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Sustainable Domestic Maritime Transport Roadmap in the Republic of the Marshall Islands

Roadmap Workshop Kick-Starts In Majuro Situated perilously close to the ocean, the Republic of the Marshall...
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16th UMI Conference Highlights in New Delhi

GIZ for the 5th consecutive time supported the UMI as a knowledge partner at the 16th...
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Indian Delegation Visit to Germany for Knowledge Exchange on Freight and Logistics

A boost for the Indian logistics ecosystem With the launch of National Logistics Policy of India...
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Keel Laying Ceremony for the Pacific Island Supply Vessel

The development of an innovative sailing cargo vessel has provided a comprehensive insight into maritime transport...
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5 Lessons from China, India, Vietnam on Decarbonising Transport and Accelerating Climate Action

The momentum towards low-carbon and sustainable transport is growing globally, but the sector still lags behind...
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Changing Transport Insights – a Webinar Series

In digestible 45-minute deep-dive sessions, GIZ’s international cooperation experts present their work on transport decarbonisation in...
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Still alive? An update on the COP26 initiatives for transport decarbonisation

One year ago, the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow became the birthplace of four new global...
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Boosting Logistics Performance in India

India now has a National Logistics Policy (NLP). It was launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister Sh....
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Strengthening Conditions for the Implementation of E-mobility in Chile

Ambitious targets to transform transport In its NDC, Chile set targets of a 30% reduction in...
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Future Ahoy!

Sometimes it doesn’t hurt to try something new. “Future Ahoy!” is the result of such a...
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Delivering Change – International Cooperation for Decarbonising Freight Transport 

How can we unlock the mitigation potential of freight transportation? In this edition of our ‘stories...
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Improve and Electrify 

The Avoid-Shift-Improve approach, implemented by the GIZ since the early 1990s, remains at the heart of...
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On the Way to Tracking Transport in Colombian NDC

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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Strengthening Transport and Climate Actions through Regional Peer Networks

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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Reducción de emisiones en el transporte de carga en Perú

Este artículo forma parte de nuestras #StoriesofChange, en las que destacamos el trabajo de nuestros países...
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Reducing Peru’s Freight Emissions

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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Launch of the first e-bus route in Ho Chi Minh City

Electric buses have started rolling on the streets of Ho Chi Minh City after months of...
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The First Version of the International Electromobility Course for Latin America Comes to an End

Latin America has shown a solid commitment to electromobility. Significant electric fleets are now operating in...
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Series of Technical Peer-to-Peer Exchanges in Latin America concludes.

“It has been very enriching for us to learn about the experiences of other cities and...
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Heavy Lifting Needed to Decarbonise the Freight Sector

Author: Marion Vieweg There is no net-zero without tackling freight… Abating emissions from the transport sector...
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Ha Noi operates its first three E-bus routes

Starting the development of economic and technical norms for e-buses in Viet Nam During the COP26...
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The Future of Electric Mobility

Driving electric vehicles: a vision towards sustainable development ⚡️ Electric Vehicles (EV) have become a promising...
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Building Capacities for Electromobility: International Course for Latin America

GIZ launched the new International Course on Electromobility
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Financing the Intermodal Freight Transport in Java, Indonesia

The Ministry of Transportation of the Republic of Indonesia and GIZ through TRANSfer III Project are...
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Strengthening Urban Connectivity through ‘Buy the Service Program’ in Indonesia

The potential for population and urbanisation in accelerating the economic growth is constrained by traffic congestion....
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Road Map Policy for Truck Fleet Modernisation in Indonesia

The cooperation between GIZ and Ministry of Transportation of the Republic of Indonesia through the TRANSfer...
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Out now! SLOCAT Transport and Climate Change Global Status Report – 2nd edition

Moving the world towards zero transport emissions requires fast and fundamental changes at all scales. Yet...
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Morocco NDC Update: New Ambitions for the Transport Sector

Morocco updated its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...
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New Guide to Structure MRV Scheme for E-buses

The guide is available in English and Spanish, and is based in the learnings on the...
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Future Ahoy!

