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News • March 22, 2023

MOECC and GGGI Qatar Organize capacity building and stakeholder consultation workshop on the State of Circular Economy in Qatar

On March 20 & 21, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MECC) and the Qatar office of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a two-day capacity building and stakeholder consultation workshop in Doha on the “State of Circular Economy in Qatar”. It convened ~50 officials from relevant government ministries, large and small private […]

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 Morocco Scales-up capacity building on Carbon Transaction under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement through its three-day intensive training

The global interest and focus during COP26 & COP27 on Article 6 have demonstrated the importance of facilitating climate action and producing inroads for unprecedented international cooperation through market-based mechanisms. Anticipating the importance of carbon markets to climate action, GGGI has piloted and built programs that facilitate the Paris Agreement such as Designing Article 6 […]

News • March 15, 2023

Strengthening resilience in Burkina Faso : KOICA and GGGI sign a partnership agreement

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 8th March 2023 – The Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a financing agreement on 8th March 2023 in Ouagadougou, to jointly strengthen the resilience and sustainable development of the Kaya-Dori axis in the Centre-Nord region of Burkina Faso. According to the Korean government’s the […]

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 14, 2023

Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative Opens Applications for Third Cohort of Incubator Program

March 8th, 2023, – The Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative (EC Greenpreneurs) is proud to announce the launch and call for applications for the third cohort of its Incubator program, aimed at supporting green entrepreneurs in the Eastern Caribbean region. Following the success of the first two cohorts in 2021 and 2022, the program once […]

News • March 8, 2023

The KOICA-GGGI Climate Smart Agriculture Project Holds Third Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

March 02, 2023, Janakpur, Nepal – The KOICA-GGGI Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Project held its 3rd Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting at the Meeting Hall of the Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture, and Cooperatives (MoLMAC). The meeting was chaired by Dr. Namrata Singh, Secretary, MoLMAC and was attended by other members from TAC and GGGI.    […]

News • March 8, 2023

GGGI Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) holds kick-off meeting with Ministry of Education in support of School Gardens project

On 7th February, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a coordination workshop with Ministry of Education (MoE) and 8 schools that will pilot school gardens as part of GGGI’s Climate Smart Agriculture for Kiribati project, which is funded by the by Qatar Fund for Development. The workshop, held at Koakoa’s Restaurant in Antenon, Tarawa […]

News • February 28, 2023

D’un déclic sur l’entrepreneuriat vert à la création d’un groupement

Cent dix-neuf (119) représentantes des associations et coopératives de femmes transformatrices agroalimentaires ont pris conscience des pratiques non respectueuses de l’environnement sur toutes la chaîne de valeur de leurs produits. En plus, du manque de planification; d’approvisionnement et de gestion du personnel dans la durabilité et du besoin de promotion des produits, durant la formation […]

News • February 27, 2023

Business for Green Impact Project | Call for Applications | Deadline Extension: 31st March 2023

The Global Green Growth Institute Uganda together with the E4Impact Foundation are looking for 25 green building enterprises to benefit from the Business for Green Impact Project in Soroti City. Eligibility Requirements Successful applicants for this program must meet all the following criteria: 1. Target Group A: Start-Ups Annual Turnover < $10,000. Two years operational. […]

News • February 27, 2023

East Africa Region Holds First Director-Level Climate Finance Meeting

With countries around the world suffering the effects of climate change, stakeholders in the East African region are calling for more deliberate efforts to ensure social justice, especially for the most vulnerable. On the 16th February 2023, the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development with support from the Global Green Growth Institute and funding […]

News • February 27, 2023

GGGI Deputy Director General and Director for Latin America & the Caribbean, Visit the Eastern Caribbean to Strengthen Cooperation on Green Growth

Monday 13th Feb 2023, Castries, Saint Lucia – The Deputy Director General and Head of Global Growth Planning and Implementation, Helena McLeod, along with the Director and Head of programs in Latin America and the Caribbean, Jennifer Zapata of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) visited the Eastern Caribbean between February 13th – 17th, 2023 […]

News • February 24, 2023

Senegal validated its National Strategy for implementing Article 6 of the Paris Agreement in Senegal.

