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An interview with Koko Warner from UNFCCC in the podcast “Vom Feld ins Regal” (“From field to shelf”) about future perspectives of a sustainable agricultural supply chains.

The podcast is a tool used by our multi-stakeholder platform Initiative for Sustainable Agricultural Supply Chains. Every second week our podcast team interviews an expert who is related to agriculture in the global south, sustainable supply chains or the trade and sales of products made of the named crops...

How Birdwatching guide training under Ecological sensitive tourism can help as Green Recovery measures post pandemic

Eurasian Jay, Bird responsible for high success rate of natural regeneration of oak species.Pic credit: Ritesh Sharma How Birdwatching guide training under Ecological sensitive tourism can help as Green Recovery measures post pandemic: case study from HP-FES project, Himachal Pradesh, India GIZ India is partnering with Government of Himachal Pradesh, India...

Newest Beach Forest Manual (2019) from the Philippines

The GIZ "Sustainable Coastal Protection through Biodiversity Conservation in Coastal Ecosystems affected by Typhoons in the Philippines" (ProCoast) Project in the Philippines, together with the Zoological Society of London- Philippines (ZSL), is currently developing field manuals and protocols for mangrove and beach forest conservation, rehabilitation and management. The ZSL...

Factbox: A field guide to UN climate jargon

A view of dried Ajuan Khota dam, a water reserve affected by drought near La Paz, Bolivia, November 17, 2016. REUTERS/David Mercado 28 Sep 2019 06:02AM REUTERS: Representatives from around 195 countries meet in Poland from Dec 2-14 to agree on the rules of a landmark climate pact. Decades of climate talks...

Mobilising actors to create more sustainable agriculture value chains

Sustainable agriculture can benefit nature and biodiversity, increase product value and empower agricultural communities. The challenge, however, is how to get farmers and vendors -- and all the different stakeholders in the agriculture value chain -- to adopt more environment-friendly practices. Behaviour change is difficult, very, very difficult,” says Dulce...

Laos to further progress on combating illegal logging and promoting trade in legal timber products

Lao government continues in placing its priority on combating illegal logging, promoting trade in legal timber products and sustainable forest management. Purposely, the meeting on “Negotiation Support and Development Committee (NSDC)” brought together multiple stakeholders from line ministries, civil society organisations and private sectors, to review the progress and...

Region targets 30 million hectares for restoration

A new call to bring 30 million hectares of degraded and deforested landscapes into restoration in Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia by 2030 in support of the Bonn Challenge announced at Climate Action Summit. Caused by human activity and bio-physical factors, the degradation of land and ecosystems, exacerbated by...