Project Development Programme (PDP)
03/2015 - 03/2020
German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)
the Delegate of German Industry and Commerce in Vietnam (GIC/AHK)
The Project Development Programme (PDP) is a regional programme in South East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, commissioned and funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) under the German Energy Solutions Initiative that supports German companies create successful and context-adaptive business partnerships in foreign markets. Regarding Vietnamese context, PDP provides a range of services, both for the participating German and local companies. This includes sharing information, establishing contacts, support for showcase projects and marketing, awareness raising, and advisory services on the prevailing business conditions. In country where there is a local infrastructure of German foreign trade promotion, e.g. the Delegate of German Industry and Commerce (AHK), PDP cooperates closely and contributes its energy and development expertise. This brings together the synergies, experience and networks of foreign trade promotion and development cooperation.
Sharing information and establishing contacts
The objective of this module is to provide information to German companies about markets abroad as well as to inform potential partners in the target countries about the advantages of renewable energy technologies and German products and services. It also supports bilateral business partnerships through the facilitation of contacts.
Activities of Module 1 are:
- Country and market studies: Biomass Sub-sector Analysis (2016)
- Information events in Germany: Information workshop on Vietnam Wind Energy (2015)
- Information workshop on Vietnam Solar PV (2016)
- Information events abroad
- AHK-Business trips to target regions
- Delegation visits
Reference Projects and Capacity Development
The aim of the second module is to position German products and services in reference projects in the target countries. It furthermore includes technical capacity training measures under the involvement of German companies.
Module 2 includes:
- Project identification and assessment of business opportunities: Solar PV Rooftop PV Study (2016)
- Identification and support of reference projects
- Capacity development: German Solar Training Week
Management of framework conditions
Investments into renewable energies need attractive legal framework conditions. Part of a targeted PDP policy advice are the preparation of analyses and policy papers for current topics, a targeted advice concerning ongoing decision processes, as well as seminars for decision-makers and their employees, participation in delegation visits as well as bilateral meetings of investors and decision-makers.
If you have any questions regarding the project, please contact Ms. Nguyen Thi Hien Trang, Project Officer, at: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.