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At D+C/E+Z, we are proud of our international network of authors. It is particularly important to us to be a platform for voices from the global south. Some authors contribute on a regular basis, others don't. Here you can find information about the people behind the contributions.

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in winter 2012/2013 in his capacity as state secretary at Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.  

All articles of Hans-Jürgen Beerfeltz


A lever for reducing poverty

The decentralisation of government powers contributes to fighting poverty in meaningful ways, so Germany is supporting related reforms

Strategic orientation

Partners in the private sector

Why Germany’s Development Ministry is keen on cooperating with the private sector

Civic activism

Advisers and watchdogs

State Secretary Beerfeltz elaborates on civil society's indispensable role

The merger of GTZ, InWEnt and DED

One Face to the Customer

Approved by the cabinet: the outlines of the merger of GTZ, DED and InWEnt

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