Sustainability is promising when your partners buy in!

The measures, knowledge and tools developed and implemented by the Coffee+ project have been sustained through enablement of each relevant partners and farmers from various government and non-government sectors in delivering the mutual goal. The mechanisms include institutionalisation, collaboration, and capacity development. Improving smallholder coffee farming systems in Southeast Asia...

A technological view on Indian cotton ginning at the Bremen Cotton Conference 2022

In collaboration with internationally recognised brands and organisations, the project promotes the implementation of sustainability standards such as Better Cotton Standards, Fairtrade Standards and Organic Standards. So far, around 240,000 smallholder farmers in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh are supported for sustainable cotton production. Besides working directly with...

Digital Innovations for Sustainable Future to Support ASEAN SMEs

Speakers during “SMEs’ Digital Innovations towards Sustainable Future” topic on 8/8/2022. [GIZ / Diella Dachlan] The market talks and virtual business matchmaking event focused on the “SMEs’ Digital Innovations towards Sustainable Future” topic. SMEs and businesses in ASEAN and G20 countries delved deeper into how the digital environment supports cross-border...

ASEAN kickstarts the ASEAN SME Policy Index 2024 Development

Group photo of ASEAN SME officials during the event to update ASEAN SME Policy Index through a hybrid event from 26 – 27 July 2022 in Jakarta. [GIZ] The delegations attending the event were SME development agencies from the ten ASEAN Member States, representatives from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation...

Agricultural exhibition on Solar technologies

Renewable energy solutions on display: on 5th and 6th of April, the GIC project together with its implementing partners SELCO Foundation and APMAS organised a two-day agricultural exhibition of renewable energy technologies in Madanapalle, in India’s eastern state of Andhra Pradesh.

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...

Policy Framework for Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in ASEAN

The guideline development looks at the existing frameworks, among other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as the ASEAN Comprehensive Recovery Framework (ACRF) and ASEAN Integrated Food Security (AIFS) Framework and Strategic Plan of Action on Food Security (SPA-FS) 2021-2025 - ASEAN for long-term socio-economic recovery strategy post-pandemic. The guideline development started...

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...