Protection and management of Aquatic Biodiversity in the North Eastern Region of India

OBJECTIVES Outcome: State and local stakeholders are implementing their improved knowledge and management capacities for the conservation and sustainable, climate-friendly management of wild fish and invertebrate populations in 4 states of the North Eastern Region of India. DESCRIPTION Population growth, increasing intensity of use and the consequences of climate change are increasingly...

Support of Agroecological transformation processes in India

OBJECTIVE transformative agroecological processes are strengthened to sustainable agro- and food systems on national and state level. COUNTRYIndia DURATION01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2025 Commission AgencyBMZ CONTACT PERSON Ms. Sabine Preuss sabine.preuss@giz.de

Sustainability and Value Added in Agricultural Supply Chains

Two cotton farmers using the AI-based Pest Management App based by Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence. Copyright: © Welspun Foundation For Health And Knowledge. Project farmer Mr. Bhanudas Sarjerao Moharle from Ajgaon village in Wardha district...

Sustainable management of forest ecosystem services in the Western Himalayas

SITUATION One of India's most important ecoregions are the forest ecosystems of the Western Himalayas. They act as life support systems for millions of people residing in the uplands and lowlands of the Indo-Gangetic plains. They provide various ecosystem services that enhance the supply of water that flows into streams...

Water Security and Climate Adaptation in Rural India

OBJECTIVES Rural water resource management is improved with regard to water security and climate adaptation. DESCRIPTION The project is in partnership with the Ministry of Rural Development and Ministry of Jal Shakti (Water) in India. The project aims at improving planning and financing mechanisms, demonstrating climate-resilient water management measures and...

Securing Nutrition, Enhancing Resilience – India

OBJECTIVE The GIZ Securing Nutrition, Enhancing Resilience project is part of the global special initiative ‘One World – No Hunger’ by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and being implemented in 10 countries including India. The project aims to improve the nutrition situation of 424,000 women of...

Climate Adaptation and Finance in Rural India (CAFRI)

OBJECTIVES To support the implementation of India’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) on climate adaptation regarding need and evidence-based planning of adaptation initiatives and climate-sensitive design of financial instruments DESCRIPTION India’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) emphasises on better adaptation to climate change by enhancing investments in sectors vulnerable to climate change. Funded by BMZ “Climate Adaptation...

Wetlands Management for Biodiversity and Climate Protection

There are over 70 mangrove varieties found in the Bhitarkanika mangroves in Odisha which are also home to the highest density of saltwater crocodiles in India. Copyright: Debojyoti Mukherjee A couple returning with their catch in the...

Green Innovation Centres for the Agriculture and Food Sector – India

Objective WHAT WE DO The Green Innovation Centre India wants small-scale farming enterprises and rural entrepreneurs to get more money out of their work. To achieve this, we disseminate innovations along value chains based on three crops: tomato, potato and apple. We work in line with priorities of the Government of India,...