Dr. Stefan Oswald is Director Subsahara Africa in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) since June 2016. He studied agricultural sciences in Göttingen and holds a doctorate from Gießen University. From 2011 to 2016 he was Head of Division “Afghanistan and Pakistan” and Deputy Director for Asia.
In his 30 years of working in the field of development cooperation.
Dr. Oswald worked in a variety of national and international positions, which include assignments as senior advisor development policy to the German Parliament and aid effectiveness in the BMZ, as assistant head of division “Rural development, Agricultural Research” and as development worker in Tanzania and in Mali in 1989.