As a federal enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ operates throughout Germany and in more than 130 countries worldwide. We have more than 17,000 staff members around the globe, some 70% of whom are employed locally as national personnel.

With an international remit and a multicultural working atmosphere, we are successful because we share knowledge across disciplinary frontiers. Your professional and personal development is important to us. Whether it is the multifacetted day-to-day challenges or the considerable scope for applying creativity in your work – there are plenty of good reasons to join our motivated team.

The program for Sustainable Economic Development and Employment Promotion (SEDEP) supports agro-based value chains in six northern provinces of Afghanistan. Increase of income and creation of new jobs is addressed in this program through capacity building, provision of infrastructure and the promotion of linkages and dialogues processes that includes farmers, processors, traders, service suppliers as well representative of business membership and governmental institutions. The approach combines activities at national, provincial and district level.