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News • October 6, 2022

Scaling up Waste Recycling Bank in Vientiane, Lao PDR

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. On September 27, GGGI together with Vientiane City Office for Management Services (VCOMS) organized an induction workshop of Waste Recycling Bank (WRB) project’s scale-up phase. Attended by more than 100 participants from KOICA, central, city, and local governments, schools, development partners, and waste collection/recycling companies, the induction workshop announced the commencement […]

News • October 4, 2022

Fostering Green Investment: GGGI Holds an Investment and Infrastructure Planning Workshop

GGGI Uganda hosted a working session with political and technical city representatives from Arua, Gulu, Mbarara and Jinja to prioritize the infrastructure and investment proposals of these secondary cities. Attendees were joined by representatives from the National Planning Authority (NPA), Ministry of Local Government, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, the Private Sector Development […]

News • September 22, 2022

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Uganda, in partnership with the National Building Review Board (NBRD), train the private sector on building laws, physical development plans and green buildings in the greater Kampala metropolitan area (GKMA).

The private sector in Uganda plays a key role in achieving sustainable socio-economic development in the country. It accounts for 90 percent of employment in Uganda and contributed 80 percent to GDP in the FY 2015/2016. The Government of Uganda recognizes its significance in that the third National Development Plan (NDP III) 2020/21 – 2024/25, […]

News • September 22, 2022

Capacity building workshop for SAED deleguates on Climate Smart Agriculture pratices

The training session was held over a period of three (03) days. It was carried out on the premises of the CIFA (Training Center for agricultural profesisons ). At the opening ceremony, the participants, facilitators and SAED beneficiaries were introduced.  The training sessions aimed to strengthen the climatic resilience of farmers, women and young people […]

News • August 30, 2022

GGGI and GET.invest Establish Collaboration to Support Investment into Renewable Energy in the Pacific Region

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and GET.invest have agreed to collaborate on supporting investment into renewable energy in the Pacific region via an exchange of letters on August 1st, 2022. GET.invest is a European programme that mobilizes investments in decentralized renewable energy, supported by the European Union, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Austria, and […]

News • August 25, 2022

Uganda Launches her Green Economy Recovery Plan

Uganda’s economy is striving to emerge from the devastating impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, but prospects for growth have been undermined by increasing pressure on its natural resources. On August 10th, 2022, the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED), the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE), and the National Planning Authority (NPA) […]

News • August 25, 2022

Vanuatu, AFD and GGGI sign partnership to support low emissions, climate resilient development

09 August 2022 – Port Vila – Vanuatu’s Ministry of Climate Change (MCCA), the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) today recognized a recently signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support Vanuatu achieve net zero emissions by 2050, in a resilient, sustainable and equitable way. MCCA’s Director-General (DG) Esline […]

News • August 25, 2022

Rwanda Plastic Free July Month Activity – Keeping nature plastic free

Engaging the young people in environmental conservation is key of sustainable development In 2022 July 29, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Rwanda in partnership with Eco Arts initiative visited Gatenga I, school located at Kigali city, Kicukiro district, Gatenga sector in plastic free July campaign with “Keep our nature Plastic free” theme. The aim of […]

News • August 24, 2022

Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area adopts new Solid Waste Management Strategy

August 8, 2022 –The Ministry of Kampala Capital City and Metropolitan Affairs with technical and financial support from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the European Union through the Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization project developed the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area’s Solid Waste Management Strategy which aims to improve the solid waste management system […]

News • August 2, 2022

CFAN Pacific Advisors Gather in Fiji to Advance Pipeline of Regional Climate Projects

July 22, 2022 – The Climate Finance Access Network (CFAN) convened partners, regional stakeholders, and its Pacific advisor cohort in Suva, Fiji to advance a diverse pipeline of regional climate  projects. CFAN, an initiative established to unlock access to climate finance through building lasting regional capacity, marked the conclusion of its inaugural training program and […]

News • July 27, 2022

Key Actors Engagement workshop for the pre-feasibility study for energy recovery from organic waste in the Tangier Region-Morocco

As part of the “Resilient Recovery Rapid Readiness Support in the Kingdom of Morocco” Program in support of the Organic Waste to Energy Program (OWtE), a workshop was held on July 5 with the participation of key stakeholders both from National and Subnational level. The opening remarks of the workshop was made by Mr. Lhoussine […]

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 22, 2022

Vanuatu and GGGI Launch New Country Planning Framework 2022 – 2026

Port Vila, 20 July 2022.  The new Vanuatu Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2022 – 2026 between the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Government of Vanuatu was launched in Port Vila on 20th July 2022 by the Minister of Climate Change Adaptation, Meteorology, Geo0-hazards, Environment, Energy and Disaster Management (MCCA) – Honorable Silas Bule […]

News • July 5, 2022

2022 GGGI Africa Regional Country Representatives Retreat: 27 June – 3 July

Theme: Mobilizing Green Investments to Africa The office of GGGI Senegal led by Assana Magagi-Alio, Country Representative and supported by Mamadou Konate, Country Program Lead have hosted the 2022 GGGI Africa Regional Retreat from 27 June to 3 July 2022 at the Novotel hotel in Dakar. The retreat brough together the leadership of the region, […]

News • June 30, 2022

Reforms and high level projects structured for the implementation of Green PSE

The findings of the PSE/green structuring lab, launched five weeks ago by the PSE operational monitoring office, has resulted in various recommendations, including the creation of a national fund to support green financing, the revision of the forestry, hunting and environmental codes, and the revival of laws on the coast and biodiversity. They were issued […]

News • June 30, 2022

Roundup: Development of a climate finance project pipeline for the Regional Project Execution Agency in the region of Tangier (AREP)

Tangier on June 16th , 2022 and within the framework of the GCF Readiness program “Improving Access to Climate Finance in the Regions of Morocco” initiated by the Ministry of the Interior in collaboration with the GGGI and financed by the Green Climate Fund (GCF),  a capacity building workshop was held with the aim to […]

News • June 29, 2022

Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator Program 2022 – Call for Applications Now Open!

 Are you an early-stage green entrepreneur in the Pacific?  Are you passionate about addressing environmental or social issues through your business?  Want to build your business through training, mentoring, coaching & networking?  Interested in winning USD 5,000 in seed grant funding? The wait is over! In celebration of the International Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises […]

News • June 27, 2022

Uganda Women in Climate Change 2022 Declaration

Preamble Despite women being disproportionately affected by climate change, they play a crucial role in climate change adaptation and mitigation. Climate change frequently affects women and men differently (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2007). The primary reason for these differences is the varying levels of access to resources knowledge, skills, and finance that shape how […]