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News • June 28, 2022

Analysis and validation of the low-carbon scenarios of the long-term low emission development strategy of Burkina Faso

June 23, 2022 – As part of the process of developing Burkina Faso’s low-carbon development strategy 2050, the Ministry of Environment, with the technical and financial support of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the French Development Agency (FDA), organized a validation workshop of the low-carbon scenarios prepared in past months. National experts from […]

News • June 28, 2022

South-South Knowledge Exchange Program on Sustainable Solid Waste Management between Lao PDR and Pakistan

June 10 – 15. Islamabad, Pakistan – A Lao delegation with 4 GGGI Lao PDR staff visited Islamabad and Mardan, Pakistan for South-South Knowledge Exchange (SSKE) Program between Lao PDR and Pakistan, aiming to enhance solid waste management in Lao PDR by learning from the best practices of Pakistan. The delegation consisted of the government […]

News • June 28, 2022

Community of Practice capacity building on energy efficiency in buildings

Ouagadougou, June 16,  2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in collaboration with the Ministry of Urban Planning, Land Affairs and Housing and the Order of Architect of Burkina Faso,  organized a capacity building workshop on energy efficiency in buildings. This awareness workshop addressed the members of the Community of Practice (CoP) on sustainable […]

News • June 27, 2022

GGGI trains farmers on Solar Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS) and Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) practices in West Nile region.

Crop farming is one of the few opportunities for rural small income population in Uganda to find a route out of poverty. However, climate change manifesting itself through increased occurrence of drought, seasonal variations and temperature increase has caused tremendous losses to these small holder farmers. An investment in irrigation has been proven as a […]

News • June 27, 2022

Uganda Women in Climate Change 2022 Declaration

Preamble Despite women being disproportionately affected by climate change, they play a crucial role in climate change adaptation and mitigation. Climate change frequently affects women and men differently (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2007). The primary reason for these differences is the varying levels of access to resources knowledge, skills, and finance that shape how […]

News • June 27, 2022

Second Technical Advisory Consultation for GGGI Aral Sea GRIP – Tashkent, 22 June

On 22 June 2022 GGGI Uzbekistan and the State Committee for Ecology and Environmental Protection (SCEEP) conducted the second 2022 Aral Sea GRIP Technical Advisory Consultation under the ‘Green Rehabilitation Investment Project for Karakalpakstan Republic to Address the Impacts of the Aral Sea Crisis’ (Aral Sea GRIP) in Tashkent. The event was honored with the […]

News • June 27, 2022

GGGI and German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action sign Grant Agreement for IKI-SPAR6C Program

On 13 June 2022, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) signed a grant agreement for €20 million for implementation of the Internationale Klimaschutz Initiative (IKI) Program titled “Supporting Preparedness for Article 6 Cooperation.” The five-year multi-country project will run until 2027. Implementation will be […]

News • June 27, 2022

GGGI – Senti Kick-off Training in Oriental Mindoro on New Digital Tool for Climate Resilience

Calapan, Oriental Mindoro, June 2022 – More than a hundred officials and staff of the provincial government of Oriental Mindoro, its fourteen municipalities and capital city of Calapan attended training sessions from May 30 to June 1 to familiarize with the Climate Vulnerability and Risk Information System or CVRIS, a digital tool that can help enhance […]

News • June 22, 2022

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) sign an Agreement for the establishment of a GGGI office in Luxembourg

Luxembourg, June 22, 2022 – Jean Asselborn, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, signed today with Frank Rijsberman, Director-General at the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), an Agreement that will provide GGGI with the necessary legal and institutional status to allow it to establish an office in Luxembourg. The ceremony was held in the presence […]

News • June 22, 2022

Access to climate finance as path to private sector investment in NDC and Green Emergent Plan

The country representative of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) reiterated, on Thursday, the support of this structure to the State of Senegal in the formulation and adoption of policies to increase green investment. ”I would like to recall that within the framework of our mandate and under its strategic objectives, the GGGI supports the […]

News • June 21, 2022

Gracias al apoyo técnico de GGGI y ZEBRA (Alianza para el Despliegue Rápido de Buses Cero Emisiones, por sus siglas en inglés), la Ciudad de México lanza su primera línea de autobuses eléctricos para el transporte público

