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  • PEACE AND SECURITY
  • CLIMATE CHANGE AND BIODIVERSITY
  • ECONOMIC AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
  • RELATED PROJECTS

Philippines

GIZ has been implementing projects to promote economic, ecological, and social development in the Philippines on behalf of the German Government since the 1970s. Some 70 seconded staff and 170 national personnel are currently working there for us.  

Our main commissioning parties are the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB). Commissions also come from the governments of other countries such as Australia, and international clients including the European Union and the Asian Development Bank. Development partnerships with the private sector from Germany and other European countries are actively sought.

Our work in the Philippines concentrates on the areas of peace and security, climate change and biodiversity, and economic and human development (agriculture, urban infrastructure, employment, microinsurance, and health in schools).

Several regional programmes are also based in the Philippines and are managed by GIZ from Manila. These include programmes supporting sustainable urban development in Asia, social protection, health in schools, and biodiversity in the ASEAN area. Some regional programmes based in other countries implement their activities in the Philippines.