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Providing farmers’ financial security

ASEAN public and private sectors join hands to raise awareness on disaster risk financing strategies and regional cross-sectoral collaboration in driving food security and sustainable development in agricultural sector. Over 50 participants from government representatives in agriculture and insurance sectors of the 10 ASEAN Member States (AMS) together with private...

Online training on ‘nature-based solutions for global challenges’ in Asia and Pacific

©Thora Amend In recent years Nature-based Solutions (NbS) have received considerable attention both at international level as well as in development cooperation. Increasingly politicians, sector planners and infrastructure builders are aware of the value of intact ecosystems and the services they maintain for human wellbeing. Authorities have the challenging task...

The ReCAP Project: Growing climate and farmer friendly coconuts that happen to be oh-so-delicious!

Nuanla-or working on her coconut farm, © Nuanla-or Dherdkiattikun Author: Valentin Kossack, valentin.kossack@giz.de The new ReCAP project supports coconut farmers in the Nam Hom Provinces of Thailand in converting their farms to regenerative organic farms. What is regenerative organic farming? In a nutshell: Farming practices that boost soil health and reduce...

GIZ and IPD will continue successful cooperation at the world’s leading trade fair for organic food in 2021

Joint exhibition booth of GIZ, develoPPP.de and Import Promotion Desk (IPD) at BIOFACH 2020 (Copyright: IPD) Digital BIOFACH (February 2021) – Organic Sourcing for Development GIZ and the Import Promotion Desk (IPD) will extend their successful joint exhibition appearance for the sixth time at BIOFACH 2021. BIOFACH is world’s leading trade...

Partnerships for Access and Benefit-Sharing in India

By: Dr Geetha Nayak, Advisor, GIZ | Neha Owaisy, Junior Communication Officer, GIZ The virtual closing event of the Indo-German ‘Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) Partnership’ project on 15 December 2020 presented the achievements of the project and experiences of the partners and beneficiaries. The four-year project was commissioned by theGerman...

Supporting Sub National Level Climate Action in India: Case Study from the EU-India Strategic Partnership for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement

Climate Change severely impacts our planet’s eco-systems and biodiversity, in addition to human health and food systems and it’s impacting the most vulnerable communities in India. In 2019, the Indian Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) developed guidelines for revising State Action Plans on Climate Change (SAPCCs) for...