On 10 December 2021, a project coordination meeting between the NDCI project team and NCSC was held. Participants were Mr. Steffen MENZEL, Mr. GAO Xiang and other team members from GIZ and NCSC. Both sides discussed the project progress in 2021 and expressed satisfaction with the project activities. Some delays due to pandemic and financing agreement-related challenges were noted. Further points on the agenda were the NDCI project’s work plan for 2022, branding and publication of future products as well as the working mode with local partners. A follow-up meeting was planned to further discuss the work plan for 2022.
The workshop was opened by Dr GAO Xiang from NCSC and Mr Steffen MENZEL of the GIZ NDC Implementation project who also introduced the participants from NCSC, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Tsinghua University, Beijing Normal University, and Climate Analytics (CA).