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News • June 27, 2022

GGGI trains farmers on Solar Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS) and Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) practices in West Nile region.

Crop farming is one of the few opportunities for rural small income population 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 small holder farmers. An investment in irrigation has been proven as a […]

News • June 27, 2022

GGGI and Germany Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action sign Grant Agreement for IKI-SPAR6C Program

On 13 June 2022, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) signed a grant agreement for €20 million for implementation of the Internationale Klimaschutz Initiative (IKI) Program titled “Supporting Preparedness for Article 6 Cooperation.” The five-year multi-country project will run until 2027. Implementation will be […]

News • June 27, 2022

GGGI – Senti Kick-off Training in Oriental Mindoro on New Digital Tool for Climate Resilience

Calapan, Oriental Mindoro, June 2022 – More than a hundred officials and staff of the provincial government of Oriental Mindoro, its fourteen municipalities and capital city of Calapan attended training sessions from May 30 to June 1 to familiarize with the Climate Vulnerability and Risk Information System or CVRIS, a digital tool that can help enhance […]

News • June 21, 2022

Gracias al apoyo técnico de GGGI y ZEBRA (Alianza para el Despliegue Rápido de Buses Cero Emisiones, por sus siglas en inglés), la Ciudad de México lanza su primera línea de autobuses eléctricos para el transporte público

Junto a C40 y el ICCT, GGGI forma parte de ZEBRA (Alianza para el Despliegue Rápido de Buses Cero Emisiones, por sus siglas en inglés), con quienes se ha brindado asistencia técnica al Gobierno de la Ciudad de México para que transite hacia la e-movilidad, logrando la transformación de toda una línea de traslado con […]

News • June 17, 2022

Two Tongan green enterprises win USD5,000 each in seed grants through the Mafoa ‘Ae Ata – Youth Innovation Challenge Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program

NUKU’ALOFA, TONGA: Saturday, 11th June 2022 – Tonga Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Inc. (TYEE) in collobration with Partners Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)’s Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN), Breadfruit Consulting and supported by Solutions Consulting House held a Graduation Ceremony for the first Mafoa ‘a e Ata (MAA) – Youth Innovation Challenge Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator […]

News • June 13, 2022

GGGI Launches Core Replenishment Drive with Republic of Korea’s Leadership

GGGI Launches Core Replenishment Drive with Republic of Korea’s Leadership Seoul, Republic of Korea – On 9 June 2022, during the celebration of its 10th anniversary as an intergovernmental organization, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) President and Chair BAN Ki-moon launched GGGI’s Core Replenishment Drive, to mobilize additional core resources to further support activities […]

News • June 13, 2022

NADBank aprobó programa Préstamos Verdes por USD$300 millones para apoyar a pequeñas y medianas empresas con el apoyo técnico de GGGI

El Programa de Préstamos Verdes fue diseñado con el apoyo técnico del Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) en México. Tiene el objetivo principal de financiar a pequeñas y medianas empresas que busquen desarrollar proyectos resilientes y bajos en carbono. Durante su reunión semestral, la Junta Directiva del Banco de Desarrollo de América del Norte (NADBank) […]

News • June 7, 2022

Draft Gulu Physical Development Plan Handover

Gulu City, June 6, 2022 Gulu City has received the final draft of the Physical Development Plan. The plan has been developed under the greening Uganda’s urbanization and industrialization project, funded by the European union. The plan is a spatial expression of the social and economic environment or other policy, at National, regional, district, city  […]

News • May 16, 2022

GGGI supports Guyana in developing a National MRV System

Guyana – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), an international, intergovernmental organization, is working closely with the Government of Guyana and project partners to promote sustainable and low carbon development. On April 28th, 2022, a stakeholder briefing for the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness Project: “Development of Guyana’s National Climate Finance Strategy, MRV System and […]

News • May 12, 2022

Is Africa ready for green growth? New report assesses Gabon, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal and Tunisia

Abidjan, 11 May 2022 – A new report co-authored by the African Development Bank and the Global  Green Growth Institute, has found evidence of growing political commitment to green growth in Africa. The Africa Green Growth Readiness Assessment Report was launched on Wednesday during a side-event at the 15th  session of the Conference of the […]

