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SNRD Asia’s Working Group Allowance has given many ideas wings!
The first quarter of 2017 has been a busy time for the Steering Group (STGR) following the announcement of the call for submission of initiatives to be financed by the Working Group (WG) Allowance. This time round, a new mode was introduced with a competitive element in the proposal process....
PALK BAY: An ecological paradise
The Palk Bay lies at the southeastern seaboard of India next to the southern coastal state of Tamil Nadu. Spread over a coastal length of more than 200 km, the Palk Bay is a mosaic of critical habitats including mudflats, mangroves, coral ecosystem and seagrass. The area is also home...
In 2018, LET’S LIVE WITH LESS TRASH! An interview with Nicole Bendsen by Mach Fabe
For 10 months now, Nicole Bendsen, Biodiversity Working Group Speaker and Chief Advisor of the COSERAM programme, has been living a zero-waste lifestyle. We hope she will inspire you to do the same in 2018. Let’s all make the zero-waste lifestyle one of our New Year’s resolutions! What does it mean...
Upcoming Webinar on “Innovative Process Monitoring Software for Effective Implementation of Nutrition Programmes: i-Monitor”
Sharing on behalf of the organiser, the SN HeSP Team Webinar Session on "Innovative Process Monitoring Software for Effective Implementation of Nutrition Programmes: i-Monitor" Date: 24 Jan 2017, 10:00 – 11:30 AM CET; via Skype for Business (see link below) To show how the software captures data, projects outputs within the...
Watch a recap of key happenings within the world of Sector Networks via this short video!
02.01.2018 by Christoph Boenig By end of the year, it has become a good tradition to inform about the work of the GIZ Sector Networks. For this purpose, the SN Coordination Team based in the Portal for Internal Customers invited to the 3rd edition of the so called Best of Sector...
ASEAN-CRN shared its experiences as a multi-stakeholder knowledge platform in promoting CSA at the GACSA Annual Forum 2017
Plenary Session, Initiatives and achievements of key stakeholders in scaling up CSA 12-13 December, FAO headquarters (Green Room). Photo by: ©FAO/Giuseppe Carotenuto. Editorial use only. Copyright ©FAO. ROME, Italy – The ASEAN Climate Resilience Network (ASEAN-CRN), through Ms. Imelda Bacudo (Senior Advisor and Deputy Head, Forestry and Climate Change project) of...
COP23 yields a decision on issues related to agriculture
One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. Finally, after several years of formal negotiation processes, a decision on how the agriculture sector can tackle climate change issues has been finally reached at the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...
Let’s Invest in Nature
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) – India Initiative TEEB India Initiative (TII) aims at making the values of biodiversity and linked ecosystem services explicit for consideration and mainstreaming into developmental planning and decision making. Under the TII, 14 field based policy relevant case studies in forests, wetlands and...
Be My Guest, NBT World Thailand, 4 June 2017, Interview with Ms. Xuan Li on sustainable agriculture, hunger and malnutrition in Asia
Ms. Li from the Regional Initiative on Zero Hunger Challenge, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations was invited to give an international and regional perspective on sustainable agrifood systems at the Regional Knowledge Sharing Consultation “Sustainable Agrifood Systems for Food Security and Sustainable Development in the ASEAN...
What agreements were reached at COP23? Key outcomes explained in brief through this infographic!
Bonn, Germany, 6-18 November --- The 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has well concluded under Fiji presidency--- first time that a small island developing state has presided over. The two-week long negotiations have led to some concrete outcomes...