Four organisations are joining forces to support African agriculture with a strategic partnership which aims to increase incomes and improve the food security of 30 million smallholder farm households in at least eleven…

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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is looking back over a successful business year in 2016. However, this also shows the magnitude of future challenges.

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At the G20 Hamburg Summit, heads of the world’s leading economies presented an initiative to tackle youth unemployment in developing countries.

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A view from the highest point on Cicia island in Fiji. Fiji is one of the Small Island Developing States. <br/> Photo: © IFAD/Joanne Levitan

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. A new Global Action Programme for SIDS countries aims to improve food-system sustainability and agriculture-sector resilience.

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In January, Germany’s development minister Gerd Müller presented the outline of a ‘Marshall Plan with Africa’ as part of Germany’s G20 presidency in 2017. Development experts and civil society representatives discussed…

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Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Gerd Müller presents the Marshall Plan with Africa in Berlin. <br/>Photo: BMZ, Michael Gottschalk/phototek.net

The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development has presented a ‘Marshall Plan with Africa’ as part of Germany’s G20 Presidency in 2017 under which ‘Reform-oriented partner countries’ will receive greater…

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At the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) announced it is supporting developing countries on the path to sustainable energy production and…

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GIZ can now apply for financing from the Green Climate Fund for projects with a total volume of up to USD 250 million.

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For the sixth time, DLG is hosting the Sino-German BioEnergy Annual Conference in Jinan, Province Shandong. The Conference in mid-October is part of the German-Chinese Agricultural Center (DCZ), which was founded by the…

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The role of agriculture in preventing conflict and enabling recovery was highlighted by FAO director at the TICAD conference in Kenya. A new initiative, the Initiative for Food and Nutrition Security in Africa (IFNA),…

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