GNF - Projects in the Unit Sustainable Development
 

Our Projects in the Unit Sustainable Development & Development Cooperation

 

Projects in America

 
 Fish Stocks in the Río Magdalena

Fish Stocks in the Río Magdalena

At the Río Magdalena, Colombia, we are
implementing participatory instruments
for the dynamic management of fish stocks 
and help fishing families to adapt to climate
change.

 

Projects in Africa

 
 Support for the Cubango-Okavango District

Support for the Cubango-Okavango District

We support people in rural regions of Angola in securing their livelihoods through sustainable agriculture and forestry. This benefits them and the World Heritage Site on the Okavango.

 

 "Inclusive Green Growth" Strategies

"Inclusive Green Growth" Strategies

Together with the African Wildlife Foundation, we are focusing on a concept under the motto "Green Growth" in Tanzania that strengthens local agriculture in the Kilombero district and protects the ecology of the area.

 
 Community Development in South Africa

Community Development in South Africa

In four communities in the KwaZulu Natal district, we are creating sustainable income opportunities with new jobs in small businesses and the establishment of vegetable gardens.

 

Projects in Asia

 
 Mangrove Protection in South-Asian Shrimp Aquaculture

Mangrove Protection in South-Asian Shrimp Aquaculture

In order to promote sustainable shrimp aquaculture in India and Bangladesh, and thus also mangrove conservation, it is not only necessary to support local businesses, but also to raise awareness among European consumers.

 Sustainable Management of Fish Stocks in Cambodia

Sustainable Management of Fish Stocks in Cambodia

We support the fishermen in the floating village of Phat Sanday on Tonle Sap Lake in setting up a democratically legitimized fishery committee and in establishing a no-fishing zone.

 

 
 Mangrove Protection in Sri Lanka and India

Mangrove Protection in Sri Lanka and India

Intact mangrove ecosystems are of immense importance for climate and coastal protection, as well as for the preservation of biodiversity and as a resource for the local population.

 

 
 
 Udo Gattenlöhner

Contact

Udo Gattenlöhner

Executive Director

GNF Office Radolfzell 

Phone: +49 7732 9995 80

E-mail: gattenloehner@globalnature.org