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News • September 17, 2021

GGGI and KOGAS join forces to promote green hydrogen

September 16, 2021; Seoul, Korea – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), a public natural gas company, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to promote green hydrogen in developing and emerging countries, including Indonesia. The two organizations have agreed to share knowledge and cooperate to develop joint projects […]

News • September 16, 2021

Teasers for Green Investment Projects

A list of one-pagers, which outline projects currently in the investment pipeline. GGGI Africa Ethiopia African Bamboo HoldingProject Investment Teaser GGGI Africa Ethiopia Solar PV Industrial Parks Project Investment Teaser GGGI Africa Morocco Green HydrogenProject Investment Teaser GGGI Africa Morocco Organic Waste to Energy Project Investment Teaser GGGI Africa Senegal Scaling up Rooftop Solar Project […]

News • September 16, 2021

Republic of Nicaragua to become the 40th Member of GGGI

SEOUL – September 16, 2021 – Today, the Republic of Nicaragua deposited its instrument of accession to become the 40th Member of GGGI. The instrument of accession was deposited by H.E. Rodrigo Coronel Kinloch, the Ambassador of the Republic of Nicaragua to the Republic of Korea, and received by Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI, […]

News • September 16, 2021

Technical Workshop on Ethiopia’s Long Term – Low Emission Development Strategy (LT-LEDS)

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Environment, Forestry and Climate Change Commission (EFCCC) in collaboration with World Resources Institute (WRI), held a three-day project kick-off workshop for Ethiopia’s 2050 Long-Term Low Emissions Development Strategy (LT-LEDs) project in Adama, Ethiopia. A total of 44 participants, including 33 technical experts […]

News • September 16, 2021

COTE D’IVOIRE: FORESTRY AND NATURE BASED SOLUTIONS POLICY BRIEF VALIDATION WORKSHOP

On Friday, September 10, 2021, GGGI Côte d’Ivoire held a validation workshop on Forestry and Nature Based Solutions (NBS) policy brief as part of the project: “Empowering Local Non-State Actors and Vulnerable Communities for Climate Action and Resilience in Côte d’Ivoire”. GGGI, in partnership with Open Society for West Africa (OSWA), provide support to strengthen […]

News • September 16, 2021

Negotiators from Burkina Faso have strengthened their capacities on climate mechanisms and international diplomacy

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; September 06-10, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD), organized a five-day training on climate mechanisms, international negotiation techniques, and climate diplomacy. As the national development policies and strategies are now informed by environmental and sustainable development […]

News • September 14, 2021

Dialogue on the Role of Youth in Climate Action

  SEOUL, Republic of Korea; September 13, 2021 – Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Embassy of Italy in Korea, and the British Embassy in Seoul co-hosted an event to discuss the Role of Youth in Climate Action. The aim of the event was to provide a platform for leading youth climate activists and […]

News • September 10, 2021

INSCRIPCIONES ABIERTAS: POSTULA TU PROYECTO A NUESTRA PPTAF

Si tienes un proyecto que promueva el control de la deforestación, el desarrollo social inclusivo en las regiones, y que esté alineado con las políticas a nivel nacional y local, ¡esta es la oportunidad para que tu proyecto pase al siguiente nivel! Tienes hasta el 15 de octubre de 2021 para finalizar tu proceso de […]

News • September 10, 2021

WORKSHOP ON THE MAINSTREAMING OF GREEN GROWTH INDICATORS IN PROJECTS SUBMITTED TO THE PUBLIC INVESTMENT PROGRAMMING (PIP)

On May 6, 2021, GGGI in Côte d’Ivoire, in accordance with the support requested by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, proceeded, in the presence of the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Adama Coulibaly, to the launch of the technical assistance on the integration of green growth in programs and projects in Côte d’Ivoire. […]

News • September 10, 2021

14th Seoul ODA International Conference

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; September 9, 2021 – Today, GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, delivered a presentation at the 14th Seoul ODA International Conference. Dr. Rijsberman was a speaker in Session II of the event to share his insights on achieving a greener recovery. During his presentation, Director-General Rijsberman emphasized the importance of Green Official […]

