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More than 1,400 participants gathered at this year’s Conference on Land and Poverty.
Land governance

At the recently held Conference on Land and Poverty, the central focus lay on the importance of women’s land rights as well as the relevance of fostering secure access to land rights for all. The German Federal Ministry…

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One of the biggest challenges in rural development and in rural advisory services is how to reach the 500 million smallholder farmers with relevant and high quality information and services. The results of a one-year…

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Egypt has an important aquaculture sector. <br/>Photo: © FishConsult
Fisheries

Switzerland, in collaboration with WorldFish and CARE International, has launched the “Sustainable Transformation of Egypt’s Aquaculture Market System” (STREAMS) project, aimed at boosting production of inexpensive,…

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Doctors working at Connaught Hospital, Freetown, Sierra Leone. This Hospital was on the frontline of the Ebola epidemic.<br/>Photo: © Simon Davis/DFID
Health

Germany is providing 205 million euros for strengthening health systems and economic and social recovery in the region affected by Ebola.

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Rural development

Discussions at the General Assembly 2016 of the Donor Platform for Rural Development focused on the need to identify a common purpose for a coherent agenda on rural transformation that will support economic growth and…

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2015 Field Days in the Indian Federal State of Gujarat
Trade

The German Agricultural Society (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft, DLG) is broadening its horizons in Asia in February and April with Field Days In India and participation in an agricultural trade fair in Shiraz in…

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Experts and politicians from Europe and Africa discuss the issue of food security in Africa’s rapidly growing cities.

By 2050, four-fifths of the population of the African continent will live in cities. At the invitation of BMZ, GIZ and the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development, experts and politicians met in Berlin to discuss how…

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Energy

The global initiative “Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development (PAEGC)” in cooperation with TH Köln – University of Applied Science is offering a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).

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A dust storm during the dry season in Olkiramatian in the Kenyan Rift Valley.
Soils

During the United Nations COP21 climate conference in Paris, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) entered a strategic partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural…

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Agriculture

Access to quality seed and appropriate crop varieties as well as legal protection tools for commercial plant breeders and farmer breeders were at the centre of a GIZ expert talk on seeds and sustainable agriculture.

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