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News • August 19, 2019

Moving forward with Nepal’s first ‘Provincial Electric Mobility Strategy’, the Government of Province 3 and GGGI hold a technical consultation

On August 1, 2019, GGGI and the Government of Province 3 held a half-day technical consultation, to support customized development of the Provincial Electric Mobility Strategy, the first of such to be prepared in Nepal. The consultation was attended by partners and representatives from the government, development, private, cooperative and research sectors. The Government of […]

News • August 19, 2019

To boost investment into green, resilient sanitation, GGGI and the Government of Nepal launch the ‘Green Sanitation Services Program’

On July 11, 2019, GGGI, in coordination with the Department of Water Supply and Sewerage Management (DWSSM), and under the guidance of the Ministry of Water Supply and Ministry of Forests and Environment, launched Phase I of the Green Sanitation Services Program. This program builds on activities undertaken by GGGI in seven municipalities across Provinces […]

News • August 13, 2019

Empathetic Leadership Training: Clean Water Crisis in Jakarta

GGGI and the National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) recently held an Empathetic Leadership Training themed “Clean Water Crisis in Jakarta” on July 13, 2019, in Kamal Muara Fishermen Village, Penjaringan, North Jakarta. The village is only 25 km away from business and government centers, but for more than two decades has faced shortage of […]

News • August 7, 2019

Greenpreneurs 2019: Mid-Program Update

Greenpreneurs 2019 is well underway with the 15 selected teams now deepening their skills to develop their green enterprises. The entire program will run over 12-weeks, from June to September 2019. As part of the support and development phase of the Greenpreneurs program, the selected shortlisted candidates are continuing to develop their businesses through weekly […]

News • August 5, 2019

GGGI Director-General Frank Rijsberman’s Second Working Visit to Uganda

The Director-General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Frank Rijsberman, will be on his second four-day working visit to Uganda from August 4-7, 2019, to strengthen bilateral relations between the Government of Uganda and the GGGI. This visit comes right in time, as Uganda is finalizing its membership to GGGI. The Global Green Growth […]

News • August 2, 2019

GGGI Mongolia facilitates the on-site assessment of its “EPC for residential buildings retrofitting” project by the NAMA Facility

July 24, 2019 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Between the 22nd and 24th of July 2019, the Technical Support Unit (TSU) of NAMA Facility visited Mongolia to assess GGGI’s “Energy Performance Contracting for Residential Buildings Retrofitting” project. The project requested grant financing from NAMA to design a financing mechanism to retrofit 132 residential buildings. GGGI, together with Ulaanbaatar […]

News • August 1, 2019

Seizing BioCNG Opportunities in East and Central Kalimantan

GGGI and the Government of Indonesia, represented by the Directorate General of New, Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (DG NREEC) of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, are developing various innovative breakthroughs for accelerating the achievement of new and renewable energy (NRE) targets. One of these is the 5.5 GW of bioenergy by 2025 […]

News • July 31, 2019

[Case Study]: Countries Progress in Off-Grid and Grid-Integration of Solar PV in support of NDC Implementation and Contribution to Achieving SDG7

GGGI recently undertook a case study to analyze the progress being made by 12 Least Developed Countries [LDCs] in their effort to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) – access to clean and sustainable energy for all. The case study analyzed 12 LDC countries from Africa, South-East Asia, and the Pacific in terms of their […]

News • July 26, 2019

Institutional Strengthening Session for the planning and implementation of Payment for Environmental Services schemes in Nariño

San Juan de Pasto, July 12, 2019 – The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, the National Department of Planning and the Secretariat of Environment and Sustainable Development of the Department of Nariño, with the support of the Global Green Growth Institute and Natural Heritage, carried out an institutional strengthening session for the planning and implementation […]

News • July 19, 2019

Consultative Workshop for the new “Green Growth Potential Assessment” in Meta

July 10, Villavicencio, Colombia – GGGI brought together over 120 attendees hailing from the Meta Government, the public sector, and the private sector, for a consultative workshop around GGGI’s flagship “Green Growth Potential Assessment” (GGPA) Evaluation tool. This is a tool used to evaluate regional performance in terms of resource-use efficiency, natural capital preservation, resilience to […]

