Africa First Network works with renowned partners for Africa: Governments, investment authorities, business associations, academia, chambers, embassies, renowned non-governmental organisations and foundations. We are constantly expanding the network.
GAA aims to improve the governance performance across the continent. It wants to inform and persuade the policy community that transparency, accountability and te rule of law are the basic building blocks of successful development. Therefore, GAA conducts high quality, demand driven research that provides an evidence base for practicable policies.
MIF is an African foundation, established in 2006 with one focus: the critical importance of governance and leadership in Africa. It is a non-grant making and non-fundraising organisation that focusses on defining, assessing and enhancing governance and leadership in Africa through four main initiatives: Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, Ibrahim Governance Weekend, Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships.
The Munich-based start-up Pingie Foods GmbH has developed an “emergency food” for children aged 3 to 6 living in crisis areas. The initial focus is on sub-Saharan Africa, where the product is to be delivered via aid organisations.
The food is purely vegetarian and contains all the minerals, vitamins and nutrients that children of this age need for their development. At around € 1.50 per child per day, the costs are close to those previously calculated by NGOs.
Femmes De l’Espoir (FE.D.ES) is a non-governmental, non-profit association whose aims are to help women by granting them seeds and to bring assistance to people facing social and psychological problems. It was founded in 2022 in Lomé, Togo.
The FE.D.ES-Team organizes training sessions, supports income generating activities like the production and marketing of agri-food products, promotes literacy and the schooling of girls, manages health centers and sets up public fountains.
AFN Founder Martin A. Schoeller is one of the supporters of FE.D.ES.
Enactus is active in 35 countries worldwide and, with over 37,000 students, is one of the largest global student organizations. In Germany, around 1,700 students from a wide range of academic disciplines at 34 universities are involved. Enactus offers national as well as international exchange around projects, startup foundation, further education and professional development. Through individual events, Enactus offers the unique opportunity to build friendships and make initial contacts in the business world.
“The Hunger Project Germany has been working in authentic partnership for the sustainable end of hunger and poverty around the globe for 40 years. As part of the global network The Hunger Project (THP) we are committed to achieving the sustainable end of hunger by 2030.”
The betterECO B2B platform is the key to being fast and effective in production, delivering quality and keeping risks low. Our focus is on promoting environmentally friendly, sustainable and socially responsible agriculture and processing of raw materials according to the most well-known organic, social and quality standards.
Our own operational Development Cooperation portfolio includes hands-on water-, clean energy-, and e-mobility-based projects with a social entrepreneurial focus, as well as numerous initiatives supporting social entrepreneurs in emerging economies. From mentoring and networking to knowledge transfer and access to finance, we either implement our own projects together with partners while also supporting selected social enterprises in developing and emerging countries.
Messe München is one of the largest trade fair companies worldwide and facility operator of the Munich exhibition grounds, the ICM – Internationales Congress Center and the MOC Veranstaltungscenter München. With a staff of around 1,100 employees, we organize and hold international flagship trade shows and conventions, and we host guest events, annual general meetings and corporate events including conferences and trainings in our various locations.
The Bavarian Industry Association (vbw—Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e. V.) is the voluntary, cross-industrial, interest group of Bavarian industry. We represent the interests of the Bavarian industry and provide support through our expertise and experience, our partners and networks as well as through our projects, programmes and our comprehensive range of services.
We are a network for companies, their managers, institutions and self-employed people who want to actively shape economic life in Bavaria. In the Export Club, they find the opportunity to exchange ideas, establish and expand contacts and initiate business.