News • September 8, 2021

COTE D’IVOIRE: AFOLU (Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use) and ENERGY Policy Briefs VALIDATION WORKSHOP

On Tuesday, August 31, 2021, GGGI Côte d’Ivoire held a validation workshop on AFOLU (Agriculture Forestry and Others Land Used) and Energy Policy briefs as part of the project: “Empowering Local Non-State Actors and Vulnerable Communities for Climate Action and Resilience in Côte d’Ivoire”. This validation workshop took place after consultation workshop and research activities done […]

News • September 8, 2021

FVC: Las entidades de acceso directo (EAD) como vehículos para movilizar financiamiento climático

Las Entidades de Acceso Directo (o DAEs, por sus siglas en inglés) son clave para la arquitectura de financiamiento climático. Para el caso específico del Fondo Verde para el Clima (FVC), son las instituciones mediante las cuales otros actores nacionales comprometidos con los Acuerdos de París pueden obtener recursos, a través de diferentes instrumentos financieros, […]

News • September 8, 2021

Capacity Building (for) Government partners on Results-Based Management (RBM) for an effective MRV system implementation in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; September 1-2, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD) organized a training workshop on results-based management (RBM) and the Programmatic approach. This training come in the way of the adoption of the budget programs at the national level […]

News • September 7, 2021

Official Statement from President & Chair – 2nd International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies

OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT & CHAIR 2nd International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies (for GGGI website and Korean media) Today, September 7, 2021, marks the 2nd International Day of Clean Air for blue skies as designated by the United Nations General Assembly. This day reminds us of the need to act now to […]

News • August 31, 2021

Industrial Energy Audits Engagement Meeting

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR: On 10th August 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Lao PDR team together with the Department of Industry and Handicraft, Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC) co-hosted the ‘Industrial Energy Audits Engagement Meeting’ at the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Vientiane Capital.  The meeting was aimed at introducing a series […]

News • August 30, 2021

5 Facts on Financing Indonesia’s Renewable Energy (RE) Mix Target by 2025

1. The Renewable Energy (RE) mix target by 2025 is 23% Indonesia requires a large budget of up to USD 167 billion to encourage the use of renewable energy by 2050 as well as to support the commitment to achieve the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) targets by 2030. (Source: Renewable Energy Investment Funding Mechanism Report […]

News • August 30, 2021

SEA Training for Experts in 11 Districts of Papua

In support of the Papua Provincial Forestry and Environment Office, GGGI recently facilitated a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) training for members of the Provincial SEA Validation Team and future SEA experts from local universities on July 5-9, 2021 in Jayapura. The training aimed at increasing the capacities of experts from the Provincial SEA Validation Team, […]

News • August 30, 2021

Robust Engagement from Line Ministries in Developing GCF Project Pipeline in Indonesia

Engagement of national stakeholders, especially relevant technical ministries as the policy maker and implementer for national level strategy and policies, is one of the Green Climate Fund (GCF)’s core strategy. To provide a platform for national ministries to discuss their project priorities and provide input to the national project pipeline for GCF, GGGI together with […]

News • August 30, 2021

Climate Villages Program Virtual Exhibition: Efforts and Commitments at the Grassroot-level

Raising community awareness on mitigation and adaptation at the grassroot-level to tackle various challenges posed by climate change have become all the more significant amidst the COVID-19 pandemic that have been on-going since early 2020. Some regions and grassroot-level communities in Indonesia have even begun such efforts before the pandemic struck, and it’s time for […]

News • August 30, 2021

Training Workshop on Mainstreaming Climate Change in Burkina Faso: National Development Programing for the Strengthening of its MRV Adaptation and Mitigation Actions

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; August 17-19, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD) organized a training on Mainstreaming Climate Change into National Development Programing specifically through strategies, plans and projects. The beneficiaries were contributors to the development of periodic reports such […]