Supporting the Implementation of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) in Pakistan

OBJECTIVES The process of implementing the National Adaptation Plan is enhanced at national level and selected provinces in Pakistan. DESCRIPTION Pakistan grapples with severe challenges from climate change, lacking adequate adaptation measures to mitigate its impacts. Extreme weather events such as droughts, floods, and storms cause significant economic losses. They also harm...

Mekong Delta Climate Resilience Programme (MCRP)

OBJECTIVES The climate-resilient management of natural resources in coastal areas of the Mekong Delta is improved to ensure sustainable development in the region. DESCRIPTION The Mekong Delta Climate Resilience Programme (MCRP) is a development cooperation programme co-financed by the Governments of Germany, Switzerland and of Vietnam.  MCRP is implemented by the Deutsche...

Thai-German Climate Programme

Praphat Dejharn from Regional Office of the National Water Resources discussed with the head of the community on rehabilitating and reconnecting oxbow lakes to Yom river in Phrae province on 7 July 2020 Copyright: TGCP-Water, GIZ Thailand ...

Soil protection and rehabilitation for food security

OBJECTIVE Selected partner countries are assisted in the widespread implementation of agroecological approaches that conserve soil and rehabilitate infertile soil in climate-smart, environmentally friendly ways. DESCRIPTION The amount of fertile soil that is being lost around the world every year was most recently equal to roughly one-third of the size of Germany,...

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...

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...

International Agricultural Research

Indian farmer standing in his wheat field Copyright: Wasim Iftikar, CIMMYT Researchers in the International Rice Research Institute Copyright: IRRI OBJECTIVES Innovations of agricultural research provide smallholder farmers with...

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...