News • May 6, 2022

GGGI at Cop15 on desertification

Cote d’Ivoire is hosting the Fifteen’s Conference of the parties (COP) from the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, a major conference to address the future of Land management, from May 9 to May 20. The main challenge around “Land. Life. Legacy: From Scarcity to Prosperity,” is a call to action to ensure that land, […]

News • May 6, 2022

GGGI hands over country planning framework to Sri Lanka Ministry of Environment

Colombo, Sri Lanka [28 April 2022]: During his recent visit to Sri Lanka, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Director-General Dr. Frank Rijsberman formally handed over the Sri Lanka Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2021-2025 to the Secretary of the Ministry of Environment; Dr. Anil Jasinghe, during a bilateral meeting held between the two institutions on 28 […]

News • May 3, 2022

Launching of renewable energy and green economy trainings for remote rural communities in Fiji.

Suva, Fiji, 2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Climate Change and International Cooperation Division (CCICD) of the Ministry of Economy, will be conducting community level trainings in selected Fijian communities under its project titled “Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation of Renewable Energy Technologies for Rural Energy Access”. The […]

News • April 26, 2022

GGGI develops Sustainability Chapter for Fiji Building Code

    Suva, Fiji – 31 March 2022 – Stakeholders from government departments of Energy, Water and Buildings, as well as development partners and industry stakeholders, gathered today at an event to handover to the Government of Fiji the Sustainability Chapter developed by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). The Sustainability Chapter will support government’s ongoing […]

News • April 21, 2022

“Biomethane Current Affairs and Future Options in Supporting Green Energy Security of Thailand’’ Workshop and Site Visit

April 4-5, 2022; Bangkok, Thailand – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a workshop “Biomethane Current Affairs and Future Options in Supporting Green Energy Security of Thailand’’, which sets out to enhance understanding of key stakeholders in Thailand on the current status and future potential of BioCNG and related biomethane applications. This engaging event […]

News • April 12, 2022

Joint Declaration of Intent between the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator and the Global Green Growth Institute in Uzbekistan

On 30 March 2022, a Joint Declaration of Intent (the Declaration) on Cooperation in Meeting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Uzbekistan was signed between the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in Uzbekistan, the implementer of the “Green Rehabilitation Investment Project for Karakalpakstan Republic to Address Impacts of the Aral Sea Crisis (Aral Sea […]

News • April 5, 2022

Six inspirational Pacific Women share their stories during “Women in Green Innovation in the Pacific” virtual ‘Talanoa’

8th March 2022 – Over 100 attendees from across the Pacific joined the virtual “Women in Green Innovation in the Pacific” virtual ‘talanoa’ hosted by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and partners Emstret Space, Greenhouse Co-working, Samoa Business Hub, Tonga Youth Employment & Entrepreneurship and Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce & Industry in a special […]

News • March 31, 2022

Eastern Caribbean Green Enterpreneurship Initiative Women in Green Innovation Virtual Event

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2022, GGGI Caribbean in collaboration with OECS Commission will be hosting a virtual ‘Women in Green Innovation” event on Wednesday 6 April 2022. The United Nations theme for International Women’s Day (IWD 2022) is, “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”, recognizing the contribution of women and girls around […]

News • March 28, 2022

Samoan Green Enterprises graduate from Incubator program, competition winners announced

Apia, Samoa, Wednesday, 16th March 2022 – Four Samoan green enterprises graduated from the Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program, implemented in partnership by the Global Green Growth Institute and the Samoa Business Hub.  The Graduation Ceremony showcased and celebrated the achievements and growth of Samoan Incubator program participants, coaches, mentors and others involved in the program. The ceremony took […]

News • March 28, 2022

Vanuatu Greenpreneurs Incubator Graduation

PORT VILA, Wednesday, 16th March 2022:  The Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program held a Graduation Ceremony for the first cohort of Vanuatu green enterprises on March 16, 2022. The graduation ceremony was held virtually (due to COVID-19 restrictions) to celebrate and recognize the achievements of all the 2021 incubator participants, mentors, coaches and others involved in […]