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.

‘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.
More toilet facilities
Access to clean water and proper sanitation is a human right, but for many people in Kenya it is not always a reality.
Gathering momentum
A trip through China with Guido Beermann, State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure
Cleaning up
Things are changing in Bangladesh’s textile industry. Factories producing textiles for the Lidl supermarket group are changing the way they use chemicals. We visit a pilot project.
Network for a new urban agenda
Cities Fit for Climate Change is a global project focusing on integrated urban development in the face of climate change. Views from three people from Chile, India and South Africa.

Environment and climate change

Environment and climate change