Sector Network Natural Resources and Rural Development Asia and the Pacific (SNRD Asia and the Pacific) is GIZ internal platform for learning, sharing sector-specific knowledge and networking of likeminded professionals in the field of natural resources and rural development in Asia. By joining SNRD Asia and the Pacific, you will add value to your daily work — whether it is project implementation, expanding your network, or the opportunity to work with external partners.

Member Projects



Agricultural value chains,investments, Public Private Partnerships,capacity development and farmer group organizations


Ecosystem services, protected areas, and their governance

Climate Change Adaptation

Climate change planning, financing and adaptation (incl. NAP, NDC), community and ecosystem-based adaptation, and Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV)

Green Education

Climate change education and awareness raising, education for sustainable development and sustainable consumption

Hills to Ocean (H2O)

Coastal zone management, aquaculture, fishing, coastal and marine conservation, climate change adaptation and mitigation in coastal zones, climate change vulnerability assessments, mangrove conservation and restoration


Challenges and lessons learnt in implementing REDD+ (MRV, Safeguards, Benefit Sharing, Strategy) including topics such as Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR), Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT), and forest policy development

Sustainable Development Goals

Learning, knowledge and information services for better integrated approaches for member projects of SNRD Asia and the Pacific and TUEWAS