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News • November 23, 2022

Delegation of European Union and Global Green Growth Institute join forces to foster innovation in energy efficiency in Viet Nam

Hanoi, 30 Sept 2022 – The Delegation of European Union (EUD) to Viet Nam and Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Viet Nam announced a three-year program “Accelerating Innovative Startups for Energy Efficiency” (AIS4EE) to promote entrepreneurship in energy efficiency and the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC).   Viet Nam is one of the most energy-intensive economies in […]

News • November 23, 2022

The signing of Uganda’s Country Planning Framework

26th October 2022 marks the signing of Uganda’s Country Planning Framework (CPF) which is the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)’s planning document that presents the strategic initiatives that GGGI aims to pursue in partnership with the Republic of Uganda. The CPF was signed by both GGGI Director General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman and Hon. Matia Kasaija […]

News • November 22, 2022

Green Entrepreneurship for a Sustainable Future

Under the theme ‘Naturing Green Enterprises for a Sustainable Future. To equip the students with the knowledge and skills in accordance with the sustainable development goals, St. Kizito has established and embedded topics on greening and waste-to-resource practices within the school curriculum aimed at preserving the environment. This has channeled the students’ minds about climate […]

News • November 22, 2022

GGGI Ethiopia’s Largest Pilot SPIS Project Inaugurated

A Solar-powered Irrigation System (SPIS) Project, which is the largest and the first of its kind in the country, pilot-tested at the rift valley area of Negalign locality, Adami Tulu Jido Kombolcha district, East Shoa zone of the Oromia regional state with an outlay of 70,000 USD was officially inaugurated on 30th October 2022. The […]

News • November 21, 2022

Burkina Faso National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Coordination Mechanism Evaluation Workshop

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; November 2nd -3rd, 2022- The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), organized jointly with the Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development, a stakeholder consultation workshop on the functioning of the current National Adaptation Plan (NAP) coordination mechanism. The purpose of the workshop was to make recommendations to make the coordination […]

News • November 21, 2022

Training ‘Solar Grandmothers’

The Training Center of Barefoot College in Burkina Faso, in partnership with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, provided a training in solar energy to 31 rural women from 7 regions of Burkina Faso (Center, Center-West, Center-East, Sahel, North, Hauts-Bassins and Cascades). The ‘Solar Grandmothers’ project is […]

News • November 21, 2022

GGGI and German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action Launch the Community of Practice for Article 6 Implementing Countries

On 9 November 2022, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) launched the Community of Practice for Article 6 Implementing Countries (CoP-ASIC). The CoP-ASIC is one component of “Supporting Preparedness for Article 6 Cooperation” or SPAR6C, a program of the International Climate Initiative (IKI). […]

News • November 16, 2022

No “Just Transition” Without Gender Equality

Gender-Just Transitions: Achieving transformative impact for climate action The poorest and most disadvantaged people, especially in emerging and developing economies, are disproportionately affected by negative impacts of environmental degradation and climate change. Women and girls face higher risk of food insecurity compared to men and boys, are more likely to die in extreme weather events, […]

News • November 9, 2022

Burkina Faso Long term low emission development strategy at COP 27: on the road to adaptation

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 8th November 2022. Burkina Faso’s long term low emission development strategy, elaborated with GGGI’s and AFD’s technical and financial support over 2021-22, will be presented at various side-events at the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Egypt. The goal of Long Term Low […]

News • November 3, 2022

GGGI Jordan Highlights DAE Candidate Support of Climate Action in the Kingdom

On October 20, 2022 the Cities & Villages Development Bank of Jordan, in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and the Global Green Growth Institute hosted its 1st Climate Action Showcase in Amman.  CVDB  is Jordan’s first nominated Direct Access Entity (DAE) seeking accreditation to the Green Climate Fund.  They have been receiving support from […]

News • November 3, 2022

ONEP launches projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and global warming

Bangkok, Thailand – On 12th October 2022 the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP), the National Designated Authority of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), launched the GCF Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme to help Thailand curb greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. The initiative is a collaborative effort between the Thailand […]

News • October 31, 2022

45 solar pumps Installation in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, October 17-22nd, 2022, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has enabled the installation of 45 solar pumps in three regions (North, Hauts-Bassins and Center-West) bringing to 50 the number of solar irrigation kits made available to agricultural producers since 2021. The ‘Solar irrigation pumping systems and solar mini-grid’ project is implemented in collaboration with the Ministries […]

News • October 27, 2022

GGGI’s Carbon Transaction Platform Establishment Approved

Seoul, Republic of Korea, – On 27 October 2022 the Global Green Growth Institute’s (GGGI) Assembly and Council approved the establishment of GGGI’s Carbon Transaction Platform (CTP). The CTP will bring a comprehensive solution to the carbon space and will address major challenges in Article 6 market development as defined by the Paris Climate Agreement. […]

News • October 18, 2022

MOECC and GGGI Qatar Organize Capacity Building Workshop on Development of National Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) systems

On October 11 and 12, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MoECC) and the Qatar office of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) of the state of Qatar organized a two-day workshop in Doha on “Development of National Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Systems and Greenhouse Gas Inventory” to train Qatari public officials on […]

News • October 18, 2022

The E-waste International Day 2022 held in Senegal

The E-waste  Day 2022 was celebrated in Dakar as part of the project on the management of waste water, plastic waste and waste electrical and electronic equipment in Senegal’s green secondary cities through innovative business models for recycling and recovery, funded by the government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for a period of three […]

News • October 18, 2022

Capacity building of Burkina Faso national actors on greenhouse gas inventory (GHGI) data compilation

The Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD) in partnership with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a training workshop on data compilation for national greenhouse gas inventories (GHGI) Several executives from the SP/CNDD attended this training held from September, 19th  to 29th,  2022. This work will contribute to strengthening the […]

News • October 14, 2022

Awareness raising of public procurement actors on energy-efficient cooling solutions

The General Directorate for the Preservation of the Environment (DGPE), through Burkina Faso National Ozone Office in partnership with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized an awareness-raising workshop on energy-efficient, ozone-friendly, and climate-friendly cooling solutions. Several public procurement actors from the different ministries took part in the discussions on September 28th, 2022, in Ouagadougou. […]

News • October 11, 2022

Qatar Ministry of Environment and Climate Change unveils Multi-year Cooperation Program on Green Growth with GGGI

On September 4, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) jointly held a high-level event with the theme, “Qatar’s Climate Leadership and Road to COP27” under the patronage of HE Minister of Environment and Climate Change Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al-Thani. The […]

News • October 11, 2022

Two-day Capacity building workshop for Qatari public officials on Climate Diplomacy

On Aug 24 and 25, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Qatar Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MoECC) organized a two-day workshop on “Climate Change and Road to COP27” to train public officials on fundamentals of climate change, net-zero economy, and international climate regime. The 2nd day of the workshop also covered […]

News • October 6, 2022

Scaling up Waste Recycling Bank in Vientiane, Lao PDR

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. On September 27, GGGI together with Vientiane City Office for Management Services (VCOMS) organized an induction workshop of Waste Recycling Bank (WRB) project’s scale-up phase. Attended by more than 100 participants from KOICA, central, city, and local governments, schools, development partners, and waste collection/recycling companies, the induction workshop announced the commencement […]