Support for developing countries in the field of education

Bit Media trains the instructors on site and in Austria.

Indonesia Thanks to a soft loan from the Austrian control bank OeKB, the Bit Media e-Solutions GmbH completed the largest order in the company's history. After four years of preparation, the Graz-based company has expanded a vocational training center for tourism and carpentry in Medan, the third largest city in the country, for the Ministry of Labor and delivered the digital (learning management system, e-learning, digital school administration) and physical (practice kitchen, - reception, carpentry workshop) Infrastructure. The instructors are trained on site and in Austria. 

VACE can already point to realized projects in Ghana.

Ghana Also with a soft loan from OeKB VACE system technology GmbH realize a second follow-up order from the central vocational training authority in Accra. In the next two years, the Upper Austrian company will deliver and commission equipment and facilities for workshops and laboratories of six training institutions. The order also includes the training of trainers on the equipment supplied by international experts as well as structural adaptations and - where necessary - the construction of new buildings at the six locations.

Photos: VACE, BIT MEDIa

New destinations for sustainable tourism

Saranda is one of the municipalities in Albania that should be further developed in terms of tourism.

Albania The country on the Adriatic expects a greater number of guests from the expansion of its sustainable tourism offer, and with the help of the World Bank and Co it has already started to do so. Brand identities were created for several culturally significant towns in the south of the country. The order to promote this moved recently IDEAL live marketing on land. For two years, the Viennese event expert will design suitable events for the tourist communities - from historical spectacles to electronic festivals - and implement them together with Albanian partner agencies. (In the main picture above the article: the kick off meeting between IDEAL Live Marketing and the Minister of Tourism of Albania in the Albanian Ministry of Tourism)

The area around Kars, which is impressive in terms of landscape and culture, is expected to attract 1 million visitors a year in the future.

Turkey The promotion of sustainable tourism is also the goal of an EU-funded program in eastern Turkey. In the center is the town of Kars with its historically and scenically attractive surroundings. one of ATC Mountain Tourism Consultants consortium led from Styria is now to make the region more attractive for tourism. To this end, over the next three years, the experts will increase the capacity of local tourism companies, develop heritage-conscious renovation plans for historical sites, and set up advertising and marketing measures.

Photos: Wikimedia, Daniel Neli Bello, Marinos Karafyllidi, IDEAL Live Marketing
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Here you will find our brief reports on international consulting projects by Austrian companies in developing countries from the years 2021, 2020, 2019