German cities, towns and districts are increasingly emerging as actors in German development policy. For instance, they champion fair trade and fair procurement or maintain partnerships with municipalities in the Global South. As a result, they are actively shaping “municipal development policy.” This evaluation examines the existing funding for municipal development policy in Germany. Much of the funding in this area is provided by BMZ and implemented by Engagement Global gGmbH and its Service Agency Communities in One World (SKEW). The purpose of this evaluation is to contribute to the strategic and operational development of this funding structure.
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