Food security

21.03.2019

The Rice Postharvest Management & Marketing project (RIPOMA) is a HELVETAS initiative in Tanzania aimed at increasing income of rural households and economically empowering women and young farmers. more

The complex challenges of global supply chains demand innovative solutions. Civil society, governments and businesses have to pull together. Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit is participating in an...more

Agriculture

01.03.2019

At a specialist event jointly organised by the University of Hohenheim, in Stuttgart, Germany, Baden-Württemberg’s Ministry of Rural Affairs and Consumer Protection and the Young DLG/Team Hohenheim, experts from politics, science...more

Food security

19.02.2019

Owing to on-going civil war, South Sudan has been plagued by a major humanitarian crisis for several years. More than half of the population are suffering hunger. With the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and...more

Digitisation

04.02.2019

How do entrepreneurs view the prospects and challenges of digitisation? At the Economic Forum, which the German Agricultural Society (DLG e.V.) has co-organised in the context of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture since...more

Cocoa production

29.01.2019

In late January 2019, Germany’s Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Julia Klöckner, and Germany’s Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, Gerd Müller, presented their 10-point plan for sustainable cocoa...more

Forestry

22.01.2019

In the context of its programme for sustainable agricultural supply chains and standards, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit pursues a Jurisdictional Approach. The interventions in this approach are not...more

Agroforestry

08.01.2019

Coca farmers in rural areas are often affected by poverty and a lack of access to legal markets. Furthermore, in Colombia, illicit coca crops cause widespread deforestation. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit...more

Climate change

18.12.2018

At the 24th World Climate Conference in Katowice/Poland, Germany’s Federal Government announced a doubling of its pledge to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), which now amounts to three billion euros. With its contribution, the...more

Youth

04.12.2018

Team-up is the name of a new initiative that the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has launched together with private foundations with the aim of improving prospects for young people in rural...more

Livestock

29.11.2018

At EuroTier 2018, an international trade fair run by the German Agricultural Society (DLG), Kazakhstan and China presented their ambitious plans for enhancing animal production. The targets they have set themselves are a...more

Water

20.11.2018

Half of Tajikistan’s 8.5 million inhabitants have no access to clean drinking water. This situation poses a serious risk to public health. The Swiss Development Cooperation project 'Safe drinking water and sanitation management...more

Food security

06.11.2018

At the world’s largest scientific conference on rice, three international institutions recognised the global significance of rice as a vehicle for economic prosperity, international development, and climate change adaptation and...more

Insurance

30.10.2018

Representatives of the ministries of agriculture, insurance companies and academia from across Latin America came together in mid-October for an international meeting "On the right track for risk management in the agriculture and...more

Agriculture

04.10.2018

In the framework of the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) in South-East Asian countries, Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (giz) has implemented the Better Rice Initiative Asia (BRIA), improving the income of...more

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