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Free Online Course on Transforming Development: The Science and Practice of Resilience Thinking
We have entered the geological epoch of the Anthropocene: the age of humans. Humanity is now the largest driving force of change on the planet – and the changes we have contributed to are vast and ever-growing, from social and political shocks to global environmental crises. Learn in Transforming Development: The Science and...
Book Launch: Making a case for the SDGs from Asia
What does a lemongrass farmer in India, a Chinese urban planner and a Bangladeshi forest guard have in common? They all contribute to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through GIZ’s work in Asia.   "Making a case for the SDGs from Asia" – that is the new knowledge product...
Job Vacancy: Portfolio Adviser for Country Offices
[Disclaimer: Self-translated from German text] GIZ, under the new Climate Road-map, has decided to expand the focus to Climate-friendly Mobility. For the undertaking, a Portfolio Adviser for Country Offices, who works closely with Country Directors and AVs in analyzing donors’ interest and opportunity in the field of energy, urban development...
Green Banking Trainings – Still Open for Applications!
Until 31 March, you are invited to apply for a scholarship for one of the Green Banking trainings offered in 2018! Depending on your individual interest and available time, you can choose among one of the following trainings from the Green Banking scholarship programme: • GB Green Finance Specialist Programme...
Participatory shrimp farm mapping towards mangrove rehabilitation in North Kalimantan
FORCLIME has been supporting the Provincial Government of North Kalimantan to work towards a solution for maintaining both the economic and ecological benefits of the mangrove forests in the Kayan Delta, an area in which shrimp farms can be found in officially designated forest areas. The Indonesian-German joint project on...
Upcoming webinar on global forest governance jointly organized by members of SNRD Asia and SNRD Africa
The programmes Protection and Sustainable Use of Forest Ecosystems and Biodiversity in Laos (ProFEB), Sustainable Natural Resources Management in Madagascar (PAGE), Forests and Climate Change Programme (FORCLIME) in Indonesia, Forestry and Environmental Programme (ProPFE) in Cameroon and Sector Programme International Forest Policy (SV IFP) cordially invite you to the Forest...
Training Course: Sustainable Agriculture – the competency-based management of smallholder farming systems
The key modules of sustainable agriculture (MOSA) COURSE DATES AND VENUE 7 – 11 May, Bangkok, Thailand PARTICIPANTS You work in the field of rural development and/or natural resource management. You are involved in the development of agricultural production systems as an advisor, programme coordinator or policy maker. OBJECTIVES AND...
Training on SDGs: “Managing for Sustainable Development Goals” (21-23 May 2018)
International cooperation is continuously challenged to balance between achieving clearly defined results through the implementing agencies and the contribution to ambitious broad developmental goals as agreed by donor and partner countries. International Agreements demand from the Donor Agencies regular reporting on their contribution, at the same time implementing agencies focus...
World Ocean Summit 2018 is happening in Mexico from March 7-9. Read more here.
Dates: 7-9 March 2018 Location: Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico For more information: https://events.economist.com/events-conferences/americas/world-ocean-summit/?RefID=PARTNER_IISD The Economist Events' fifth World Ocean Summit will convene in Mexico and will expand into a wider, more ambitious World Ocean Initiative focused on five pillars: sustainable fisheries, pollution, climate change, finance and technology. The event seeks to...
Cooking up idea for innovations? Read the Guideline for 2018 Working Group Allowance here! Application for the first round is now open!
To provide an incentive for knowledge exchange and foster cooperation among SNRD Asia members, up to 30,000 € have been allocated: 5,000 € per WG/TF and 2,500 € per Joint WG/TF. To apply, please follow the guidelines bellow effective for the year 2018. #FundingInnovations #GivingIdeasWings What can the Allowance be used...