to Frankfurt am Main in Eschborn, Germany.
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is a federally owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. Our mandate is to support the German Government in achieving its development objectives. We provide viable, forward-looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world. Sometimes working under difficult conditions, we promote complex reforms and change processes. Our corporate objective is to improve people’s lives on a sustainable basis.
GIZ has operations in more than 130 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern regions, as well as in Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia. It maintains its own offices in 87 countries. The company employs approximately 14,700 staff, about 11,200 of whom are national personnel. 1,800 people are employed at Head Office in Eschborn near Frankfurt am Main and at various locations within Germany.