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...

Strengthening convergence for climate-resilient water resource management: Learnings from Indo-German project WASCA

‘Water Security and Climate Adaptation in Rural India’ (WASCA) aims to improve climate-resilient water resource management through an integrated approach across national, state and local levels. WASCA focusses on improving the convergence or collaboration among the Government’s development programmes, private sector, the rural community and other stakeholders for joint...

COP23 yields a decision on issues related to agriculture

One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. Finally, after several years of formal negotiation processes, a decision on how the agriculture sector can tackle climate change issues has been finally reached at the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...