22.05.2018

African smallholder farmers are getting insurance pay-outs of USD 1.5 million from the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative after low rainfall.

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While it is acknowledged that forest biodiversity contributes to climate change mitigation through improved carbon sequestration, conversely, how climate affects relations between tree species diversity and forest productivity is...

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“Harnessing the chances of digitalisation for rural development (ICT4Ag) - Lessons-learnt in German-funded rural development projects” is the name of a study compiled by GIZ. The study is a practical guideline for projects and...

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Impact measurement

03.04.2018

On average, 400,000 US dollars and a period of three years is needed to measure the effect of a development intervention, the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation concludes from its activities. These are valuable...

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Making forest concessions more transparent, accountable and pro-poor – this is the aim of the voluntary guidelines for forest concessions in the tropics, published by FAO. They are built on lessons learnt to offer practical...

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