From our partners

Water

The 9th World Water Forum was held in Senegal’s capital of Dakar from the 21st to the 25th March. It acts as a preparatory conference for the UN Water Conference planned for 2023 and has met with considerable interest…

more

Food losses

With a new cross-regional initiative, GIZ takes up the challenge of reducing post-harvest losses through innovations within the Global Agricultural Policy and Innovation Fund. A virtual innovation platform and a hybrid…

more

Ocean

With a marine offensive against environmental pollution, the German Federal Government seeks to promote the conservation of marine biodiversity and take steps to counter a further littering of the seas. This was…

more

Research

The Swiss agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is launching a new development research programme with a long-standing partner, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). The programme supports high-level…

more

Land governance

One of the expert panels at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) dealt with the topic: ‘Beyond policy change: using the VGGT to secure tenure rights for farmers’ and revolved around the question of how…

more

Soils

Global food production depends 90 per cent on soil. World-wide, however, intensive agriculture and climate change are putting pressure on the ecosystem. This topic was at the centre of this year’s Global Forum for Food…

more

Agriculture

In many countries in the Global South, malnutrition is a cross-cutting issue with economic, societal and environmental impacts. Via an SDC-funded project carried out by IFOAM – Organics International, hundreds of…

more

Development policy

In 2018, the United Nations adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP). A coalition of Swiss NGOs are working for UNDROP’s implementation in and by Switzerland.…

more

Agriculture

In most of Sub-Saharan Africa, agricultural extension models have become more complex and rely on effective farmer-to-farmer learning, while increasingly including non-traditional forms of education. In cooperation with…

more

Trade

A study conducted by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the German University of Hohenheim under the global project Fund for Agricultural Policy Advice and Innovation, identified the main…

more

Cookie settings