ICT

Last November, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) presented seven digital pioneering projects in Africa. In total, the BMZ is investing nearly 270 million euros in more than 200…

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Fisheries

Artisanal fishery provides sustenance and livelihoods for millions of people in Africa. However, pressure is building up on fish stocks and the sea as an ecosystem. In the context of its Innovation Dialogue on the Future…

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Women

A new publication of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (giz) GmbH: ‘Raising voices’ calls for us to listen to women in drug-crop cultivation regions and make use of their knowledge.

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Water

In Madagascar, the NGO Helvetas is encouraging the people to participate in decisions about water and is helping raise awareness of hygienic issues. Local water authorities are learning how to involve and control private…

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Food security

The pace of urbanisation is increasing globally, together with the ‘supermarketisation’ of the urban population. At an expert discussion at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), specialists…

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With its «Programme de Coopération Transfrontalière Locale», Switzerland is supporting area planning across borders. In the border region between Mali, Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire, investments are now underway into…

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The Amazon Jungle in Ecuador.
Forestry

Germany’s Development Ministry is providing 200 million euros in support of a global programme to protect forests. The World Bank’s ProGreen Initiative was presented during the United Nations Climate Summit in New…

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Agriculture

Ethiopia and Germany are taking their cooperation a step further by prototyping successfully tested approaches in the agricultural sector in larger parts of the country. A team of development experts are about to revive…

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Forestry

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) together with the World Future Council invited to the innovation dialogue entitled “Forests for future – how tropical forests can fight hunger…

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Trade fair visitors at AveSui South America.
Agribusiness

The German Agricultural Society (DLG) organises specialist trade fairs in the fields of agriculture and the food industry as well as agricultural engineering in Asia, Africa and Latin America. EuroTier South America was…

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