A Springboard to Success

His participation in the Manager Training Programme was a career boost for Fizuli Yolchiyev from Azerbaijan. After six years as Purchasing Manager at Facet LLC, a wholesale firm for medical technology, he was promoted to the position of Head of Purchasing. Since then, he has particularly intensified the cooperation with German firms. Continue reading

Programme with Azerbaijan Extended up to 2023

Germany and Azerbaijan are continuing their cooperation in the Manager Training Programme (MP). On 2 March 2021, the German Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Dr Wolfgang Manig, and the Vice Minister of Economy of Azerbaijan, Sahib Alekperov, signed a Joint Declaration of Intent in Baku to extend the Programme up to the end of 2023. Continue reading

Farmers from Azerbaijan visit Saxony

The weather on the first day of the spring month of March was extremely cold in Dresden with temperatures around minus 12 degrees Celsius and an icy wind. In the early morning, 16 Azerbaijani farmers took the bus that was to keep them fairly warm and take them to the places where they were going to visit German enterprises and institutions that day. Continue reading

Family Businesses Inspire

Dirk Gropp, head of the family-run Saxonian Bernhard Werner Nahrungsmittel Produktions- und Handels GmbH, is assessing the supplies in the company’s warehouse. He‘s sifting the potato flour through his fingers: the raw material for the company's products comes from carefully selected agricultural areas,which he regularly travels to perform personal inspections. That‘s the only way he can make sure there are no “surprises“ – just quality from cultivation to packaging. Continue reading