News • July 19, 2019

Nariño’s steps forward towards the Nature Tourism Strategic Plan

Nature tourism holds great potential to promote both rainforest conservation and social inclusion, and as such, it is an important industry in relation to GGGI’s mission. GGGI is working with the Administrative Directorate of Tourism and the Environment and Sustainable Development Secretariat of the Government of Nariño to support the nature tourism industry as part […]

News • July 19, 2019

GGGI and the Provincial Government of Bataan sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Solar PV Project and Green Growth Cooperation

Taguig City, Philippines, July 17, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Institute and the Provincial Government of Bataan of the Philippines signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on green growth cooperation. This cooperation will also support the Provincial Government of Bataan’s vision of achieving a “Carbon Neutral Bataan.” Amb. Hyoeun Jenny Kim, Deputy Director-General of […]

News • July 19, 2019

GGGI GREENISM Online Magazine: Stories from GGGI Around the World

On July 18, GGGI published GREENISM Vol. 2, an online magazine featuring stories of GGGI’s Green Office Month events and activities across the organization. GGGI’s Green Office Month is a campaign to promote sustainable living practices and office operations throughout the month of June. As this year’s World Environment Day theme was Beat Air Pollution, […]

News • July 18, 2019

Awareness Workshop on the newly approved Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System for Architects

Kigali, Rwanda – On 11th July 2019, GGGI initiated awareness dialogue for the construction industry stakeholders on the newly approved Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System at the Rwanda Institute of Architects (RIA) Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Workshop. The workshop was organized by RIA in partnership with the City of Kigali (COK), Rwanda Housing Authority […]

News • July 8, 2019

Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness and preparatory support to implement Green City Development Projects in Rwanda’s Secondary Cities

11th July, at the Kigali Convention Center,  the GCF readiness project closure workshop was held to communicate the knowledge acquired, and share lessons learnt from implementing the GCF readiness project and highlight the way forward ,with a dialogue to receive input from the participants. The workshop organized in collaboration with  Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA), […]

News • July 8, 2019

Mongolia prepares for implementing Energy Performance Contracting for Residential Retrofitting in Ulaanbaatar City

July 4, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – GGGI and the Ulaanbaatar City Engineering Facility Department organized a workshop on preparation for the NAMA facility mission to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia for the on-site assessment of ‘EPC for Residential Buildings’. The on-site assessment will take in place between July 22-24, 2019. In order to be well prepared for the mission […]

News • July 5, 2019

Diary of a Green Soul: An Inspiring Book of Green Lifestyles in Indonesia

A book titled “Diary of a Green Soul” has recently been published by the National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) of the Republic of Indonesia in close collaboration with GGGI. The book contains a collection of inspirational stories on green living, which was compiled and edited by GGGI Indonesia’s Knowledge and Capacity Development (KCD) team […]

News • July 4, 2019

National Designated Authority of the Green Climate Fund (NDA GCF) Regional Roadshow in Manokwari

GGGI and the Conservation International supported the Fiscal Policy Agency (FPA) of the Ministry of Finance as Indonesia’s National Designated Authority for the Green Climate Fund (NDA GCF) in organizing a workshop on 19-20 June 2019 in Manokwari, West Papua, as part of NDA GCF’s series of roadshows to raise awareness among local stakeholders on […]

News • July 1, 2019

Papua New Guinea Publishes Green Growth Potential Assessment

PORT MORESBY – July 1, 2019 – Papua New Guinea’s Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) together with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) today published the Green Growth Potential Assessment of Papua New Guinea. The Government of Papua New Guinea has made strong commitments to green growth with its Vision 2050 and Climate Change […]

News • July 1, 2019

Call for Project Concept Notes on Potential Programs/Projects in Indonesia

GGGI supports the Fiscal Policy Agency (FPA) of Ministry of Finance (MOF) of the Republic of Indonesia as GCF’s National Designated Authority (NDA) in Indonesia in inviting all stakeholders in Indonesia to submit Project Concept Note (PCN) on potential programs/projects of the agency/organization/institution. PCN can be submitted for programs/projects related to mitigation and adaptation of […]