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LAUNCH: New navigator supports uptake of Ecosystem-based Adaption solutions

IIED, IUCN, UNEP-WCMC and GIZ are today launching a new navigator that catalogues tools for ecosystem-based adaptation planners and practitioners. Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA), a nature-based solution for adaptation to climate...

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Carbon recovery following selective logging in tropical rainforests in Kalimantan, Indonesia

Background The knowledge gap regarding post-logging carbon recovery by increased growth is becoming more crucial to understand the significant contribution of forest to climate change mitigation. We assessed the ability...

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Beauty of Sourcing with Respect

Key insights from UEBT Conference for Effective Implementation of ABS in India Asia was the highlight of the May 2019 Paris conference on 'Beauty of Sourcing with Respect' organised by...

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Biodiversity Action Plans

Integration of Biodiversity Action Plan by Spice Industry as Management tool in their supply chain They say that variety is the spice of life. Unfortunately, that is exactly what we...

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Trondheim Conference 2019

Focusing on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework ‘Making Biodiversity Matter: Knowledge and Know-how for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework’ was the theme for the Ninth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity(2-5 July...

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SNRD Asia’s Working Group Allowance has given many ideas wings!

During the Joint Face-to-Face Steering Group Meeting in Bangkok, the Steering Group members agreed that the method used to support the WG in developing their knowledge product in 2018...

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The young people calling time on climate change in Asia Pacific

It’s been said that children are the future, but what happens when the next generation of humanity is threatened by environmental degradation? Young people in Asia Pacific are calling...

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SDGS IN Action app – 17 Goals to TRANSFORM OUR WORLD ON MOBILE!

The SDGs in Action app has been developed to highlight the Sustainable Development Goals - the world’s to-do list to end poverty, reduce inequalities and tackle climate change. It...

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Exploring national and regional opportunities to strengthen wetlands policy framework in the Lower Mekong region

From 28-30 May 2019, government officials from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam gathered in Bangkok to discuss the status and progress of wetland policies in the...

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One-year countdown to world’s leading biodiversity event begins

“Biodiversity is now on the international agenda to the same degree as the fight against climate change. It is essential to create an international dynamic in favourof biodiversity, with...

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SNRD Asia and the Pacific and TUEWAS Annual Face-to-Face Steering Group Meeting promoted the cross WG and cross Sectoral collaboration and kicked-start the preparation for 2020 Joint Conference

Bangkok 5-7 March 2019 With the new members joining the Secretariat, various topics were discussed in an effort to set ways forward for both SNs and to review the existing...

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Global Study on SPIS available!

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with GIZ project Powering Agriculture on behalf of BMZ is happy to announce The Benefits and Risks...

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Mycotoxin Analysis: A Focus on Rapid Methods

Mycotoxin Analysis: A Focus on Rapid Methods Kristine Wolf, Florian J. Schweigert ISBN 978-99944-72-06-2, 02.2018 Click for download Foreword by Christel Weller-Molongua (giz) and Dr. Godfrey Bahiigwa (AUC) Mycotoxin contamination of staple and cash crops...

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Upcoming MOOC on “Land Matters! Integrating soil degradation concerns and solutions into policy processes”

Upcoming MOOC on “Land Matters! Integrating soil degradation concerns and solutions into policy processes” Registrations are now open for the MOOC “Land Matters! Integrating soil degradation concerns and solutions into policy...

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GIZ India publishes Agenda 2030: Success Stories

The Environment, Climate Change and Biodiversity, one of the priority areas of the Indo-German Cooperation, recently published a notebook on Agenda 2030. The publication illustrates the contribution of the...

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How can a mapping of SDG targets support and orient GIZ staff and partners in identifying potential risks and opportunities, read more here.

This paper introduces a framework and tool for mapping the interlinkages among the different Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets, and for understanding and better addressing potential trade-offs and synergies...

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Toolbox on Solar Powered Irrigation System (SPIS) Launched!

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is happy to announce the launch of the...

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SNRD Asia and TUEWAS gear up to digitalisation in order to leverage the potential it offers

Over 240 GIZ technical staff working in the sectors of natural resources, rural development, transport, environment, energy and water from all over Asia recently met at the biennial “Sector...

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Training on “Biodiversity on Human Well-being” from 29 Oct – 1 Nov, book now!

This course provides an overview of the most relevant developments, concepts, and practical tools in biodiversity conservation and management in the context of international cooperation. The aim is to familiarize...

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