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News • January 20, 2020

GGGI inks Declaration of Intent and MoU with the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and the Agence Française de Développement to strengthen cooperation

Paris, January 20, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Declaration of Intent and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), a French development bank today to promote sustainable development and climate action. The signing was witnessed […]

News • January 9, 2020

GGGI on the brink of a new decade

Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) We face an unprecedented global sustainability crisis January 9, 2019 – The best end-of-year “climate” message I have read was Chloe Farand’s on Climate Home News (worth a read, find it here) – she summarizes: “As 2019 draws to a close, the rift between the climate […]

News • December 29, 2019

GGGI develops template tool for the Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System

Dec 2019 , The excel-based templates for the Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System were developed by GGGI for their government partner Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA),  to support the implementation of the system. The green building minimum compliance system is an Annex to the Rwanda Building Code 2019 and was approved by the Government of […]

News • December 23, 2019

First Technical Consultation meeting on the development of Urban Neighborhood Planning & Design Guidebook

18th December in Kigali , Rwanda  the Ministry of Infrastructure and GGGI Rwanda held  the first Technical Consultation meeting on the development of Urban Neighborhood Planning & Design Guide book with officials from the Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA) ;Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA) ;Ministry of Environment (MoE)  ; Rwanda Land Management and Use Authority (RLMUA) ; […]

News • December 23, 2019

Infrastructure Gender Mainstreaming Strategy Review Workshop

In Musanze District, Rwanda from 9-12 December a group of sector experts gathered for the Infrastructure Gender Mainstreaming Strategy Review Workshop. The workshop was organized by GGGI Rwanda in collaboration with Ministry of Infrastructure.  In attendance there were participants from Musanze District Executive, Vice Mayor of Musanze, Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA), Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA) […]

News • December 19, 2019

GGGI and Mayor Renu Dahal launch the Green Sanitation Services Program in Bharatpur Metropolitan City, Nepal

On December 19, 2019, Bharatpur Metropolitan City and GGGI held a technical consultation and signing ceremony to kick start implementation of the Government of Nepal and GGGI’s new Green Sanitation Services Program. This is a two-year program, which is also being implemented in Mahalaxmi Municipality, close to the capital, Kathmandu. During the event, which took […]

News • December 17, 2019

Capacity Building conducted for Ultimate Developers Limited on Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System and Templates

11 December 2019, Nyagatare, Rwanda:  GGGI with their government partner Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA) conducted a one day capacity building training program for the staff from Ultimate Developers Limited (UDL) on the approved Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System and the recently developed excel-based green building minimum compliance templates. The capacity building is in line […]

News • December 16, 2019

Seeking to improve business friendliness in the sanitation sector in Nepal, GGGI holds focus group discussion with private sector sanitation experts and operators

On December 16, 2019, GGGI brought together business representatives active in sanitation and waste management to understand and discuss fiscal opportunities that support private sector growth in the sanitation sector and improve business friendliness. The consultation supports development of market friendly policy interventions in sanitation under the Green Sanitation Services Program. In addition to the […]

News • December 13, 2019

GGGI holds technical consultation on sanitation technologies and investment for Mahalaxmi Municipality, Nepal

On December 13, 2019, GGGI organized a technical consultation with ward officials of Mahalaxmi Municipality to understand the current challenges and needs in the municipality’s sanitation sector. This consultation was part of the Green Sanitation Services Program, launched in July 2019. The event was attended by Mayor Mr. Rameshwor Shrestha, Deputy Mayor Ms. Nirmala Thapa, […]

News • December 13, 2019

GGGI and DTI call up greener performance of micro enterprises

Makati, Philippines, December 13, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) – in the context of supporting the “Shared Service Facility (SSF)” program of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – presented draft green growth performance indicators which are designed to enhance and monitor SSF operations, in a forum titled “DTI-SSF Project Impact […]

News • December 13, 2019

GGGI kicked off a solar PV development project in the Province of Bataan, Philippines

