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News • April 22, 2021

Establishment and Operationalization of National Financing Vehicle to Support Dominica’s National Green and Climate-Resilient Frameworks

In late 2020, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) approved the disbursement of US$286,329 for the implementation of the Readiness & Preparatory Support proposal titled Establishment and Operationalization of National Financing Vehicle in Dominica. The Readiness project was designed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Planning, Resilience, Sustainable Development, Telecommunications and Broadcasting, with support from the […]

News • April 22, 2021

Towards a Green future: Here’s how GGGI is supporting Rwanda to mainstream green growth

April 17, Kigali Rwanda ,the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)’s operating model maximizes the potential to translate green growth strategies and policies (especially economic policies) into green investment plans, mobilizing green finance commitments needed to bolster support for low-carbon and climate-resilient economic development and strong institutional capacity development. In an interview with The EastAfrican, Mr. […]

News • April 22, 2021

4th B2B virtual webinar on Innovation and Sustainability. Identifying synergies between Rwanda and Italy

30th March 2021 , Kigali Rwanda Environmental Management Authority (REMA) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), co-organised the 4th business to business (B2B) virtual webinar on “Innovation and Sustainability: Identifying synergies between Rwanda and Italy”. Rwanda’s ecosystem has attracted many evolving startup ,with several local entrepreneurs developing sustainable and impactful products and services that […]

News • April 20, 2021

GGGI appoints Kyung Hee University Professor, Mr. Kyung Nam Shin, as Assistant Director-General and Head of Investment and Policy Solutions

Seoul, Republic of Korea, April 20 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has officially appointed Professor Kyung Nam Shin as Assistant Director-General and Head of Investment and Policy Solutions. He will assume his duties at the GGGI Seoul headquarters on May 1, 2021, to further the organization’s aim to catalyze green investments and policies for its Members. […]

News • April 20, 2021

Validation and Capacity Building on Green City Action Plan Workshop

Pakse city, Champasak province, Lao PDR, March 30th-31st, 2021, Pakse City, Department of Water Supply and the Public Works and Transport Research Institute (PTRI) under the Ministry of Public Works and Transport together with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Lao PDR jointly hosted the Validation and Capacity Building on Green City Action Plan (GCAP) […]

News • April 20, 2021

Preparation Process of GGGI Country Planning Framework 2021-2025

The Green Growth Program (GGP) in Indonesia has entered its third phase for the 2021-2025 period. Currently, the Ministry of National Development Planning/Bappenas as the executing unit, together with GGGI, is preparing the Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2021-2025. The CPF document will serve as a framework for the GGP for the next five years. The […]

News • April 14, 2021

Tuvalu leads consultation with national experts on NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan

The Climate Change Department of Tuvalu hosted a national stakeholder consultation with key sector experts to receive feedback on its draft NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan which comprises a project pipeline in March 2021. GGGI, as an implementation partner of the Regional Pacific NDC Hub, led this consultation in country which brought key […]

News • April 14, 2021

Samoa leads national consultation on NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan

The Renewable Energy Division (RED) of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) of Samoa held a national stakeholder consultation with sector experts to discuss its NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan with a project pipeline in March 2021. GGGI as an implementation partner of the NDC Hub led this consultation which was […]

News • April 14, 2021

[Upcoming Event]: High-Level Business Round Table – What does net zero by 2050 mean for businesses?

Time/Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021 / 14:00 KST | Hybrid (Online & In-person) Location: GGGI Seoul HQ (3F Jeongdong Building) In time for the Leader’s Climate Summit on Earth Day, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the US Embassy Seoul will organize a High-Level Business Round Table on April 22, with Mr. Ban Ki-moon, […]

News • April 13, 2021

Training Workshop: Climate project development and Green climate fund Access requirements

Ouagadougou, April 2, 6-9, 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the National Designated Authority (NDA), organized a training workshop on climate project preparation and management in the framework of the Readiness program entitled “Support for Accreditation of Direct Access Entities, Pipeline Development and Private Sector Mobilization in Burkina Faso”. The workshop, […]

