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News • September 8, 2022

Kiribati Home Gardening and Agribusiness Training Program Launched

Tuesday, 30th August 2022  The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in collaboration with Ministry of Environment and Agriculture Development (MELAD) launched the Home Gardening and Agribusiness Training program to support the growth of Kiribati agriculture sector.  The program is being deliver under the GGGI-led Climate Smart Agriculture for Kiribati (KCSA) project, which is funded by […]

News • September 8, 2022

Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative Opens Applications for Second Cohort of Incubator Program

August 31, 2022 – Following the success of its initial cohort in 2021, the Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative has relaunched a 2nd round of its Greenpreneurs Incubator program to support micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the Eastern Caribbean region. Applications for the second cohort of the program are now open here […]

News • September 7, 2022

South Korean Members of National Assembly and Other Higher Officials Visited  GGGI Ethiopia Program Office

On 29th of August  2022, a 12-member South Korean Delegation led by Ms. Lee Jae Jung, Member of the National Assembly, visited GGGI Ethiopia’s Program Office here in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The visiting team was warmly welcomed by Dr. Gemedo Dalle, GGGI Country Representative, and discussed on issues that will strengthen the existing amicable relations […]

News • September 6, 2022

Profonanpe y el Global Green Growth Institute firman acuerdo de cooperación interinstitucional para promover el financiamiento verde en el Perú

La alianza interinstitucional se realiza como parte de los esfuerzos de ambas instituciones para promover el financiamiento y el diseño de iniciativas conjuntas alineadas a las prioridades nacionales en materia de conservación de ecosistemas, biodiversidad, economía circular y cambio climático. Lima, 30 agosto de 2022 .- Con el objetivo de potenciar el cumplimiento de las […]

News • September 6, 2022

Fiji Secures Technical Assistance Support from The Green Climate Fund to Strengthen Access to Climate Finance

On August 2, 2022 – Fiji has secured a second “Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme” (Readiness Programme) Funding support project from the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The project, “Enhancing Direct Access to Climate Finance in Fiji-Phase 2”, focuses on supporting the Ministry of Economy, the Fiji Development Bank, Line Ministries, the private sector and non-government […]

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

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 • July 29, 2022

The Government of Colombia, GGGI and the UK PACT boost bioeconomy through Open Innovation Challenges

During the Event “Cocreating a Zero Hunger Future” iNNpulsa Colombia y Renata Colombia, the Open Innovation Challenges for Bioeconomy focused on biofertilizers where launched. Each solution selected to address the challenges will receive a total of 22.000 USD in technical assistance. Due to external political and economic factors, in the past recent months fertilizers prices […]

News • July 22, 2022

Growing Agriculture Together: Launch of the 5-Year Agriculture Action Framework to the Kiribati Agriculture Strategy

Tarawa, Kiribati, July 20th , 2022 Recently, the Honorable Minister Ruateki Tekaiara of the Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development (MELAD), launched the 5-Year Agriculture Action Framework to the Kiribati Agriculture Strategy (KAS). With support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) of the government of New Zealand and coordinated by Global […]

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 • June 30, 2022

Green growth cooperation in Cambodia deepened

Phnom Penh, 28 June 2022, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Ministry of Environment of Cambodia penned a Memorandum of Understanding on continuous green growth cooperation in Cambodia. The MoU was inked by H.E. Vann Monyneath, Director General, General Directorate of Policy and Strategy, Ministry of Environment and Ms. Karolien Casaer-Diez, GGGI Country Representative for […]

News • June 27, 2022

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

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 • June 27, 2022

GGGI and German 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 […]