Senegal validated on February 21, 2023, at Fleur de Lys Hotel, Dakar, the National Strategy for operationalizing the implementation of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement in Senegal. The validation workshop gathered nearly 40 participants from sectoral ministries, the private sector, professional associations, and NGOs. Under the leadership and guidance of the Ministry of Environment, […]

News • February 23, 2023

GGGI Releases Report on E-Mobility Policy Measures

Seoul, Republic of Korea, –23 February 2023 – Electric vehicle (EV) adoption has significantly increased in the last few years.  The promotion of E-mobility is recommended as a main strategy for countries to both reduce greenhouse gas emissions and incentivize economic and industrial growth, notes GGGI in a recent technical report. The technical report titled […]

News • February 23, 2023

GGGI, UNESCAP and SERC sign MOA and launch the Cambodia Sustainable Bond Accelerator Program

22 February 2023, The Global Green Growth Institute enters into partnership with​ the United Nations Economic and Social Commissions for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the Securities and Exchange Regulator of Cambodia (SERC) to expand Cambodia’s green and sustainable bond market through the Cambodia Sustainable Bond Accelerator Program The Memorandum of Agreement which take […]

News • February 22, 2023

COFIDE y el Global Green Growth Institute firman acuerdo de cooperación para la emisión de bonos temáticos en el Perú

Lima, 15 de febrero de 2023.- En el marco de la alianza interinstitucional lograda entre la Bolsa de Valores de Lima (BVL) y el Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) en agosto del 2022, para impulsar la sostenibilidad en el Perú, COFIDE se suma a esta iniciativa firmando un acuerdo de cooperación para la emisión de […]

News • February 20, 2023

GGGI collaborates with MARE & MESDET of Senegal and MAFRA of the Republic of Korea to implement a CSA program.

Dakar, Senegal, Friday, February 17, 2023 – Senegal today launched a new project titled: Climate-smart agriculture and sustainable value chains in Senegal River Valley. The project aims to help enhance agricultural productivity and climate resilience for rice and vegetable value chains by adopting inclusive digital transformation and innovation and promoting resilient farms. The delegation led […]

News • February 20, 2023

GGGI Rwanda hosts the stakeholder Consultation Workshop to increase E-waste Collection rate aiming at inefficient and old cooling equipment

On 26th January 2023, GGGI in collaboration with Enviroserve and Rwanda Cooling Initiative (R-Cool) hosted a stakeholder consultation workshop at M-Hotel in Kigali City. The workshop gathered 44 participants; 29.5% females and 72.7% males including government Officials, Facility managers from audited buildings on energy performance, cooling appliances vendors, financial institutions, HVAC association, e-waste repairing technicians […]

News • February 20, 2023

Official Closing Workshop for the GCF National Adaptation Readiness & Preparatory Support for Building Flood Resilience Capacity in Rwanda (GCF NAP Readiness Project)

25th January, Kigali Rwanda, GGGI in collaboration with Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) organized and held the hybrid Closing Workshop for the GCF National Adaptation Readiness & Preparatory Support for Building Flood Resilience Capacity in Rwanda (GCF NAP Readiness Project), with several participants representing numerous project stakeholders such as Ministries: MoE, MININFRA, MINEMA, MINALOC, MINAGRI, […]

News • February 17, 2023

Validation of Burkina Faso’s Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategy (LT-LEDS)

“Burkina Faso is now one of the six African countries having its long-term low-carbon strategy as required by the Paris agreement,” said Dr. Augustin KABORE, Minister of the Environment, Water and Sanitation on December 16th, 2022, during the validation of the document named ‘2050 vision for low-carbon emission and climate resilient development’. This national document […]