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Global projects such as the 2030 Agenda and international climate agreements are becoming increasingly important. As an actor in around 120 countries, GIZ facilitates worldwide partnerships.


Global Programmes

Regional Cooperation

Sustainable infrastructure

Environment and climate change

Triangular Cooperation Mexico, Dominican Republic, Germany: Disaster risk management: improved advanced warning Ambitious climate policy in the countries of South-East and Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus and Central Asia Global project Support of the Export Initiative for Environmental Technologies Climate risk management – Concepts, instruments, effects Promoting European-African business partnerships for biodiversity conservation Green Economy Transformation Conservation of biodiversity on land Preservation of marine biodiversity Initiative for Resource Efficiency and Climate Action Climate policy meets urban development Clean air in Hanoi, Johannesburg and Pretoria The InsuResilience Global Partnership for Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance Cooling with the power of the sun Climate-friendly cooling in South Africa Green Innovation Centres for the Agriculture and Food Sector (GIC) Proklima – Worldwide promotion of environmentally friendly and energy-efficient cooling technologies Sustainable and climate-friendly phase-out of ozone-depleting substances (SPODS) Cool Contributions fighting Climate Change (C4) New knowledge about climate change and human mobility ICT-based Adaptation to Climate Change in Cities Partnership against Poaching and Illegal Wildlife Trade in Africa and Asia Global support initiative to implement good governance for forest conservation Blue Solutions – Solutions for the Conservation of Marine and Coastal Ecosystems Bilateral energy partnerships (BMWi) Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (ABS Capacity Development Initiative) Programme for Energy Efficiency in Buildings (PEEB) Partners for Review Information Matters: ambitious climate reporting (completed) NDC Assist – Contributing to the NDC Partnership Climate Finance Readiness Programme – CF Ready Support project for the implementation of the Paris Agreement (BMUB) Enhancing climate services for infrastructure investment (CSI) (BMUB) Climate Finance Readiness Programme (completed) Vertically integrated climate protection Support for the Nitric Acid Climate Action Group Globaler Kohlenstoffmarkt Water and wastewater companies for climate mitigation (WaCCliM) ValuES: Integrating ecosystem services into policy, planning and practice Promoting business action for biodiversity-friendly production and commercialisation Strategic environmental dialogues Mainstreaming EbA – strengthening ecosystem-based adaptation Management und Zerstörung von ozonschädlichen Substanzen in ODS-Banken REDD Early Movers – Tools and Instruments REDD Early Movers – International Initiatives Risk assessment and management for adaptation to climate change Führung in globaler Verantwortung – Climate Leadership Plus Programm German Green Cooling Initiative Concepts for sustainable waste management

Rural development

Improving the Effectiveness of Rural Development and Food Security Projects Creating livelihoods – securing access to land Sustainability and Value Added in the Cotton Economy More fish and income from sustainable fisheries and aquaculture Knowledge for Nutrition (K4N) – achieving food security Promoting international agricultural research by placing experts Promoting human resources cooperation with partners in international agricultural research Supporting sustainable agricultural supply chains and standards Sustainable Rural Development sector project International agricultural research for rural development Programme for climate-smart livestock systems Rural employment with a focus on youth Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture Biodiversity and ecosystem services in agrarian landscapes Promotion du financement agricole au profit d’entreprises basées sur l’agriculture en milieu rural Globale Partnerschaft für Drogenpolitik und Entwicklung Sustainable agriculture Energy solutions for agricultural and food industries Stärkung von Kapazitäten an internationalen Agrarforschungszentren durch Vermittlung von Integrierten Fachkräften Forum for Sustainable Palm Oil Global Programme Responsible Land Policy Promotion of agricultural finance for agri-based enterprises in rural areas Promotion of Nutrition-Sensitive Potato Value Chains in East Africa Food and nutrition security, enhanced resilience to food crises Soil protection and rehabilitation for food security Stärkung der Beratungskapazitäten für Landpolitik in Afrika

Security, reconstruction and peace

Social development

Governance and democracy

Economic development and employment

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