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Training on green cooling technologies in Germany
By Maraida Licerio MAINTAL, Germany, 26-30 June Technical advisors of BMUB-BMZGIZ Proklima projects worldwide (which promote energy-efficient and ozone- and climate-friendly cooling technologies) – including from the Philippines under the...
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Our SNRD Asia and TUEWAS Secretariat is now accepting applications for internship. Read on for more details.
The internship is designed to provide the successful candidate with opportunity to work in Sector Network Natural Resources and Rural Development in ASIA (SNRD Asia) and Sector Network Transport, Environment,...
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Thailand’s businesses go for the sun – Solar energy is competitive!
Nonthaburi, 14 June 2017 – The times where solar energy was considered expensive are long gone. “We are now using solar power to lower our production costs. I was surprised...
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E-learning course on Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries
  GIZ, in partnership with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research is inviting urban and transport planners, decision makers from local governments, and international organizations involved in the...
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Cleaning up the economy
By Anchalee Kongrut Increasing strains placed on resources and the environment will compel Asia to join the global drive toward cleaner and sustainable economic activity. The Asia-Pacific region might be...
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GIZ CLIMATE ROADMAP 2017-2021
By Evelyn Anago Climate change poses the most pressing threat to the world today, according to the 2017 Global Risks Report of the World Economic Forum. (Pacific island countries and...
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New BMZ projects to focus on most effective and efficient ways to achieve SDGs
  By Evelyn Anago The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has revised its procedure for reviewing proposals for new and follow-on bilateral and regional projects, to...
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Going with the flow
  How drones are helping Thailand’s water planning Thailand, sun and the Mekong… Like many other rivers in this country in Southeast Asia, this idyllic waterway, with its temples and...
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Provinces as an important player
Photo: Panellists at the dissemination workshop (Provincial Energy Offices of Nan, Rayong and Phuket, Ministry of Energy, Chiang Mai University, GIZ).   Setting renewable energy targets on a sound footing...
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Momentum Builds for Improved Vehicle Fuel Economy in Southeast Asia
The ASEAN region took a step towards more fuel-efficient transport during a productive 2nd Forum of the ASEAN Fuel Economy Platform, held on 28 March in Bangkok. The event brought...
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Smart Energy Hackathon Southeast Asia
Deploying smart energy solutions is no longer only a hardware but much rather also a software and business model challenge. Prices for new energy sources have come down significantly over...
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Energy Master Plan for Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
On 02 May 2017, a Kick-off Workshop on the “Energy Master Plan for Ulaanbaatar City” study was organized in Mongolia. Different stakeholders from the energy sector of Mongolia such as...
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SNRD Asia and TUEWAS Annual Face-to-Face Steering Group Meeting concluded and set in motion preparation for 2018 Joint Conference
Bangkok, 19-21 June 2017   Taking stock of lesson-learned and strategically getting things moving are key takeaways of the recently concluded SNRD Asia and TUEWAS Annual Face-to-Face Steering Group Meeting....
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All things TUEWAS now available at your fingertips with the launch of the new website.
When it comes to providing seamless support for our members working across the borders, the Sector Network Transport, Environment, Energy and Water in Asia (TUEWAS) is constantly on the look-out...
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IRENA: Increase in Renewable Energy Employment Could Offset Fossil Fuel Job Losses
STORY HIGHLIGHTS The report, titled ‘Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017,’ was released at IRENA’s 13th Council meeting taking in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Overall, IRENA reports...
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Sustainable Energy Finance Update: EU Invests in Energy Infrastructure; Energy Efficiency in the Spotlight in Europe, Central Asia
Author: Jennifer Allan 1 March 2017: During the month of February, EU countries made significant investments in energy infrastructure, solar power got a boost in Asia and Africa, while projects...
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The trains and sea ports of One Belt, One Road, China’s new Silk Road
BEIJING (AFP) - China opened its Silk Road summit Sunday (May 14) to showcase its ambitious plans to revive ancient trade routes from Asia to Europe and Africa. President Xi...
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Interested in learning how to step up your project implementation and work towards the SDGs? Apply for this training now!
Background International cooperation is continuously challenged to balance between achieving clearly defined results through the implementing agencies and the contribution to ambitious broad developmental goals as agreed by donor and...
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World Bank Scores Sustainable Energy Policies
15 February 2017: The World Bank has released a report scoring sustainable energy policies in 111 countries. The report, titled ‘RISE (Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy),’ examines policies to support...
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