Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Date of accreditation14 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.
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.