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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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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...

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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...

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Contributing new best practice solutions – A virtual Write-Shop with the SNRD Asia and the Pacific

Having already 640 best practice solutions online on the PANORAMA – Solutions for a Heathy Planet platform is a great achievement so far. And with every project under implementation...

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Policy Advice for Climate Resilient Economic Development (CRED) – Model Building Trainings in Vietnam

As part of the CRED program, the first five-day training session on macroeconomic modelling of climate risk took place in Vietnam from 12 to 18 August 2020. The training...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Understanding the Community Wellbeing within Kayan Sembakung Delta, North Kalimantan

Understanding the Community Wellbeing within Kayan Sembakung Delta, North Kalimantan Background The Delta Kayan Sembakung is an area with high biodiversity and natural resources utilized by the community. The delta has...

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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-...

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