• NatuReS’ Mission

    The Natural Resources Stewardship Programme enables private-public-civil society partnerships to sustainably manage natural resources.
  • Promoting Natural Resources Stewardship

    NatuReS enables partners to work together in mitigating risks and realising opportunities.

  • Targets and Achievements

    NatuReS has set 10 targets to measure its support of sustainable economic growth.

  • NatuReS’ Project Locations

    The programme is currently active in Ethiopia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Protecting Natural Resources

NatuReS’ proven expertise, tools and approaches empower diverse stakeholders to protect and enhance life supporting natural resources. The programme helps them to mitigate risks and realise opportunities with effective collaboration. By encouraging Natural Resources Stewardship, NatuReS supports a kind of economic growth that is socially and environmentally sustainable. Emerging private-public-civil society partnerships also strengthen participatory governance.

NatuReS in Numbers

77,072 jobs newly created or safeguarded

€ 232,676,656 secured or newly provided

9 mechanisms have led to at least three waste reducing interventions each

6 partnerships improved inclusive political participation

14 partnerships supported

11 partnership action plans developed

44 trainings to improve natural resource management

29 emerging good policy and practice lessons institutionalised 

2 learning experiences taken up by other partnerships

Learn more about our achievements.


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NatuReS is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and co-funded by the European Union and the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO). This website’s contents are the sole responsibility of GIZ and do not necessarily reflect the views of the BMZ, European Union or FCDO.

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