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Water

During the last decades Switzerland has gathered a wealth of experience in Transboundary Water Management (TWM), and has now shared exactly this expertise with two delegations from Southeast Asia during practical field…

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Value chains

The OECD and the FAO develop an “OECD FAO Handbook on Deforestation, Forest Degradation and Due Diligence in Agricultural Supply Chains” to support companies with eliminating deforestation and forest degradation in their…

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Food security

International civil society – which also includes members of Germany’s Forum Environment&Development – has ample reasons to reject participation in the Global Alliance for Food Security. Existing institutions ought to be…

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Agriculture

The second AGRITECHNICA ASIA was held in Vietnam from 24 to 26 August. The trade show was hosted jointly by Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and Can Tho City Peoples’ Committee. Organisers…

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Value chains

A study published by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) looks at the differences between globally traded agricultural commodities and local niche products in terms of their economic, ecological…

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Agriculture

The German Agricultural Society (DLG) is intensifying its activities in South-East Asia. In the context of Agritechnica Asia 2022 last May, in close cooperation with its Asian partners, it set up a Working Committee…

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Food security

It is becoming more and more difficult for the international community to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 2, “No Hunger”. Since 2017, the number of people going hungry has been on the increase, and Russia’s war…

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Biodiversity

Germany’s environment and development ministries (BMUV and BMZ) are seeking to make the restoration of ecosystems a priority topic at the forthcoming UN nature summit, which is expected to be held in the People’s…

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Water

Agriculture uses 70 per cent of the world’s water. As global population increases and climate changes, the threat of water and food shortages is a growing reality. To address this, a multi-stakeholder initiative was…

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Finance

Small and medium agri-enterprises (agri-SMEs) in Africa are rarely able to get loans from banks. With a mix of financial incentives, the Aceli Africa programme supports private investment in the agrifood sector and…

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