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International Conference on Sustainable Aquaculture

The conference is intended to ask ‘how to feed growing population within planetary boundaries?’.  The publication of conference compendium is expected to contribute towards global coalitions and platforms. The keys topics are likely to be around natural productivity, climate impact and cost, economics for small scale farmers, AMR impact,...

Harnessing Social Behaviour Change for Agroecological Progress

Social Behaviour Change (SBC) can be pivotal for achieving sustainable and holistic change in the ways we produce, process, and consume food. Going beyond conventional agricultural approaches, SBC acknowledges that successful and enduring transformation necessitates not only altering farming practices but also understanding and influencing the behaviour of individuals...

Fish Nurseries: Mr. Han’s Promising New Source of Income

Mr. Oun Han is a young man from the central region of Cambodia, namely from Stoung District in Kampong Thom province.  He is a dedicated farmer who works hard to achieve his goals in life.  He is the father of two young children, a girl and a boy. His...

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs for Cross-Border Trade in ASEAN

ASEAN Access Ambassadors promote the platform and its features, indirectly boosting women's empowerment. Initial appointees include six women entrepreneurs from Cambodia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam. Nurturing MSMEs in ASEAN Inclusive and sustainable economic development in ASEAN relies on leveraging the potential of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)...

Ecological Assessment Kapuas Hulu: Understanding the Local Ecological Context in order to Design Appropriate Project Interventions

Written by: Dorpaima Lumban Gaol, Communications and Knowledge Management Adviser INDONESIA - Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan Indonesia is well known for its rich biodiversity. According to data from CIFOR (Center for International Forestry Research), the Kapuas Hulu district span a total area of 29,842 km2, with 74% of this region...

CliPAD on Track: Driving Change Towards Emission Reduction in Lao PDR

The project “Climate Protection Through Avoided Deforestation” (CliPAD) has passed the halfway point of its seven-year implementation period. Developed to respond to the steady decline in forest cover as a result of agricultural expansion, infrastructure development and timber extraction, the project supports villagers in land use planning processes in...

Webinar Series: Carbon Credits in the Agricultural Sector

The Webinar series goes on! Due to the great response to the last sessions of the Webinar Series, the WG Agriculture decided to keep the exchange up and is now focusing on GIZ internal expertise and contributing to GIZ-wide discussion of the topic. Following the momentum of past sessions,...

Short Film on Sirpur Talaab: Lifeline of Indore

Located in Indore, Sirpur Talaab is a Ramsar site in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. Built by the Holkars, the erstwhile rulers of Indore State, primarily for drinking water supply, the wetland lost its ecological integrity over time. But today with the help of citizen initiatives and government...

World Wetland Day Celebration at Sirpur Lake, Indore

Launch of ’Management Effectiveness Tracking Tool – Practitioner’s Guide' | ©GIZIndia/Kirtiman Awasthi IKI-BMUV project ‘Wetlands Management for Biodiversity and Climate Protection’ in collaboration with MoEF&CC, celebrated World Wetland Day 2024 on 2 February at Sirpur Lake, Indore. The event saw the esteemed presence of Secretary-General Dr. Musonda Mumba and Senior...