Africa

Afrika

Interviews, coverage and background stories on Germany and its relations to African countries.

Africa

Seeds of hope

Fertile soils are a precondition for sustainable development. What Germany is doing worldwide to protect the soil quality.
Africa

“Leapfrogging” in Africa?

Can Africa develop on the basis of renewable energies? The German-African Energy Forum has taken up this question. Peggy Schulz of the Africa Association knows more about the matter.
Africa

Roadmap for more growth

Plans are for a massive free-trade zone in Africa. Africa expert Heiko Schwiderowski explains what this means for German companies and how far the plans have got.
Africa

“A new quality”

Ethiopia has shown promising development. In one area Germany can offer a very particular contribution to this success, says Ambassador Brita Wagener.
Africa

Dr. Kirui’s project

How a Kenyan agricultural economist at Bonn University is helping people in Africa by their own means – and protecting the climate at the same time.