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Better Rice Initiative Asia (BRIA)’s SMART Approach in Viet Nam

BRIA Viet Nam is implementing its SMART programme (Sustainable Management of Rice production systems through introduction of improved Technologies) in the provinces of Đong Thap, Hau Giang and Kien Giang. BRIA intends to promote the implementation of the Agricultural Restructuring Plan to improve farmers’ livelihoods in those provinces, promote...

A Public Private Collaboration for MSME Development

The Philippines --- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the Philippine government agency primarily mandated to promote economic development of the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (PCE), a private sector initiative with a nationwide, huge...

SNRD Asia Spokesperson’s Conference Welcome Message

Dear Fellow Professionals and Colleagues, On behalf of SNRD Asia Secretariat, it is my great pleasure to welcome you to attend the first ever gathering of two GIZ Sector Networks: TUEWAS (Transport, Environment, Energy and Water in Asia) and SNRD Asia (Natural Resources and Rural Development in Asia), in Bangkok,...

Learning about SDGs with fun yet informative!

In September 2015, world leaders adopted the Global Goals for Sustainable Development to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice and address environmental issues. To learn about SDGs, the following materials offer different ways to explore. Video Here is how these visionary goals can be integrated from a personal level....

SDGs: All you need to know

]After years of negotiation, at last on 25 September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly officially adopted the universal, integrated and transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. To learn more about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), here is how to get started. What are the SDGs? The SDGs are a...

From MDGs to SDGs: Getting started

September 2015 marked another historic milestone as heads of state and government around the world adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (or SDGs), en route for shared action “for people, planet and prosperity”. As articulated, these goals, cross-cutting social, economic, and environmental dimensions, are to be achieved by 2030 and...