Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

About Organization: The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH has been working in Ethiopia on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) since 1964.  GIZ operates in Ethiopia on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and other national and international partners. In line with the Ethiopian Government’s objectives, Germany’s development cooperation with Ethiopia focuses on three priority areas:

  • Economic development and vocational education and training;
  • Agriculture and food and nutrition security;
  • Conservation and sustainable use of natural resources (biodiversity)

Our Partnership: GIZ/Step II program is currently working with the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MoSHE) to reduce young people unemployment rate through enabling fresh graduates to get a job within one year after their graduation. Among the programs created to enhance fresh graduates’ employability skills is establishing and sustaining model career centers in universities and TVET colleges.

priority areas

  • Economic development and vocational education and training;
  • Agriculture and food and nutrition security;
  • Conservation and sustainable use of natural resources (biodiversity)