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Rwandan Climate Resilience Framework

News • September 26, 2018

Green Buildings to complement Sustainable Urbanization of Rwanda

According to UN Environment, buildings accounted for 30% of global final energy consumption and 28% of global CO2 emissions in 2015. According to UN-Habitat in Africa, energy used in buildings is an estimated 56% of the total national electricity consumption. Over 70% of this energy is consumed in cities. In some cases, more than 50% […]

News • May 31, 2018

Rwanda’s Youth Participation in environmental protection

 “Rwanda, a developing country in East Africa with overly dense population has agricultural economy. About 82 percent cultivable land needs irrigation. During dry season and due to climate change, demand for secondary irrigation is increasing. Irrigation by electric power, diesel pump and solar pumps are some of the existing alternatives. However, due to the high […]

News • March 16, 2018

GGGI supported the Government of Rwanda to receive a grant of $600,000 from the Green Climate Fund

Kagali, Rwanda – March 16, 2018 – GGGI has worked in collaboration with the Government of Rwanda to develop the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness Proposal for the Republic of Rwanda. The GGGI Rwanda team has played a pivotal role in supporting the Government of Rwanda – through the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) – […]