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News • April 14, 2021

[Upcoming Event]: High-Level Business Round Table – What does net zero by 2050 mean for businesses?

Time/Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021 / 14:00 KST | Hybrid (Online & In-person) Location: GGGI Seoul HQ (3F Jeongdong Building) In time for the Leader’s Climate Summit on Earth Day, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the US Embassy Seoul will organize a High-Level Business Round Table on April 22, with Mr. Ban Ki-moon, […]

News • April 13, 2021

The Climate Smart Agriculture Project is launched in the Senegal River Valley

Following an agreement to support 4 projects on climate resilience and COVID recovery in the Pacific, East Caribbean, and West Africa regions, the climate smart agriculture project in the Senegal River Valley was officially launched. “We’ll introduce climate smart agriculture practices that enhance productivity and resilience for rice farming,” shared GGGI Representative Romain BRILLIE, during […]

News • April 13, 2021

The NDC Hub launches 10-year Strategy for Climate Action in the Pacific

Suva, Fiji – Chair of the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS), and Fijian Prime Minister, Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, officially launched the Strategy 2030 of the Regional Pacific NDC Hub on April 8, 2021. This long-term Strategy is the blueprint for Pacific climate action through its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and is a product […]

News • April 10, 2021

Citywide inclusive sanitation through climate resilience and green growth – CWIS has been selected to be certified on the road to Dakar 2022

The EVENT The 9th edition of the World Water Forum will be held in Dakar on March 22 – 26, 2022, with a new approach to focus on action for water. The event aims to ultimately create coherence with SDGs and directly contribute to the 2030 agenda. This edition of the forum will focus on […]

News • April 10, 2021

Makerere University Commences implementation of Output 1.4 of Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization Project with selecting the Research Themes

On April 8, 2021, Makerere University College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) held a full day workshop at the university’s conference center to establish a research team and select themes for research. The meeting was attended by 22 university researchers and professors as well as representatives from the GGGI. The research topics are […]

News • April 1, 2021

Going green: Volkswagen Rwanda unveils new motor charging station

Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda on Tuesday, March 30, unveiled a new charging station, thanks to a partnership between the company, Siemens and Radisson Blue Hotel. The new facility is located at Kigali Convention Centre and becomes the second of the kind after the one established in Kigali Special Economic Zone. According to Serge Kamuhinda, the […]

News • March 29, 2021

Accelerating P4G’s Partnerships and Indonesia’s Leadership in Green Growth and 2030 Global Goals

The Government of Indonesia continues to increase its commitment to address climate and sustainable development challenges. One of the efforts to overcome these challenges is by launching the first Green National Medium-Term Development Plan (RPJMN 2020-2024) in 2020 where Low Carbon Development and Climate Resilience is stated as one of the national priorities in line […]

News • March 23, 2021

GGGI will support Civil Society Climate Action and Resilience in Senegal

In partnership with Open Society Initiative for West Africa- OSIWA, GGGI launched the climate action and resilience project’s for the civil society and vulnerable communities in Senegal and Ivory Coast. The ceremony was held on March 18, 2021, chaired by the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development and the financing partner OSIWA, civil society representatives: […]

News • March 22, 2021

NTPC signs MoU with IIFM, Bhopal for Narmada Landscape Restoration Project – Press Information Bureau

December 7, 2020 – NTPC Ltd., one of India’s largest integrated energy company and a PSU under Ministry of Power, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal, on December 4, to implement the Narmada Landscape Restoration Project. GGGI, with funding support from the United States Agency for International […]

News • March 7, 2021

Convocatoria para el programa Greenpreneurs Colombia

En el marco de la segunda fase del Programa de Crecimiento Verde con el Reino de Noruega y con el objetivo de fomentar los emprendimientos verdes como alternativas de desarrollo sostenible e incluyente en las zonas de alta deforestación, GGGI pone a disposición el programa Greenpreneurs Colombia. Este programa busca brindarles a emprendedores locales que […]

