Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH


  • Type International
  • Date of accreditation 14 Oct 2016

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is an international organisation that offers the following services: advice; human capacity development; network and dialogue management as well as mediation; and management and logistics. The entity supports long-term capacity-building and policy reform processes, and operates in all sectors relevant to sustainable development and climate change mitigation and adaptation, including renewable energies and energy access, energy efficiency, the measurement of reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, the use of climate-friendly technologies in industry, results-based financing for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, climate-resilient cities, climate risk management and insurance, and systems and ecosystem-based adaptation.

Accreditation timeline

Accreditation term 1

18 Jan 2019 - 17 Jan 2024

Accreditation date

14 Oct 2016

AMA execution date

15 Nov 2017

AMA effectiveness

18 Jan 2019

Term end date

17 Jan 2024

Accreditation term 2

18 Jan 2024 - 17 Jan 2029

Re-accreditation date

25 Oct 2023

AMA execution date

03 Dec 2023

AMA effectiveness

18 Jan 2024

Term end date

17 Jan 2029

Entity details

  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large
  • Environmental and social risk category
    • Category C
    • Category B
    • Category A
    • Intermediation 3
    • Intermediation 2
    • Intermediation 1
  • Fiduciary standards
    • Basic
    • Project management
    • Grant award
    • On-lending/blending:
    • Loan
    • Equity
    • Guarantee
    • Blending




Resilient Puna: Ecosystem based Adaptation for sustainable High Andean communities and ecosystems in Peru



Thai Rice: Strengthening Climate-Smart Rice Farming


Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)

Scaling up the implementation of the Lao PDR Emission Reductions Programme through improved governance and sustainable forest landscape management (Project 2)


Multiple countries

CATALI.5°T Initiative: Concerted Action To Accelerate Local I.5° Technologies – Latin America and West Africa



Enabling Implementation of Forest Sector Reform in Georgia to Reduce GHG Emissions from Forest Degradation


Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)

Implementation of the Lao PDR Emission Reductions Programme through improved governance and sustainable forest landscape management


Multiple countries

Promotion of Climate-Friendly Cooking: Kenya and Senegal



Climate Resilient Water Sector in Grenada (G-CREWS)


News + Stories

Supporting women’s local businesses and climate-friendly cookstoves in Kenya

15 Feb 2024 / About 15 per cent of the energy demand worldwide is met by classic biomass such as firewood, charcoal, and plant residues. Some 2.8 billion people cook their daily meals with such biomass. Kenya is no exception: more than 80 per cent of Kenya’s population uses biomass for cooking and heating. The combustion of these materials during cooking releases greenhouse gases (GHG). 

GCF and GIZ sign project agreement for sustainable forest management in Lao People’s Democratic Republic

22 Mar 2023 / The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have signed an agreement with the Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) for a USD 79.3 million project (USD 35.2 million in GCF financing), to address a much-needed transition to the climate resilient management of forests and landscapes at scale.

GCF and GIZ sign partnership agreement

15 Nov 2017 / GCF signed an agreement today that will allow German development agency GIZ to carry out climate finance projects approved by the GCF Board.

GCF concludes Framework Agreements with UNDP, UNEP and GIZ to support country readiness

30 Nov 2016 / GCF has concluded Readiness Framework Agreements with UNDP, UNEP, and GIZ, enabling the three organisations to serve as readiness support delivery partners with the Fund.


Ms. Ilona Porsche

Head of GCF Business Development Unit
Dag-Hammarskjold-Weg 1-5, Eschborn, Germany
Phone +49-619679-3130
Ms. Tatjana Krueger

Head of GCF Oversight Unit
Dag-Hammarskjold-Weg 1-5 65760 Eschborn, Germany, Eschborn, Germany