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FORCLIME to conduct a Training of Trainers (ToT) for the implementation of eLearning

The Human Resource Training Center of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (Pusdiklat KLHK) collaborated with FORCLIME to organise a workshop related to the implementation of eLearning in Pusdiklat...

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Thailand’s agrifood industry moving one step at a time to food standard and safety

Instead of creating a burning feeling in your mouth, a small packet of dried chili powder spiced up a far hotter impact by putting agrifood exports of ASEAN nations...

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Lao PDR Presents its Efforts on How to Progress under FLEGT/VPA in Effectively Reducing Illegal Logging in UK

The representatives from the Government of Lao PDR, private sector and civil society organisation have highlighted the recent achievements towards improved forest governance in Laos, under the Lao EU-FLEGT...

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Putting Radio Media into Good Use and Saving Environment

The Promotion of Climate-related Environment Education (ProCEEd) team and its strategic partners have been producing regular environmental radio programs at the national and provincial level which listeners can follow...

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Championing the SDGs:GIZ steps up policy integration efforts in Asia

Thanks to the statistics by the United Nations, we now know that about one in five persons in developing countries live on less than $1.25 per day; that water...

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Philippines’ Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park declared an ASEAN Heritage Park

PALAWAN province – The Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, a UNESCO Heritage Site since 1993, has been declared an ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Heritage Park. The declaration by the...

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SEAG-N Alumni Network Undertakes the Learning Resource Materials Development on Climate Change for the Education Sector

In response to the ever growing need of educating the public on climate change and its impacts, the Southeast Asia Green Network (SEAG-N) is currently undertaking the “Learning Resource...

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Vulnerability Assessment in Turtle Islands, Tawitawi

The Turtle Islands in Tawi-Tawi, Philippines is a critical nesting area of turtles in a marine corridor encompassing the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia found in the Coral Triangle.   The...

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Science-based expansion of the Tri-National Turtle Corridor: Sulu Sulawesi Marine Ecoregion (SSME) Project

Marine turtles are integral components of the Sulu-Sulawesi marine ecosystems, and a priority conservation component of the Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape programme. Similarly, these are also a priority under the Indian...

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Towards Networking of National Protected Areas for the Conservation of Critical Habitats of Green Sea Turtle Populations in the Philippines

Ma. Theresa Mundita Lim*, Marlynn Mendoza, Nilda Baling, Marion Daclan and Evangeline Miclat. *Biodiversity Management Bureau, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines The establishment of...

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Collaboration between CTI-CFF and GIZ Concerning the Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape

Jakarta,  3 March 2016 - The Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH signed a Memorandum of...

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Blue Planning in Practice – test training

From 19-21 April 2016, ten marine spatial planning experts from various intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations and 6 countries met in Frankfurt, Germany to test the new training course called...

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Mainstreaming human rights, why and how?

It is no denying that central to the heart of the Sustainable Development Agenda is the integration of human rights. And as development workers, it is our responsibility to...

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GIZ Publication Recommended “Germany in the Eyes of the World”

Title: Germany in the Eyes of the World Project Team: Alexandra Behns, Dr Mike Enskat, Thorsten Giehler, Dr Oliver Gnad, Regina Kallmayer, Stefan Opitz, Anne-Valerie Peters, Nina Sarrazin, Jörg Schindler, Andreas von Schumann, Philipp Schwörer, Nikola Seiler,...

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Bangkok Post, 6 June 2016: German help for sustainable farming

A German government agency has introduced a new international rice farming standard for Thai farmers aimed at helping them to lower cost and upgrade agricultural practices towards sustainability. Matthias Bickel,...

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In the Media: GIZ steps up policy integration efforts in integrating SDGs in Asia

1 June 2016 --- In an interview with Channel 3, a Thai local news broadcast, Morning World program, two GIZ representatives, Dr. Philipp Magiera, TUEWAS (Transport, Environment, Energy and...

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Better joint implementation and linkages between local, regional, and national levels hold the key to SDG success

Joint Conference: TUEWAS and SNRD Asia - Breaking down the SDGs - Contributing to Implementing the Agenda 2030 Bangkok, 01 June 2016 – The key to the success of the 2030 Agenda...

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GIZ PAME celebrates International Biodiversity Day with #‎selfieforbiodiversity‬ Photo Contest

The GIZ Protected Area Management Enhancement (PAME) project in the Philippines with its partner, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB), celebrated the International Biodiversity...

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GIZ and the Partnership for Regional Oceans Governance (PROG)

The adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015 brought about an unprecedented agenda for sustainability, setting ambitious goals that must be implemented by all countries....

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Better Rice Initiative Asia (BRIA)’s SMART Approach in Viet Nam

BRIA Viet Nam is implementing its SMART programme (Sustainable Management of Rice production systems through introduction of improved Technologies) in the provinces of Đong Thap, Hau Giang and Kien...

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