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News • September 27, 2021

COTE D’IVOIRE CLIMATE BREAKFAST SESSION 4: COP26 issues and discussion topics

September 14, 2021 – GGGI Côte d’Ivoire organized the fourth Climate Breakfast Session on COP26 to discuss with CSOs the opportunities and practical points of participating in program work during CoP26.  This session is part of the project: “Empowering Local Non-State Actors and vulnerable communities for climate action and resilience in Côte d’Ivoire” funded by […]

News • September 26, 2021

Closing ceremony of recycled sludge demonstration unit

As a component in our Luxemburg-funded project, the wastewater management experienced in the Tivaouane district held a closing ceremony from a demonstration unit treating sludge to become biofertilizers and biochars. The project was implemented with the municipality of Tivaouane led by our partner DELVIC that piloted the “Maison Familiale Rurale,” an active women association operating […]

News • September 26, 2021

Sanitation and Climate Change PRECOP 26 Webinar held as a part of World Water Forum 2O22

As part of its climate change strategy, Senegal has almost prioritized inventories on its national communications under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The contribution of the waste sector including solid and liquid waste was assessed through a broad consultation process with stakeholders. According to the NDC assessment, the sector contributes 11.21% […]

News • September 23, 2021

GGGI and GIZ sign Agreement to support LT-LEDS Preparatory Phase in the Solomon Islands

August 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have signed a new agreement to work on a preparatory phase for developing a long-term Low Emission Development Strategy (LT-LEDS) in the Solomon Islands. The agreement responds to the country request submitted by the Solomon Islands to […]

News • September 23, 2021

GGGI participates in virtual Commemoration of the UN Day on South-South Cooperation and Intergovernmental Organisations

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) contributed insights on SMEs and Entrepreneurship for COVID-19 recovery during the Commemoration of the UN Day on South-South Cooperation and Intergovernmental Organisations Virtual Meeting in Asia- Pacific 2021 held on September 14, 2021, hosted by United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC). Keynote addresses were delivered by Mr. António […]

News • September 23, 2021

Solar-powered Irrigation Pumping Systems pilote phase started

Burkina Faso; September 13-17, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), as part as the implementation of its project “Promoting Solar-powered Irrigation Pumping Systems and Mini-grids in Burkina Faso” visited three localities named Rawelgue, Bama, and Leguema for the installation of solar-powered irrigation pumps  for project pilot phase. 5 farmers received these solar-powered Irrigation […]

News • September 23, 2021

Côte d’Ivoire 2021-2025 Country Planning Framework (CPF) stakeholders’ consultations

The Green Growth Program (GGP) in Côte d’Ivoire has entered its first phase for the 2021-2025 period. For this purpose, the Government in collaboration with the national office of GGGI is currently preparing the Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2021-2025. This CPF will serve as the strategic framework for GGGI actions for the next five years. […]

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) 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 through the provision of technical […]

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 […]