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International Climate Initiative (IKI)

Since 2008, the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) has been financing climate and biodiversity projects in developing and newly industrialised countries, as well as countries in transition.

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IKI in practise

IKI projects celebrate the Day for Biological Diversity

IKI projects worldwide contributed to the International Day for Biodiversity.

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IKI in practice

Protecting the coastal forest

Climate change also poses a threat to Costa Rica. The country has an ambitious plan to confront the changes – with mangroves playing a key role.

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Interview: Solar Cooling in Jordan

An IKI project in Jordan supports the production of cooling by means of solar energy.

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Film

Nepal: Fighting erosion with broom grass

Grass, in most forms, is overlooked as part of the fabric of our environment. But up close and deep down, there is rather more to it than meets the eye. In fact, it can be quite heroic.

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News

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Mainstreaming adaptation in South American policies

Government representatives from Latin America met in Germany to discuss public investment and climate change adaptation.

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IKI projects are well represented at the World Conservation Congress

IUCN’s World Conservation Congress in Hawai’i concluded with a set of commitments.

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Protecting the coastal forest

Climate change also poses a threat to Costa Rica. The country has an ambitious plan to confront the changes – with mangroves playing a key role.

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Kick-start of new transboundary conservation project

Moving towards green economy in the Heart of Borneo (HoB).

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Selection Procedure 2017

The 2017 selection procedure has ended.

Project outlines received after the deadline cannot be considered.

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TV Reports Global Nature

Corn and goats are snacks of choice for Andean bears. But their eating habits are causing conflicts with farmers. An IKI project is trying to smooth over bear-human relations.

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Interview

Report about experiences with the mobilization of finance for land and forest conservation.

IKI talks

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The Value of Nature

Film about the project 'Protected Area Management Enhancement in the Philippines (PAME)'.

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