Michael Krake

Michael Krake

Head of Political Staff at German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

IMPULSE The German development policy

“From a continent of crisis to one of opportunities” – the title of the BMZ’s first Africa Paper, published in early 2014, is still very appropriate. It has turned out that the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) made the right choice and proved to be farsighted when making prospects for Africa’s […]

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PANEL DISCUSSION Europe & Africa – How does this Partnership make use of the 27 x 55 Opportunities sustainably

Europe, soon with only 27 member states, faces an ever-increasingly networked world; its politics and economy constantly growing in complexity. Just a few kilometers south of Europe, Africa extends over 55 highly diverse states, covers an area that is bigger than the USA, China, India, Japan and Europe together, and will double its population to […]

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