Visit „BioFach“ trade fair 2015 with delegations from Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan

On request of GIZ Baku, our experts Michael Schwegler and Regine Koch-Bah organized a study tour for beverage producers which included a visit to „BioFach“, Germany’s biggest organic trade fair, that took place from 11th to 14th February 2015 in Nuremberg. The main focus of the study tour was to find importers and an insight […]

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Fairventures Academy had its kick-off!

Fairventures Academy in coorporation with vhs Stuttgart and SEZ had its kick-off last Friday. “From an idea to practical implementation“ is this year’s topic for the seminar series that consists of six sessions dealing with theories, methods and possibilities for grants in international development cooperation. During the first session, Dr. Elke Ahrens introduced the participants […]

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1m Trees in the new edition of “natur“

We are happy to share that an article about our 1m trees program has been published in the new edition of the German magazine “natur“ , covering topics such as nature, environment and how to achieve a better life. The February edition featuring “Good, bad palm oil“ shows the relevance of our program’s topic and […]

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Moringa project in Lokichogio: Successes and the challenge of sustainability

One of our two moringa projects reaches the final project stage. The project in Lokichogio in Kenya successfully (re)introduced the nutrient-rich moringa plant as an important food supplement in the project region and informed the local population about the advantages of moringa. It trained people how to plant, harvest, process and use moringa, prepared local […]

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Visits to DOMOTEX and BAU inspires tropical timber producers from Peru and Indonesia

Representatives and owners of two major timber producing companies from Peru and one from Indonesia took part in a guided tour to the trade fairs DOMOTEX in Hanover and BAU in Munich on the 19th and 20th of January, 2015. The German Import Promotion Desk (IPD) supported this activity by offering guided tours and pre-arranged […]

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Retrospective: 1m Trees Pilot Project 2014

After the first year of the program 1m Trees has passed and we have almost completed our pilot project, it is time to look back and see, what has been accomplished and where the program is standing now. After preparations running from January to March, the first activities were conducted in April. Tree nurseries were […]

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