German Development Service (Deutscher Entwicklungsdienst) (DED)

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

The German Development Service (DED) is one of the leading European development services for personnel cooperation. It was founded in 1963: since then more than 13 000 development workers have committed themselves to improving the living conditions of people in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Almost 1 000 development workers are currently working in approximately 40 countries.

The organization merged with other partners into GIZ in 2010.


Year established


About this organisation

Partnership types

Project funding; Provision of goods

Regions / countries / territories

Europe: Germany

Global issues

Community development; Shelter, housing, land management and construction