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The IKI project „PAGE“ is supporting the Second Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) Ministerial Conference. More than 300 participants will explore how our economies and financial markets can be “enablers” for the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement.

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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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Key Area

Climate and Biodiversity Policy Support

Germany is supporting partner countries in strengthening their ability to adapt to climate change impacts and in fostering more low-carbon and sustainable economic structures.

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Saving the birthplace of coffee

Mesfin Tekle (NABU) shares his experience on community-based environmental protection in Ethiopia.

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In search of the giant squeaker frog

Gilbert Adum loves frogs. So much so, that he has devoted his life to saving them. And in that pursuit, he is helping to improve local lives - and making his mark as a bit of an environmental hero.

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World Water Day: Linking Water and Climate

Carbon-neutral, resilient water systems are possible with a cross-sectoral approach that links water, energy and food security.

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A lightwood restores soils in Central Kalimantan

The sengon tree, a lightwood that is native to Borneo, improves fertility naturally in degraded soils and thus can create alternative sources of income for smallholders.

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New law takes the Cerrado’s ecosystem services into account

Brazil’s Federal District is amending its Forest Compensation Act in order to better preserve the Cerrado and maintain the biome’s ecosystem services.

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Solar energy for wineries

A cooperation project aims to show how photovoltaic systems can reduce CO2 emissions and cut irrigation costs in Chilean wineries.

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Selection Procedure 2017

The 2017 selection procedure has ended.

Project outlines received after the deadline cannot be considered.



TV Reports Global Nature

As habitat loss, climate change and human intervention continue to threaten our species, conservation takes on an increasingly important role. But that comes at a price. Just how high is it?

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Lucy Aquino (WWF Paraguay) and Amanda Parker (WWF Germany) sum up experience on land use change in Paraquay.

IKI talks

Trainings on Administrative and Financial Management: IKI offers trainings for grant recipients

On 8 and 9 February 2017, for the second time, the IKI Programme Office will be offering training for national and international grant recipients in Berlin.