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GIZ Pakistan started the implementation of the new “Strengthening Climate Adaptation and Resilience (SAR)” Project in Pakistan
GIZ Pakistan has launched a new project titled “Strengthening Climate Adaptation and Resilience (SAR)” to support Pakistan for improving the conditions for climate action for adaptation and resilience as well...
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Lab test launched for safe grid operation and solar rooftop operation
A lab test assessing a smart inverter controller to monitor and control solar rooftop systems was launched in Hanoi on 24 January 2022. The test was conducted by GIZ’s Smart...
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Scientific research forum opens for students to discuss sustainable energy
Being hosted by 6 universities specializing in electrical engineering in Viet Nam and supported by GIZ, the Student Forum 2021 on Sustainable Energy attracted nearly 300 students and representatives from...
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Academy Day 2021: Accelerate smart grid research to optimise the power grid’s use of renewable energy
GIZ and the Electricity Regulatory Authority of Viet Nam (ERAV) of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) virtually launched the Academy Day 2021 with the theme of ‘Accelerating smart...
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Special Plenary Session focusing on System interventions and adoption of post-harvest management for a robust Agri supply chain
Zero Hunger by 2030, is the first sustainable development goal set by the United Nations, which India is committed to. Further, with the country’s population set to cross 1.5 billion...
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Viet Nam Energy Efficiency Award 2021 honors best solutions of energy use nationwide
The Viet Nam Energy Efficiency Award 2021 received 148 applications from both enterprises and individuals after 3 months of calling, marking nearly 300 solutions of energy saving and efficient use...
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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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Raising Awareness and Capacity for the Implementation of Bus Rapid Transit in Indonesian Cities
Capacity development plays a key role in enabling Indonesian cities to contribute to climate change mitigation through sustainable transport policies and infrastructure projects, including the development of Bus Rapid Transit...
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Energy efficiency potentials e-learning course gamified for self-study
Conducted by GIZ TUEWAS internal network with five countries Viet Nam, Mongolia, Bangladesh, Nepal, and India, the e-learning course about energy efficiency and energy saving potentials for industries introduced a...
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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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