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News • June 30, 2022

Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) mission in Burkina Faso

GGGI Burkina Faso team received a delegation of KOICA for a feasibility study from the 20th to 24th of June 2022. The country has been facing a humanitarian crisis since 2019 with a big number of internally displaced people (31, 000). The KOICA mission was able to carry out a feasibility study in collaboration with […]

News • June 30, 2022

Reforms and high level projects structured for the implementation of Green PSE

The findings of the PSE/green structuring lab, launched five weeks ago by the PSE operational monitoring office, has resulted in various recommendations, including the creation of a national fund to support green financing, the revision of the forestry, hunting and environmental codes, and the revival of laws on the coast and biodiversity. They were issued […]

News • June 30, 2022

Roundup: Development of a climate finance project pipeline for the Regional Project Execution Agency in the region of Tangier (AREP)

Tangier on June 16th , 2022 and within the framework of the GCF Readiness program “Improving Access to Climate Finance in the Regions of Morocco” initiated by the Ministry of the Interior in collaboration with the GGGI and financed by the Green Climate Fund (GCF),  a capacity building workshop was held with the aim to […]

News • June 30, 2022

Kiribati launches its NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan including Project Pipeline

The Kiribati Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan including Project Pipeline was launched last week by the Office of Te Beretitenti (Office of the President) in Tarawa, Kiribati. The Regional Pacific NDC Hub through its implementing partner the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) supported Kiribati through 2019-2021 to develop these two […]

News • June 30, 2022

Green growth cooperation in Cambodia deepened

Phnom Penh, 28 June 2022, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Ministry of Environment of Cambodia penned a Memorandum of Understanding on continuous green growth cooperation in Cambodia. The MoU was inked by H.E. Vann Monyneath, Director General, General Directorate of Policy and Strategy, Ministry of Environment and Ms. Karolien Casaer-Diez, GGGI Country Representative for […]

News • June 29, 2022

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day in Fiji

Suva, Fiji, Thursday, 23 June, 2022: International Women in Engineering Day (23 June, 2022) is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focus attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in this exciting industry. The Pacific Regional Director, Katerina Syngellakis of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), […]

News • June 29, 2022

Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator Program 2022 – Call for Applications Now Open!

 Are you an early-stage green entrepreneur in the Pacific?  Are you passionate about addressing environmental or social issues through your business?  Want to build your business through training, mentoring, coaching & networking?  Interested in winning USD 5,000 in seed grant funding? The wait is over! In celebration of the International Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises […]

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 ; […]