"Aid for Trade" - stategies for German development cooperation

The aim of this Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) research project was to look into how Germany could shape its future trade-related development cooperation in such a way as to honor the financial commitments made within the EU while at the same time meeting the targets set by the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness.

Project Lead:
Michael Brüntrup

Project Team:

Pamela Baijal (Project Coordination)
Petra Pongracz (until 03/2009)

Financing:
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Time frame:
2008 - 2009 / completed

Co-operation Partner:

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)

Project description

Trade is one of the major factors contributing to economic development and poverty reduction, although there is no automatic positive link between the two. The aim of Aid for Trade is to help developing countries to seize the opportunities offered by international trade by boosting the capacities of actors, institutions, and infrastructure and increasing their ability to adapt.
The aim of this BMZ research project is to look into how Germany could shape its future trade-related development cooperation in such a way as to honor the financial commitments made within the EU while at the same time meeting the targets set by the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness.

Current Publications

Sustainable finance: International standards are important

Berensmann, Kathrin
External Publications of 27 October 2020

Mixed and multi-methods to evaluate implementation processes and early effects of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana Scheme in seven Indian states

De Allegri, Manuela / Swati Srivastava / Christoph Strupat et al.
External Publications of 27 October 2020