The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations. Its objective is to improve people's living conditions on a sustainable basis.
Indo German Energy Programme, embedded in Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Government of India is implementing "A CDM - Capacity building Programme" in partnership with Designated National Authority, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. This capacity building Programme is funded by German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development through IGEN, GIZ, for a period of three years as a facility that can help reduce transaction cost in early market development process. Its objective is to foster high quality CDM projects that will successfully complete the project cycle and provide experience through 'learning by doing'. These projects should be widely replicable. Capacity building and support to public and private sector institutions for preparation and implantation of internationally acceptable projects under the Clean Development Mechanism is its primary aim. GIZ support also includes helping the Indian DNA to prepare and launch this dedicated website.