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News • January 20, 2022

GGGI holds the Friends of GGGI Luncheon in Seoul

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; January 19, 2022 – Today, the Friends of GGGI 2022 luncheon event took place in Seoul, welcoming 43 members of the diplomatic corps in the Republic of Korea and ROK MOFA representatives to discuss progress made in 2021 and ambitions for the year ahead. President & Chair Mr. Ban Ki-moon shared […]

News • January 12, 2022

Fiji Development Bank Strengthens Capacity to Actively Engage with the Green Climate Fund

Suva, Fiji, 13 December 2021 – For the first time since Covid-19, the Fiji Development Bank (FDB) held two ‘in-person’ training workshops. The workshops strengthened participants’ understanding of the FDB Climate & Eco Finance Strategy as well as the GCF processes and requirements to successfully develop climate finance projects. These workshops form part of a […]

News • January 11, 2022

Consultation workshop on an adaptation fund concept note on climate smart agriculture in cote d’ivoire

Fund for Agricultural Research and Advisory Service (FIRCA) of Côte d’Ivoire organized a Consultation Workshop on an Adaptation Fund concept note validation on “Strengthen the resilience of smallholder farmers to the effects of climate change through the adoption of proven innovative technologies and practices.” The objective of this event was to proceed with the consultation […]

News • January 11, 2022

Accelerating investment in nature for the green recovery in Senegal strategic workshop held

The strategic orientation workshop was held on December 16, 2021 for the project “Accelerating investment in nature for the green recovery in Senegal through the structuring of the green PES” organized in partnership with the Operational Office for the monitoring of the PES, the MAVA Foundation and the European Union. The objective was to share […]

News • January 11, 2022

Morocco Steering committee event for the GCF Readiness” Enhancing Access to Climate Finance in Kingdom of Morocco’s Regions”

Rabat, Morocco December 16th 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in close collaboration with the Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development and with the active participation of high-level key stakeholders, organized the first Steering committee meeting event for the GCF Readiness” Enhancing Access to Climate Finance in Kingdom of Morocco’s Regions”.  The […]

News • January 7, 2022

GGGI-Ethiopia Launches New Climate Resilient Forest and Landscape Restoration (CRFLR) Program

December 28, 2021- Addis Ababa: The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)- Ethiopia in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) launched a five-year, 9.6 million USD (over 470 million Ethiopian Birr) project entitled “The Ethiopia Climate Resilient Forest and Landscape Restoration (CRFLR) Program.” The fund for the execution of the […]

News • January 7, 2022

NAP GCF Readiness Project Regional Familiarization Workshop Organized

December 17, 2021: GGGI -Ethiopia in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)  facilitated a two- day regional familiarization workshop (in two rounds) in Adama, Haile Resort on December 14-15 and December 16 and 17, 2021. The major objective of the workshop was to acquaint regional level local authorities with   National Adaptation Planning (NAP ) […]

News • January 7, 2022

BAU Validation Workshop on Ethiopia’s LT-LEDS Strategy Development

December 15,2021-The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Environment, Forestry and Climate Change Commission (EFCCC) in collaboration with Agence Française de Development (AFD) convened a two-day workshop to validate the Business as Usual (BAU) Scenario of the Ethiopia’s Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategy (LT-LEDS) project from December 15-16, 2021.  The workshop brought together a total of […]

News • January 7, 2022

Annual workshop of Waste Recycling Bank Project held in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR

8 December 2021, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Lao PDR successfully organized the annual workshop of Waste Recycling Bank project in collaboration with Vientiane City Office for Management and Services (VCOMS) in Vientiane Capital. The workshop was attended by schoolteachers, district authorities, a waste collection company, and international NGOs. […]

News • December 27, 2021

GGGI Rwanda facilitates the Green Public Procurement (GPP) Guidelines Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop

Kigali, Rwanda GGGI facilitated in a two-day training of trainers including REMA staff and RPPA staff on Green public procurement. Public procurement accounts for an average of 12% of GDP in OECD countries and up to 30% in developing countries. Green public procurement would encourage the purchase of green products with environmental benefits of reducing […]

