Greener and fairer

Governments are investing hundreds of billions of euros in their economies to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This special situation offers a unique opportunity to make life greener and fairer.

Green Recovery


A visitor to the Río Azero valley in southern Bolivia will be left in no doubt about the impact climate change is having on flora and fauna. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is supporting Bolivia in achieving lasting improvements to its water security.


Why embracing forms of economic activity that are sustainable and socially equitable fis vital for the international community.


A successful German-Indonesian project illustrates how renewable energy can boost the local economy in fishing villages across the archipelago.


An excursion to the area surrounding the La Tigra ­Rainforest Lodge in Costa Rica illustrates how many ­people are working together in the interests of nature conservation – the private sector is also doing its bit for the green recovery.


Why drones are joining chickens and bees in boosting biodiversity. A visit to the Núñez family farm in the Dominican Republic.


Remote, but forward-looking: Singra shows how e-mobility can change lives – especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.


A young Moroccan speleologist is preserving biodiversity in his home country and creating income opportunities. This is the story of somebody with a long-term vision – even in (and especially in) the COVID-19 crisis.

Working together globally to fight single-use plastic