The new solar symbiosis

GIZ Viet Nam is combining solar energy and agriculture to tap into over 70 million hectares of new opportunities.  Income for farmers, shade for animals and crops, electricity for the country: two new projects aim at identifying agricultural or aquacultural use-cases profiting from solar panel shading, while maintaining or...

Book Launch: Making a case for the SDGs from Asia

What does a lemongrass farmer in India, a Chinese urban planner and a Bangladeshi forest guard have in common? They all contribute to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through GIZ’s work in Asia.   "Making a case for the SDGs from Asia" – that is the new knowledge...

Job Vacancy: Portfolio Adviser for Country Offices

[Disclaimer: Self-translated from German text] GIZ, under the new Climate Road-map, has decided to expand the focus to Climate-friendly Mobility. For the undertaking, a Portfolio Adviser for Country Offices, who works closely with Country Directors and AVs in analyzing donors’ interest and opportunity in the field of energy, urban development...

Green Banking Trainings – Still Open for Applications!

Until 31 March, you are invited to apply for a scholarship for one of the Green Banking trainings offered in 2018! Depending on your individual interest and available time, you can choose among one of the following trainings from the Green Banking scholarship programme: • GB Green Finance Specialist Programme...

Digital Technologies, Apps for Achieving SDGs

  By Evelyn Anago Do you want to know which digital technologies and applications have the potential to make our development work more effective, cost-efficient, transparent, and inclusive, consistent with the digitalization thrust of GIZ and its main commissioner, BMZ, in the midst of today’s digital revolution? Check out GIZ’s toolkit on Digitalisation...

4 P’S TO MAKE 2018 YOUR YEAR

By Evelyn Añago It seems just yesterday when we were wishing everyone all the best for 2018 – and now, the first month is over. Will we just sit back and watch the year go by? What can we do to make the rest of 2018 as good for us...