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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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A Public Private Collaboration for MSME Development

The Philippines --- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the Philippine government agency primarily mandated to promote economic development of the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), signed...

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“Breaking down the SDG’s – Contribution of TUEWAS and SNRD to implementing the Agenda 2030” Conference

GIZ professionals will gather in Bangkok from 31 May – 02 June 2016 to disseminate best practices and peer-learning as well as discuss ways and how to best implement...

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SNRD Asia Spokesperson’s Conference Welcome Message

Dear Fellow Professionals and Colleagues, On behalf of SNRD Asia Secretariat, it is my great pleasure to welcome you to attend the first ever gathering of two GIZ Sector Networks:...

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How a municipality in Mindoro, the Philippines, makes sure that nature conservation is more than a word in a school book for their youth

During the three days in which the temperature climbs up to over 40°C on the Philippine island Mindoro, under the roof of an open wooden building close to the...

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Calling all innovative minds and changemakers in the field of agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries in ASEAN!

Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Innovation Challenge is now accepting applications from Southeast Asian students aged between 18-35 years old who are eager to share their innovative technology...

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Learning about SDGs with fun yet informative!

In September 2015, world leaders adopted the Global Goals for Sustainable Development to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice and address environmental issues. To learn about SDGs, the...

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SDGs: All you need to know

]After years of negotiation, at last on 25 September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly officially adopted the universal, integrated and transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. To learn...

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From MDGs to SDGs: Getting started

September 2015 marked another historic milestone as heads of state and government around the world adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (or SDGs), en route for shared action “for people,...

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Fruit juice (VDO) is ready to be served. Write us to get the free (VDO) drink!

Fruit juice (VDO) is ready to be served. Write us to get the free (VDO) drink! ? Soon a freshly produced ‘From Fruit to Juice: From Integrity to Food Security’...

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