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    German Science Day, Hanoi 2019
    Strong German-Vietnamese cooperation on sustainability research: on 30 October 2019, the third German-Vietnamese Science Day took place in Hanoi. Around 200 participants from the academic, private, and public sectors and intermediary organizations presented a wide variety of bilateral projects on sustainability research.
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    Projektstart CAMaRSEC
    Climate protection/ energy efficiency, Adaptation to climate change
    The CLIENT II project CAMaRSEC was officially launched on 10 October with a kick-off conference and the inauguration of the local project office in Hanoi.
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    Die Flussaue des Naryn
    Water management, Land management, Sustainable energy systems
    On 30 September 2019, the CLIENT II project ÖkoFlussPlan was officially launched. Nearly 50 German and Kyrgyz stakeholders met for the kick-off in the city of Naryn.
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    Resource efficiency and circular economy, Water management, Climate protection/ energy efficiency, Adaptation to climate change, Land management, Sustainable energy systems, Natural hazards
    On 17 and 18 September 2019, representatives of all the joint research projects approved under the CLIENT II funding initiative came together for the first CLIENT II conference, held at the “Umweltforum” in Berlin. The conference provided a networking opportunity for over 50 international research projects and accompanying scientific projects. The 200 participants were able to discuss how to develop and implement innovative solutions in the areas of climate, environment and energy. They were also given a platform to exchange views on current challenges in their work.
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    Kick-Off Meeting EnerSHelf
    Sustainable energy systems
    From 5 to 7 September 2019, the kick-off workshop for the project EnerSHelf took place in Ghana. On-site, the participants discussed common goals and visited a project site.

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    Bild mit Panorama von Almaty
    On 24/6/2019, German and Central Asian representatives from science and industry met in Almaty to usher in the launch of the CASIB regional office as part of a stakeholder conference. The event focused on the emergence and strengthening of networks for joint scientific and economic collaboration between Germany and Central Asia in the context of the CLIENT II funding measure.
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    Das deutsch-namibische PROCEED-Projektteam bei der Vorbereitung des Verbundvorhabens im „House of Democracy“ der HSS in Windhuk, Namibia, im März 2019. © Clemens von Doderer, HSS Namibia
    Adaptation to climate change, Sustainable energy systems
    At the beginning of April, the Institute for New Energy Systems (InES) at the Ingolstadt University of Applied Sciences (THI) launched a new project for sustainable energy supply in rural Africa: PROCEED (short for "Pathway to Renewable Off-Grid Community Energy for Development").
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    In den chilenischen Anden ist die Gefahr durch Vulkanaktivitäten ständig gegenwärtig. © Riedlinger / DLR
    Chile, Ecuador, Peru
    Adaptation to climate change, Land management, Natural hazards
    Urban agglomerations are growing worldwide and new megalopolises are emerging. The dense settlement structures with millions of people are particularly vulnerable to natural hazards. In the RIESGOS project (Spanish for "risks"), the Earth Observation Center (EOC) of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) investigates natural hazards and their interactions using the Andean region as an example.
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    RIESGOS Jahrestreffen 2018 © DLR e.V.
    Peru, Ecuador, Chile
    Natural hazards
    The first annual meeting of the RIESGOS project took place from October 16 to 17, 2018. For almost a year, the RIESGOS team has been working on the research and development of scientific methods to better understand complex interactions in multi-risk analysis and prevent future natural disasters.
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    Eine Erosionsrinne auf einer Uranbergbauhalde in Südkasachstan
    Kyrgyzstan, Tadzhikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan
    Land management, Natural hazards
    Under the leadership of the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR), a German consortium is planning a drone-assisted method for exploring uranium mining legacies in Central Asia in cooperation with partner authorities from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.