Strengthening the resilience of poor population groups under climate change

OBJECTIVES

The Climate resilience in selected value chains is enhanced by

  • Familiarising small farmers with climate-resilient production methods
  • Training companies purchasing and processing agricultural good to promote and disseminate cultivation methods adapted to climate change.
  • Familiarising the public and private sector with the issue of climate resilience and fostering the nationwide dialogue
  • Processing national experiences and making them available on a regional level

DESCRIPTION

GIZ CRAS focuses on „Strengthening the resilience of poor population groups to climate change in selected ASEAN states, taking special account of the impact of COVID-19 in Cambodia and Viet Nam“. The project is cooperating with the Ministry of Agri-culture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) in Cambodia and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Develop-ment (MARD) in Viet Nam. CRAS is designed to support value chain actors in particular smallholder farmers of cassava and cashew in Cambodia, as well as coffee (farmers) in Viet Nam.

The project is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Develop-ment (BMZ) from March 2021 to February 2024 with a contribution of up to six Million Euro.

APPROACH/FIELD OF INTERVENTION

  • Improving the competence of smallholder famers concerning the application of climate resilient practices.
  • Improving cooperation between producer and private sector actors, under the consideration of climate resilient production aspects.
  • Strengthening the technical capacity of public and private sector stakeholders concerning climate resilience.
  • Informing public and private sector stakeholders on scalable measures on climate resilience, in the selected value chains.

TARGETED BENEFICIARIES

CRAS is working with different actors along the value chain, focusing on smallholder famers in Cambodia and Viet Nam.

PUBLICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTS

COUNTRY

Cambodia , Viet Nam

DURATION

01 Mar 2021 - 29 Feb 2024

Commission Agency

BMZ

SDG

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