EU demonstrates commitment to developing countries by stepping up climate finance to €17.6 billion

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 October 2016 The Commission welcomes the European Union's strong commitment to scale-up financing for climate action in developing countries, which showed a significant increase in 2015. The EU, EIB and Member States last year provided EUR 17.6 billion to help developing countries tackle climate change. The figure...

ASEAN Member States to present a united voice at COP22 on shared vision to address climate change impacts and drivers in agriculture.

“With the ASEAN Common Position, the ASEAN Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry have sent a clear message that agriculture, comprising crops, livestock, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture, is a top priority for action to address the impacts and drivers of climate change in ASEAN. I strongly believe the outcomes of...

Greater partnerships by governments, civil society and business is needed in order to bridge gaps in policy and practice

The ASEAN Climate Resilience Network (ASEAN-CRN) participated in the 5th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum with the theme “Adapting and Living under 2C: Bridging Gaps in Policy and Practice”, which was held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on October 17-19, 2016 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The forum,...

Bringing nature into the national curriculum

A half-day workshop to explore how nature camp and environmental issues could be better incorporated within the National Education System in Nepal took place 4 July 2016. The event was hosted by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in partnership with the Curriculum Development Centre (CDC) under Ministry of...

Research crucial to irrigation development in Nepal

- Aug. 17, 2016 Research on Nepal’s irrigation sector should be a priority of the Government of Nepal, irrigation experts said during the national irrigation seminar held 10-11 June in Dhulikhel, Nepal. The event was organised jointly by the Department of Irrigation (DOI), Government of Nepal in collaboration with the International...

Intensive Course on Tackling Climate Change Climate-Smart Approaches to Adaptation in Asia in Agriculture, Land and Coastal Zone Management

Date and Duration: 10 – 14 October 2016, 5 days Location: Bangkok, Thailand No. of Participants: Max 20 Participation Fee: 1, 960 Euro (GIZ) / 2,280 Euro (external) Language: English Application Deadline:10 September 2016 To register: https://intranet.giz.de/fobionline/v_event.asp?eventtype_id=32518131&show_all=false&pressed=false This training aims at building competencies for promoting climate change adaptation concepts and...

GCCA+ @ EDD16 Communicating climate change adaptation

Setting the agenda for action on the ground post-COP21 The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA+) stand and brainstorming session at the annual European Development Days event (15-16 June) in Brussels focused visitors’ attention on strengthening dialogue and cooperation with developing countries. About 40 international development experts gathered at the GCCA+ brainstorming...

FORCLIME to conduct a Training of Trainers (ToT) for the implementation of eLearning

The Human Resource Training Center of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (Pusdiklat KLHK) collaborated with FORCLIME to organise a workshop related to the implementation of eLearning in Pusdiklat KLHK. The workshop aimed at identifying and preparing the materials required to increase the Training Center’s capacity for managing eLearning....