Green Innovation Centres for the Agriculture and Food Sector – India

Objective WHAT WE DO The Green Innovation Centre India wants small-scale farming enterprises and rural entrepreneurs to get more money out of their work. To achieve this, we disseminate innovations along value chains based on three crops: tomato, potato and apple. We work in line with priorities of the Government of India,...

Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in India (HWC)

OBJECTIVE The Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC) project aims at providing technical support at the national level, and effective implementation of HWC mitigation measures in selected states. The project pilot sites are: Haridwar Forest Division and adjoining landscape including Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand, Gorumara Wildlife Division in West Bengal, and...

Sector Programme Implementing the Biodiversity Convention

OBJECTIVE Providing advice to BMZ on CBD issues Providng advice to BMZ on biodiversity portfolio development Advancing selected CBD issues Mainstreaming biodiversity in other fields of development cooperation Expanding capacity development services PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION The purpose of the Sector Programme is to support the implementation of the CBD Strategic Plan. To that end, it advises the...

Land Use Planning and Management

OBJECTIVE The project’s main topics include: Land Use Policies Spatial Planning Instruments Organizational Development / Cooperation Model Human Capacity Development PROJECT DESCRIPTION Within the Indo-German Partnership, the “Land Use Planning and Management Project” by GIZ, the Ministry of Rural Development and the two State Governments of Tamil Nadu and Odisha aims to improve the general culture...

Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Partnership Project-Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity

OBJECTIVE The ABS Partnership project aims at strengthening the capacities of the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA), selected State Biodiversity Boards (SBB) and Biodiversity Management Committees (BMC). It also aims at creating awareness amongst commercial users of biological resources and associated traditional knowledge for the effective implementation of ABS mechanisms under...

Sector Programme Soil Policy and Land Management

OBJECTIVE The project aims to: provide technical and conceptual advice on international (EU, FAO, World Bank, SDGs, etc.) and national processes and agendas together with partners from the academia, the civil society and the private sector (TU München, University of Marburg, various NGOs, consultants, etc.) interact within strong networks and supports initiatives...

Forestry and Climate Change (FOR-CC)

OBJECTIVE To provide capacity building to improve the cooperation of ASEAN Member States on climate change-related key topics in agriculture and forestry PROJECT DESCRIPTION FOR-CC provides capacity building to improve the cooperation of ASEAN Member States on climate change-related key topics in agriculture and forestry. On the regional level FOR-CC promotes dialogue, exchange...

Institutional Strengthening of the Biodiversity Sector in ASEAN (ISB)

OBJECTIVE The project aims to: support the ASEAN center for Biodiversity in fulfilling its mandate to facilitate cooperation and coordination among the AMS on conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity and equitable use of natural treasures build on the predecessor project of ‘Biodiversity and Climate Change Project (BCCP) PROJECT DESCRIPTION The project aims...

Food and Nutrition Security in Eastern Shan State, Myanmar

OBJECTIVE The project aims to: Improve the Food and Nutrition Security of vulnerable populations in selected areas in Eastern Shan State, especially women of reproductive age and infants PROJECT DESCRIPTION Food insecurity and malnutrition remain a challenge for the poorest and most vulnerable people in rural areas in Eastern Shan State. Among the...