akzente reports on GIZ’s work. In seven different thematic areas ranging from economic development and employment promotion to environment and energy to strengthening freedom and security, it offers solutions to complex challenges.

  • Model Barbara Meier discusses how fashion and sustainability can go hand in hand.
  • 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.
  • A successful German-Indonesian project illustrates how renewable energy can boost the local economy in fishing villages across the archipelago.
  • Our infographic shows which developments are already sustainable, and where there is an urgent need for a rethink.
  • Indonesia’s path towards a sustainable future, summarised by Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati