The German-African Business Association is a member and partner of several different institutions and organisations, with whom agreements for cooperative partnerships have been made. The institutions and organisations are key partners in terms of event organisation and establishing contacts, amongst other things.
The German-African Business Association is a founding member of the “European Business Council for Africa” (EBCAM). EBCAM is the umbrella organisation for European businesses with economic interest in Africa, promotes European-African relations and contributes to the shaping of Africa-related development and trade policy.
The German Agribusiness Alliance (GAA) is an initiative of leading associations and businesses in the agri-food sector. It serves as a platform for the exchange and pooling of economic interests in cooperation with transition, emerging and developing countries (partner countries) in the agri-food sector. It originally became popular by its longstanding German name “Arbeitsgruppe Agrarwirtschaft”.
The GHA – German Health Alliance is comprised of over 100 leading German actors from practically every single sector: business and industry, civil society and NGOs, science & research. A cross-sectoral set-up of approximately100 leading German actors with an international presence cover a wide range of healthcare expertise.
iMOVE (International Marketing of Vocational Education) was founded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) as an initiative for the internationalisation of German initial and continuing vocational training services. Using the mark of quality "Training - Made in Germany" iMOVE supports German educational providers as they seek to break into international markets. iMOVE’s target group is primarily small and medium-sized businesses in the education and training sector. iMOVE supports them in presenting their skills and range of services, as well as positioning them effectively on the foreign market.
The Make-IT initiative promotes worldwide technological entrepreneurship to enable sustainable and integrative development and was initiated by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in conjunction with the European private sector.
The main objective of the Make-IT initiative is to make a telling contribution to integrative and sustainable economic development by promoting technology-based start-up scenes in developing and emerging countries.
The North Africa/Middle East Initiative of German Business (NMI) acts as the mouthpiece of German business in Germany and the Middle East/North Africa region (MENA) and plays a key role in strengthening the establishment and development of bilateral business relations. It fosters substantive debate on potentials and challenges in the trade and investment sectors and communicates the economic interests of German businesses in relation to the MENA region.
The Sub-Saharan Africa Initiative of German Business (SAFRI) is jointly sponsored by The Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK), The Federation of German Industries (BDI), The Federation of German Wholesale, Foreign Trade and Services (BGA) and The German-African Business Association (AV). As part of the regional initiative, the aforementioned associations jointly promote the strengthening of economic ties between Germany and the sub-Saharan African nations.
The strategic partnership Digital Africa aims to specifically link businesses with organisations involved in the development cooperation, in order to initiate and push forward joint projects locally. The objective is to promote development in Africa by means of digital innovation.
The Africa Business Network helps to forge more tightly-knit connections between the actors and schemes of the foreign trade and investment promotion and enhances existing services. The German-African Business Association is a partner of the African Business Network.