From our partners

The Senegalese non-governmental organisation Enda Pronat has initiated a multi-stakeholder partnership which is to promote an agroecological turnaround in Senegal. The NGO is supported by the German World Peace Service,…

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Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) launched its new Africa Strategy on the 24th January. In future, the priority areas for German activities with African partner countries will be…

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Innovation

A funding programme by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) supports young companies in Africa in getting investment-ready. Their digital innovations are boosting income in the agricultural…

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Environment

Germany’s Supply Chain Due Diligence Act enters into force on the 1st January 2023, the Federal Government announced at the beginning of this year. It will see the first comprehensive, world-wide regulation of corporate…

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Soils

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has developed a mobile gaming app ‘MRIDA’ that helps smallholder farmers strategize climate-smart agricultural management practices to…

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At the 15th Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP 15), in Montreal/Canada, it again became clear that stopping the extinction of species and restoring ecosystems can only succeed if the Indigenous Peoples and local…

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Food security

The Global Alliance for Food Security (GAFS), jointly convened by the German Group of Seven (G7) Presidency and the World Bank Group, launched the Global Food and Nutrition Security Dashboard as a key tool to fast-track…

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Environment

Together with partners in four African countries, researchers at ETH Zurich/Switzerland are creating circular economies that use processed organic waste and human excreta as fertiliser or animal feed, resulting in higher…

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The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has aligned itself with the fields of action of modern international cooperation and adopted a new structure as of 1 September 2022. The SDC is now divided into…

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Germany supports IFAD in rewarding the essential services that rural people provide. These services preserve biodiversity and ecosystems, making a significant contribution to climate change mitigation.

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