Germany's development minister Gerd Müller told DW that the German-African Youth Initiative (DAJ) aims to promote understanding between young people on both continents.
Germany's new coalition government wants to make Africa a priority, and is promising more private investment and development aid. For many, these are the same empty promises of the past.
Berlin's development minister Gerd Müller wants young Germans to take a closer interest in Africa. Launching a 'German African Youth Initiative,' he told DW previous youth exchange schemes were 'one-directional.'
On this week's eco@africa, we see how climate change can promote democracy, find a good use for coffee grounds and visit an architect who is reviving an ancient African construction technique. All this and more!
Germany wants to use its G20 presidency to mobilize more assistance for Africa. But it has yet to work out a strategy which has been properly coordinated between government ministries and time is running out.
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