GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) (Colombia)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH


GIZ has been active in Colombia since 1965 and currently employs around 150 people. GIZ works in three main areas: (i) Peace building/conflict prevention (ii) Sustainable economic promotion and (iii) Environmental policy, protection and sustainable management of natural resources, which includes the promotion of measures to protect and ensure the rational use of natural resources, to prevent natural disasters and to adjust to climate change.

This latter area includes the work being done by GIZ to support REDD+ in Colombia, principally implementing the "Development and Implementation of the National REDD Strategy with the Involvement of Biodiversity Conservation in Colombia" project.