GFA Consulting Group
The GFA Consulting Group, based in Hamburg, is active around the world through numerous subsidiaries and partner companies. This international presence not only serves as an advantage for their clients, it also motivates their staff. The GFA Consulting Group's professional excellence is recognized by clients and financial institutions for its numerous successes in providing consultancy and sustainable support services to institutions and organisations working to improve people's lives and thus boost employment and economic growth.
GFA bases its consultancy services on an approach integrating sector and operational competitiveness and employing innovative technology for project planning, implementation, human resources development and financing. The GFA Consulting Group has at its disposal a large pool of highly capable, multi-faceted advisors on whom it can rely in each phase of project preparation, implementation and evaluation. A steadily growing company since its founding, the GFA Consulting Group has carried out more than 2000 studies and projects in over 70 countries, while continuously expanding its range of services.
GFA employs more than 250 staff members in Germany and abroad. GFA has successfully served hundreds of institutional clients by helping them carry out projects financed by bilateral donors, the European Commission, the World Bank, and many regional development banks. GFA's cooperation with German development and financial institutions, including GTZ and KfW, has significantly contrib-uted to its expertise. In agro-industry, environmental investment, and forestry, they also offer private-sector clients investment planning and certification services. Their principal shareholder, GFA Holding AG, is also invested in complementary services in engineering and IT consulting.
GFA Consulting Group has a sound track record of providing effective solutions to the challenges in the global consulting market. Based in Hamburg, the company has implemented complex studies and projectsin over 130 countries since 1982.
Leading development agencies, ministries and public clients have entrusted GFA with helping them to manage projects financed through bilateral and multilateral funds. Working in cooperation with stakeholders in government, the private sector, NGOs and citizens’ groups, GFA balances innovation and reliability to meet local needs.
The company’s international recognition as a dependable partner is incorporated in a set of values which focuses on performance, innovation, credibility and quality.
GFA Consulting Group provides outstanding services in strategic business areas which result from adapting to market developments. This change process is supported by GFA offices, units and subsidiariesworldwide. Hence, new themes are continuously integrated into the existing GFA portfolio. Currently, GFA offers its clients services related to 24 themes in nine clusters:
Private Sector Development
Financial Systems Development
Public Sector & Fund Management
Labor Markets & Human Resources
Agriculture & Rural Development
Natural Resources & Certification
Health & HIV/AIDS
Water & Sanitation