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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...

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...