Our Projects in the Unit Sustainable Development & Development Cooperation

 

Projects in America

 
 
 Women’s Empowerment in Colombia

Women’s Empowerment in Colombia

With the construction of a centre, the committed women will in future have the infrastructure necessary for workshops, seminars and other events. The commitment and initiative of the women's cooperative should serve as a model for other communities.

 
 
 Green Filter in four Latin American Countries

Green Filter in four Latin American Countries

The aim of the project is the immediate improvement of living conditions of the poorer rural population in five regions in Colombia, Paraguay, Mexico and Nicaragua. The green filter as the "natural" way to treat wastewater in constructed wetlands represents a plausible and viable alternative.

 

Projects in Europe

 
 
 Citizens for Energy Transition

Citizens for Energy Transition (C4ET)

The project aims to develop a quality educational approach which will answer the systemic aspect of energy, the final objective being that adult citizens can make a direct link between the global challenges of the energy transition and their day-to-day lives adapting their lifestyles and consumer choices accordingly.

 

Projects in Africa

 
 
 Organic agriculture in a smallholder farming community in Malawi

Organic Agriculture in a Smallholder Farming Community in Malawi

The focus is on organic farming, which on the one hand prefers native plant species and on the other does without synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. Thus a varied nutritional basis is to be created and at the same time nature and humans are to be sustainably protected.

 

 
 
 Construction of a Green Filter in Burundi

Construction of a Green Filter in Burundi

Untreated wastewater has long polluted Lake Tanganyika. Now the water of a boarding school is to be cleaned with the help of a green filter. In this plant-based purification plant, large quantities of biological and chemical ingredients as well as germs and bacteria are eliminated.

 
 
 "Inclusive Green Growth" Strategies

"Inclusive Green Growth" Strategies

Enhancing local agricultural activities and protecting the environment for rural communities in the Kilombero District are the two most important aspects of our “Green Growth” in Tanzania themed work with the partner organization AWF (African Wildlife Foundation).

 

Projects in Asia

 
 
 Organic Horticulture in India

Organic Horticulture in India

There is a high demand for minor millets and organic vegetables in the region. Through this project we will revive the group of tribal dedicated farmers whose fore fathers were millet farmers and spread awareness and methods of farming organic millets and other seasonal crops.

 
 
 Mangrove Protection in Sri Lanka and India

Mangrove Protection in Sri Lanka and India

As a contribution to climate and coastal protection, intact mangrove ecosystems are of immense importance. They also play a key role in maintaining biological diversity and as a natural resource for the local population.

 
 
 Udo Gattenlöhner

Contact

Udo Gattenlöhner

Executive Director

GNF Office Radolfzell 

Phone: +49 - (0) 77 32 - 99 95 - 80

E-mail: gattenloehner@globalnature.org