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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH


The Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH is a government-owned corporation for international cooperation with worldwide operations. GTZ’s aim is to positively shape the political, economic, ecological and social development in our partner countries, thereby improving people’s living conditions and prospects. Through the services it provides, GTZ supports complex development and reform processes and contributes to global sustainable development.

The GTZ was founded in 1975 as a corporation under private law. The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is its main financing organisation. GTZ also undertakes commissions for other government departments, for governments of other countries, for international clients such as the European Commission, the United Nations or the World Bank, as well as for private-sector corporations. The GTZ operates on a public-benefit basis. Any surpluses are exclusively re-chanelled into its own development-cooperation projects. The organisation has more than 10,000 employees in around 130 countries. Around 8,500 are locally-contracted nationals ("national personnel"). The GTZ maintains its own field offices in 63 countries. Some 1,000 people are employed at Head Office in Eschborn near Frankfurt am Main.

The GTZ has a vested interest in air pollution control and provides considerable input for cleaner air in Asia through numerous projects financed by the German Government. In Asia only, GTZ is implementing at least 15 projects fully or partially dedicated to air pollution control with a total budget of more than € 40 million (about US$45 million).


[x ] Air quality monitoring
[x ] Air quality management
[x ] Stationary sources of air pollution
[x ] Mobile sources of air pollution
[x ] Others:

  1. Sustainable Urban Development
  2. Land-use Planning
  3. Transport Planning
  4. Strategies for Social Communication and Participation
  1. India
  2. China
  3. Thailand
  4. Malaysia
  1. Eco City Planning and Management Programme
  2. Air Pollution Control for Malaysian Cities: Transport and Industry
  3. Sustainable Urban Transport Program (SUTP-Asia)
  4. Environmental Quality Assessment and Control
  5. Hazardous Waste Management
  6. Advisory Services in Environmental Management
  7. Optimisation of Power Plant Performance
  8. Coal Seam Fires Fighting
  9. Urban Energy Systems
  10. Energy Efficiency Improve­ment and Modernization of the Electricity Sector
  11. Centre of Environmental Technology (CETH)
  12. Energy Efficiency Promotion (ENEP)
  13. Air Pollution Prevention
  14. Environmental Management in Industry
  15. Eco-Industrial Estates and Networks

Roland Haas
Chief Technical Advisor
Tel: 0060 (0)3 8885 8221
Fax: 0060 (0)3 8889 1041
Email: [email protected]

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