Web Exclusive | February 2019
Germany-Ghana partner to promote apparel sector
Ghana recently launched a development partnership with Germany to build and sharpen vocational skills of managers and workers and drive the country’s apparel manufacturing sector. Called ‘Socially Responsible Jobs in Ghana’s Emerging Apparel Sector’, it is being championed through private sector expertise and the German Development Cooperation (GIZ). The project, part of the German Government’s develoPPP.de programme, is set up by the German ministry for economic cooperation and development (BMZ).
It is a partnership between Dignity Do the Right Thing (DTRT) Apparel, West Africa’s largest apparel manufacturer and exporter of sports lifestyle apparels, the Ethical Apparel Africa, a profit sourcing company that provide apparel brands, and the GIZ, a German organisation providing international cooperation services for sustainable development.