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News • September 20, 2023

First Pacific Islands Entrepreneurship Expo kicks off in Fiji

[Suva, Fiji – 30 August 2023] The first ever Pacific Islands Entrepreneurship Expo was held in Fiji on 30th – 31st August 2023, jointly hosted by the Global Green Growth Institute in collaboration with the United Nations Capital Development Fund, United Nations Development Programme, International Labor Organisation, Asian Development Bank and YGAP. The two-day expo at the Grand […]

News • September 13, 2023

GGGI Launches its First Country Planning Framework for Tonga and builds capacity for climate finance and reporting to UNFCCC

Nuku’alofa, Tonga, 7 September 2023-  The Tonga Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2023 – 2027 between the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Government of Tonga was launched in Nuku’alofa on 7 September 2023 by the Chief Secretary and Secretary to Cabinet at the Prime Minister’s Office, Mr. Paula Ma’u and the GGGI Country Representative […]

News • September 7, 2023

GGGI Launched Training on Green, Social and Sustainability Bonds in Viet Nam

(Đọc bản Tiếng Việt tại đây) Ho Chi Minh, 15 August 2023. The Ministry of Finance and Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has successfully conducted a training program on Green, Social, and Sustainability (GSS) bond issuance for public and private sector professionals in Viet Nam’s bond market. This marks the third technical training organized within […]

News • August 22, 2023

GGGI, ICF, and KOICA Join Forces for Forest and Landscape Restoration in Honduras

Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 25 July 2023 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the National Institute for Conservation and Forest Development, Protected Areas and Wildlife (ICF) of the Republic of Honduras, and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) have entered into a partnership to promote sustainable forest and landscape restoration in Honduras. The collaboration aims to […]

News • August 18, 2023

Two PNG Greenpreneurs win trip to Fiji in ‘shark-tank’ style business pitch to investors

The Pacific Greenpreneurs Accelerator Program, a pioneering initiative implemented by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) with support from the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), achieved a significant milestone with its highly successful Investor Pitch event. On Thursday, June 22nd, 2023, nine locally owned enterprises presented their innovative green business ideas virtually and in-person to a panel of esteemed judges. […]

News • July 7, 2023

Samoa Business Hub & GGGI kick-off the 2023 Samoa Greenpreneurs Incubator cohort

Samoa Business Hub (SBH), in partnership with the Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN) hosted a two-day Incubator orientation and kick-off-workshop for the Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program on the 22nd & 23rd of June 2023 at the Samoa Business Hub Conference Room, Saleufi. Six Samoan green entrepreneurs were selected for the 10-week Incubator Program. These diverse […]

News • June 29, 2023

Greenpreneur’s Light of Hope in Philippines selected as Winner for Korean Funding

(This article is available in English and Korean.) [in English] Jovie Gil Montajes left a high-paying corporate job in 2018 to become a social entrepreneur. At the time, he was working as a Worldwide Level 3 Solutions Engineer for a private company in Cebu, Philippines. “I am blessed to have a strong support system and […]

News • June 28, 2023

TCCI & GGGI partner to kick-off Tonga Greenpreneurs Incubator 2023  

  Nuku’alofa Tonga, 27th June 2023 – In celebration of World Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Day, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Tonga Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI), successfully launched a two-day Incubator orientation and kick-off workshop that is part of the Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN), a […]

News • June 12, 2023

Renewal of MOU between GGGI and the Jordan Government

Amman, 30th May 2023 – The Memorandum of Understanding between GGGI and the Jordan Government was renewed today by his Excellency Minister of Environment Dr. Muawieh Radaideh, and GGGI deputy Director-General Ms. Helena Mcleod.  The MOU reaffirms the strong commitment of both Parties to cooperate on the implementation of Jordan’s National Green Growth Plan and […]

News • June 9, 2023

GGGI supported the State of Nuevo León (Mexico) to deploy a new electric bus fleet, benefitting 46k passengers daily

Nuevo Leon, Mexico, June 8, 2023. Everyday millions of Mexicans use public transportation. Because of that, electromobility can become a low-carbon and efficient solution. To make that happen, GGGI is providing technical assistance to some Subnational Governments in the Country. Last week, the State of Nuevo León’s Public Transport Authority (“Metrorrey”) awarded contracts to firms […]

