Economy and Development
Nigeria is Germany’s second most important trading partner in sub-Saharan Africa (after South Africa). Find out more!
Germany is located in the heart of Europe, offers a highly developed infrastructure and a broad spectrum of qualified personnel.
Also Germany has a rich history of ideas and innovations that still have an impact on the world we live in today.
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South of the Sahara in Africa around 1 billion people are currently living in 49 nations. In recent decades, many of these countries have become stable democracies; some have achieved an impressive economic growth. However, the gap between the rich and the poor continues to grow and peace processes are often still fragile. Therefore, a modern development cooperation with Africa is still indispensable.
In Nigeria, the German development cooperation focuses primarily on the areas of "Sustainable Economic Development" and "Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency." The office for economic cooperation monitors major initiatives politically and acts as a liaison between the governments of Germany and Nigeria.
Moreover, the Embassy has a small scale fund with which localized projects of local NGOs can be supported in a fast and orderly manner.
The Embassy acts as a point of contact for the Nigerian government, United Nations aid organizations and independent non-governmental organizations regarding all humanitarian issues. Germany has donat...