Transformation of Food Systems

OBJECTIVES Selected local, national, regional and international initiatives are ready to transform food systems towards healthier and more sustainable diets. DESCRIPTION To overcome hunger and food crises and address climate change, food systems need to be transformed and mindsets must change fundamentally. Our current food systems do not produce healthy diets for...

Sustainable Agricultural Systems and Policies

OBJECTIVES Transformation processes that foster sustainable agricultural systems are strengthened in India, Zambia, Kenya, Cameroon, Nigeria, Togo, Madagascar, Burkina Faso and Mali, as well as at regional and global level. DESCRIPTION One of the priority development goals of the international community’s 2030 Agenda is to end global hunger. Current agricultural and food...

Climate and Biodiversity Hub in Indonesia

OBJECTIVES Indonesia is reducing its GHG emissions and coming closer to achieving its NDC targets. DESCRIPTION As one of the world’s ten largest greenhouse gas emitters, Indonesia plays an important role in achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Under business as usual (BAU), its...

develoPPP.One World-No Hunger

OBJECTIVES Innovative approaches coupled with partnerships between development cooperation actors and the private sector along agricultural value chains have the capacity to increase smallholder production and income. DESCRIPTION In developing countries, agricultural goods are mainly produced by smallholders. Their limited access to new knowledge, agricultural inputs and financing means they must use...

Partnership against wildlife crime in Africa and Asia

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OBJECTIVES Key actors make broader use of proven approaches to curb transnationally organised wildlife crime. DESCRIPTION Wildlife crime not only threatens wildlife populations and their habitats but also jeopardises the economic basis and security of...

Support to the International Alliance against Health Risks in Wildlife Trade

OBJECTIVES The risk of pathogens jumping from wild animals to humans and thus leading to a pandemic has been reduced. Awareness and knowledge has been developed among the relevant stakeholders. DESCRIPTION Wild animals are an important part of biodiversity. However, they are also a source of known and unknown pathogens,...

Solutions for Marine and Coastal Resilience in the Coral Triangle

OBJECTIVES The six countries of the Coral Triangle are undertaking measures to preserve biodiversity and the associated ecosystem services in three large transboundary seascapes. DESCRIPTION The Coral Triangle is regarded as the global epicentre of marine biodiversity. Its unique habitats and important ecosystem services are increasingly jeopardised, however. The main stress factors...

Support programme Biodiversity-Environment-Oceans

OBJECTIVES The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) contributes to the design of international and national development processes and initiatives that implement ambitious and far-reaching environmental policy. A key aim is to improve terrestrial and marine biodiversity conservation in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals of...

Sector Project Rural Development

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Virtual cold chain assistant for smallholder farmers

OBJECTIVES The measure aims to adapt and test a climate-sensitive virtual cold chain assistant improve access to and use of climate-friendly cooling systems develop gender-sensible business models to increase the income of smallholder farmers and local SMEs reduce post-harvest losses In figures: 15 % more income for producers 10 % more turnover of SMEs 50 % less CO2...