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Master Trainers ready to train 350 Coconut Farmers on Regenerative Agriculture

After 18 months of piloting regenerative practices with selected pioneering coconut farmers, the Regenerative Coconuts Agriculture Project (ReCAP) is ready for its next phase: Scale-up phase. To kick-off this phase, 15 staff from the Department of Agricultural Extension (DOAE), 7 staff from the Department of Agriculture (DOA) and 5...

Tri-lateral cooperation project goes World Forestry Congress

On 6th May 2022, the 15th World Forestry Congress (WFC) came to a close after five days of intensive discussions between global environmental leaders addressing crucial global forest and environmental issues. The event highlighted that forests, forestry, and forest stakeholders are the major nature-based solutions to current environmental and...

Promoting Nature-based Solutions in ASEAN

Photo: GIZ/Diella Dachlan In the Southeast Asia region, the NbS approach aligns with the regional framework for post-COVID-19 recovery and green economies, as described in the ASEAN Comprehensive Recovery Framework (ACRF). Promoting NbS and sustainable development will contribute to a more resilient region amidst global challenges such as climate change, food...

Interactive Tool for Climate Risk Planning & Management in Agri-Food Systems

We’re counting on you, let’s develop CRISP! The climate risk planning & managing tool for development programs in agri-food systems (CRISP) will be a freely available, quick and simple to use, interactive web-based tool for agricultural and rural development project planners and managers. It will help strengthen the mainstreaming of climate...

New project supporting agroecological transformation processes of India’s agriculture and food systems

©GIZ / Harsh Kamat Country: India Timeframe: January 2021 – December 2025 Commissioning Agency: BMZ Project volume: 7.5 Mio € Presenting “SuATI” – funded by BMZ and implemented by GIZ India in partnership with the Indian Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare (MoA&FW), this new project aims to strengthen agroecological transformation processes of agricultural...

Keeping Up with COP26 Momentum for Climate Actions on Land Use Sector in Asia Pacific

Organization representatives speaking during the Opening Programme to kick-start the virtual event series in March 2022. Photo: GIZ/Diella Dachlan The 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) acknowledged the essential of transition to achieve sustainable and climate-resilient food system. To keep up with the...

The ASEAN Access MATCH Launch to Enable Business Matchmaking Accessible for All

The launching of the ASEAN Access MATCH on Tuesday, 25 January 2022. Photo: GIZ/Diella Dachlan The recently launch ASEAN Access MATCH is a platform for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Southeast Asia region to find relevant businesses cross-border, to access new market opportunities while showcasing their products...

Innovation for agriculture fund focuses on soil organic carbon monitoring using remote sensing technology in India and Kenya

Satellite-based digital solutions for the valorisation of climate-friendly agriculture, I4Ag Soilify ESTI Under the Innovation in Agriculture (i4Ag) fund by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), GIZ has recently launched a Soilify-ESTI project in India and Kenya to devise methods for monitoring and measuring regenerative agricultural practices...

ASEAN Green Initiative (AGI)

The ASEAN region is rich in both biological and cultural diversity. While it occupies only 3 per cent of the Earth’s surface, it is home to 18 per cent of the world’s known plants and animals. The forests of ASEAN are considered one of the most biologically rich and...