Master Trainers ready to train 350 Coconut Farmers on Regenerative Agriculture

After 18 months of piloting regenerative practices with selected pioneering coconut farmers, the Regenerative Coconuts Agriculture Project (ReCAP) is ready for its next phase: Scale-up phase. To kick-off this phase, 15 staff from the Department of Agricultural Extension (DOAE), 7 staff from the Department of Agriculture (DOA) and 5...

Promoting Nature-based Solutions in ASEAN

Photo: GIZ/Diella Dachlan In the Southeast Asia region, the NbS approach aligns with the regional framework for post-COVID-19 recovery and green economies, as described in the ASEAN Comprehensive Recovery Framework (ACRF). Promoting NbS and sustainable development will contribute to a more resilient region amidst global challenges such as climate change, food...

New project supporting agroecological transformation processes of India’s agriculture and food systems

©GIZ / Harsh Kamat Country: India Timeframe: January 2021 – December 2025 Commissioning Agency: BMZ Project volume: 7.5 Mio € Presenting “SuATI” – funded by BMZ and implemented by GIZ India in partnership with the Indian Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare (MoA&FW), this new project aims to strengthen agroecological transformation processes of agricultural...

Keeping Up with COP26 Momentum for Climate Actions on Land Use Sector in Asia Pacific

Organization representatives speaking during the Opening Programme to kick-start the virtual event series in March 2022. Photo: GIZ/Diella Dachlan The 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) acknowledged the essential of transition to achieve sustainable and climate-resilient food system. To keep up with the...

Innovation for agriculture fund focuses on soil organic carbon monitoring using remote sensing technology in India and Kenya

Satellite-based digital solutions for the valorisation of climate-friendly agriculture, I4Ag Soilify ESTI Under the Innovation in Agriculture (i4Ag) fund by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), GIZ has recently launched a Soilify-ESTI project in India and Kenya to devise methods for monitoring and measuring regenerative agricultural practices...

Integrated Development Partnership with Olam Food Ingredients (OFI)

GIZ-assisted women cocoa farmer from Lore Lindu Biosphere Reserve area. ©Ismet KhaeruddinGIZ Working Together to Protect the Lore Lindu Biosphere Reserve Area of Indonesia With an official launch on December 1, 2021 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and Olam Food Ingredients (ofi) in an integrated Development Partnership (iDPP). The...

Berau District has the plantation land-use governance strengthened

Sungai Lesan Protected Forest, Lesan Dayak Village, Kelay Subdistrict With the technical support from the BMU project  Low-emissions oil palm development in Berau District (LEOPALD), Berau District Government, Indonesia, continue improving its land-use governance capacity. It aims for net-zero deforestation in 2021-2026, applying the risk-based approach in district-wide HCV area...

Thai rice researchers ready to take action on climate change

GHG emission data is collected from pilot rice paddies in central provinces of Thailand. Story and Photos: Chotika Thamsuwan and Patcharin Sae-heng, Agriculture and Food Cluster The Thai Rice Department and The Thai German Climate Programme – Agriculture (TGCP-Agriculture) hosted online trainings for rice researchers nationwide to enhance their...