Balanga, Province of Bataan, Philippines – December 13 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Provincial Government of Bataan of the Philippines brought diverse international and national expert groups together to officially kick off a technical feasibility study to develop up to 50MW solar PV plant. From December 12 to 13, the GGGI […]

News • December 11, 2019

GGKP Webinar moderated by GGGI: Making Gender-Responsive Green Growth Happen

On December 11, 2019, the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) and the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) held a webinar on gender-responsive green growth. Access a recording of the webinar here: https://www.greengrowthknowledge.org/learning/ggkp-webinar-making-gender-responsive-green-growth-happen Ingvild Solvang from the Investment Services and Policy Solutions Division of GGGI moderated the session. Speakers included Katherine Miles, Advisor to the […]

News • December 10, 2019

Fiji and GGGI Launch Country Planning Framework 2019 – 2023

MADRID, December 10, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Fijian Ministry of Economy today launched the Fiji Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2019 – 2023 on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Conference COP 25 in Madrid, Spain. The CPF is a five-year planning document that outlines how Fiji and GGGI […]

News • December 9, 2019

Launching Workshop on Wastewater and Solid Waste Treatment Capacity Building Project for City Environment Improvement in Vientiane Capital and Pakse City.

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, December 9, 2019 – The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT), Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-hosted the launching workshop on Wastewater and Solid Waste Treatment Capacity Building Project for City Environment Improvement in Vientiane Capital and Pakse City. The four-year program is funded […]

News • December 9, 2019

The GGGI Cambodia team and Coca Cola Cambodia Join Hands to Scale Up Plastic Recycling in Battambang City

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, December 9, 2019 – Ms. Karolien Casaer-Diez, GGGI Cambodia’s Country Representative and Mr. Sophea Ros, country legal and PAC director of Cambodia Beverage Company Ltd Coca Cola, signed an agreement on increasing plastic recycling in Battambang city. GGGI worked with the municipality of Battambang and the National Council for Sustainable Development in […]

News • December 7, 2019

Solid Waste Management in Secondary Cities of Rwanda: Muhanga & Huye Situation assessment and potential intervention areas

The Global Green Growth Institute’s thematic approach to green cities supports an integrated and cross-sectoral approach and responds to local, national, and global needs and commitments, through five priority areas: Mainstreaming green growth into urban planning and management; Resource efficient and low carbon cities; Solid waste management: managing waste as resource; Decentralized sanitation and wastewater […]

News • December 6, 2019

GGGI Mongolia organizes a Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on the Residential Retrofitting project

December 5, 2019; Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Mongolia, together with the Ulaanbaatar city Mayor’s Office, organized a stakeholder consultation workshop on GGGI’s Residential Retrofitting project. The workshop aimed to establish a project working group to present the project’s work plan and findings of consultant services, and to receive feedback […]

News • December 6, 2019

GGGI and Sonora Women’s Institute deliver a Gender in Green Growth Training for Public Officials and Civil society, Generating Sectoral Recommendations for the State

Hermosillo, Sonora, December 6, 2019 – On December 6, 2019, GGGI Country Representative, Pablo Martinez and Director of Sonora Women’s Institute Blanca Luz Saldaña López met with Dr. Maria de Lourdes Ramos Loyo, Executive Coordinator of the Chief of Staff Office, Sonora, to hand over recommendations for mainstreaming of gender and social inclusion in green […]

News • December 6, 2019

Media Advisory: COP 25 Side Event – Enhancing Capacity of Developing Countries to Address Climate Change: Issues and Opportunities

Madrid, Spain – On December 11, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), along with Korea University, the Green Asia Organization, the Center for Climate and Sustainable Development Law and Policy (CSDLAP), Hawassa University, the UNDP Seoul Policy Center, and the United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD), with support from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), will co-host the event on […]

News • December 6, 2019

Capacity Building for officials commences on the Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System and Templates

5 December 2019, Kigali, Rwanda:  GGGI with partner Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA) initiated the capacity building program to the government officials on the approved Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System and the recently developed excel-based green building minimum compliance templates. The capacity building is in line with the implementation of the Green Building Minimum Compliance […]