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The GGKP Project Database allows you to browse on-the-ground initiatives to promote green growth, being led by our partners and other leading organisations. To suggest a project to be added to the database, please complete the form. 

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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Deforestation of the Amazon region is resulting in the loss of biodiversity, the release of greenhouse gases and a reduction in the size of areas where traditional population groups live. Brazil has therefore set itself ambitious targets for the reduction of deforestation.

Organisation: 
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

After three decades of remarkable economic growth and improvement in social indicators, Vietnam has been recently experiencing a slow-down in poverty reduction and an increase in income inequality.

Organisation: 
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

In many developing economies, the private sector is underdeveloped, unproductive, not sustainable, and unable to serve society effectively. Private sector development (PSD) aims to improve the way the private sector functions in the economy and to increase private investment in the production of goods and services and the creation of productive and decent employment.

Organisation: 
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Costa Rica has set itself the aim of becoming carbon neutral by 2021. As a result, it is committed to adopting policies sustainably and over the long-term that will help reduce emissions. This politically ambitious goal requires making a tremendous effort as well as using demanding, innovative approaches – particularly as emissions in key sectors are currently on the rise.

Organisation: 
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

The production of coffee is an integral part of the history and identity of Costa Rica. It also contributes 9% of the national greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, generating 25% of the emissions originated by the agriculture sector.

Organisation: 
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
The fashion industry is booming: The design comes from Europe, the cotton from Africa or America which is processed into fabric in China, before being shipped to Bangladesh where it is sewn into the T-shirt that consumers find in the shops in Europe.
Organisation: 
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

The South African-German initiative Skills for Green Jobs aims to improve the distinct, institutional and societal frameworks in order to provide qualified experts and adequate technologies for establishing a green economy.

Organisation: 
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

The Skills Development for a Green Economy (SD4GE) Programme focuses on supporting the Dual System Pilot Project (DSPP) to help the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to replicate dual occupational programmes.

Organisation: 
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
The programme aims at developing the capacities of governmental institutions to regulate the use of water resources and provide advisory services to the sector, e.g. by showcasing the economic benefits of water efficiency measures for companies. In doing so, the efficient use of water resources of the textile industry is enhanced and resilience to climate-induced water scarcity strengthened.
Organisation: 
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Russian industry produces high levels of pollutants and greenhouse gases. This is partly due to outdated industrial plants with inefficient and resource-wasting production methods. Despite a considerable need for modernization, investments in environmentally friendly technologies are lagging.

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