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Engaging the Young in the Promotion of Sustainable Coffee Farming Systems

Story: Apiradee Treerutkuarkul, Agriculture and Food Cluster Photos: Sanpetch Kitphaibuntawee, Kodchakorn Jitsopa, Wanwisa Panit All three students from Prince of Songkla University travelled to Ranong and Chumphon provinces  to meet and...

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Leadership for Facilitating Better Climate-Smart Land Use Practices in the Region

Photo: SEARCA/ Renz B Tabadero Building on last year’s success, the ASEAN Climate Leadership Programme (ACLP) 2021 aims to enhance participants’ leadership skills, while contributing to the discussion on ASEAN...

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Youth in Action: 50 young Thai leaders bring forward sustainable water solutions

Young leaders from across Thailand convened on 6-8 August 2021 at the ‘Blue-Net Camp’ to drive youth action to tackle water challenges. The online event was organized by the...

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Climate Smart Agriculture in India: National Certificate Course on Weather based Agromet Advisory through ICT

Climate and weather data are of great importance to farmers which due to unpredicted changing weather conditions affects, primarily, agricultural decisions and indirectly the livelihoods of farmers, especially smallholders...

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#RECYCLEGIRI – our take on making recycling a part of our daily lives!

A social media campaign was launched in July 2021 under the develoPPP project – “Developing Collection Infrastructure & Recycling Platform for plastic waste & e-waste in non-urban India”. The...

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FAIR Forward project initiatives in India

Artificial Intelligence: Voice technologies in Indian languages The FAIR Forward project in India, global initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) implemented by GIZ,  supports...

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Transitioning towards Green Recovery

By: Dr Geetha Nayak, Senior Advisor, GIZ Stories from Bhitarkanika, Odisha In 2020, the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic brought Devjani’s life to a standstill. Resident of Kendrapara district, Odisha,...

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Enhancing Climate Finance Capacity for Policymakers in ASEAN

Photo: GIZ/ Shofi Fauziyyah The Climate Finance Training for Sector Experts (CliFit4SE), held virtually in April 2021, enhanced the climate financing knowledge of 45 policymakers working in the food, agriculture,...

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Towards engaging communities to manage Forest Ecosystem Services sustainably

By: Dr. Sanjay Tomar, Senior Advisor, GIZ | Aashima Negi, Junior Communication Expert, GIZ Forests play a crucial role in the livelihoods of people, especially in the Himalayas. They provide...

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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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