Projects

2050 is Now: Aligning Climate Action with Long-Term Climate and Development Goals On-going

Project Lead: Ulka Kelkar
01 Jun 2023 to 31 May 2027

This project will provide governments, in-country research institutes, and other relevant stakeholders with tools and analysis to strengthen Long-term strategies on the mitigation of greenhouse gases ...
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Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services in Agrarian Landscapes Completed

Project Lead: Bernd Markus Liss
01 Dec 2016 to 30 Nov 2022

A growing world population and changing consumer habits are increasing the global demand for food and renewable raw materials. Consequently, land use is being practiced much too intensively in partner...
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Biodiversity Finance Initiative – BIOFIN Completed

Project Lead: Onno Van Den Heuvel
01 Dec 2012 to 31 Dec 2017

A key issue within the implementation of the Convention for Biodiversity (CBD) is the lack of financial resources for biodiversity protection. Many states lack reliable information on the funds needed...
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Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN II) On-going

01 Jan 2018 to 31 Dec 2027

The financing of biodiversity conservation is a key issue in the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Most countries lack reliable information on the actual costs needed to ...
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Blue Solutions - Implementing the CBD Strategic Plan in the Field of Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Completed

Project Lead: Elke Foerster
01 Jan 2013 to 30 Nov 2018

This global project is jointly implemented by GIZ, GRID-Arendal, IUCN, and UN Environment, dedicated to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity. The project identifies and dissemin...
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Brazil East Africa Peru India Climate Capacities (B-EPICC) On-going

Project Lead: Fanny Thornton
01 Jan 2018 to 31 May 2024

Risk forecasting and mitigation measures are crucial for improving resilience to changes in regional climate. The project aims to build local capacity to enhance resilience to regional climate variabi...
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Cities Fit for Climate Change Completed

Project Lead: Daphne Frank
01 Nov 2015 to 30 Jun 2019

The project supported cities in addressing the challenges posed by climate change. It provided guidance to city governments on adapting their development plans, such as land-use plans and binding deve...
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Climate Partnership Programme III Completed

Project Lead: Yvonne Veth
01 Jun 2017 to 30 Sep 2022

Private investment and climate-friendly technologies play a crucial role in building a climate-friendly economy in emerging and developing countries. Therefore, the Climate Partnership Programme mobil...
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Climate Protection in the Industrial Sector Through Solar Process Heat – SOLARPAYBACK Completed

Project Lead: Johannes Michel
01 Oct 2016 to 30 Jun 2022

As a source of energy, solar heat for industrial processes holds significant potential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, yet it has not been sufficiently exploited. The project aimed to further d...
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Climate Transparency Completed

Project Lead: Gerd Leipold
01 Mar 2018 to 31 May 2023

The project combined climate assessments and expertise from organizations in G20 countries. The Climate Transparency partnership utilized comparable, concise, and comprehensive data to analyze the G20...
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