International Day for Biological Diversity

22 May has been celebrated as the International Day for Biological Diversity since 2001! Why is conservation so important to all life on earth and how is the IKI committed to conserving biological diversity?



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On 22 - 23 May 2019, the International Conference on Climate Action (ICCA 2019) will be held in Heidelberg, Germany. IKI will be present, too...



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Current IKI selection procedure

The IKI selection procedure for thematic programmes is open for application. Programme outlines can be submitted until 18 July 2019 (CEST) through the IKI online platform.



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IKI Newsletter in a new design!

The IKI Newsletter has a new design and informs about the latest articles, publications and videos connected to IKI! Subscribe now!




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Mexico: The role of bees in vanilla growing

Vanilla's native Mexico is the only place in the world where the fragrant orchid is pollinated without human help. But pesticides threaten to wipe out the insects that do the job, in turn threatening human livelihoods.



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Photos (clockwise): N. Gorißen/BMUB; FAO/ S. Elliott; M. Hüttner; IM Editores

Currently, the selection procedure for thematic oriented programme oulines is open for application. Programme ideas can be submitted until 18 July 2019, 24 hrs (CEST). More info...

Multimedia Documentary

This multimedia pageflow not only follows Dora's life, it also delves into the consequences of deforestation and the resulting dangers for orangutans.

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Video: 10 Years IKI (2018)

See in this video, how since 2008 IKI has been working on fostering climate protection and measures for adapting to climate change in collaboration with developing and emerging countries, as well as to sustainably manage forests and enhance forest carbon stocks (REDD+) and to preserve biodiversity.