International cooperation

Think globally, act locally: In terms of global climate change, it is ultimately irrelevant where greenhouse gas emissions are generated. In terms of climate protection, it is therefore important to look beyond the borders of Germany and Europe. In addition, air pollution caused by traffic emissions is particularly high in a large number of megacities in emerging countries. ifeu’s expertise in the area of emissions modelling, analysis of alternative powertrains, and the development of measures and strategies designed to reduce emissions, can provide valuable support with local solutions. ifeu is therefore involved in a large number of collaborative international projects. Most of ifeu’s collaborative international projects in the transport sector are commissioned by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ). The cooperation is focussed on ecological audits and emissions modelling, and on measures and strategies designed to reduce traffic.


Marie Colson

M.Sc. Political Science & Environment
P.g.D Transport Planning & Engineering
+49 (0)6221 4767 30


Greenhouse gas inventory of the Moroccan transport sector

On behalf of the German Development Cooperation (GIZ), ifeu supported the Moroccan Ministry of Transport in compiling a greenhouse gas inventory for land-based transport and establishing an MRV…

Busschnellsystem in Jakarta, Indonesien

Development of a tool for determining greenhouse gas emissions in KfW Development Bank’s transport projects

In order to enable KfW Development Bank to determine the greenhouse gas impact of transport projects that it has financed, ifeu has developed a GHG calculation tool and the corresponding methodology.

Data collection toolkit Philippinen

Facilitating the development of ambitious transport mitigation actions

Das Projekt unterstützt Regierungsbehörden dabei, Indikatoren für den Verkehrssektor zu definieren und die nachhaltigen Ziele des Verkehrs in den Philippinen zu überwachen. Dieses Projekt ergänzt das…

Rückenansicht eines Mannes vor einem Screen, auf dem Icons die Reduktion von CO2-Emissionen für die Sektoren Energie, Industrie und Verkehr darstellen.

KfW CO₂ Tool

Die Evaluierung von Emissionsminderungspotenzialen ist ein wichtiger Aspekt für die Konzeption, Priorisierung und Überwachung von Projekten. Zu diesem Zweck möchte die KfW eine effiziente Methode zur…

Zu sehen ist eine fiktive Skala, auf der der Eintrag 0% CO2 abgezeigt wird

MobiliseYourCity (MYC) GHG emissions calculator

Multilingual GHG emissions calculator for transport sector inventories and scenarios to support cities and countries

On behalf of the MobiliseYourCity initiative, ifeu has developed a free, open-access Excel-based calculator that is available in several languages.

SMART – Electric Mobility in Rwanda

In Rwanda, the environmental problems of transport are to be counteracted by expanding electric mobility. A feasibility study has now been carried out as part of a project on "Sustainable Mobility and…

Busschnellsystem in Jakarta, Indonesien

Bus Rapid Transit Systems (BRT) in Indonesia

Megacities – mega congestion. How can the growing population in Indonesia's big cities remain mobile? What environmentally friendly alternatives to cars and mopeds are there? Experts from ifeu…

NUMP for Tunisia

This project in Tunisia supported the realisation of a national bottom-up-inventory of GHG emissions of the transport sector, followed by the elaboration of a sustainable transport strategy based on a…

Energy efficiency and sustainable transport in Cyprus

The “energy efficiency and sustainable transport “ in Cyprus analyses the potential of using alternative fuels, e.g. biofuels, natural gas or electro-mobility, for the road and maritime sectors to…

Emissions inventory for traffic in Vietnam

Transport is becoming increasingly important in Vietnam - and with it the need for a climate protection strategy. An emission model for road, rail, air and sea traffic was developed as a basis.