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Latest figures for the weltwärts exchange projects programme

Since its launch on 1 July 2016, the weltwärts exchange projects programme has proved very popular as a source of funding and it has been used by a wide range of applicants. By the end of 2019, funding had been provided to 81 projects conducted by 74 different organisations working with a large number of partner countries – both in and outside of Africa.

2019: 24 projects funded

  • Projects with partner organisations from: Tanzania (8 projects) South Africa (5 projects), Senegal (2 projects)
  • One project each with partner organisations from: Côte d'Ivoire, Malawi, Rwanda, Togo, Uganda
  • Projects with non-African partners: Cuba (2 projects), India (1 project), Dominican Republic (1 project)

2018: 27 projects funded

  • Projects with partner organisations from: South Africa (4 projects), Uganda (3 projects)
  • Two projects each with partner organisations from: Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda
  • One project each with partner organisations from: Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Morocco, Namibia, Senegal, Tanzania, Zambia
  • Projects with non-African partners: Bolivia, Mexico, Nicaragua and Philippines (one project each)

2017: 32 projects funded

  • Projects with partner organisations from: South Africa (7 projects) and Tanzania (3 projects)
  • Two projects each with partner organisations from: Cameroon, Namibia, Togo and Uganda
  • One project each with partner organisations from: Botswana, Gambia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Zambia, Senegal and Swaziland
  • Projects with non-African partners: Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba (one project each)
  • Participants from Germany: 257
  • Participants from the partner countries: 256

2016: 4 projects funded

  • Projects with partner organisations from: South Africa (3 projects) and Cameroon (1 project)
  • Participants from Germany: 26
  • Participants from the partner countries: 29