Rural development

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.

Harvesting in a changing climate
Green Innovation Centres provide farmers with access to knowledge and new technologies.
A brighter future for businesses
A pilot project in the Masai region illustrates how small-scale solar power generation benefits local businesses.
Fighting hunger
Cow power
In Senegal, students are researching the potential of renewable energies. GIZ is supporting a new study programme.
A fresh start with milk
Farming families in Sri Lanka are rebuilding their country’s dairy industry after years of civil war.
Golden rice
Nigeria still relies on imports to supply the population with rice. Farmers like Hajiya Gambo Auwalu want to change this.

Rural development

Rural development