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Supporting Sub National Level Climate Action in India: Case Study from the EU-India Strategic Partnership for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement

Climate Change severely impacts our planet’s eco-systems and biodiversity, in addition to human health and food systems and it’s impacting the most vulnerable communities in India. In 2019, the Indian Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) developed guidelines for revising State Action Plans on Climate Change (SAPCCs) for...

The ASEAN Climate Leadership Programme

@GIZ/CSLU The Climate Smart Land Use in ASEAN (CSLU) project will launch the ASEAN Climate Leadership Programme (ACLP) in October 2020. The ACLP aims to enable participants to enhance their leadership skills while contributing to ASEAN policy processes and outcomes, to ensure these are better informed, more holistic, cooperative and...

Strengthening convergence for climate-resilient water resource management: Learnings from Indo-German project WASCA

‘Water Security and Climate Adaptation in Rural India’ (WASCA) aims to improve climate-resilient water resource management through an integrated approach across national, state and local levels. WASCA focusses on improving the convergence or collaboration among the Government’s development programmes, private sector, the rural community and other stakeholders for joint...

Benefit Sharing and Bioresource Traceability

Digital Application to Trace the Origin of Bioresources Author: Shreyas Bhartiya India’s Biological Diversity Act recognises the crucial role of local communities in conserving and managing bioresources that occur in their vicinity. Their lives are closely interlinked with these bioresources which serve as an important source of food and livelihood. The...

Towards Carbon Neutral Tea – Lessons learnt from Asia and Africa

The Powering Agriculture programme of GIZ and the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) have been partnering for over six years to bring about change in the tea sector. Working in Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Kenya, we have been supporting the tea industry in becoming low carbon, energy efficient, fair and...

GIZ Philippines participates in Philippine Sea Level Rise Forum

To assess the current science on sea level rise and to identify gaps in information gathering, monitoring, and dissemination in the country, the Philippine Climate Change Commission (CCC) and its National Panel of Technical Experts (NPTE), in partnership with the Oscar M. Lopez Center, hosted an online forum entitled...

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...