Partners

Local and international, small and large, private and state-run - a variety of different organizations and companies is committed to a world without hunger. Civil society, science, research and business are part of this. Here they introduce themselves, their work and their research interests.

The Bund Ökologische Lebensmittelwirtschaft (BÖLW) is the central association of agricultural producers, processors and traders of organic food in Germany. The organic food industry is a particularly sustainable economic form and enjoys broad social support. The aim of the BÖLW is to ensure that the ecological, economic and social achievements of the organic food industry are adequately perceived in politics and society.

Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, SWP) advises political decision-makers on international politics and foreign and security policy. Our services are orientated primarily towards the German government and Bundestag, as well as relevant international organisations such as the European Union, NATO and the United Nations.

The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) was launched in 2010 by the G20, in response to the 2008-09 food price crisis, to increase both public and private investments in agriculture.

As the world's largest private foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation works to fight injustice. The foundation  focuses primarily on promoting the health of children and young people. The largest supported project is the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).

The Eastern Africa Farmers Federation (EAFF) represents around 20 million farmers in East and Central Africa. As a non-political and non-profit organisation, the Federation is democtratically organized.

PIK addresses crucial scientific questions in the fields of global change, climate impacts and sustainable development. Researchers from the natural and social sciences work together to generate interdisciplinary insights and to provide society with sound information for decision making.

GIZ

Munich Re has been handling global risks since 1880. Munich Re concerns itself with the great challenges facing the world today – population growth, globalisation, diminishing resources, environmental pollution, climate change.

GIZ

The German-African Business Association supports German businesses with their involvement on the African continent. It looks back on 80 years of experience as a foreign trade association and today represents over 500 German companies and institutions with a business interest in Africa.

Die Dreyer Stiftung implements development projects in the southwest of  Burkina Faso. It closely cooperates with the local people in the areas of agriculture, environment, edcuation and research.

GIZ

World Vision Germany is an Evangelical Christian humanitarian aid, development, and advocacy organization.

GIZ

Save the Children is the largest independent non-governmental organization that promotes children's rights. In over 120 countries it works to ensure that all children can live safe, free, healthy and self-determined.

GIZ

Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) is an initiative of the Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) that helps African smallholder cotton farmers in Africa to improve their living conditions.

GIZ

For the past 35 years the Menschen für Menschen Foundation has been providing aid for self-development in the rural areas of Ethiopia.

GIZ

IAK Agrar Consulting GmbH is a German agricultural-based consulting company based in Leipzig. IAK has 35 years of expierence in international cooperation IAK working both for public donor organisations and for private enterprises in Germany and abroad.

DVV

DVV International is the Institute for International Cooperation of the Deutscher Volkshochschul-Verband e.V. (DVV), the German Adult Education Association. DVV International has committed itself to supporting lifelong learning for more than 45 years.

Welthungerhilfe

Welthungerhilfe is one of the largest private aid organizations in Germany and is committed to a secure diet, the development of agriculture and the conservation of resources.

Brot für die Welt

Brot für die Welt is a globally active developmental organization of the German Protestant Regional and Free Churches and their deaconry. In more than 90 countries, Brot für die Welt helps poor and marginalized people to independently improve their lives.

Welthungerhilfe

The Andreas Hermes Akademie (AHA) has stood for over 60 years for the comprehensive education and training of farmers in Germany. It strengthens their ability to take responsibility for themselves, their business and the community.

Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik

The Deutsche Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (German Institute for Development Policy) is one of the world's leading research institutes and think tanks on questions of global development and international development policy.

GIZ

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is a globally active provider of international cooperation for sustainable development. It has more than 50 years of experience in a wide range of fields.  

Welthungerhilfe

The Seminar für Ländliche Entwicklung (Center for Rural Development) is an institution of the Humboldt University of Berlin. It has four areas of work: study, training, research and consulting.

Brot für die Welt

The Center for Developmental Research is an international and transdisciplinary research institute of the University of Bonn. 

World Food Programme

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the largest humanitarian organization in the world, supporting around 80 million people in more than 80 countries each year with food, money and vouchers.

Brot für die Welt

ONE is a lobbying and campaigning organization which combats extreme poverty and preventable diseases, especially in Africa. In dialog with the public and political decision-makers, ONE is committed to smart and effective policies and programs.

GIZ

Misereor is the Catholic charity for developmental cooperation. Together with local partners, Misereor supports people in Africa, Asia and Latin America. 

GIZ

The KfW [Credit Institute for Reconstruction] is one of the leading development banks in the world. On behalf of the Federal Government, the KfW development department finances developmental projects worldwide.

GIZ

Mit der 2014 gestarteten Sonderinitiative "Eine Welt ohne Hunger" hat das Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ) diesem Ziel eine neue Priorität gegeben.

GIZ

The Töpfer Müller Gaßner GmbH (TMG) as a "Think Tank for Sustainability" supports the implementation of sustainable development targets and the Paris Climate Agreement.

WWF

The World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) is one of the largest and most experienced nature conservation organizations in the world and active in more than 100 countries. Around the world, around five million are supporting the WWF.