Trade

In a pilot project, car component suppliers Continental AG and Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) have established a digital natural rubber chain enabling a continuous backtracing…

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Agribusiness

The impact of the coronavirus on agricultural and food-processing industries has been assessed in a survey by the UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) Germany in cooperation with DLG e.V. - German…

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Water

A virtual five-day conference hosted by the German development cooperation will take place in collaborative partnership with SIWI, featured by WWWeek@Home. Five thematic days will tackle a multitude of water issues from…

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Fisheries

Aquaculture production grows fast while wild catch suffers from stagnation. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), world aquaculture production showed a record high of 114 million tons of aquatic…

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Rural development

Change processes are central to the success of development projects. One of the most important conditions to reach project goals and improve livelihoods is that people start to adopt and sustain positive behaviours. For…

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Rural development

The COVID-19 pandemic calls for coordinated responses. The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development, representing 40 international donors and implementing agencies like the German Federal Development Ministry (BMZ)…

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Swiss international cooperation (SDC) considers private sector engagement key to achieving the goals set out in the 2030 Agenda. As of 24 June 2020, IFAD became shareholder in the ABC Fund through a CHF 9,3 million…

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Health

Swift solutions with a sustainable impact – this maxim applies more than ever in combating the coronavirus pandemic. In order to check the spread of the virus, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit…

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Food systems

The COVID-19 pandemic has struck the world with a vengeance. The current pandemic isn’t only a pressing issue for public health systems. The measures taken by authorities to contain the uncontrolled spread of the virus…

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Health

Poor sanitary conditions pose a health risk. But even today, one third of the world's population has no adequate access to clean water. To help people living in poverty protect themselves during the current Covid-19…

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