News • February 26, 2021

Video on Green Growth Planning in Jordan

February 25, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) released a video highlighting the work of the organization to support the country of Jordan with green growth planning and implementation strategies. In the video, Senior Program Officer in GGGI Jordan, Mr. Marshall Brown, explains that GGGI has been working with Jordan since 2014 to […]

News • February 21, 2021

GGGI and GIZ Partner to Increase Energy Efficiency and Access to Finance (including climate finance) for Rice Mills in the Senegal River Valley

In the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the agri-food sector represents one of the main pillars of the economy as it plays an important role in food security, employs around 55% of the population and contributes to about 30% of GDP per year. However, the sector faces many difficulties including the excessive use […]

News • February 4, 2021

Toward the Future of Climate Technology and Entrepreneurship in Indonesia

In order to support the Government of Indonesia to achieve the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) target in 2030, the Fiscal Policy Agency, Ministry of Finance Republic of Indonesia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Republic of Korea held a joint workshop titled “Accelerating Climate Technology and Entrepreneurship” on February 4, 2021. […]

News • February 2, 2021

GGGI inks an MoU with Makerere University to advance research and capacity development in Greening Urbanization

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Makerere University (MUK), the country’s oldest university, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on January 25, 2021 to establish a knowledge and engagement platform for building capacity for present and future leaders in greening urbanization. The MoU was signed by the Uganda Country representative of GGGI and the […]

News • February 2, 2021

Regular Session of the Steering Committee

January 26 – 27, 2021; Senegal – Acting in its capacity as permanent secretariat, GGGI Senegal convened stakeholders for the 2021 Regular Session of the Steering Committee on January 26 – 27, 2021. The edition was on virtual session due to restrictives measures related to the COVID 19 situation in Senegal. The Ministry of Environment […]

News • February 2, 2021

GGGI Director-General discusses Sustainable Recovery during the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum

February 1, 2021 – Recognizing the importance of a green post COVID-19 recovery as a critical moment for sustainable finance, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) participated in the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum on January 20, 2021. GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, took part in a panel discussion to share his insights on a sustainable […]

News • January 27, 2021

Land-Based GHG Emission Reduction Program Milestone in East Kalimantan

Indonesia has signed the Emission Reduction Payment Agreement (ERPA) with the World Bank on November 25, 2020 electronically. This payment agreement concurs on the potential incentives for Indonesia, particularly East Kalimantan Province, to receive up to US$ 110 million from the Carbon Fund for reducing 22 million tons of carbon emission in East Kalimantan between […]

News • January 7, 2021

High-level inter-ministerial consultation brings Myanmar closer to agreement on revised NDC

Nay Pyi Taw, December 1, 2020; Having agreed on NDC targets, a final high-level inter-ministerial consultation was conducted on Dec. 1, 2020 in Nay Pyi Taw. Under the Paris Agreement, the Government of Myanmar submitted its Intended National Contributions (NDC) to the UNFCCC in 2017. In 2020, all countries around the world are updating prior […]

News • December 23, 2020

¡INSCRIPCIONES ABIERTAS! Facilidad de Asistencia Técnica para la Estructuración de Proyectos (PPTAF) – Segunda convocatoria

En el marco de la segunda fase del Programa de Crecimiento Verde con el Reino de Noruega y con el objetivo de movilizar recursos a proyectos que permitan un cambio en el paradigma, el control de la deforestación, el desarrollo social e inclusivo en las regiones, y que se alineen con las políticas a nivel […]

News • December 17, 2020

Tonga signs Host Country Agreement with GGGI

NUKU`ALOFA, TONGA – December 14, 2020 – The Kingdom of Tonga signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA) with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), thus strengthening the collaborative program of work to support Tonga’s transition towards low-carbon, climate resilient development. Tonga became the 29th Member of GGGI in December 2018. Since then, GGGI has initiated […]