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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The consequences of the coronavirus pandemic have hit people in developing countries particularly hard. The Swiss development organisation Helvetas provides emergency aid on the ground while at the same time promoting…

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Livestock

DLG-International GmbH and the European Pig Producers (EPP), reg. Ass., have held the first virtual Pig Summit Webinar. Further webinars on poultry, dairy cattle and aquaculture are to follow from the 25th May on.

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Gender

The potential of women to make a positive contribution to rural development is enormous. However, women’s capabilities remain underappreciated. On behalf of the German government the Deutsche Gesellschaft für…

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Rural development

A new video of GIZ highlights the opportunities that a Landscape Approach can bring to rural areas and their communities.

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Health

The corona crisis hits poor countries in Africa, South Asia and Latin America the hardest. The Swiss development organization Helvetas is supporting affected people with various initiatives in the fight against the…

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Trade

The implications of COVID-19 on agricultural trade and food and nutrition security were discussed in a webinar of two giz sector projects at the beginning of April 2020. The participants agreed that a free, fair and…

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Digitisation

Information and communications technology, or ICT, is increasingly being used in agriculture to transmit information and knowledge as well as for financial transfers in the countries of the Global South. In the context…

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Trade

The Alliance for Product Quality in Africa fosters partnerships: actors of the European and African private sector, quality Infrastructure and development cooperation jointly improve the quality of products made in…

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Women

Live radio stations in the rural north of Cameroon are producing a series on women micro-entrepreneurs of non-timber forest products (NTFP). In 50 programmes, the women talk about their business and the challenge of…

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