Innovative rice-potato production for smallholder farmers

OBJECTIVES Innovative approaches for sustainable rice-potato-cultivation systems are established at smallholder level. DESCRIPTION This applied research project promotes the use of an innovative potato production in rice-potato systems (“potato production through zero-tillage and rice straw mulching (PZTM”) through participatory and gender-sensitive trainings in India and Bangladesh. Agronomic, climate-relevant and gender-disaggregated socioeconomic impacts...

Digital cold chain assistant for smallholder farmers

OBJECTIVES The measure aims to adapt and test a climate-sensitive digital cold chain assistant improve access to and use of climate-friendly cooling systems develop gender-sensible business models to increase the income of smallholder farmers and local SMEs reduce post-harvest losses In figures: 15 % more income for producers 10 % more turnover of SMEs 50 % less CO2...

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)

Mulching of potato with rice straw. Copyright: Jürgen Kroschel (GIZ) Planting of potato after rice harvest without tillage in Assam, India. Thereafter, potato seed will be covered with rice straw. Copyright: Ali Shahid (International Potato Center) ...

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...

Peatland management and rehabilitation

Collecting the Fishes in the end of the Day Copyright: @GIZ/Arif Data Kusuma Fisherman Catch the Fish in Delta Kayan Sembakung North Kalimantan Copyright: @GIZ/Nessy Rosdiana ...