Nachhaltige Infrastruktur

Sustainable infrastructure

Sustainable energy is needed for development, along with access to water and sanitation. These must be reliably available where they are needed – in homes, in agriculture, in manufacturing, and in the services sector. Sustainable mobility and an efficient transport system are the backbone of modern economies.

The future is urban
Cities have a key role to play in efforts to meet climate and development goals. GIZ advises municipalities and supports public involvement in decision-making.
‘Sustainability remains a key issue’
Ashok-Alexander Sridharan is the Mayor of Bonn. He wants the city of his birth to be carbon-neutral by 2035.
Blessing or curse?
Never before have so many people lived in cities. Facts and figures from the big-city jungle.
Agile or fragile
What cities will look like in the future, depends heavily on the right management.
Where women conquer the cities
All over the world, men dominate urban life. We show five unusual initiatives by women for women in cities.
Connecting the other 50 per cent
Kenyan IT researcher and policy analyst Nanjira Sambuli on the current state of digitisation in Africa.
Gathering momentum
A trip through China with Guido Beermann, State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure
Making way for startups
akzente gathered insights on the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative ‘Make-IT in Africa’ featuring the voices of four young African experts and an interview with the Head of the programme.
The digital divide
Exciting facts and figures about digitalisation in our infographics.
Access for everyone
Digitalisation is global. It affects every part of our lives. And yet some people are being left behind. How can digitalisation become a driver of development?
Radiating appeal
Exciting facts and figures about the future of energy in our infographics.
Bright future for India
Green energy that pays for itself: how solar energy is helping power the Delhi Metro and a cricket stadium in Bangalore.