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News • December 29, 2022

Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant Site Selection Finalized

Under the leadership of the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) and with financial support from KOICA, the “Strengthening Solid Waste and Faecal Sludge Management Capacity for Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area (GKMA)” project has reached a stage in which the steering committee has established and finalized consensus on the site selection for a Faecal Sludge […]

News • December 29, 2022

Journalists Trained in Climate Change and Green Growth Reporting

Many journalists face challenges in covering climate change issues. These range from difficulties in accessing scientists to speak with to climate change language being too technical. Both make it harder for journalists to understand and correctly relay the message to the public. This is partly because their capacities have not been enhanced to receive and dissect […]

News • December 29, 2022

Solid Waste & Faecal Sludge Management Strategies Reviewed with Mukono Municipality

15th December 2022, the KOICA-funded “Strengthening Solid Waste and Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) Capacity for Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area (GKMA)” project registered a landmark achievement with the Solid Waste Management (SWM)& Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) strategy and inception workshop. This workshop was a two-way participatory approach designed to aid in the development of a feasible […]

News • December 15, 2022

Capacity Enhancement of Ugandan Government Officials on Solid Waste and Faecal Sludge Management in the Republic of Korea

Through the project on “Strengthening Solid Waste and Faecal Sludge Management Capacity for Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area (GKMA)” funded by KOICA, under GGGI in partnership with the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE), different Ugandan Government officials from concerned policy and waste management government entities traveled to Korea for a one-week ‘Knowledge Exchange Program. GGGI […]

News • December 15, 2022

Minister of Climate Change Launches Two Strategic Policy Documents for Vanuatu

PORT VILA – 30 November 2022 – The Government of Vanuatu today gathered the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), and Agence Francais de Developpement (AFD) at the Ramada Hotel to the National Energy Efficiency Strategy and Action Plan (NEESAP) and the Vanuatu Long Term Low Emissions […]

News • November 30, 2022

EIT Climate-KIC partners with Global Green Growth Institute to launch a Blue Economy Accelerator in the Pacific

SUVA, FIJI – 22 November 2022 – Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a partnership agreement today with EIT Climate-KIC, supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland (‘Irish Aid’), to deliver the Blue Economy ClimAccelerator program in the Pacific Islands. The five-month program will run from January to May 2023 and […]

News • October 31, 2022

Jordan’s Ministry of Environment in partnership with GGGI holds 5th Private Sector Roundtable Discussion-Transport

Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Mohammad Al-Khashashneh On 25th Oct 2022, Secretary General of the Ministry of Environment, on behalf of the minister, GGGI concluded the 5th Private Sector Roundtable Discussion on the transport sector with representatives from the public and private sectors and development organizations. The roundtable was also patronized by H.E. Eng. […]

News • October 18, 2022

The E-waste International Day 2022 held in Senegal

The E-waste  Day 2022 was celebrated in Dakar as part of the project on the management of waste water, plastic waste and waste electrical and electronic equipment in Senegal’s green secondary cities through innovative business models for recycling and recovery, funded by the government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for a period of three […]

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 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 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 […]