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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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The Ocean in a Changing Climate: Rapidly Growing Risk of Loss and Damage

Building upon the existing momentum and looking ahead towards a year of exchanges strongly related to the ocean and to an entire decade dedicated to ocean science for sustainable...

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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...

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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...

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New MOIC decision aimed at managing and monitoring national timber input and output

GIZ/ Bart Verweij / Production flow and its critical control point at timber processing factory</em< The Lao Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC) has approved a decision on the management...

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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...

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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...

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Game Changers – Women in Agriculture: The multimedia exhibition is online!

Women in rural areas bring about great changes every day despite many obstacles. As part of the special initiative ONE WORLD – No Hunger, seven women from Africa and...

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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...

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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...

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The ASEAN Climate Leadership Programme

@GIZ/CSLU The Climate Smart Land Use in ASEAN (CSLU) project will launch the ASEAN Climate Leadership Programme (ACLP) in October 2020. The ACLP aims to enable participants to enhance their...

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Strengthening convergence for climate-resilient water resource management: Learnings from Indo-German project WASCA

‘Water Security and Climate Adaptation in Rural India’ (WASCA) aims to improve climate-resilient water resource management through an integrated approach across national, state and local levels. WASCA focusses on...

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