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sustainable development

News • June 14, 2018

Colombia Presents a 2030 Green Growth Roadmap

Bogotá, June 14 – The President of the Republic of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, attended a high-level forum, showcasing the results and recommendations of the national Green Growth Taskforce. More than 400 high-level representatives of the government, the private sector, academia and civil society, participated in the forum that included the Taskforce’s presentation of the […]

News • June 13, 2018

Kiribati signs a Host Country Agreement with GGGI

Tarawa, Kiribati, June 13, 2018 – The Republic of Kiribati and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held a ceremony today to celebrate the opening of the GGGI Kiribati Country Office and signing of a Host Country Agreement (HCA) in support of Kiribati’s sustainable development. A traditional Botaki ceremony was held at the Marine Training […]

News • May 24, 2018

GGGI Mongolia team organizes the 9th National Renewable Energy Forum

May 24 – Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – The GGGI Mongolia team organized the 9th National Renewable Energy Forum with support of the Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, and Energy Regulatory Commission today at the Corporate Convention Center in Ulaanbaatar. GGGI has been one of the sponsors of the National Renewable Energy Forum since 2016. It is an […]

News • May 17, 2018

GGGI and the Government of Senegal held the Technical Validation Workshop on the National Green Growth Strategy

GGGI and the Government of Senegal (GoS), in collaboration with key stakeholders, co-organized on Thursday, May 17, the national workshop on the technical validation of the National Green Growth Strategy, at the King Fahd Palace Hotel in Dakar. The workshop was chaired by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Mr Alioune Guisse […]

News • April 19, 2018

International knowledge sharing events between Mongolia and China to discuss energy efficiency programs

April 19 – Beijing, China – Senior officials of the Ministry of Energy, the Energy Regulatory Commission, the General Agency for Specialized Inspection, and energy companies together with the GGGI Mongolia team members  attended knowledge sharing events and energy efficiency site visits on April 16-19, 2018 in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. The objective of […]

News • April 13, 2018

Women in Leadership Pressing for progress to inspire and contribute to the sustainable development of Rwanda

Rwanda is among the most vulnerable countries to climate change due to its topography and the rain patterns that become more intense during rainy seasons and dry seasons that take longer than usual, hence tough drought in some parts of the country. The fact that women are primarily responsible for household’s water availability and food […]

News • March 22, 2018

GGGI supports Rwanda in solving pressure to the provision of water

By Ilija Gubic, Senior Officer – Green Infrastructure (Rwanda Program) Africa & The Middle East and Dheeraj Arrabothu, Green Building Officer, Rwanda Program 22 March 2018, Kigali, Rwanda – Rwanda, although predominantly rural, has been urbanizing rapidly, from a half-million urban residents in 1995 to more than three and a half million today. Two years […]

News • March 15, 2018

GGGI Provides Sustainability Training to Young Entrepreneurs in Fiji

GGGI’s Pacific team is helping instill green growth knowledge in up-and-coming small businesses in Fiji. In March 2018, GGGI trained young entrepreneurs on how to develop green business ideas and how and why to incorporate sustainability principles into any business.  The training sessions were delivered as part of the Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Tourism’s […]

News • February 19, 2018

Charting Lao PDR’s Green Growth Path

On the occasion of GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman’s visit to Lao PDR on February 19, the Government of Lao PDR and GGGI took the opportunity to announce Lao PDR’s membership and discuss the opportunities for promoting green growth in Lao PDR. In recent years, economic growth in Lao PDR has averaged around 7 percent […]