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News • May 26, 2023

Ethiopia’s LT-LEDS Officially Launched in Addis Ababa

The Government of Ethiopia (GoE) officially launched on May 11, 2023  its Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategy (LT-LEDS) in the presence of senior federal and regional government officials, ministerial portfolios,  key development partners, funding agencies, resident diplomatic corps, climate change advocates, the media crew, and other invited guests at the Friendship Square in Addis Ababa. […]

News • May 26, 2023

Waste-to-resource facility in Vientiane welcomes Korean National Assembly members and Ambassador to Lao PDR

Vientiane Capital’s waste-to-resource facility, the Integrated Resource Recovery Center (IRRC), has been attracting attention from domestic and international actors. Recently, a delegation from the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Ambassador to Lao PDR visited the facility on May 4, 2023.   The composting plant, which processes organic waste to compost, was […]

News • May 12, 2023

Cambodia’s Air Quality Improvement Program Kick-Off

Phnom Penh, Cambodia – 05 May 2023 – Cambodia launched the Air Quality Improvement Program. The event was presided by H.E. Pak Sokharavuth, Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Environment, and was joined by Mr. Emmanuel DOLLFUS, AFD Deputy Country Director, H.E. Chhoun Voun, Director General, Ministry of Public Works and Transport, H.E. Danh Serey, Director […]

News • May 10, 2023

KOICA and Samsung Scoping Mission to Rwanda on E-waste

6 – 10 February 2023 , Kigali Rwanda a delegation of 7 representatives from Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Headquarters, Samsung Electronics, and MIT D-Lab conducted scoping mission for e-waste project implementation from the 6th to the 10th of February in Kigali, Rwanda. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Rwanda team, as a key player […]

News • May 10, 2023

Training workshop on the report of the national financial vehicle to promote green building in Cote d’Ivoire

On April 5th, 2023, GGGI Cote d’Ivoire held a training session aimed to present the results of the implementation framework for the operationalization of a national financial vehicle focused on green buildings and infrastructures in Côte d’Ivoire (NGBIFV). This workshop was facilitated by the Africa Regional & Country offices. The objective of the NGBIFV was […]

News • May 9, 2023

Workshop on Climate Finance Access for the Agriculture Sector in Ghana held on 10th-11th May 2023

Accra, Ghana on 10th-11th May 2023 – A two-day workshop on Climate Finance Access for the Agriculture sector is being hosted to raise awareness and facilitate discussions on how the agriculture sector can access climate finance and implement climate-resilient practices. The Sustainable Development Goals Advisory Unit of the President’s Office joins forces with The Global […]

News • May 2, 2023

A stakeholder consultation meeting to promote access to international climate finance support for climate change in Thailand

31 March 2023 – Bangkok, Thailand – The Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP) in a collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Creagy Company Limited, organized a stakeholder consultation meeting to promote access to international climate finance support for climate change initiatives. The event was supported by […]

News • April 27, 2023

Royal Government of Cambodia, GGGI and UN ESCAP validated the Sovereign Thematic Bond Policy Paper

Phnom Penh, Cambodia – 27 April 2023 – The Cambodian Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Cambodia and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UN ESCAP) organized a validation workshop on the Sovereign Thematic Bond issuance Policy Paper. This landmark workshop was presided by […]

News • April 24, 2023

The Angola Ministry of Environment launches the first Blue Skies & Net Zero 2050 Campaign in Africa

Angola joins Blue Skies & Net Zero 2050 Global Campaign 13 April, Luanda, Angola – The Government of Angola and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) successfully launched the first global Blue Skies & Net Zero 2050 Campaign in Africa, aimed at raising public awareness on air pollution and tackling the climate crisis in Africa. […]

News • April 19, 2023

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea and GGGI renew commitment on Green Growth Cooperation

19 April 2023 – Seoul, Republic of Korea – The Minister of Foreign Affairs Park Jin visited GGGI today reinforcing Korea’s support for the green transition of the international community. During the visit, Minister Park and Dr. Frank Rijsberman, the Director General of GGGI signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Green Growth Cooperation with a […]

News • April 17, 2023

Makerere University Inter-University Debate on Climate Change.

