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News • May 9, 2022

Request for Expressions of Interest: Cambodian GHG mitigation activities looking to align with Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement

PROJECT BACKGROUND Headquartered in Seoul, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is an intergovernmental organization founded to support and promote a model of economic growth known as “green growth”, which targets key aspects of economic performance such as poverty reduction, job creation, social inclusion, and environmental sustainability. GGGI works with countries around the world, building […]

News • May 6, 2022

GGGI hands over country planning framework to Sri Lanka Ministry of Environment

Colombo, Sri Lanka [28 April 2022]: During his recent visit to Sri Lanka, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Director-General Dr. Frank Rijsberman formally handed over the Sri Lanka Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2021-2025 to the Secretary of the Ministry of Environment; Dr. Anil Jasinghe, during a bilateral meeting held between the two institutions on 28 […]

News • May 3, 2022

Capacity Building of Burkina Faso MRV actors on the SPSS software for GHGI data analysis

The Global Green Growth Institute, in collaboration with the General Directorate of Green economy and climate change of Burkina Faso, organized a training workshop on the SPSS software for national actors involved in MRV system from 25th to 29th April 2022. SPSS is a fundamental tool for statistical analysis of quantitative and qualitative data throughout […]

News • May 3, 2022

Three provinces in Papua New Guinea (Enga, Milne Bay, and New Ireland) validate their provincial climate-resilient green growth plans

Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has been supporting Enga, Milne Bay, and New Ireland Provinces on their Climate-Resilient Green Growth (CRGG) journey since 2019 as pilots for the implementation of the CRGG Project funded by the Australian Government. The project essentially seeks to mainstream the development policies, plans, and budgets of provinces in PNG to […]

News • May 3, 2022

Greening the New Bugesera Airport Validation Meeting

29 March 2022, Kigali, Rwanda: The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in collaboration with Aviation, Travel and Logistics (ATL) Holding Ltd, an entity affiliated to the Rwanda Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA) hosted a virtual validation meeting on the Greening of the new international airport in Bugesera. Participants that joined the virtual meeting were representatives from […]

News • May 3, 2022

Rwanda Plastic Waste Web Portal Launch

30th March, Kigali Rwanda the Global Green Growth Institute in collaboration with Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA), and Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)  and Save The Environment Initiative (SEI) officially launched the Plastic Waste Web portal , the hybrid event took place at the newly renovated Norrsken House. The event was attended by different […]

News • April 28, 2022

Capacity building of Burkina Faso actors on greenhouse gas inventories in industrial processes and energy sectors

From 11th – 13th April and 19th – 21st April 2022, the national institute of statistics and demography (INSD) in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute held training workshops on the methods used to elaborate greenhouse gas inventories (GHGI), specifically in the energy and industrial processes sectors. The workshops aimed to explain the methodology […]

News • April 26, 2022

The basics of Article 6 shared with the national ecosystem

Article 6.4 of the Paris Climate Agreement to allow private companies to access this new market is being configured, a Senegalese official announced. The carbon market is a mechanism for trading greenhouse gas emission rights. It is one of the incentives provided for by the Kyoto Protocol to encourage states to reduce their emissions and […]

News • April 21, 2022

Ouagadougou: Training of trainers in climate-smart agriculture

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) with the financial support of the Kingdom of Denmark  organized from the 11th to 15th April 2022, a training on climate-smart agriculture at the Ministry of Environment, Energy, Water and Sanitation. About sixty technical advisors on agriculture, livestock, and the environment from Hauts-Bassins, Centre-Ouest, Nord and Centre regions strengthened […]

News • April 10, 2022

GGGI Director visit and partnership discussion with nationals actors in Burkina Faso

From the 27th to the 30th of March in Ouagadougou, the Director-General of GGGI Dr. Frank Rijsberman visited Burkina Faso to celebrate the ongoing successful collaboration between GGGI and Burkina Faso actors. Frank Rijsberman had many rich exchanges with national authorities, development partners, local actors and donors. Audience at the Presidency with the Minister of […]

News • April 10, 2022

Official Kick-off of Burkina Faso’s MRV IT Platform

On Tuesday 29th of March 2022 in Ouagadougou, the ministry of the environment, energy, water, and sanitation in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute officially launched the national web based MRV platform. This platform is designed with the technical support of GGGI under Swedish funding. It represents the country transparency framework and serves as […]

News • April 6, 2022

GGGI – KOICA teams hold a familiarization visit to Kiteezi Landfill

On 29 March, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) staff visited the Kiteezi landfill to check the status quo of the landfill, collect information on how the landfill is managed, observe how much waste is coming in and out, how data is managed by KCCA, and to identify challenges. This […]

News • April 6, 2022

GGGI held the ordinary session of the senegal cooperation steering committee

The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development convened the ordinary session of the steering committee of the GGGI country cooperation programme in Senegal in the presence of the statutory party members. As usual at the beginning of each year, the steering committee meets to examine the evolution of the implementation of the programme in 2021, […]

News • April 6, 2022

Green Growth aligned Physical Development Plans for Arua and Gulu city near finalization.

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) with support from the European Union has since July 2020 been implementing a three-year project; “Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization”. For the past 12 months, GGGI has been supporting the preparation of new city Physical Development Plans (PDPs) in Arua and Gulu and Infrastructure and Investment plans there and […]

News • April 6, 2022

Capacity Development for Development Planners in East Kalimantan to Support the Accelerations of SDGs

Strong understanding and capacity of planning staff are essential in formulating indicators of regional development goals, determining regional development targets, and linking provincial and district/city plans. In addition, it ensures the formulation of regional development plans is aligned with the national policies and supports the acceleration of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) achievements and localizing NDC […]

News • April 6, 2022

Increasing Capacity to Build a Profitable Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFP) Business

The North Kalimantan Provincial Government (Pemprov Kaltara), together with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), held a Capacity Development Training with the theme: Building a Profitable Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFP) Business. The training took place in Tarakan on January 25-28, 2022. This training aimed to increase understanding and build the spirit of strengthening the productive […]

News • April 5, 2022

Six inspirational Pacific Women share their stories during “Women in Green Innovation in the Pacific” virtual ‘Talanoa’

8th March 2022 – Over 100 attendees from across the Pacific joined the virtual “Women in Green Innovation in the Pacific” virtual ‘talanoa’ hosted by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and partners Emstret Space, Greenhouse Co-working, Samoa Business Hub, Tonga Youth Employment & Entrepreneurship and Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce & Industry in a special […]

News • March 29, 2022

GGGI Participation in the World Water Forum 2022

The GGGI Senegal country office took part in the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar from March 21-26, 2022. GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, took part in the opening ceremony and conducted a series of meetings with government partners to review GGGI’s country cooperation portfolio. The country office exhibited in Hall B to share its […]

News • March 28, 2022

Samoan Green Enterprises graduate from Incubator program, competition winners announced

Apia, Samoa, Wednesday, 16th March 2022 – Four Samoan green enterprises graduated from the Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program, implemented in partnership by the Global Green Growth Institute and the Samoa Business Hub.  The Graduation Ceremony showcased and celebrated the achievements and growth of Samoan Incubator program participants, coaches, mentors and others involved in the program. The ceremony took […]

News • March 28, 2022

Vanuatu Greenpreneurs Incubator Graduation

PORT VILA, Wednesday, 16th March 2022:  The Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program held a Graduation Ceremony for the first cohort of Vanuatu green enterprises on March 16, 2022. The graduation ceremony was held virtually (due to COVID-19 restrictions) to celebrate and recognize the achievements of all the 2021 incubator participants, mentors, coaches and others involved in […]