German-African Business Association

The German-African Business Association (Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft) 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.

 

Through its well-established networks, the association promotes exchange between German and African representatives from all areas of industry and every size of business. By consulting, facilitating contacts and providing information, the Africa Verein helps decision makers arrive at a new perception: Africa as a continent of opportunity. Through political dialogue, the Africa Verein actively contributes to paving the way fort he successful involvement of German businesses in Africa. It facilitates encounters between German and African decision-makers through conferences and meetings in Germany, and through business trips, trade fair appearances and conferences in Africa.

http://www.afrikaverein.de/

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A fresh opportunity

A fresh opportunity

Interview with Lutz Hartmann

By leasing a three hundred hectare fruit plantation in Ethiopia, Lutz Hartmann has realised a long-cherished dream: to run his own business in Africa. Now he has a personal interest in the issue of Africa’s development.

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Lutz Hartmann

Lutz Hartmann

Lutz Hartmann studied law in Jura in Mainz, Freiburg and Paris. He is a founding partner of Belmont / Legal and admitted to the bar in both Frankfurt and Paris. 

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