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News • August 16, 2022

GGGI supports UNFCCC Training on Asian Least Developed Countries Access to Climate Finance

August 8-11, 2022, the UNFCCC in collaboration with UNESCAP under the auspices of the Needs-based Finance Project hosted a training on “Climate Finance mobilization and access to Least Developed Countries in Asia”. Governments of Bhutan, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Nepal and Timor-Leste were gathered with experts from Green Climate Fund (GCF), the Adaptation Fund and Global […]

News • August 5, 2022

Dialogue with private sector on green investment and climate finance in Senegal

The Agricultural Bank (LBA), the first Senegalese private commercial bank accredited to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for direct access, and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) hosted a high-level dialogue on mechanisms and opportunities for climate finance. “The dialogue took place on 16 and 17 June 2022  in Dakar, under the chairmanship of the […]

News • August 5, 2022

An advocacy campaign on the road to Dakar E-waste 2022 day

Stakeholders in the WEEE sector were received by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) for a morning session to work on a stakeholder memorandum as preliminaries to Dakar E-waste Day 2022 on october 14. This activity is part of the support provided to the structuring of the e-waste sector towards an integrated waste management system. […]

News • July 27, 2022

GGGI to support the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to establish a Transitional Climate Finance Unit in Uganda

Uganda – 26 August 2022. Creating a Transitional Climate Finance Unit (TCFU) in Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development of the Republic of Uganda will lead to a transformational change in access to climate finance for Uganda.  To fully align to this, the Ministry working with GGGI have commenced activities to establish a TCFU […]

News • July 26, 2022

Morocco-Workshop/ Negotiation of a Mitigation Outcome Purchase Agreements & Understanding of Governance and Processes of Article 6

As part of the implementation activities of the “Design of policy approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement”, implemented by Morocco  Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable  Development in partnership with the Global Green Growth Institute, a face-to-face training sessions on Mitigation Outcome Purchase Agreement (MOPA) as well as governance & processes of Article […]

News • July 26, 2022

Round Up: Third meeting of the Project Steering Committee DAPA ” Design of Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement”

Round Up: Third meeting of the Project Steering Committee DAPA ” Design of Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement”    Rabat, Morocco May 18, 2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in close collaboration with the Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development, organized the third steering committee virtual meeting of […]

News • July 26, 2022

GGGI and UNCDF expand their partnership to support small green businesses in the Pacific

Suva, Fiji – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) signed an amendment to their existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand areas of cooperation on 29th June. The document was signed virtually by Gerard O’Donoghue, on behalf of GGGI Director General and Mr Bram Peters, Regional Manager-Pacific of UNCDF. The […]

News • July 19, 2022

Uganda Building Codes Review Retreat to integrate Green Building requirements

In Africa, 75 percent of the buildings are yet to be constructed giving a chance to fix the wrongs in the built-up environment. A 3-day retreat from July 12 to 14, 2022 was organized to focus on how to improve the national building code to conform with the green building requirements. The technical retreat was […]

News • July 19, 2022

Climate action, gender, equality and social inclusion awareness for agri-business development

Kampala –July 7, 2022 – GGGI Energy Expert Fredrick Barasa facilitated a one-week introductory training for the Agribusiness Development Centre (ADC) staff  on green growth, climate change action, gender, equality and social inclusion. The training aligns to the  increased demand for smarter approaches among technical teams to deliver socially and environmentally compliant interventions. The ADC  […]

News • July 15, 2022

CABEI and GGGI join hands for climate action in Central America

SEOUL – July 12, 2022 – Dr. Kyung Nam Shin, Assistant Director General (IPSD) for Investment and Policy Services Division (IPSD) of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), met Mr. Dante Mossi, Executive President, Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), at their newly established CABEI Korea Office in Yeouido, Seoul. Both parties signed a […]

News • July 15, 2022

Accelerating the green transition: First onshore verified green bond issuance in Viet Nam

Hanoi, 15 July 2022 – With technical support from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the first onshore, local currency, internationally verified green bond was issued in Viet Nam by EVN Finance Joint Stock Company (EVNF). The value of the issuance is USD 75 million (VND 1,700 billion equivalent). “Green finance is increasingly becoming a […]

News • July 13, 2022

Understanding of Mitigation Outcome Purchase Agreement under Article 6.2 training workshop

The Mitigation Outcome Purchase Agreement (MOPAs), should help relevant public institutions engaging in bilateral negotiations to improve the understanding of legal, institutional and technical concepts related to Article 6 in the context of cooperative approaches. This was the main objective of the training workshop held on july 06 in collaboration with the Direction of Environment […]

News • July 13, 2022

GGGI disseminates standard operating guidelines and manuals for Solar water pumping in Uganda.

Horticulture farming offers an opportunity for many smallholder farmers in Uganda to find a route out of poverty. However, climate change manifesting itself through increased occurrence of drought, seasonal variations and temperature increase has caused tremendous losses to these farmers due to their reliance on rainfed agriculture. Investment in irrigation has been proven as a […]

News • July 13, 2022

Burkina Faso: Kobotool application training workshop for national actors

Ouagadougou, 27th June – 1st July, 2022 – The Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD) in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a training workshop on the Kobotool box under Swedish funding. Twenty (20) executives from SP/CNDD have strengthened their capacities in the collection, processing and analysis of […]

News • July 13, 2022

GGGI hosts 2022 ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit Delegates

SEOUL –July 6, 2022 – A group of young delegates from the ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit visited the GGGI Headquarters in Seoul on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 as part of the pre-events leading to the Summit in August 2022.  The delegation participated in a knowledge-sharing session led by GGGI Asia Regional Office on green growth, the […]

News • July 12, 2022

“GGGI’s Thailand Country Planning Framework 2022 – 2026” Stakeholder Consultation Meeting

June 28, 2022; Bangkok, Thailand – The Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment together with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a stakeholder consultation workshop titled “GGGI’s Thailand Country Planning Framework 2022 – 2026’’, which brought together key related governmental stakeholders for […]

News • July 5, 2022

GGGI and Ministry of Environment host the 3rd Luxembourg Waste to Resource Project Thematic Working Group Meeting

14-17 June 2022, In Musanze Secondary City ,Kigali Rwanda the third thematic working group for waste to resource: improving municipal solid waste and hazardous waste management in Rwanda was convened in Musanze from 14 to 17 June 2022 at Fatima Hotel. This is a recurrent quarterly activity under the project where members of the technical […]

News • July 1, 2022

GGGI’s support to Government of Madhya Pradesh (India) on the World’s Largest Floating Solar Project

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is supporting the Government of Madhya Pradesh, India, and Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited in developing the #600MWFloatingSolarProject at Omkareshwar Dam, in #MadhyaPradesh, India-the largest in the world so far. GGGI acting as an independent technical & financial advisor has successfully enhanced the financial viability and bankability of the project. The project now attains […]

News • July 1, 2022

GGGI Completes Consultation Phase for the Design of the Article 6 Carbon Transaction Platform

Seoul, Republic of Korea – On 9 June 2022, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) completed the 3-month consultation phase for its latest initiative to promote the opening of international carbon markets, the Carbon Transaction Platform (CTP). The “Global Event on Article 6 and the Carbon Transaction Platform” was a hybrid online/in-person event hosted at […]

News • June 30, 2022

Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) mission in Burkina Faso

GGGI Burkina Faso team received a delegation of KOICA for a feasibility study from the 20th to 24th of June 2022. The country has been facing a humanitarian crisis since 2019 with a big number of internally displaced people (31, 000). The KOICA mission was able to carry out a feasibility study in collaboration with […]