Working together towards a sustainable recovery

The COVID 19 pandemic confronts all the countries of the world with major challenges. The BMU has developed a "Corona Response Package" as part of the IKI. The package supports the partner countries of the IKI in addressing these challenges.


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IKI Newsletter - Special Edition

Read on the 68 Million euros Corona Response Package by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU) developed under IKI, to support rapid measures for a sustainable recovery following the COVID19 pandemic.


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Colombia – a biodiversity hotspot

Around ten percent of the species that exist worldwide are found in Colombia, and this makes the conservation of Colombian species and their habitats extremely important, also at international level. The International Climate Initiative currently supports 46 projects in the South American country.


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The need for sustainable mobility in India

The non-governmental organisation Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) promotes sustainable, equitable, and inclusive transportation and urban development worldwide. In this interview, Aswathy Dilip reports on the work of the NGO in India.


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Seeds in two hands

“There is a great demand on sustainable seeds”

As part of an IKI project, two guides on sustainable seeds were published. Expert Daniela Borja talks in an interview about sustainable seeds and the challenges associated with them.


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The link between biodiversity, food security, and health

The global COVID 19 pandemic is making visible the effects the destruction of ecosystems can have on human health. The IKI has been addressing the conservation of biodiversity since its inception in 2008. In 2019, the IKI approved 19 new projects related to biodiversity.


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Intact ecosystems vital to prevent the spread of pandemics

How the IKI contributes to the well-being of humanity by protecting biodiversity.

NDCs – a key tool for international climate change mitigation

How nationally determined contributions (NDCs) function and how they contribute to the mitigation of the global impacts of climate change.

Country call South Africa

The Country specific selection procedure for South Africa is open until August 31st.

Impact of the coronavirus pandemic

We have answered your questions in regard to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on IKI projects.

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