News • April 13, 2021

The Climate Smart Agriculture Project is launched in the Senegal River Valley

Following an agreement to support 4 projects on climate resilience and COVID recovery in the Pacific, East Caribbean, and West Africa regions, the climate smart agriculture project in the Senegal River Valley was officially launched. “We’ll introduce climate smart agriculture practices that enhance productivity and resilience for rice farming,” shared GGGI Representative Romain BRILLIE, during […]

News • April 13, 2021

The NDC Hub launches 10-year Strategy for Climate Action in the Pacific

Suva, Fiji – Chair of the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS), and Fijian Prime Minister, Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, officially launched the Strategy 2030 of the Regional Pacific NDC Hub on April 8, 2021. This long-term Strategy is the blueprint for Pacific climate action through its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and is a product […]

News • April 10, 2021

Citywide inclusive sanitation through climate resilience and green growth – CWIS has been selected to be certified on the road to Dakar 2022

The EVENT The 9th edition of the World Water Forum will be held in Dakar on March 22 – 26, 2022, with a new approach to focus on action for water. The event aims to ultimately create coherence with SDGs and directly contribute to the 2030 agenda. This edition of the forum will focus on […]

News • April 10, 2021

Makerere University Commences implementation of Output 1.4 of Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization Project with selecting the Research Themes

On April 8, 2021, Makerere University College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) held a full day workshop at the university’s conference center to establish a research team and select themes for research. The meeting was attended by 22 university researchers and professors as well as representatives from the GGGI. The research topics are […]

News • April 10, 2021

Launching Event of the Long-Term Low Emissions Development Strategy (LT-LEDS) for Ethiopia project

On March 11, 2021, the French Development Agency (AFD), the Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission of Ethiopia (EFCCC) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held a launch event for the Long-Term Low Emissions Development Strategy (LT-LEDS) project at the Embassy of France, Addis Ababa. Ethiopia is taking concrete action to better manage adverse […]

News • April 10, 2021

Training Opportunity Call for Applications: StartUp* Course 2021 under UGEFA for Entrepreneurs

Are you an entrepreneur? Do you have a business or are you interested in starting your own? Courses at Entrepreneurship Institute of Africa (EIA) are the perfect fit! EIA is inviting applications for the StartUp Course – May Cohort 2021, a business fundamental course that supports early-stage entrepreneurs through the stages of business conceptualization, design, […]

News • April 1, 2021

Going green: Volkswagen Rwanda unveils new motor charging station

Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda on Tuesday, March 30, unveiled a new charging station, thanks to a partnership between the company, Siemens and Radisson Blue Hotel. The new facility is located at Kigali Convention Centre and becomes the second of the kind after the one established in Kigali Special Economic Zone. According to Serge Kamuhinda, the […]

News • March 30, 2021

The Promise of Green Growth: A Pathway to Prosperity while achieving National and Global Ambitions

March 25, 2021, Public lecture, Centre for Sustainability, Equality and Climate Action and the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social work at Queen’s University Belfast Dr Stelios Grafakos, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

News • March 30, 2021

Presentation on the Promise of Green Growth: A Pathway to Prosperity while Achieving National and Global Ambitions

Thursday, March 25, 2021 —Dr. Stelios Grafakos, Principal Economist of GGGI’s Climate Action and Inclusive Development Unit, delivered a virtual public lecture on the “Promise of Green Growth,” organized by the Centre for Sustainability, Equality, and Climate Action (SECA) of the Queens University Belfast. Dr. Stelios highlighted that implementing a green recovery for climate action […]

News • March 29, 2021

GGGI signs an MoU with Uzbekistan to support the country’s transition to a green growth pathway

Thursday, March 25, 2021 — On 25 March, the Republic of Uzbekistan officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) to formalize their partnership and the commencement of the GGGI Country Program in 2021. Due to COVID-19, the signing took place virtually with the Chairman of the State Committee […]