2050 is now: Aligning climate action with long-term climate and development goals On-going

Author Name: IKI
01 Jun 2023 to 31 May 2027

The partner countries would like to enhance their long-term climate policy. The implementation phase of the project shall improve governments’ readiness to implement actions in line with the long-te...
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Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services in Agrarian Landscapes Completed

Author Name: Bernd-Markus Liss
01 Dec 2016 to 30 Nov 2022

A growing world population and changing consumer habits are increasing the global demand for food and renewable raw materials. This is why land use is now being practised much too intensively in the p...
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Biodiversity Finance Initiative – BIOFIN Completed

Author Name: Onno Van Den Heuvel
01 Dec 2012 to 31 Dec 2018

A key issue within the implementation of the Convention for Biodiversity (CBD) is the lack of financial resources for the protection of biodiversity. Most states lack reliable information on what fund...
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Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN II) On-going

Author Name: Onno Van Den Heuvel
01 Jan 2018 to 31 Dec 2027

The financing of biodiversity conservation is a key issue in the implementation of the CBD. Most countries lack reliable information on the actual costs that are needed to effectively implement their ...
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Blue Solutions - Implementing the CBD Strategic Plan in the field of marine and coastal biodiversity Completed

Author Name: Elke Foerster
01 Jan 2013 to 30 Nov 2018

This global project is jointly implemented by GIZ, GRID-Arendal, IUCN and UN Environment and is dedicated to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity. The project identifies and dis...
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Brazil - East Africa Peru India Climate Capaci- ties (B-EPICC) On-going

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01 Jan 2018 to 31 May 2024

Risk forecasting and risk mitigation measures are crucial approaches to improving resilience to changes in the regional climate. The project aims to build local capacity to improve resilience to regio...
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Cities fit for climate change Completed

Author Name: Daphne Frank
01 Nov 2015 to 31 Oct 2018

The project aims to support cities in tackling the challenges presented by climate change. It advises city governments on how to adapt their development plans (land-use plans and binding development p...
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Climate Partnership Programme III Completed

Author Name: Yvonne Veth
01 Jun 2017 to 30 Sep 2022

Private investment and climate-friendly technologies are crucial for building a climate-friendly economy in emerging and developing countries. Therefore, the Climate Partnership Programme mobilises th...
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Climate Protection in the Industrial Sector through Solar Process Heat – SOLARPAYBACK Completed

Author Name: Johannes Michel
01 Oct 2016 to 30 Jun 2021

Solar thermal systems provide process heat for industrial processes, possessing the potential to reduce the carbon footprint of textile, food, beverage, and chemical industries. The project aims at in...
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Climate Smart Cities Completed

Author Name: Ernst Doering
01 Jun 2018 to 30 Nov 2022

Dynamic urbanisation, rapid population growth, and changing consumer and mobility behaviour are posing challenges to India’s urban infrastructure. As key sources of greenhouse gas emissions, cities ...
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