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Innovation

“Integrating agroecological approaches into agricultural advisory services” is the title of the Innovation Challenge 2021, conducted by the global project “Agricultural Policy and Innovation Fund (FABI)” of the Deutsche…

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Agriculture

Using an innovative approach, the Pan African Bean Research Alliance PABRA is combatting malnutrition in Burundi and at the same time improving food security, boosting the private sector and empowering women. Swiss…

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Commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the new Fund for the Promotion of Innovation in Agriculture (i4Ag) supports projects which have the potential to contribute to…

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Energy

Half of all Africans have no access to electricity. This is the result of a survey on the energy turnaround in Africa presented by Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Berlin in…

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Environment

Air conditioning saves lives. But air conditioning is also one of the main causes of global warming. To break this vicious circle, tackle climate change and alleviate poverty, Switzerland promotes energy-efficient…

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Agriculture

In 2020, a group of African and European NGOs published the research report “False Promises” to fill the gap of publicly not available impact studies of AGRA’s activities in combating hunger with a “Green Revolution”…

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Rice production

Small farmers in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria and Tanzania are being supported in boosting their rice harvests, improving product quality and raising their incomes. Through the Competitive African Rice Initiative…

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Trade

In early March, the German Federal Government adopted a draft “Law on Corporate Due Diligence in Supply Chains”. The so-called due diligence law creates legal certainty for business and strengthens human rights…

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Livestock

DLG Eurotier 2021 was held as a digital platform in mid-February. This was the first time it was organised in a digital format. Over 41,000 participants from 128 countries joined the online events and visited the digital…

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Governance

A study commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, titled “The Role of Open Data in Fighting Land Corruption: Evidence, Opportunities and Challenges”, of January 2021 has arrived…

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