In this interview, Michael Bender reports on his exchange experience and benefits with the Yunnan Environmental Development Institute (YEDI) in Kunming. As a participant in the EU-China NGO Twinning exchange program the water policy manager stayed with Grüne Liga’s partner organization for one month to gather insights into YEDI’s work. 

The exchange between YEDI and Grüne Liga aims at fostering a mutually beneficial understanding of sustainable solutions to environmental challenges. The two NGOs have started cooperating on safe water utilization and protection in China and Europe.