GIZ's top consultancy partners for 2014

The GIZ headquarters in Bonn, Germany. Photo by: Eckhard Henkel / CC BY-SA

Germany’s development agency, also known as GIZ, awarded 723.8 million euros ($806.6 million) worth of consultancy contracts in 2014 — a record high since the merged organization first began its activities four years ago.

With a total volume of 599.4 million euros, consultancy firms and research institutions claimed the vast majority of GIZ’s consulting business in 2014. Meanwhile, contracting opportunities for freelance consultants made up a fifth of all awarded contracts (124.4 million euros) — a smaller but still significant share.

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