News • December 27, 2021

GGGI Rwanda hosts the consultation workshop on the revised GGGI Rwanda Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2021-2025

GGGI Rwanda through one-on-one consultations revised and drafted the new GGGI Rwanda Country Planning Framework and presented the draft to key stakeholders and partners for input, feedback, and validation during  a consultation workshop held at Serena Hotel in Kigali , Rwanda. The workshop was an opportunity for the GGGI team to guide the endorsement by […]

News • December 21, 2021

Global Impact Week 2021

Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI, took part in an online panel discussion organized by the Global Impact Week 2021.

News • December 20, 2021

 Greenpreneurs in Rwanda share knowledge and experience

On 14th Dec, in Kigali , Rwanda young entrepreneurs working in eco-friendly businesses in Rwanda came together to share knowledge on the country’s entrepreneurship ecosystem and opportunities to access investment, knowledge and skills. The workshop took place at Norrsken House in Kigali and brought together young green entrepreneurs and stakeholders, as well as representatives from […]

News • December 15, 2021

GGGI-Ethiopia Co-organizes Policy Dialogue Meeting on e-mobility Initiative

Addis Ababa, December 9, 2021 – A policy dialogue meeting was convened on e-mobility initiatives at the auditorium of Sheraton Addis. Some 22 participants drawn from key ministries, the private sector and partner organizations attended the meeting, which was co-organized by the Ministry of Transport and Logistics (MoTL) and the GGGI Ethiopia Office. The overarching […]

News • December 13, 2021

GCF NAP Project on Building Flood Resilience Capacities in Rwanda Training on Concept Note Development and Financial Modelling

Kigali, Rwanda 7 December , Rwanda is undergoing rapid urbanization as one of its main economic growth and transformation drivers, while risks from climate change continue to pose a challenge. Although there have been past and on-going interventions in building climate resilience and adaptation, limited, if any, activities focus on interventions related to urban areas […]

News • December 7, 2021

GGGI and SENA strengthen environmental, biotechnology, and energy knowledge networks

Bogotá, Colombia; November 30, 2021 – GGGI, together with the National Learning Service – SENA, carried out the webinar ‘Green Growth for economic reactivation: opportunities from technical and technological training in Colombia’, strengthening SENA’s educational community on their knowledge of bioeconomy, forestry economy, and rural electrification under the framework of Green Growth, the 2030 Agenda, […]

News • December 7, 2021

GGGI Ethiopia Organizes Dialogue on Gender Responsive and Climate Smart National Women Policy

November 2, 2021 – The Green Global Growth Institute (GGGI) Ethiopia organized a daylong gender policy dialogue workshop at Haile Resort, Adama town of the Oromia region. A total of 54 (18 Female, 36 Male) participants representing Ministries, the National Women Forum, and development partners attended the workshop, which convened in association with the Women […]

News • December 2, 2021

Selection of Climate-Smart Agriculture Practices in the Senegal River Valley

The Solar Irrigation Project for Climate Smart Agriculture in the Senegal River Valley is a partnership between the State of Qatar, through the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). It aims to contribute to the reduction of poverty and greenhouse gas emissions and to improve the livelihoods of rice […]

News • December 2, 2021

Training program on Electronic Waste Dismantlement Techniques

GGGI delivered a training program on waste dismantling techniques for electrical and electronic equipment in Senegal as part of the Solid and Liquid Waste Management project in Senegal’s secondary cities, financed by the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The project’s approach specifies the cultivation of waste into resources according to the principles of […]

News • December 2, 2021

Touba Local Operators site visit to Plastic Recycling Units

As part of the plastic waste management component in the city of Touba, local operators recently trained on the development of a business plan for the creation of a plastic unit visited plastic recycling units in Senegal. The purpose of the visit was to allow local actors in Touba to see the plastic recycling industry […]