News • June 6, 2023

Rwanda: lessons learnt from a pioneer in the fight against plastic pollution

June 6, 2023 – Global production of plastic has risen exponentially over the past decade, estimated at 400 million[1] tons of plastic produced every year. Unfortunately, only 9 % of the total plastic wastes quantities generated is recycled, 12 % incinerated and the rest ends up in landfills or thrown in the environment including oceans[2]. […]

News • June 2, 2023

Final Technical Validation workshop of the Rwanda Super Energy Services Company (Super ESCO) project preparatory support

With an objective  to review and validate the findings from the project tasks and build on recommendations to be taken forward for implementation of the Super ESCO facility, GGGI Rwanda in collaboration with MININFRA hosted a successful final  technical validation workshop for the Rwanda Super ESCO project. With more than 25 participants from public, private […]

News • June 1, 2023

Climate Smart and Sustainable Value Chains initiative launched in Saint-Louis, Senegal River Valley

Saint-Louis, Senegal – May 24, 2023 –  The ‘Climate-smart Agriculture and sustainable value chains in Senegal River Valley’ Project, funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs of the Republic of Korea, was launched today under the patronage of the Deputy Governor of Saint Louis and in the presence of the Assistant Prefect of Ndiaye, the […]

News • May 16, 2023

State Government of Nuevo León (México) and GGGI sign MoU to foster green growth interventions

May 15, 2023 – Seoul, Republic of Korea – Seeking to improve the quality of life of the population of the subnational state of Nuevo León (northern Mexico), State Governor Samuel García visited the GGGI headquarters to participate in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) together with Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI. Said MoU […]

News • May 9, 2023

Impulsa GGGI la elaboración de marcos de bonos sostenibles con el 1er Bono Verde de Resiliencia de México y América Latina

Ciudad de México, México, 09 de mayo, 2023. En un evento de lanzamiento realizado en la Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV), los Fideicomisos Instituidos en Relación con la Agricultura (FIRA) emitieron el primer Bono Verde de Resiliencia de México y América Latina por un monto de $2,985 millones de pesos. El acontecimiento fue presidido por […]

News • May 2, 2023

KOICA and GGGI partner to develop GCF projects in the Philippines

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Philippines signed a US $700,000 (Php 38.5 Million) grant arrangement designed to conduct needs assessment, provide capacity development and develop two project concept notes for the Green Climate Fund (GCF). With overall guidance from KOICA, GGGI will utilize its technical expertise to […]

News • May 1, 2023

Africa’s Green Economy Summit connects global capital with green economy projects from across the continent

February 22-24th 2023, Cape Town, South Africa – the Global Green Growth Institute as a key partner of the Africa Green Economy Summit this year joined participants from across the globe to share their insights, experience and knowledge on green economy initiatives lead by GGGI and partners. With the the event theme for 2023 “Driving […]

News • May 1, 2023

Rwanda Non-Motorized Transport Project Huye City NMT Investment Action Planning Workshop

16 March ,2023 in Huye, Rwanda the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in collaboration with United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) organized the NMT Project  Investment Action Planning Workshop.  In Rwanda mobility plays a vital role for  economic and social prosperity, connecting people, goods and places. However, poorly planned transport systems have hard-hitting and negative consequences […]

News • April 24, 2023

The Angola Ministry of Environment launches the first Blue Skies & Net Zero 2050 Campaign in Africa

13 April, Luanda, Angola – The Government of Angola and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) successfully launched the first global Blue Skies & Net Zero 2050 Campaign in Africa, aimed at raising public awareness on air pollution and tackling the climate crisis in Africa. The hybrid event was attended by over 40 Angolan and […]

News • April 18, 2023

MiPyMES de Chihuahua reducirán emisiones de CO2 a través de “Modalidad Verde” de FIDEAPECH

Chihuahua, México, 14 de abril, 2023. Con la finalidad de potenciar el enverdecimiento de las MiPyMES del estado de Chihuahua, se celebró el lanzamiento del instrumento de financiamiento “Modalidad Verde del FIDEAPECH”, que consistió en un evento de arranque y rueda de prensa. “El día de hoy presentamos esta nueva modalidad de financiamiento, que invita […]