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Switching from single-use to reusable packaging in food delivery and takeaway – a hands-on guide for businesses and policymakers
Food delivery and takeaway are on the rise – accompanied by growing amounts of single-use plastic waste. COVID-19 related restrictions for restaurants and cafés have further contributed to this trend....
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Utilizing digital platform to promote energy efficiency and gender-equality in the field
The website Vietnam Energy Efficiency Community (VEECOM) is attracting attention of individuals and enterprises to the benefits of energy efficiency and  contributing to gender equality in the field. Being part...
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Nature-based Solutions for Climate Action and Green Recovery in the Region
The topic of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) has attracted growing attention and is often discussed in the international community. NbS are considered to be a promising way of tackling socio-environmental challenges...
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Employee-led e-vehicle initiative in GIZ Viet Nam
The E-bike project, an employee-led initiative within the 4E Project, GIZ Viet Nam to support environmental and health protection was launched in April this year. The project contributes to the...
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Bioenergy training programs initiated for engineers and financial professionals in Viet Nam
In cooperation with the Viet Nam Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT)’s Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority (EREA), the GIZ Bioenergy Project facilitated two separate series of training courses on...
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Mainstreaming ASEAN Guideline to Enhance Agroforestry Development in the Region
To raise awareness of the Guidelines among different actors in different fields of land use sector in the region, the Center for International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF) co-organized...
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First ever green building certificate issued in Mongolia on EDGE certification
As the augmenting signs of climate change and global warming pose an unprecedented challenge to humanity, many countries around the world, individually and collectively, are embarking on bold commitments to...
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Financing the Intermodal Freight Transport in Java, Indonesia
A multi-stakeholder discussion on the financial design of intermodal freight transport in Java action plan was held at the end of September 2021. It was led by the Director of...
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Virtual Power Plant technology recommended for Viet Nam
The very first testing of Virtual Power Plant (VPP) should be shortly organised with appropriate scale and amount of time in Viet Nam, so power system and market operators, as...
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GIZ promotes rice as new green energy in Viet Nam
To promote the sustainable use of rice husks as an energy resource, GIZ signed an agreement with Sanofi Viet Nam on 23 September 2021 to advise on the ‘Rice is...
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GIZ proposes grid management for optimal operation of Viet Nam’s renewable energy
Viet Nam should consider adopting major solutions for planning and operational grid management if the country wants to optimise the operation of renewable energy sources and make the best use...
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Sustainable Management of Forest Ecosystem Services (FES)
The Sustainable Management of Forest Ecosystem Services (FES; project duration: 2021-2023) is a follow-on module of the project Himachal Pradesh Forest Ecosystem Services (HP-FES; project duration: 2016-2020). GIZ India is...
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Workshop bridges financial institutions and investors in Vietnam bioenergy
On 28 July 2021, the GIZ Bioenergy project presented a virtual workshop bringing together local and international representatives of financial institutions and project developers to explore emerging market opportunities in...
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First-time Online Training on Power System Simulation in the Grid Laboratory in Vietnam
For the first time, an online training course on simulating power systems in the grid laboratory has started in Hanoi. Lasting from 21 July until 12 August 2021, the course...
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Regional Policy Guidance for Promoting Climate Smart Agriculture in Southeast Asia
The importance of Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) practices in relation to climate change and food security have been recognized by policymakers in the Southeast Asian region. It has been reflected...
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A Strong Message in Art: Check out the winning masterpiece by 10 year old Unnati Chaurasiya
On World Environment day, the winners of a month-long online art competition were announced; theme Role of citizens and bulk-generators of waste in waste management in tourist cities. Organised exclusively...
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Lecture on the Challenge to Operate and Manage an Industrial Park
Managing an Industrial Park means facing several difficult questions: How do I identify the needs of tenant companies? Which essential services should the park provide? When is it necessary to...
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‘CREATIVE SPARKS’ – The Online Art Contest To Inspire Vietnamese Youth
With the aim of motivating Vietnamese young artists about renewable energy topic, the EU-Viet Nam Energy Facility (EVEF Project) - GIZ Energy Support Programme (ESP) has organized a competition named...
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Urban Transport Transformation through the Implementation of Bus Rapid Transit
With the Government of Indonesia’s (GoI) commitment to developing urban mass public transport, which includes BRT infrastructure development and providing government subsidies for its operation, major Indonesian cities are currently...
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ASEAN Guidance for Climate-Smart Land Use Practices – a Review
The study provides an understanding of how selected guidelines produced by sectoral bodies of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) relevant to land use and climate change are being...
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