Fund to promote innovation in agriculture

Water circulation systems at a shrimp farm in Cu Lao Dung district, Soc Trang, Vietnam Copyright: Ngo Tien, Chuong GIZ VN Mangroves in Vinh Hau commune, Bac Lieu, Vietnam Copyright: Ngo Tien, Chuong GIZ VN ...

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...

Marine conservation support project

OBJECTIVES Through the contributions from this project, BMZ shapes policy and implementation processes that promote marine conservation. The focus here is primarily on the achievement of the goals of the 2030 Agenda, the Biodiversity Convention and BMZ’s Ten-point Plan of Action. DESCRIPTION The project works on behalf of and in close consultation...

Wetlands Management for Biodiversity and Climate Protection

There are over 70 mangrove varieties found in the Bhitarkanika mangroves in Odisha which are also home to the highest density of saltwater crocodiles in India. Copyright: Debojyoti Mukherjee A couple returning with their catch in the...

Conservation and Sustainable Management of Coastal and Marine Protected Areas (CMPA)

OBJECTIVE To contribute to conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in selected areas along the coast of India PROJECT DESCRIPTION With a coastline of more than 7,500 km, India is endowed with a diversity of coastal and marine ecosystems. These ecosystems provide numerous services and benefits including fisheries, coastal tourism, as well...