Support Project Conservation of Biodiversity on Land

German Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development Dr. Gerd Müller, Vera Scholz (GIZ), Dr. Matthias Vey (International Fragrance Association) und Eberhard Brandes (WWF) launching two initiatives (“Bioinnovation”, “Reducing the demand for ivory in China”) during a festive event (“Safeguarding the future – preserving biodiversity”) in Berlin in December...

Promotion of the Management of Sunderbans-Mangrove Forest in Bangladesh

OBJECTIVES The Bangladesh Forest Department (BFD) under the Ministry for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) is enabled to manage the Sundarbans in a sustainable manner through co-management by involving local resource users, efficient and standardised patrolling (SMART), and a proper ecological monitoring. DESCRIPTION The “Sundarbans Reserved Forest” is declared a UNESCO...

Water Security and Climate Adaptation in Rural India

OBJECTIVES Rural water resource management is improved with regard to water security and climate adaptation. DESCRIPTION The project is in partnership with the Ministry of Rural Development and Ministry of Jal Shakti (Water) in India. The project aims at improving planning and financing mechanisms, demonstrating climate-resilient water management measures and...

Sustainable management of human mobility in the context of climate change

OBJECTIVES Improve actionable knowledge on HMCCC in the partner countries and regions, and in international/German development cooperation Capacities of subnational, national, regional and supra-regional actors for handling HMCCC are strengthened Knowledge generation for handling HMCCC are made accessible. Advice on HMCCC is made available to German/international development cooperation. DESCRIPTION The German Federal Ministry for Economic...

Climate Smart Land Use in ASEAN

The ASEAN-CRN participated in the 5th Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) on 8–10 October 2019 in Bali, Indonesia. Photo credit: ASEAN-CRN ANGA demonstrated a strong negotiation presence during the 25th Convention of Parties (COP25) of...

Global project Food Security and Strengthening of Resilience

CONTEXT Hunger and malnutrition can be attributed to a wide variety of factors: Besides being affected by poverty, conflicts and other forms of crisis, overpopulation and natural disasters, people may also simply lack access to health services, healthy nutrition, clean drinking water and sanitary facilities. In addition, people often do...

Mainstreaming EbA – Strengthening Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Planning and Decision Processes

Field trip of the International Community of Practice. Copyright: Global Project Mainstreaming EbA OBJECTIVES Strengthen the ability of decision-makers at international, national and local level to mainstream EbA into policy and planning processes. DESCRIPTION The global EbA Project supports the mainstreaming and application of ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adaptation. The project...