News and Features
23 November 2023
GIZ supports the launch of issue brief on women’s participation and leadership in customary and informal justice systems
GIZ and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) launched the issue brief on Women’s Participation and Leadership in CIJ Systems.
15 November 2023
Launching ceremony for GIZ Pacific Island Supply Vessel held in Geoje Island, South Korea
The launching ceremony for the GIZ Pacific Island Supply Vessel was held at the Asia Shipbuilding Co,. Ltd., on Geoje Island, South Korea.
30 September 2023
News from ROLMIN: September 2023
The GIZ Project “Promotion of the Rule of Law in Mindanao (ROLMIN)” contributes to stabilisation and peacebuilding by reducing the potential for violence and conflict arising from land use and land distribution.
21 September 2023
GIZ strengthens commitment to the Pacific Region with new office
On 21 September, GIZ inaugurated its new Pacific office in Flagstaff, Suva, Fiji, marking a renewed commitment to the Pacific Region and underscores GIZ's dedication to fostering sustainable development.
5 July 2023
GIZ Coconut Alliance Project visits Department of Agriculture partners in South Cotabato
Representatives from Coconut Alliance of the GIZ Office Manila paid a courtesy visit to Department of Agriculture (DA) 12 OIC Regional Executive Director Dr. John Pascual in City of Koronadal, South Cotabato.
German Foreign Office State Secretary Jennifer Morgan visits Tacloban
In April, State Secretary Jennifer Morgan visited Tacloban, a city in the eastern part of the Philippines which is highly affected by increasing extreme weather events.
One DENR-GIZ National Steering Committee (NSC) Meeting highlights importance of green projects in the Philippines
Representatives from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and GIZ convened the NSC Meeting on 14 June, which was presided over by Assistant Secretary Marcial C. Amaro, Jr.
BMUV Policy Officer Nina Alsen visits Southern Leyte to experience ecosystem-based adaptation measures
In June, Policy Officer Nina Alsen (5th from left in photo) of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV) sub-division for Climate Adaptation and Prevention visited Southern Leyte.
29 June 2023
Project Coffee++ holds training course on regenerative agriculture
The GIZ Project Coffee++, in partnership with Nestle Philippines Inc. (NPI), hosted a training program, 26-29 June, focused on Regenerative Agriculture (RA): Sustainable Upland Farming Systems & Basics on Crop/Livestock Production.
24 June 2023
GIZ Cacao+ Project holds agri-finance market fair
The GIZ Cacao+ Project held an Agri-Finance Market Fair with the theme "Magsasaka + Kapital. Kumikitang Agrikultura" in Davao City.
16 June 2023
GIZ's contributions highlighted at Asia Clean Energy Forum
The work of GIZ and its partners in the clean energy sector in Asia was presented at the 2023 Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) at the Asian Development Bank headquarters, Philippines on 13-16 June.
19 May 2023
Rule of Law Project holds Operational Planning Workshop with GIZ partners
The GIZ project "Promotion of the Rule of Law in Mindanao (ROLMIN)" held its operational planning workshop on 19 May in Davao City, Philippines.
23 May 2023
Enhancing coordination for a plastic-free ocean: 3RproMar holds Regional Workshop and Project Steering Committee Meeting
Staggering amounts of waste come from every corner of the world and enter the marine environment one way or another. As such, protecting the marine environment requires the joining of efforts to collectively acting fight against marine litter.
4 June 2023
GIZ joins Euro Village 2023
On 3-4 June in Manila, GIZ joined the Euro Village - a one-stop shop highlighting the best of EU’s food, products, lifestyle, sports demonstrations, tourism, culture, and languages while promoting sustainability.
26 May 2023
Keel-laying ceremony for low-carbon GIZ Pacific Island vessel held in Korea
The keel-laying ceremony for the GIZ Pacific Island supply vessel was held at the Asia Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., on Geoje Island, South Korea.
1 May 2023
May is the Month of the Ocean: See how GIZ celebrates it through the ProCoast Project
22 April 2023
GIZ launches Climate Information Services campaign to celebrate Earth Day 2023
In celebration of Earth Day, the Climate Change Commission and the GIZ Project “South-South Collaboration on Climate Information Services (SSCIS)” are one in spreading awareness on the uses and benefits of Climate Information Services.
31 March 2023
Feature Story: Collaborative land management in Mindanao promotes climate-adaptive strategies for uncontrolled water hyacinths
In Agusan del Sur, the GIZ project “Responsible Land Governance in Mindanao (RLGM) has promoted Collaborative Land Management (CLM) focusing on common pool resources.
28 March 2023
Department of Agriculture and GIZ work together for coconut, cacao, and coffee
Discover the progress and impact of our foreign-assisted projects led by Philippine partners in cooperation with GIZ. Let's work together towards a sustainable and prosperous agricultural future!
28 March 2023
Celebrating women through music, poetry, and stories
As part of the 2023 Women’s Month celebration, GIZ Philippines, together with the UP Center for Women's and Gender Studies and the German Embassy Manila, hosted the “Mga Awit, Tula, at Kwento ni Dakila” advocacy concert on 24 March.
21 March 2023
National River Basin Summit highlights cooperative efforts in addressing resilience measures
Organised by the DENR River Basin Control Office (RBCO) and supported by GIZ, on behalf of the Federal Republic of Germany, and the International Climate Initiative.
9 March 2023
DA, ATI, and GIZ hold Knowledge Management and Communications Planning Workshop for cacao, coconut, and coffee
Partners convened for a communications planning workshop to streamline and align efforts on developing knowledge products and learning platforms for cacao, coconut, and coffee.
World Wildlife Day: Protecting wildlife for the people in Negros
Today, 3 March, we celebrate World Wildlife Day to highlight the importance of preserving wildlife for humankind, for our ecosystem, for food, medicine and inspiration.
TRANSCEND Project Kick-Off aligns Philippine priorities on climate action and biodiversity protection
More than 60 representatives from various Philippine government agencies and implementing partners attended the TRANSCEND Kick-Off Workshop.
Rule of Law Project Inception Workshop gathers GIZ partners in Mindanao for ways forward
The GIZ Project “Promotion of the Rule of Law in Mindanao (ROLMIN)” held its Inception Workshop, 15-16 February in Davao City, Philippines to discuss the mapping of conflicts arising from administration of overlapping land laws, policies, and mandates.
German Ambassador visits training center supported by GIZ Project on low carbon sea transport in Marshall Islands
German Ambassador Anke Reiffenstuel accompanied the Special Envoy to the Pacific, Beate Grzeski to further strengthen Germany’s engagement in the Indo-Pacific region
GIZ helps establish ecoparks to protect mangrove areas
January 24 is International Day of Education
Education is the right of every child and fulfilling universal access to quality education includes creating a healthy learning environment. Since 2011, GIZ has been supporting Ministries of Education in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
GIZ holds high-level summit on land governance
The event was jointly organized by the Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), GIZ, and the Asian NGO Coalition through the Responsible Land Governance in Mindanao project implemented by GIZ and DENR.