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SNRD Asia’s Working Group Allowance has given many ideas wings!
During the Joint Face-to-Face Steering Group Meeting in Bangkok, the Steering Group members agreed that the method used to support the WG in developing their knowledge product in 2018 will be repeated in 2019 with a slight adjustment to streamline the process and allow sufficient time for the application of...
The young people calling time on climate change in Asia Pacific
It’s been said that children are the future, but what happens when the next generation of humanity is threatened by environmental degradation? Young people in Asia Pacific are calling for climate action to reclaim their future. Source: https://www.eco-business.com/news/the-young-people-calling-time-on-climate-change-in-asia-pacific/
SDGS IN Action app – 17 Goals to TRANSFORM OUR WORLD ON MOBILE!
The SDGs in Action app has been developed to highlight the Sustainable Development Goals - the world’s to-do list to end poverty, reduce inequalities and tackle climate change. It is brought to you by the GSMA, which represents the interests of nearly 800 mobile operators worldwide, and Project Everyone, a...
Exploring national and regional opportunities to strengthen wetlands policy framework in the Lower Mekong region
From 28-30 May 2019, government officials from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam gathered in Bangkok to discuss the status and progress of wetland policies in the region. The discussion was part of a regional dialogue organisedby the Indo-Burma Ramsar Regional Initiative (IBRRI), for which IUCN acts as...
One-year countdown to world’s leading biodiversity event begins
“Biodiversity is now on the international agenda to the same degree as the fight against climate change. It is essential to create an international dynamic in favourof biodiversity, with increased awareness and the involvement of the general public. By hosting and co-organisingthis World Conservation Congress, France is proud to play...
SNRD Asia and the Pacific and TUEWAS Annual Face-to-Face Steering Group Meeting promoted the cross WG and cross Sectoral collaboration and kicked-start the preparation for 2020 Joint Conference
Bangkok 5-7 March 2019 With the new members joining the Secretariat, various topics were discussed in an effort to set ways forward for both SNs and to review the existing management system. The steering group members of both, SNRD Asia and the Pacific and TUEWAS met in Bangkok during 5-7...
Global Study on SPIS available!
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with GIZ project Powering Agriculture on behalf of BMZ is happy to announce The Benefits and Risks of Solar-Powered Irrigation – a Global Overview. The report was made possible through the global initiative Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand...
Mycotoxin Analysis: A Focus on Rapid Methods
Mycotoxin Analysis: A Focus on Rapid Methods Kristine Wolf, Florian J. Schweigert ISBN 978-99944-72-06-2, 02.2018 Click for download Foreword by Christel Weller-Molongua (giz) and Dr. Godfrey Bahiigwa (AUC) Mycotoxin contamination of staple and cash crops is a serious developmental challenge that calls for urgent actions. African Union Commission has priority...
Upcoming MOOC on “Land Matters! Integrating soil degradation concerns and solutions into policy processes”
Upcoming MOOC on “Land Matters! Integrating soil degradation concerns and solutions into policy processes” Registrations are now open for the MOOC “Land Matters! Integrating soil degradation concerns and solutions into policy processes”. Please registerand help us spread the wordto your interested partners and possible other participants and multiplicators! AT A...
GIZ India publishes Agenda 2030: Success Stories
The Environment, Climate Change and Biodiversity, one of the priority areas of the Indo-German Cooperation, recently published a notebook on Agenda 2030. The publication illustrates the contribution of the projects towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in India. The priority area assist partners in the fields of (1)...