Climate Resilient Coconut Farm Management

While the coconut sector has its strengths, it faces countless challenges and momentous problems such as the gradual decline of the prices of copra and many other coconut products, low productivity and aging palms. These trends contribute to the high incidence of poverty in regions with a substantial share...

Leadership for Facilitating Better Climate-Smart Land Use Practices in the Region

Photo: SEARCA/ Renz B Tabadero Building on last year’s success, the ASEAN Climate Leadership Programme (ACLP) 2021 aims to enhance participants’ leadership skills, while contributing to the discussion on ASEAN regional processes related to climate-smart land use. In total, there are 22 participants from eight ASEAN Member States enrolled in...

Youth in Action: 50 young Thai leaders bring forward sustainable water solutions

Young leaders from across Thailand convened on 6-8 August 2021 at the ‘Blue-Net Camp’ to drive youth action to tackle water challenges. The online event was organized by the Office of the National Water Resources (ONWR) to stimulate youth-led advocacy for sustainable water management in Thailand. Thailand has adopted the...

Climate Smart Agriculture in India: National Certificate Course on Weather based Agromet Advisory through ICT

Climate and weather data are of great importance to farmers which due to unpredicted changing weather conditions affects, primarily, agricultural decisions and indirectly the livelihoods of farmers, especially smallholders and marginal farmers. Thus, the emphasis on advanced weather forecasting services. Agro-meteorological Advisory Services (AAS) assists farmers in making weather-sensitive farming...

#RECYCLEGIRI – our take on making recycling a part of our daily lives!

A social media campaign was launched in July 2021 under the develoPPP project – “Developing Collection Infrastructure & Recycling Platform for plastic waste & e-waste in non-urban India”. The campaign aims to increase awareness of stakeholders on responsible recycling of plastic and e-waste under the theme ‘Recyclegiri’. The word...

Enhancing Climate Finance Capacity for Policymakers in ASEAN

Photo: GIZ/ Shofi Fauziyyah The Climate Finance Training for Sector Experts (CliFit4SE), held virtually in April 2021, enhanced the climate financing knowledge of 45 policymakers working in the food, agriculture, and forestry sectors in the ASEAN region. The training conveyed practical information on how to access climate funding for implementing...

Supporting Sub National Level Climate Action in India: Case Study from the EU-India Strategic Partnership for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement

Climate Change severely impacts our planet’s eco-systems and biodiversity, in addition to human health and food systems and it’s impacting the most vulnerable communities in India. In 2019, the Indian Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) developed guidelines for revising State Action Plans on Climate Change (SAPCCs) for...

The ASEAN Climate Leadership Programme

@GIZ/CSLU The Climate Smart Land Use in ASEAN (CSLU) project will launch the ASEAN Climate Leadership Programme (ACLP) in October 2020. The ACLP aims to enable participants to enhance their leadership skills while contributing to ASEAN policy processes and outcomes, to ensure these are better informed, more holistic, cooperative and...