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Climate Resilient Coconut Farm Management

While the coconut sector has its strengths, it faces countless challenges and momentous problems such as the gradual decline of the prices of copra and many other coconut products,...

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A Strategic Partnership for Institutionalising Capacity Development on Climate Change Adaptation

Aiming at climate change adaptation and capacity development on adaptation at grass root level, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya-State Institute of Rural Development (DDU-SIRD), an apex institute of the Uttar Pradesh...

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Workshop Series on Nature-based Solutions (NbS)

Online workshops series on NbS Building on existing capacity development on NbS (such as the training on “NbS for global challenges” in February 2021, and the annual “Vilm seminar”...

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Manual on Environmental Education and Communication in Laos

The Environmental Education and Awareness (EEA) output of the GIZ ProFEB program in Loas has re-established links to a manual on environmental education and communication, originally published by GIZ...

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National Environmental Education and Communication Strategy for the Protected Areas System in Mongolia

Turtle Rock in the Gorkhi Terelj National Protected Area. Credit : Caroline Bollrich. Source/Copyright : SPACES project The GIZ SPACES project completed a national environmental education and communication strategy (EECS)...

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Long-term Assessment of Environmental Education, Communication and Awareness Raising in Laos In a rare long-term assessment of environmental

Mass media in a remote Lao village. Credit : Manfred Oepen. Source/Copyright : ProCEEd project In a rare long-term assessment of environmental communication in development assistance, the 2021 summer edition...

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Operational Logging and Degradation Monitoring Initiative (OLDM) boosts law enforcement through forest monitoring in Laos.

Field inspection. Credit: Bee Aphaiso OLDM is a forest monitoring system that enables Lao authorities to detect changes in forest cover on individual tree level fast enough for field teams...

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Economic Empowerment of Female Smallholder Coffee Farmers in Tanggamus, Lampung Indonesia

It was a sunny day in Gunung Megang Village when a group of females gathered in front yard of a house. Their laughter and voices could be heard from...

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Berau District has the plantation land-use governance strengthened

Sungai Lesan Protected Forest, Lesan Dayak Village, Kelay Subdistrict With the technical support from the BMU project  Low-emissions oil palm development in Berau District (LEOPALD), Berau District Government, Indonesia, continue...

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Due Diligence: A Solution for Viet Nam’s Timber Legality Assurance System

Vietnam ranks second in Asia and fifth in the world for the value of its timber product exports, which the Vietnamese Government aims to increase to 20 USD billion...

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Thai rice researchers ready to take action on climate change

GHG emission data is collected from pilot rice paddies in central provinces of Thailand. Story and Photos: Chotika Thamsuwan and Patcharin Sae-heng, Agriculture and Food Cluster The Thai Rice...

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Engaging the Young in the Promotion of Sustainable Coffee Farming Systems

Story: Apiradee Treerutkuarkul, Agriculture and Food Cluster Photos: Sanpetch Kitphaibuntawee, Kodchakorn Jitsopa, Wanwisa Panit All three students from Prince of Songkla University travelled to Ranong and Chumphon provinces  to meet and...

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Leadership for Facilitating Better Climate-Smart Land Use Practices in the Region

Photo: SEARCA/ Renz B Tabadero Building on last year’s success, the ASEAN Climate Leadership Programme (ACLP) 2021 aims to enhance participants’ leadership skills, while contributing to the discussion on ASEAN...

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Youth in Action: 50 young Thai leaders bring forward sustainable water solutions

Young leaders from across Thailand convened on 6-8 August 2021 at the ‘Blue-Net Camp’ to drive youth action to tackle water challenges. The online event was organized by the...

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Climate Smart Agriculture in India: National Certificate Course on Weather based Agromet Advisory through ICT

Climate and weather data are of great importance to farmers which due to unpredicted changing weather conditions affects, primarily, agricultural decisions and indirectly the livelihoods of farmers, especially smallholders...

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#RECYCLEGIRI – our take on making recycling a part of our daily lives!

A social media campaign was launched in July 2021 under the develoPPP project – “Developing Collection Infrastructure & Recycling Platform for plastic waste & e-waste in non-urban India”. The...

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FAIR Forward project initiatives in India

Artificial Intelligence: Voice technologies in Indian languages The FAIR Forward project in India, global initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) implemented by GIZ,  supports...

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Transitioning towards Green Recovery

By: Dr Geetha Nayak, Senior Advisor, GIZ Stories from Bhitarkanika, Odisha In 2020, the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic brought Devjani’s life to a standstill. Resident of Kendrapara district, Odisha,...

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Enhancing Climate Finance Capacity for Policymakers in ASEAN

Photo: GIZ/ Shofi Fauziyyah The Climate Finance Training for Sector Experts (CliFit4SE), held virtually in April 2021, enhanced the climate financing knowledge of 45 policymakers working in the food, agriculture,...

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Towards engaging communities to manage Forest Ecosystem Services sustainably

By: Dr. Sanjay Tomar, Senior Advisor, GIZ | Aashima Negi, Junior Communication Expert, GIZ Forests play a crucial role in the livelihoods of people, especially in the Himalayas. They provide...

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