“Abgefahren!”, the award-winning comic on the transport transition by the think tank Agora Verkehrswende and the...
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New Tool to Assess the Electrification of Public Fleet

The E-bus global tool is now available in Spanish, and soon will include English and French...
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Transport and Climate Change Week

Building confidence in change  For the fourth time we bring together experts and decision-makers from all around...
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Tuc Tucs, the Electric Vehicles that Will Help Women Entrepreneurs in San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala

Sariah Azucena Susana Caniz Telón gets off the Tuc Tuc with a bundle of bags at...
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Financing Mechanism for Intermodal Freight Transport Action Programme in Java, Indonesia

Together with the Indonesian government, the TRANSfer project is working on shifting freight transport from road...
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The Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy of the European Commission: A Critical Assessment

Within the European Union, transport accounts for around a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions (EEA 2020)...
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Contract Models for Public Transport Services

Public service contracts between bus operators and local authorities can be an important lever for improving...
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Guidance on Monitoring of City Bus Operations

No matter the project you want to carry out – monitoring and evaluation represent a vital...
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Launch of Practitioner Toolkits for Action on Low Carbon Transport

Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically...
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Electric Bus Fleets in Thailand – Managing the Transition

Thailand has been long known for its car industry and has been a supplier to major...
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Green Light for Improving the Efficiency of Freight Transport in Indonesia

The Indonesian Ministry of Transportation’s Directorate General of Land Transportation and GIZ have signed a Cooperation...
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Will the Corona Crisis Help or Hurt the Freight Decarbonisation Agenda?

The freight and logistic sector ensures a smooth operation of supply chains in order to provide...
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The Key to Decarbonize Freight Transport?

Freight transport in China accounts for about 700Mt of CO2 emissions. This is about 67 percent...
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Climate-Friendly Freight Transport in Indonesia

The TRANSfer III project works with the Ministry of Transportation (MoT) on the preparation of two...
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Costa Rican Entrepreneurs Tackle Climate Change

Could you imagine receiving your latest overseas delivery via a carbon neutral cargo ship? How about...
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Green Hydrogen and Power to X – The Silver Bullet for Decarbonizing Transport?

“We have to highlight this idea of PtX – For aviation, it could be the solution.”...
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MoU to Take Action Towards Climate-Friendly Public Transport

GIZ is proud to announce it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance sustainable urban mobility...
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Modernizing the Jeepney Sector: “I wait for it. I don’t ride the old Jeepneys.”

Maylin Tuano stopped riding old Jeepneys, the most dominant form of public transport, and started to...
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Transitioning to Low Carbon Sea Transport in the Republic of Marshall Islands

Supports the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) in delivering its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
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Breaking down Barriers to Climate-friendly Freight Transport in Indonesia

The rapid development of Indonesia’s logistic system in terms of freight transport and infrastructure connections opens...
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International Tender on Three E-Buses for Costa Rica

GIZ will purchase three battery electric buses and the charging infrastructure for a pilot project in...
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Shaping Thailand’s Clean Mobility Programme

In Bangkok, transport contributes more than 50% to PM2.5 emissions and is one of the main...
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Pathway Towards Low-Carbon Transport in Vietnam

Rapid growth in transport activities since the late 1990s is endangering the achievement of climate targets...
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Press Release: Transport and Climate Change Global Status Report

Tracking Transport Emissions Trends, Raising Transport Policy Ambition* On 8 December, the SLoCaT Partnership released the...
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New and Improved Data on Road Transport in Kenya

Kenya is one of the first countries in the entire region of East and Central Africa...
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Modernising Public Transport in the Philippines

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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A Glimpse into Germany’s Transport Sector

 He who plants roads will harvest traffic. Thilo Becker – at his introductory talk on transport...
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Public Transport Modernization Expo in the Philippines

a transformational large-scale initiative and flagship project of President Duterte’s administration,...
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Changing Transport in Thailand

When arriving in Thailand it is next to impossible to avoid the topics of transport and...
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Zero Emission Bus Charging Systems

The aim of this report is to provide city officials and practitioners with an understanding of...
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Train the Trainer Materials

Training of driving instructors and in-company multiplicators is crucial for any programmatic effort to reach a...
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Training Material for Trainers and Drivers

This collection of course materials in Spanish can be used directly for training truck drivers. Manual...
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Content Overview Bus Fleet Renewal Toolkit

This content overview helps you nagivate through this toolkit. Note that many of the posts listed...
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Web-Based Training of Truck Drivers

Online ecodriving courses are often used to show both new and experienced drivers how to safely...
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Case studies from Asia and Latin America

The C40 Cities Finance Facility supports clean bus fleet projects in cities across Asia and Latin...
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Capacity Assessment of Driving Schools

Driving schools are a key actor for mainstreaming knowhow on Ecodriving and thus should be engaged...
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Raising Awareness of Truck Drivers