On the 25th of March 2023, Environmental Activism Week at Makerere University was launched supported by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with Centenary Bank, National Forestry Authority (NFA), Youth Go Green and Fair Ventures. The launch comprised a number of activities that included a panel discussion, tree planting and an inter-university debate. […]

News • April 17, 2023

Women’s Day: An opportunity to reflect on equality and equity of the Ugandan woman.

All day, every day, around the world a more gender-balanced world is being forged. From grassroots awareness raising to highly visible campaigns with impact, gender parity is being forged. This is one of the talks that transpired on International Women’s Day in Luzira. On International Women’s Day, the GGGI Uganda country representative Ms. Dagmar Zwebe […]

News • April 12, 2023

Stakeholders visit Mukono-Katikolo Site intended for Solid Waste and Faecal Sludge Management Facility Designs.

The Global Green Growth Institute is implementing the “Strengthening Solid Waste and Faecal Sludge Management Capacity for Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area (GKMA)” project funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in partnership with the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) of Uganda. To understand the land availability and surroundings of the selected site, the […]

News • April 12, 2023

Launch of the Advanced Diploma Course in Energy and Sustainability Management

12 April 2023, Phnom Penh— The Advanced Diploma in Energy and Sustainability Management welcomes its first batch of trainees at the Cambodian Garment Training Institute (CGTI). This long-term diploma course is a joint effort by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Cambodia together with Cambodian Garment Training Institute (CGTI), Group for the Environment, Renewable Energy […]

News • April 10, 2023

Phái đoàn Liên minh Châu Âu và Viện Tăng trưởng Xanh toàn cầu hợp tác thúc đẩy đổi mới trong lĩnh vực sử dụng năng lượng hiệu quả tại Việt Nam

Hà Nội, 30 tháng 9 năm 2022 – Phái đoàn Liên minh Châu Âu tại Việt Nam và Viện Tăng trưởng Xanh Toàn cầu (GGGI) Việt Nam công bố chương trình “Thúc đẩy khởi nghiệp sáng tạo trong lĩnh vực hiệu quả năng lượng” (AIS4EE) kéo dài ba năm nhằm thúc đẩy khởi nghiệp trong […]

News • March 29, 2023

GGGI Uganda interests financiers in the waste diversion/ transfer stations infrastructure in the Greater Kampala Conurbation

Kampala is on a positive trajectory to fulfilling its vision of a vibrant, attractive, and sustainable city. GGGI Uganda for the past two years, working with DT Global, the consultant, formulated the Solid Waste Management Strategy of the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area. This strategy offers a high economic rate of return and significant environmental and […]

News • March 16, 2023

GGGI facilitates Korea Forestry Service (KFS) scoping mission to Guyana.

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA, MARCH 03, 2023 – On March 3, a delegation from Korea Forestry Service (KFS) met with a high-level team from the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) during a scoping mission to explore areas of cooperation in relation to forest and Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+). The meeting was facilitated by the Global […]

News • March 15, 2023

GGGI and La Banque Agricole expand their partnership to support the adoption of Climate-Smart Agriculture in the Senegal River Valley

Dakar, Senegal – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the La Banque Agricole  (LBA) signed a second Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand areas of cooperation on Climate-Smart Agriculture on February 22, 2023. Agriculture is one of the most important sectors in Senegal. Around 30% of the population works in the sector accounting for 15% of Senegal’s GDP […]

News • March 13, 2023

Matchmaking among garment manufacturing industries and the clean energy service providers under EU-Switch Garment Project

Phnom Penh, 13 March 2023 – Switch Garment project, co-implemented by GGGI, TAFTAC and Geres hosted an exhibition to showcase its mid-term achievement and to strengthen connectivity between clean energy service providers and garment manufacturers in Cambodia. The event took place at the premise of Textile, Apparel, Footwear & Travel Goods Association in Cambodia (TAFTAC). […]

News • March 13, 2023

GGGI and Ministry of Environment Elevate Green Innovative Finance in Cambodia

Phnom Penh 07 March 2023, GGGI and Ministry of Environment of Cambodia has conducted a consultation workshop on ‘’Promoting Green Innovative Finance in Cambodia’’. The whole day workshop was presided by H.E. Say Samal, Minister of Environment and joined by over 100 representatives of the financial sectors. The workshop brought together key stakeholders from the […]