Day 2 - Tropentag 2023

Bridging Ecology and Economy: Dialogue on Payments for Ecosystem Services by BMZ, GIZ, and CGIAR

The BMZ-GIZ-CGIAR session initiates a discussion on the potential of Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) schemes to enhance the economic well-being of smallholders while simultaneously promoting the desired environmental outcomes. Speakers share valuable insights from various PES implementations across Africa, Latin America, and Asia, shedding light on the potential trajectory of future PES schemes.

Day 1 - Tropentag 2023, Keynotes, Tropentag2023

Battling global 3Cs (Climate Change, COVID-19, Conflict) through food systems shift

The “aftershock” from recent crises have rippled across the globe, with tangible effects seen not just in soaring food prices and protests spanning Africa, Latin America, and Europe, but also in exacerbating trends of forced displacement and escalating food crises worldwide. At the helm of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Johan Swinnen draws attention to the critical strategies needed to transform our existing food systems, to make them more resilient and sustainable.