APPLICATIO and SDG 10: Reduce Inequalities
The growing social and economic inequality within and between countries is one of the major challenges for the future and one of the main causes of flight. Reducing this inequality contributes to sustainable economic growth and strengthens the social cohesion of a society.
GTI Chamber Association
APPLICATIO was commissioned by the GIZ and the project "Support for Economic Cooperation in Sub-Regional Initiatives (SCSI)" to support the Greater Tumen Initiative (GTI) in setting up an association of chambers of commerce of the partner countries as part of the GTI structure. The aim of the project is to provide sustainable and effective support for the establishment of the "GTI North-East Asia Chambers Association". Through consultation, research and interviews with relevant stakeholders, APPLICATIO conducts a needs analysis and analyses the needs of the private sector in the region and derives the objectives for the NEA Chambers Association.
Water Infrastructure Financing - SADC
APPLICATIO supports GIZ in its project "Transboundary Water Management in SADC" in the field capacity development for the SADC-Secretariat. The project aims at strengthening human, institutional and organisational capacities in the SADC water sector. In addition basin-wide water resources management plans will be developed and water infrastructure in different regions will be improved. Finally the programme develops tailor-made training programmes and information and knowledge management systems including awareness-raising measures.
Establishment of a Training Centre REDD+ in SADC
APPLICATIO assist the programme "Development of integrated MRV systems for REDD+ in the SADC region" of GIZ by assisting in the establishment of a Training Centre for REDD+ in the SADC. The project promotes the development of REDD+ MRV competences in the SADC region, and encourages regional cooperation and exchange between the SADC member states. As such, it contributes to the implementation of the regional SADC REDD Programme 2012-2015.
Leadership-Training RED (SADC)
Being contracted by GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH) APPLICATIO again - after 2011/2012 - implements the programme International Leadership Training "Innovative local / regional economic development and trade promotion in SADC 2012/13".