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Incentives for a Sustained Flow of Forest Ecosystem Services

By: Satyan Chauhan, Technical Expert, GIZ | Aashima Negi, Junior Communication Expert, GIZ ‘Strengthening alternative tools for managing Forest Ecosystem Services’ Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) is  applied as an  incentive-based...

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Please Welcome: The Sustainability and Value Added in Agricultural Supply Chains in Indonesia Project (SASCI+)

Coffee harvesting in Lore Lindu, Indonesia. Cr. @Ismet Khaeruddin/GIZ As customer becomes increasingly aware of the pressing sustainability issues in global supply chains, multinational enterprises and big brands are expected...

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Berau secures forest areas while improving palm oil plantations governance

Berau District Government demonstrates their commitment to saving high conservation value areas while improving the sustainability of the palm oil sector. Through the Low-emissions oil palm development project (LEOPALD),...

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Female, single, young seeks…

INA is a quite young initiative and is looking for new partners. Founded in November 2018 on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, INA...

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Empowering Thai youths for climate-sensitive water management: GIZ shares good practices from Germany

On 4 June 2021, a group of Thai youth representatives gathered in the webinar ‘Information sharing and Good Practices of Water Resources Management from Germany’ to discuss the benefits...

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Virtual dialogue by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and producing countries on commodity-driven deforestation

Copyright: GIZ Towards autumn, the European Commission will present a legislative proposal to minimise deforestation and forest degradation in agricultural supply chains. Therefore, Dr. Maria Flachsbarth, Parliamentary State Secretary in...

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Utilising online platform to enhance sustainable palm oil knowledge and capacity

Online TOPSA training-the-trainers session led by academic coach Ampai Kedsatith Story and Photos: Jantima Kulkit, Agriculture and Food Cluster The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has undoubtedly affected offline business and activities at...

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Regenerative organic agriculture helps to improve coconut farmers’ livelihoods

ReCAP Pilot Farmers’ Reunion at the Aromatic Farm in Damnoen Saduak district, Ratchaburi province Srijakpat Chalermchai Ratchaburi, Thailand – It is early in the morning and the temperatures have reached...

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Beach Forest 101

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The new solar symbiosis

GIZ Viet Nam is combining solar energy and agriculture to tap into over 70 million hectares of new opportunities.  Income for farmers, shade for animals and crops, electricity for...

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TOPSA trainers ready to take sustainable palm oil in action

Writer: Thitinai Pongpiriyakit, GIZ Thailand's Agriculuture and Food Cluster It is undeniable that trainers are the key people who can drive forward the knowledge on the standard of growing sustainable...

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Regenerative Coconuts Agriculture Project

Author: Valentin Kossack, Intern at Agriculture & Food Cluster Thailand Aromatic coconuts from Thailand are known for their exceptionally fragrant water. The demand for these fruits from across the world...

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One Important Step to Implement Sustainable Rice Production in Thailand

Writers: Chotika Thamsuwan and Patcharin Sae-heng  Thailand has been the world's leading rice exporter for many years. An important task for the country is to become one of leading...

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“i-PALM”, a mobile application set to boost sustainable palm oil standard

Writer: Thitinai Pongpiriyakit, GIZ Thailand's Agriculuture and Food Cluster A tailor-made data management mobile application called “i-PALM” is ready to help Thai oil palm smallholders boost their productivity and enhance...

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Connecting farmers to sustainable supply chains and beyond

It has been over 20 years since Udorn Khamwongsa has been switching her career from being an electrician in northern Thailand to become a full-time farmer in her hometown...

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Coffee Smallholders Must Know!

The Small Entrepreneurs Coffee Production System Development Project in Southeast Asia (Coffee+) recently launched a free online learning course learning course for public access. The Farmer Business School (FBS) is...

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REDD+ Community Exchange in Fiji: At the end of 10 years of REDD+ support by GIZ in the Pacific Island Countries

REDD+ Community Exchange Workshop participants, visiting the Nadroumai women group / Nadroumai village close to Sigatoka on March 09, 2021. Copyright by Pacific Community (SPC) – Land Resources Division...

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Green recovery measures as COVID response in Bhitarkanika, Odisha

India has been severely affected by the COVID-19 crisis which led to the imposition of strict economic and social lockdown. India’s unemployment rate surged to over 27% during the...

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Facilitating User-Centred Experiential Learning on Climate Change – Elements of Effective Learning Space

Ever thought of designing a learning space to facilitate self-learning on climate change? As we know, multifarious efforts are being made to sensitise wide range of actors on issues related...

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Build Forward Better after COVID-19: Briefing #07 Reality Check – Trackers

Within less than a year, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how countries around the world respond to national priorities and the global threats of the climate and biodiversity crises....

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