Forests4Future

OBJECTIVES Forests and tree-rich, fertile landscapes have been restored in Benin, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Madagascar and Togo. Governance in the forest sector has improved. DESCRIPTION Forests are home to some 80 per cent of terrestrial animal and plant species and thus provide livelihoods for one in five people. So far,...

Green Innovation Centres in the agriculture and food sector

OBJECTIVES Innovations in the agriculture and food sector help increase smallholder income, boost employment and improve regional food supply in selected rural target regions. DESCRIPTION More and more people are going hungry, most recently primarily fuelled by climate change, conflict and the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of them are smallholder farmers in Africa...

Improving Land management in the Mekong Region

OBJECTIVES Smallholder farmers have more secure and equitable access to and control over agricultural land and forests in the Mekong Region. DESCRIPTION Rapid socio-economic changes in the Mekong region in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam (CLMV) have caused an increase in the need for land for infrastructure and agribusinesses....

Mekong Delta Climate Resilience Programme (MCRP)

OBJECTIVES The climate-resilient management of natural resources in coastal areas of the Mekong Delta is improved to ensure sustainable development in the region. DESCRIPTION The Mekong Delta Climate Resilience Programme (MCRP) is a development cooperation programme co-financed by the Governments of Germany, Switzerland and of Vietnam.  MCRP is implemented by the Deutsche...

Sustainable Forest Management

Project delegation and Thach Han River Protection Forest Management Board during the site selection in Quang Tri Province. Photo: ©Nguyen Danh Dan GIZ SFM Project and Dong Xuan Protection Forest Management Board on a field trip to...