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...

ASEAN German Climate Action Programme

OBJECTIVES ASEAN and ASEAN Member States are better able to cooperate and intertwine their respective climate policies with one another in the region while increasing visibility in international dialogue. DESCRIPTION Even though all Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have signed the Paris Agreement and formulated their Nationally...

Enhancing Rural Resilience through Appropriate Development Actions – ERADA

OBJECTIVES Livelihoods of vulnerable households in rural areas have been stabilised based on locally available natural resources and developmental support programmes. DESCRIPTION In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic hit the globe. This resulted in about ten million Indians returning from urban areas to their home villages as they had lost their...

Strengthening climate adaptation and climate resilience, Pakistan (SAR)

OBJECTIVES In Pakistan, the conditions for the country to adapt to climate change and deal with climate risks have improved. Women and other vulnerable groups are better protected. DESCRIPTION Pakistan is one of the countries most affected by climate change. Floods, droughts, erratic rainfall, melting glaciers, heat waves and extreme weather events...

Support to the Green and Sustainable Development Partnership

OBJECTIVES Transformative approaches to climate policy and development goals play a key role in German-Indian cooperation. DESCRIPTION With a population of more than 1.4 billion, India became the world’s most populous country in 2023. However, not everyone is benefiting from the constant economic growth. While the middle and upper classes are growing, there...

Supporting the Implementation of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) in Pakistan

OBJECTIVES The process of implementing the National Adaptation Plan is enhanced at national level and selected provinces in Pakistan. DESCRIPTION Pakistan grapples with severe challenges from climate change, lacking adequate adaptation measures to mitigate its impacts. Extreme weather events such as droughts, floods, and storms cause significant economic losses. They also harm...

Transformative Actions for Climate and Ecological Protection and Development (TRANSCEND)

OBJECTIVES Key actors at the national level and in the three landscapes support an integrated and transparent implementation of climate change and biodiversity policies. DESCRIPTION 45 per cent of the Philippine population lives in cities, where 75 per cent of the gross domestic product is produced. Unplanned urbanisation increases exposure to the...

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...