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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 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

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 • June 1, 2022

Jordan’s Ministry of Environment in partnership with GGGI holds 3rd Private Sector Roundtable Discussion

Under the patronage of the Minister of Environment, H.E. Dr.. Muawieh Radaideh and Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, H.E. Dr.. Saleh Al-Kharabsheh, GGGI facilitated the Third Private Sector Roundtable on May 24th on renewable energy and energy efficiency under the Green Climate Fund Readiness Project “Preparing Jordan’s NDA and DAE for Partnership in Climate […]

News • May 31, 2022

GGGI supports Vanuatu’s goal to access more climate finance

In December 2021, GGGI concluded a project supporting Vanuatu’s Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM) to mobilize climate finance. The project was delivered using GCF Readiness and Support funds during the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The objective of the project was to enable Vanuatu to progress towards directly mobilizing and accessing climate finance. […]

News • April 28, 2022

Uganda Building committees in 5 Districts trained on Green Buildings

What are building committees? In 2013, the Building Control Act of Uganda established a building committee in each district and urban authority. The Act also established the National Building Review Board (NBRB) to oversee the activities of the Building Committees. The building committee is responsible for issuing building permits after reviewing the building proposals submitted […]

News • April 21, 2022

GREEN COCKTAIL

  On March 25th, 2022, was held an exchange event which turned around the project “support for the establishment of a national financial vehicle focusing on buildings and ecological infrastructures, the development of a system of minimum compliance of ecological buildings and the application in direct access for Cote d’Ivoire”. The exchange meeting, called Green […]

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 […]

News • March 25, 2022

17 Papua New Guinean Green Enterprises graduate from Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program, with 6 enterprises winning US$5000 each in seed grants

Port Moresby, Samoa, Tuesday, March 22nd 2022 – The Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN) held a Graduation Ceremony for its first cohort of Papua New Guinean green enterprises in which 17 enterprises graduated from the Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program, a 3-year regional program funded by the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and implemented in partnership […]

News • March 24, 2022

Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator Kiribati Graduation Ceremony

Tarawa, Kiribati, Wednesday, 16th March 2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) showcased and celebrated the achievements and growth of I-Kiribati Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program participants, coaches, mentors and others involved in the program. The event was hosted at Dreamers Guesthouse Maneaba Ambo Tarawa, commencing from 12.30pm to 2.30pm and attended by winners and graduates, GoK officials, the […]

News • March 24, 2022

Korean Embassy, KOICA, and GGGI Empower Filipino Women to be Drivers of Climate-Resilient Agriculture and Sustainable Micro-Enterprise

23 March 2022, Oriental Mindoro Smallholder farmers in the Philippines bear the brunt of rising production costs, lower output and natural disasters brought about by an ever changing climate. Women farmers are often worse off as continuing gender inequality makes it more difficult for them to have access to credit, proper skills training and even […]

News • March 24, 2022

Working towards resilient green cities

Country-wide urbanization in Uganda has continued amidst institutional challenges. Previous interventions in the water and sanitation sector have not addressed the underlying issues of poorly managed urbanization processes. Poor urbanisation is linked to low productivity, urban poverty, unemployment, limited capacity to plan and offer basic services as well as a failure to enforce urban standards. […]

News • March 24, 2022

GGGI Promoting a Self-Help Model for Cleaning Up Cities in Uganda.

On June 5, 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute in collaboration with the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and key environmental activists/ Civil Society Organizations conducted a one-day outreach at the Ggaba beach market and landing site, a suburb in Kampala Central Division to commemorate the World Environment Day 2021. The purpose of the outreach […]

News • March 24, 2022

Strengthening Solid Waste and Feacal Sludge Management Capacity of the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area Project – Phase 1

On 13th September 2021 KOICA and GGGI signed the project grant agreement to commence the implementation of the ‘Strengthening Solid Waste and Feacal Sludge Management Capacity of the Greater Kampala Metropolitan’ project phase 1. This phase starting from 2021 to 2023, will focus on development of strategies, implementation plans and technical designs for proposed interventions […]

News • March 21, 2022

GGGI, Government of Rwanda and UNEP Proposed area for Car Free Zone in Huye Secondary City

The Global Green Growth Institute’s (GGGI) is committed to supporting government of Rwanda achieve low-carbon development, the Rwanda country program has developed a visualization with Jan Kamensky of the redesign for the proposed car free zone in Huye. Car-free zones have recently been launched in the City of Kigali in the central business district renamed […]

News • February 25, 2022

Progressive Platforms for Climate Action: Ambitious and Resilient Low Carbon Development for Least Developed Countries – GGGI in Partnership with the UNDP and the EU

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), through the Progressive Platform Project funded by the EU and implemented by the UNDP, supports countries in building the capacity to engage in the UNFCCC negotiations and to progress implementation of the Paris Agreement. The LDC Group under the UNFCCC is the most advanced grouping of LDCs under any […]

News • February 21, 2022

Hungary’s Decarbonization Strategy scored the highest in Central Europe

January 27, 2022; Budapest, Hungary – On January 27, WiseEuropa, an independent think-tank, published an assessment which compared the decarbonization strategies (Long Term Strategies, LTS) of Central European countries or the Visegrad Group Countries (V4 Cooperation). Hungary received the highest score ahead of Poland, Slovakia, and Czechia. The study “Long-Term Strategies Assessment of the Visegrad Group […]

News • February 21, 2022

GGGI hosts 2nd Technical Working Group on Waste to Resource Project

15 Feb 2022, Kigali Rwanda the Global Green Growth Institute hosted the second technical working group on Waste to Resource Project. With the aim  to update the members on the progress of implementation of the previous Technical Working Group’s recommendations, to review the capacity needs assessment for solid waste management preliminary study and  review the […]