Strengthening Coastal Biodiversity Conservation and Management through Protection and Rehabilitation Incentives for Coastal Carbon Sinks in Pacific Island countries

OBJECTIVES Fiji, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu are successfully conserving and managing seagrass and mangrove ecosystems to safeguard associated ecosystem services. DESCRIPTION Seagrass meadows and mangrove forests sequester carbon at rates up to 66 times faster than terrestrial forests and store up to five times more carbon per hectare. These...

Support to the International Alliance against Health Risks in Wildlife Trade

OBJECTIVES The risk of pathogens jumping from wild animals to humans and thus leading to a pandemic has been reduced. Awareness and knowledge has been developed among the relevant stakeholders. DESCRIPTION Wild animals are an important part of biodiversity. However, they are also a source of known and unknown pathogens,...

Transformative Actions for Climate and Ecological Protection and Development (TRANSCEND)

OBJECTIVES Key actors at the national level and in the three landscapes support an integrated and transparent implementation of climate change and biodiversity policies. DESCRIPTION 45 per cent of the Philippine population lives in cities, where 75 per cent of the gross domestic product is produced. Unplanned urbanisation increases exposure to the...

Sino-German Environmental Partnership Phase III

OBJECTIVES Environmental protection and nature conservation measures in China are planned and implemented more effectively. DESCRIPTION Economic growth in China has slowed and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing. In this context, China’s 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) aims to achieve qualitative economic growth and balance this with environment protection. The...

Enhancement of Smallholder Spice Farmer’s Capacities in Sustainable Farming

OBJECTIVES ‘Enhancement of Smallholder Spice Farmer’s Capacities in Sustainable Farming’ aims to strengthen the production of cardamom, cumin, and turmeric in four states of India - Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Rajasthan - to increase the capacities of spice farmers to make production practices more economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable. The project...

Agripath – Sustainable agriculture through effective and efficient digital pathways

OBJECTIVES Improving access to and scaling digital agricultural extension services Enhancing capacities of stakeholders for the uptake and adoption of digital agricultural extension services DESCRIPTION The project “AgriPath – Empowering smallholder farmers’ transition to sustainable agriculture through effective and efficient digital pathways” aims to bring sustainable agriculture to scale. By providing farmers and...

Fund for Innovation in Agriculture (i4Ag)

African American girl scientists learning and writing science and doing analysis for germs and bacteria with microscope in the laboratory. Science and education, researcher and discovery concept OBJECTIVES Employment opportunities and income are being created as...