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USAID and GIZ Launch Guidelines and Tools to Mainstream Solar Energy further
BANGKOK, October 31, 2017 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and GIZ Thailand provided a set of implementation guidelines to Thailand’s Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency, the...
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And the winner for Drone Pioneer Award – 2017 is … GIZ- ECOSWAT!
Berlin, Germany --- The Improved Management of Extreme Events through Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Watersheds (ECOSWat) Project has won the prestigious ‘Drone Pioneer Award’ at the InterGEO fair held in Berlin....
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International Conference on Sustainable Industrial Areas 2018 Cairo, Egypt
Background Following the previous annual International Conferences on Sustainable Industrial Areas (SIA) in China, Indonesia, India, Turkey, Mexico and Morocco, the upcoming Conference will take place in Egypt. The SIA...
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Building sector NAMA in the Philippines
On August 4, 2017, the Climate Change Commission, National Housing Authority, and the Philippine Green Building Council signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will facilitate the development of Nationally Appropriate...
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International Climate Initiative (IKI) Calls for the 2018 Cycle of Support
The selection process for IKI Funding is now online! The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) selects projects for IKI funding on the basis...
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ASEAN Expert Group on Sustainable Land Transport (EGSLT) Launched
The Expert Group on Sustainable Land Transport (EGSLT) was created as an ad-hoc working group under the ASEAN Land Transport Working Group (LTWG). The 1st meeting of the EGSLT was...
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Webinar: Effective Communication on GHG Calculation for the Land Transport Sector to Non-Technical Audience
Webinar on Effective Communication on GHG Calculation for the Land Transport Sector to Non-Technical Audience Date: 22 November 2017 Time: 4-5 p.m. Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta (UTC+7), 5-6 p.m. Kuala Lumpur, Manila,...
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Tendering and Evaluation of Renewable Energy
Join us for what expected to be an insightful training and discussion on tendering and evaluation of renewable energy. Those involved in tendering processes should not miss this chance! Who...
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A matter of know-how: pollution reduction through training staff of effluent treatment plants
Caption: Introduction round - Skill Development Programme for Technicians and Helpers of Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plants, August 2016 Copyright: GIZ SEIP’s success on skilling operators and helpers of wastewater effluent...
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Germany Summer School prepares skilled labour force for wind power market in Viet Nam
A skilled labour force is significant for the development of wind power market in Viet Nam. The Technology Cooperation area under the “Support to the Up-scaling of Wind Power” project...
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GIZ Improved Rice Parboiling System (IRPS) at M/S Subodh Husking Complex, Patkelghata, Tala, Satkhira
80-90% of the rice harvest in Bangladesh is cooked in small or medium-sized rice parboiling systems at the rice mills with only 15-30% fuel efficiency. Almost 50000 inefficient, polluting and...
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Asean looks to take-off of green finance
Economy March 24, 2017 01:00 By SPECIAL TO THE NATION Green finance is widely discussed as global policy makers continue their push for more sustainable and efficient energy sources in...
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Projects bear fruit
Projects proposed by the CDIA project are bearing fruit. More than 200,000 urban poor in Khulna City, Bangladesh now have better health conditions and are now more resilient towards environmental...
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PH GETS READY TO ACCESS THE GREEN CLIMATE FUND
GIZ, through the SupportCCC II project, participated in the Philippines’ first Green Climate Fund (GCF) Orientation and Prioritization Tool Inception Workshop to advance understanding and coordination of GCF financing activities...
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SECTOR NETWORK TUEWAS’ ONLINE SDGs PORTAL LAUNCHED
25 August --- GIZ projects in the Transport, Environment, Energy and Water in Asia (TUEWAS) sector have just made the topic of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a tad more visible...
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ASEAN Region Continues Progress towards Harmonised Sustainable Transport Indicators
With a growing vehicle fleet that is already Asia’s second largest, the ASEAN region faces related pressures including climate change, air pollution, and traffic congestion. Recognising that effective policy interventions...
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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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