Environment and climate change

GIZ assists its partners in identifying the wide range of causes of environmental risks. It helps modernise environmental policy at all levels, advises on regional environmental cooperation and develops strategies to embed environmental protection in other areas of policy.

Global network for solid waste management
Reduce, reuse, recycle – as much and as efficiently as possible. These goals are the focus of GIZ’s work with waste.
Let’s go hiking
For many people, the mention of Jordan evokes images of the Dead Sea, the sandstone city of Petra and desert adventures in Wadi Rum. But this kingdom has even more to offer.
Throwaway lifestyles
Humans seem to be drowning in their own waste. Essay by environmental journalist Joachim Wille
As far as the eye can see
Waste knows no borders, as a glance at the world’s cities, seas and rivers shows – we are even littering space with our debris.
‘The time to act is now’
Interview with Maria Cristina Fossi, professor of ecology and ecotoxicology and environmentalist
Kick-off at the scrapyard
Thousands of people work at the Agbogbloshie e-waste dump in Ghana’s capital, Accra. There, recycling is now being rethought.

Environment and climate change

Environment and climate change