Climate change


The Andean highlands of Peru are heavily affected by climate change. That is why the Swiss Development Cooperation is supporting a project in the country to secure the livelihoods of poor rural communities, and to strengthen...more



Agritechnica, the world’s leading trade fair for agricultural machinery and equipment, will take place from 8 to 14 November at Hanover/Germany. Some 2,800 exhibitors from 52 countries will be presenting their new and further...more

Land governance


The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and the World Bank signed a Declaration of Intent to establish a new Network of Excellence on...more

Wocat meeting
Land management


In June 2015, around 60 WOCAT members and stakeholders met in Feldafing, Germany, to discuss ways to promote sustainable land management.more



Green Gold, a project of the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) aiming to ensure the sustainable management of grazing land in Mongolia, has been selected as an example of best practices in food security by Expo Milano 2015. It...more



The sixth Bonn Network meeting “Bioenergy for Development” was dedicated to the topic: “Access to energy with biomass – which type for which purpose?” The network was established in April 2012 to encourage an exchange on...more



Owing to the ecological and social problems it entails, but also because of the high share of GM seed, soy cultivation in South America is a controversial issue. At the ‘GMO-free Europe’ conference, GIZ held an event on the...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

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