Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federal enterprise that supports the German Government in achieving their objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ is also engaged in international education work around the globe. GIZ operates in 130 countries and has more than 16,000 staff worldwide. GIZ has vast experience in managing large-scale, international, technical cooperation of the German Government, European Union and other international donors involving a multitude of partners. In the Energy Sector, GIZ supports the development of energy and climate strategies and provides consultancy services for energy efficiency, renewable energies and basic energy supply.