We can only achieve sustainability together – #BonnConference for Global Transformation concludes

700 delegates from 70 countries all agreed that we need to work together for our sustainable activities to succeed. At the Bonn Conference for Global Transformation on 12 and 13 May, they took inspiration from the best ideas from around the world. Bonn, 13 May 2015 (GIZ) –  ‘We don’t need to ask ourselves ‘Can it be… Read More We can only achieve sustainability together – #BonnConference for Global Transformation concludes

DCED Case Study of the African Cashew Initiative: Lessons from working with new and multiple partners in Ghana

The African Cashew Initiative (ACi) is a multi-country programme that is pioneering a formalised co-funding and implementation structure with various public and private partners and development organisations. It offers valuable lessons from managing multi-stakeholder partnerships, and collaboration between more ‘traditional’ development organisations and new donors like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Further, the ACi’s… Read More DCED Case Study of the African Cashew Initiative: Lessons from working with new and multiple partners in Ghana

LearnCafés for Learning from Evaluation | GIZ

LearnCafés are internal GIZ-events, where the results of evaluations can be discussed in a forum. The underlying idea: evaluation reports do not automatically lead to change. In order to benefit from the results of an evaluation, a learning process is required. The LearnCafé is an instrument that provides the opportunity to learn. It is a… Read More LearnCafés for Learning from Evaluation | GIZ

LearnCafés for Learning from Evaluation | GIZ

LearnCafés are internal GIZ-events, where the results of evaluations can be discussed in a forum. The underlying idea: evaluation reports do not automatically lead to change. In order to benefit from the results of an evaluation, a learning process is required. The LearnCafé is an instrument that provides the opportunity to learn. It is a… Read More LearnCafés for Learning from Evaluation | GIZ

The Green Star Hotel Initiative supports the greening of Egypt’s tourism industry

Tourism key to the economic recovery of Egypt. The Green Star Hotel Initiative (GSHI) aims to improve the environmental performance and competitiveness of the Egyptian hotel industry by promoting the implementation of environmental management systems and environmentally sound operations, Within the framework of the PPP program oft eh German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and… Read More The Green Star Hotel Initiative supports the greening of Egypt’s tourism industry

The Green Star Hotel Initiative supports the greening of Egypt's tourism industry

Tourism key to the economic recovery of Egypt. The Green Star Hotel Initiative (GSHI) aims to improve the environmental performance and competitiveness of the Egyptian hotel industry by promoting the implementation of environmental management systems and environmentally sound operations, Within the framework of the PPP program oft eh German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and… Read More The Green Star Hotel Initiative supports the greening of Egypt's tourism industry

Tracking the effectiveness of climate change adaptation

GTZ. Monitoring and evaluation – tracking the effectiveness of adaptation. M&E plays a central role in capturing whether and how interventions lead to the successful achievement of their objectives. This is of particular importance in the relatively new field of adaptation to climate change, where interventions are still in the phase of being defined and… Read More Tracking the effectiveness of climate change adaptation

Germany merges technical cooperation services into the GIZ

The German federal government has launched a new agency for technical cooperation. At the start of 2011, the new ‘‘Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit” (German Agency for International Cooperation) will take up its work. This agency, called GIZ, will be created by merging the three government organisations of GTZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit), DED… Read More Germany merges technical cooperation services into the GIZ