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News • July 1, 2022

GGGI Completes Consultation Phase for the Design of the Article 6 Carbon Transaction Platform

Seoul, Republic of Korea – On 9 June 2022, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) completed the 3-month consultation phase for its latest initiative to promote the opening of international carbon markets, the Carbon Transaction Platform (CTP). The “Global Event on Article 6 and the Carbon Transaction Platform” was a hybrid online/in-person event hosted at […]

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 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 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

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 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 ; […]

News • June 17, 2022

Technical Advisory Consultation for GGGI Aral Sea GRIP in Nukus on 14 June

On 14 June 2022 in the Chamber of Commerce (TPP) in Nukus, GGGI Uzbekistan held their Technical Advisory Consultation for the ‘Green Rehabilitation Investment Project for Karakalpakstan Republic to Address Impacts of the Aral Sea Crisis’ (Aral Sea GRIP Project).  This event followed up on the Technical Consultation Workshop that GGGI held in March, during […]

News • June 17, 2022

Two Tongan green enterprises win USD5,000 each in seed grants through the Mafoa ‘Ae Ata – Youth Innovation Challenge Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program

NUKU’ALOFA, TONGA: Saturday, 11th June 2022 – Tonga Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Inc. (TYEE) in collobration with Partners Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)’s Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN), Breadfruit Consulting and supported by Solutions Consulting House held a Graduation Ceremony for the first Mafoa ‘a e Ata (MAA) – Youth Innovation Challenge Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator […]

News • June 13, 2022

GGGI Launches Core Replenishment Drive with Republic of Korea’s Leadership

GGGI Launches Core Replenishment Drive with Republic of Korea’s Leadership Seoul, Republic of Korea – On 9 June 2022, during the celebration of its 10th anniversary as an intergovernmental organization, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) President and Chair BAN Ki-moon launched GGGI’s Core Replenishment Drive, to mobilize additional core resources to further support activities […]

News • June 8, 2022

GGGI District Technical Assistants (DTA’s) lead the Awareness raising workshop for the environmental protection committee’s members

Rwanda Environment Managament Authority in collaboration  with GGGI Rwanda through the implementation of the the GCF Readiness & Preparatory Support Project to capacitate Rwanda’s Subnational Level Actors in Green Growth & Climate Change Resilience organized training workshops for Environmental Committees members in secondary cities.  The training workshop was for Environmental Committees members from Nyagatare District […]

News • June 8, 2022

Workshop report on effective municipal solid waste management in City of Kigali

30-31 May 2022, Kigali,  Rwanda the Global Green Growth Institute conducted a two days’ workshop at M Hotel on effective municipal solid waste management services in the City of Kigali from 30 to 31 May 2022. The workshop was attended private companies with business spanning across value chain of municipal waste management in the City […]

News • June 7, 2022

Draft Gulu Physical Development Plan Handover

Gulu City, June 6, 2022 Gulu City has received the final draft of the Physical Development Plan. The plan has been developed under the greening Uganda’s urbanization and industrialization project, funded by the European union. The plan is a spatial expression of the social and economic environment or other policy, at National, regional, district, city  […]

News • June 2, 2022

GGGI Engages at Stockholm+50

GGGI Engages at Stockholm+50 On June 2 and 3rd 2022, world leaders, international community, policy makers and civil society will meet in Stockholm, Sweden, to commemorate the 50 year anniversary of the UN Conference on the Human Environment. Half a decade with the environment at the core of sustainable development, the world is facing its […]

News • June 1, 2022

Jordan’s Ministry of Environment in partnership with GGGI holds 3rd Private Sector Roundtable Discussion

Under the patronage of the Minister of Environment, H.E. Dr.. Muawieh Radaideh and Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, H.E. Dr.. Saleh Al-Kharabsheh, GGGI facilitated the Third Private Sector Roundtable on May 24th on renewable energy and energy efficiency under the Green Climate Fund Readiness Project “Preparing Jordan’s NDA and DAE for Partnership in Climate […]