Junto a C40 y el ICCT, GGGI forma parte de ZEBRA (Alianza para el Despliegue Rápido de Buses Cero Emisiones, por sus siglas en inglés), con quienes se ha brindado asistencia técnica al Gobierno de la Ciudad de México para que transite hacia la e-movilidad, logrando la transformación de toda una línea de traslado con […]

News • June 20, 2022

Developing MRV and GHG Inventory Capacity in Guyana

Guyana – Friday, Jun 17, 2022. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) continues its support to the Government of Guyana by providing capacity building on Measurement Reporting and Verification (MRV) systems and the National Greenhouse Gas Inventory under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness Project: “Development of Guyana’s National Climate Finance Strategy, MRV System and […]

News • June 20, 2022

Rwanda hosts the “Africa Regional Forum for Action – Inclusive & Active Mobility in a Changing Climate “

7-9 June 2022, Kigali , Rwanda. More than  120 participants convened in Kigali, Rwanda to discuss the role of active mobility and non-motorized transport in climate mitigation. The event had participants from several organisations such as Transaid ;City of Kisumu ; Bridges to Prosperity ; National Malaria Elimination Centre, Ministry of Health ;UN Habitat ; […]

News • June 17, 2022

Gender at the center of the low-carbon development strategies of Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso, through the French Development Agency (AFD) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), is in the process of formulating its long-term (2050) low-carbon development strategies. At the current stage of reporting on low-carbon scenarios, it was important to consider gender, women’s empowerment and social inclusion aspects in the sectors of transport, waste, agriculture, […]

News • June 17, 2022

Technical Advisory Consultation for GGGI Aral Sea GRIP in Nukus on 14 June

On 14 June 2022 in the Chamber of Commerce (TPP) in Nukus, GGGI Uzbekistan held their Technical Advisory Consultation for the ‘Green Rehabilitation Investment Project for Karakalpakstan Republic to Address Impacts of the Aral Sea Crisis’ (Aral Sea GRIP Project).  This event followed up on the Technical Consultation Workshop that GGGI held in March, during […]

News • June 17, 2022

Two Tongan green enterprises win USD5,000 each in seed grants through the Mafoa ‘Ae Ata – Youth Innovation Challenge Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program

NUKU’ALOFA, TONGA: Saturday, 11th June 2022 – Tonga Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Inc. (TYEE) in collobration with Partners Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)’s Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN), Breadfruit Consulting and supported by Solutions Consulting House held a Graduation Ceremony for the first Mafoa ‘a e Ata (MAA) – Youth Innovation Challenge Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator […]

News • June 16, 2022

Government of Rwanda and GGGI Sign and endorse the new 2021-2025 Rwanda Country Planning Framework (CPF)

On 13 May, Kigali , Rwanda the Minister of State , Ministry of Infrastructure  Eng Patricie Uwase  and the GGGI Rwanda Country Representative Okechukwu Daniel Ogbonnaya have officially endorsed & signed the new five year 2021-2025 Rwanda Country Planning Framework (CPF).  The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) would like to thank all the stakeholders and […]

News • June 13, 2022

GGGI Launches Core Replenishment Drive with Republic of Korea’s Leadership

GGGI Launches Core Replenishment Drive with Republic of Korea’s Leadership Seoul, Republic of Korea – On 9 June 2022, during the celebration of its 10th anniversary as an intergovernmental organization, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) President and Chair BAN Ki-moon launched GGGI’s Core Replenishment Drive, to mobilize additional core resources to further support activities […]

News • June 13, 2022

NADBank aprobó programa Préstamos Verdes por USD$300 millones para apoyar a pequeñas y medianas empresas con el apoyo técnico de GGGI

El Programa de Préstamos Verdes fue diseñado con el apoyo técnico del Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) en México. Tiene el objetivo principal de financiar a pequeñas y medianas empresas que busquen desarrollar proyectos resilientes y bajos en carbono. Durante su reunión semestral, la Junta Directiva del Banco de Desarrollo de América del Norte (NADBank) […]

News • June 9, 2022

GGGI facilitates Memorandum of Understanding between Nepal and Sweden for bilateral cooperation under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

Stockholm, Sweden; 1 June 2022 – On the sidelines of the Stockholm+50 meeting, the Swedish Energy Agency (SEA) and the Government of Nepal, represented by the Secretary of the Ministry of Forests and Environment (MOFE), today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate on the implementation of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. The […]