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News • January 25, 2022

Campaign for Blue Skies and Net Zero 2050

How can I join the Campaign for Blue Skies and Net Zero 2050? Click here to visit the Campaign’s website. Click here to visit the partners’ page. Promo Video Watch and share the promo video. Join the call to increase awareness and support for achieving carbon neutrality goals. With strong support from President and Chair […]

News • January 25, 2022

GGGI and Norway join the second phase of the Legal Timber Pact in Colombia

December 2, 2021; Bogotá, Colombia – Identified as one of the alternatives to face deforestation in Colombia and promote the forest economy based on forest goods and services, the Intersectoral Pact for Legal Timber in Colombia – PIMLC, initiates a new phase within the framework of the environmental agenda and the country’s commitments to 2030. […]

News • January 25, 2022

Agricultural Bureau Pledges to Widely Promote Solar-powered Irrigation System

December 22, 2021; Adama, Ethiopia – The Agricultural Bureau of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State (SNNPRS) expressed its readiness to adopt and make a seamless transition to solar-powered irrigation systems (SIPS). The commitment was made during the two-day awareness raising workshop organized by GGGI Ethiopia on SPIS, Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA), and Ecosystem […]

News • January 20, 2022

GGGI holds the Friends of GGGI Luncheon in Seoul

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; January 19, 2022 – Today, the Friends of GGGI 2022 luncheon event took place in Seoul, welcoming 43 members of the diplomatic corps in the Republic of Korea and ROK MOFA representatives to discuss progress made in 2021 and ambitions for the year ahead. President & Chair Mr. Ban Ki-moon shared […]

News • January 18, 2022

Technical Committee selected policy approaches as part of DAPA project

SENEGAL; December 20, 2021 – The National Committee on Climate Change – COMNACC chaired a technical committee for the selection of policy approaches as part of the DAPA project phase II. The technical committee was composed of representatives from sectorial ministries embedded in the process, including the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Ministry of […]

News • January 12, 2022

Fiji Development Bank Strengthens Capacity to Actively Engage with the Green Climate Fund

Suva, Fiji, 13 December 2021 – For the first time since Covid-19, the Fiji Development Bank (FDB) held two ‘in-person’ training workshops. The workshops strengthened participants’ understanding of the FDB Climate & Eco Finance Strategy as well as the GCF processes and requirements to successfully develop climate finance projects. These workshops form part of a […]

News • January 11, 2022

Consultation workshop on an adaptation fund concept note on climate smart agriculture in cote d’ivoire

Fund for Agricultural Research and Advisory Service (FIRCA) of Côte d’Ivoire organized a Consultation Workshop on an Adaptation Fund concept note validation on “Strengthen the resilience of smallholder farmers to the effects of climate change through the adoption of proven innovative technologies and practices.” The objective of this event was to proceed with the consultation […]

News • January 11, 2022

Accelerating investment in nature for the green recovery in Senegal strategic workshop held

The strategic orientation workshop was held on December 16, 2021 for the project “Accelerating investment in nature for the green recovery in Senegal through the structuring of the green PES” organized in partnership with the Operational Office for the monitoring of the PES, the MAVA Foundation and the European Union. The objective was to share […]

News • January 11, 2022

Morocco Steering committee event for the GCF Readiness” Enhancing Access to Climate Finance in Kingdom of Morocco’s Regions”

Rabat, Morocco December 16th 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in close collaboration with the Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development and with the active participation of high-level key stakeholders, organized the first Steering committee meeting event for the GCF Readiness” Enhancing Access to Climate Finance in Kingdom of Morocco’s Regions”.  The […]

News • January 11, 2022

Round-up: Morocco Monitoring committee event for the GCF Readiness Program” Resilient Recovery Rapid Readiness Support in the Kingdom of Morocco”

Rabat, Morocco December 14th 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in close collaboration with the Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development and key stakeholders organized the first monitoring committee meeting event for the inception of the GCF Readiness Program” Resilient Recovery Rapid Readiness Support in the Kingdom of Morocco”. The opening of […]

News • January 7, 2022

Launch Workshop of the Togo Readiness Program

Lome, Togo; October 21, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Resources (MERF) in Togo organized a workshop for the launching of the Togo readiness program. This readiness aims to enhancing Togo’s Direct Access to GCF and Support for the Development of Climate Finance Strategy.   The […]

News • January 7, 2022

GGGI-Ethiopia Launches New Climate Resilient Forest and Landscape Restoration (CRFLR) Program

December 28, 2021- Addis Ababa: The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)- Ethiopia in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) launched a five-year, 9.6 million USD (over 470 million Ethiopian Birr) project entitled “The Ethiopia Climate Resilient Forest and Landscape Restoration (CRFLR) Program.” The fund for the execution of the […]

News • January 7, 2022

NAP GCF Readiness Project Regional Familiarization Workshop Organized

December 17, 2021: GGGI -Ethiopia in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)  facilitated a two- day regional familiarization workshop (in two rounds) in Adama, Haile Resort on December 14-15 and December 16 and 17, 2021. The major objective of the workshop was to acquaint regional level local authorities with   National Adaptation Planning (NAP ) […]

News • January 7, 2022

BAU Validation Workshop on Ethiopia’s LT-LEDS Strategy Development

December 15,2021-The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Environment, Forestry and Climate Change Commission (EFCCC) in collaboration with Agence Française de Development (AFD) convened a two-day workshop to validate the Business as Usual (BAU) Scenario of the Ethiopia’s Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategy (LT-LEDS) project from December 15-16, 2021.  The workshop brought together a total of […]

News • January 7, 2022

GGP3: Supporting Green Growth and Strategic Climate Finance in Indonesia

Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Green Growth Program Phase 3 (GGP3) that started in January this year has been progressing quite well. Now that we are fast approaching the end of 2021, we are delighted to report some of the highlights and achievements the GGP3 has managed to deliver, thanks to its highly committed […]

News • January 7, 2022

Annual workshop of Waste Recycling Bank Project held in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR

8 December 2021, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Lao PDR successfully organized the annual workshop of Waste Recycling Bank project in collaboration with Vientiane City Office for Management and Services (VCOMS) in Vientiane Capital. The workshop was attended by schoolteachers, district authorities, a waste collection company, and international NGOs. […]

News • December 27, 2021

GGGI Rwanda facilitates the Green Public Procurement (GPP) Guidelines Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop

Kigali, Rwanda GGGI facilitated in a two-day training of trainers including REMA staff and RPPA staff on Green public procurement. Public procurement accounts for an average of 12% of GDP in OECD countries and up to 30% in developing countries. Green public procurement would encourage the purchase of green products with environmental benefits of reducing […]

News • December 27, 2021

GGGI Rwanda hosts the consultation workshop on the revised GGGI Rwanda Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2021-2025

GGGI Rwanda through one-on-one consultations revised and drafted the new GGGI Rwanda Country Planning Framework and presented the draft to key stakeholders and partners for input, feedback, and validation during  a consultation workshop held at Serena Hotel in Kigali , Rwanda. The workshop was an opportunity for the GGGI team to guide the endorsement by […]

News • December 21, 2021

Global Impact Week 2021

Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI, took part in an online panel discussion organized by the Global Impact Week 2021.

News • December 20, 2021

 Greenpreneurs in Rwanda share knowledge and experience

On 14th Dec, in Kigali , Rwanda young entrepreneurs working in eco-friendly businesses in Rwanda came together to share knowledge on the country’s entrepreneurship ecosystem and opportunities to access investment, knowledge and skills. The workshop took place at Norrsken House in Kigali and brought together young green entrepreneurs and stakeholders, as well as representatives from […]