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Unique crater lake landscape in the Philippines in danger!


The high fish stock and nutrient enrichment cause massive algal bloom and fish kills in seven lakes of San Pablo City in the Philippines. The water quality should now be significantly improved by sustainable fisheries and green filters.

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 Threatened Lake of the Year 2014 - Lake Sampaloc

 School children with seedlings in Burundi

Bringing people and nature in harmony


In Burundi, the protection of Rusizi National Park, an important habitat of rare animal species, is fostered by planting trees and introducing improved cooking stoves. In workshops, the local population learns how to economise in a sustainable way, without harming nature. Our project thus improves both the ecological and social situation on-site.

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Construction of a Green Filter


Since May 2013, the construction of a green filter is being installed in the municipality of San Miguel de Sema in Colombia. The project aim is the establishment of this system as a sustainable and efficient technology for waste water treatment in the basin of Laguna de Fúquene.

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 Construction Measures for the Green Filter System

 GNF Annual Report 2012/2013


Annual Reports


The GNF Annual Report as well as the Annual Report of the Project “Protection of the Cultural Landscapes” are available as Download data on our web page.


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Master Plan for the Lower Jordan Valley


The three year project focuses on the creation and publication of a trans-boundary master plan. The project is supported by the European Commission in the framework of the SWIM programme and is implemented in close cooperation with the partners located in the Palestinian Territories, Israel and Jordan.

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 Meandering Jordan River


Mangrove Restoration in Asia


In conjunction with four project partners over 100 hectares of the degraded mangrove forests will be reforested in India, Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Thailand. The necessary mangroves will be grown in tree nurseries and so-called “household gardens”.

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