Campaigns and at-a-glance guidance for truck drivers are important for sector-wide agenda-setting and to support the...
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Status Quo Analysis for Green Freight Programmes

ICCT’s blueprint for performing a “Freight Assessment” is a practical guide for evaluating a country’s freight...
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Guidance for a Bus Sector Transformation

A reform of the bus sector changes the way bus services are planned, procured, monitored and...
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Barrier Analysis

Local barriers can prevent transit agencies from successfully renewing their bus fleets. Therefore, it is key...
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Reducing Unnecessary Engine Idling

An effective and simple to implement fuel saving technique is to eliminate unnecessary engine idling –...
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Ecodriving Barrier Analysis

For designing an effective programme on ecodriving, it is key to understand the local barriers that...
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Stakeholder Engagement

The identification and involvement of important stakeholders and actors for busfleet renewals is crucial for the...
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Impact Assessment Methodology

This manual by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) offers guidance and a specific Excel-based calculation tool...
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Ecodriving Competitions by Truck Manufacturers and Associations

Competition among truck drivers to improve performance is used as a social marketing tool by associations...
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Strategic Advice for Policymakers

THE PEP partnership for Ecodriving under UNECE has issued 10 high-level recommendations for government-driven initiatives. THE...
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Setting Up a Steering Structure

Bus fleet renewal projects need a clear steering structure and suitable organisational structures. We include here...
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Policy Options to Promote Sustainable Fleet Managment

This document by the EU Recodrive project is aiming at policy makers at all levels that...
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European Case Studies

Organizations and local governments in various European countries and cities have launched and successfully implemented bus...
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West African Transport Academy Case Study

This joint project by Scania, GIZ and further partners from the automotive sector set up the...
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Content Overview Truck Ecodriving Toolkit

This content overview helps you nagivate through this toolkit. Note that many of the posts listed...
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Toolkit for Fleet Managers

The LoCITY Fleet Manager Toolkit is for use by anyone who manages commercial vans or heavy...
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Capacity Development Strategies

Capacity Development Plan for an Electric Bus Corridor in Mexico City The Capacity Development Plan by...
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Impact Assessment Results from Various Countries and Methods

A compilation of case studies and impact assessment results for Ecuador, North America, Europe, Australia, Vietnam...
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Standard Indicators

Many GIZ projects focus on sustainable urban mobility, public transport and freight logistics in countries around...
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“e-mobilogues” Online Seminars on E-Buses

In this online seminar series by GIZ’s SMART-SUT project in India, industry experts share their experiences...
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The IRU Academy

The international Road Transport Union (IRU) Academy offers training programmes which focus on developing the skills...
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Sourcebook on Ecodriving

This Sourcebook by GIZ’s predecessor organisation GTZ explains concisely what is ecodriving, what its advantages are...
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Setting Targets and Estimating Impacts

This tool offers both general guidance and ready-to-use templates to monitor and estimate impacts based on...
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Zero-Emission Bus Seminars from Latin America

Many Latin American countries have deployed zero-emission buses in various cities. The successful transition of urban...
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Truck Driver Professional Qualification Schemes and Paths to Reform

Promoting eco-driving can be done in the context of wider national reforms for the capacity development...
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MRV Guidance

A vital step for successful implementation of a strategy, policy, programme or project is the assessment...
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Best Practice Financing

Two reports on financing mechanisms from the Philippines and from Brazil show best practice examples. In...
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Project Presentations

The TRANSfer project has developed exemplary project proposals from the Philippines and from Costa Rica. The...
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Stakeholder Mapping

Who should to be involved and how when establishing and running comprehensive ecodriving programs? Stakeholder maps...
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Preventative Maintenance Checklist

Maintenance is a big factor for safety and for fuel efficiency. For example, it is important...
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Skills and Labour Shortage in the Road Freight Transport Sector

Around the globe, logistics is an industry struggling to hire skilled workers. This World Bank study...
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Overview Trainings

To further your skills and expand your horizon on the development and implementation of bus fleet...
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Best Practice MRV

Analyzing air pollutant emissions on certain routes, evaluating the performance of new buses on demonstration corridors...
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Financial and Economic Impact Analysis

Cost-benefit analyses are critical for deciding if a project should be implemented for societal benefit.  Here...
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Ecodriving Strategy at City Level

Sidney as issued a two-year strategy on eco-driving, recognizing that working with the City’s drivers on...
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