FES Offices in Africa
FES Ivory Coast
FES South Africa
The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is represented in the region through its 19 offices: Angola, Ethiopia, Benin, Botswana, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Zambia, Senegal, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. In addition, FES works with selected partners in e.g. Guinea, Cape Verde, Mauritius or Togo. These activities are conducted by the respective offices in the neighbouring countries or by the headquarters.
FES runs the project offices in Africa with 20 German staff members on overseas assignment and approxiametly 180 local experts and administrative personnel. 15 staff members from the Africa Department in Berlin support their work and organise the dialogue with partners in Germany. Approximately EUR 12 million in funding is available for this work from resources provided by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) each year.