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News • April 13, 2021

The Climate Smart Agriculture Project is launched in the Senegal River Valley

Following an agreement to support 4 projects on climate resilience and COVID recovery in the Pacific, East Caribbean, and West Africa regions, the climate smart agriculture project in the Senegal River Valley was officially launched. “We’ll introduce climate smart agriculture practices that enhance productivity and resilience for rice farming,” shared GGGI Representative Romain BRILLIE, during […]

News • April 10, 2021

Training Opportunity Call for Applications: StartUp* Course 2021 under UGEFA for Entrepreneurs

Are you an entrepreneur? Do you have a business or are you interested in starting your own? Courses at Entrepreneurship Institute of Africa (EIA) are the perfect fit! EIA is inviting applications for the StartUp Course – May Cohort 2021, a business fundamental course that supports early-stage entrepreneurs through the stages of business conceptualization, design, […]

News • March 23, 2021

GGGI will support Civil Society Climate Action and Resilience in Senegal

In partnership with Open Society Initiative for West Africa- OSIWA, GGGI launched the climate action and resilience project’s for the civil society and vulnerable communities in Senegal and Ivory Coast. The ceremony was held on March 18, 2021, chaired by the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development and the financing partner OSIWA, civil society representatives: […]

News • March 8, 2021

Why Green Growth and Climate Action fall short without addressing gender inequality

By Frank Rijsberman, Director-General, Ingvild Solvang, Deputy Director and Head of Climate Action and Inclusive Development, and Bertha Wakisa Chiudza, Senior Gender and Social Development Specialist, Global Green Growth Institute As the global effort to address climate change has strengthened over the last few years, so has the realization that rising temperatures and climactic disruptions […]

News • March 5, 2021

Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar on Green New Deal Projects: Climate Finance, Technology, Entrepreneurship

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; March 2, 2021 – GGGI co-organized the ‘Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar on Green New Deal Projects: Climate Finance, Technology, Entrepreneurship,” with KDB Bank, hosted by the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MoEF) of the Republic of Korea. The initiative emerged as a result of common goals among the Korean government, Green Climate […]

News • February 26, 2021

Video on Green Growth Planning in Jordan

February 25, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) released a video highlighting the work of the organization to support the country of Jordan with green growth planning and implementation strategies. In the video, Senior Program Officer in GGGI Jordan, Mr. Marshall Brown, explains that GGGI has been working with Jordan since 2014 to […]

News • February 3, 2021

“Me Planto por Antioquia”, a pedagogical resource to promote deforestation control

As part of the support framework with the Antioquia government under the Norway-GGGI-Colombia Green Growth Program to strengthen national institutional capacities, GGGI designed an educational and pedagogical resource called “Me Planto por Antioquia” (I stand for Antioquia) to promote deforestation control among the population of Bajo Cauca and Nordeste Antioqueño regions. The document provided the […]

News • February 2, 2021

GGGI inks an MoU with Makerere University to advance research and capacity development in Greening Urbanization

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Makerere University (MUK), the country’s oldest university, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on January 25, 2021 to establish a knowledge and engagement platform for building capacity for present and future leaders in greening urbanization. The MoU was signed by the Uganda Country representative of GGGI and the […]

News • February 2, 2021

Regular Session of the Steering Committee

January 26 – 27, 2021; Senegal – Acting in its capacity as permanent secretariat, GGGI Senegal convened stakeholders for the 2021 Regular Session of the Steering Committee on January 26 – 27, 2021. The edition was on virtual session due to restrictives measures related to the COVID 19 situation in Senegal. The Ministry of Environment […]

News • January 29, 2021

GGGI and CCDA bring national agencies and 7 Provincial Governments to discuss the progress made on Climate-Resilient Green Growth activities in Papua New Guinea

January 26, 2020; Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea – GGGI Papua New Guinea’s team and the Climate Change & Development Authority (CCDA) held their annual reflection workshop for the Climate Resilient Green Growth Project (CRGG) with key project stakeholders on January 26 in Port Moresby. The purpose of the workshop was to present the CRGG […]

News • January 7, 2021

High-level inter-ministerial consultation brings Myanmar closer to agreement on revised NDC

Nay Pyi Taw, December 1, 2020; Having agreed on NDC targets, a final high-level inter-ministerial consultation was conducted on Dec. 1, 2020 in Nay Pyi Taw. Under the Paris Agreement, the Government of Myanmar submitted its Intended National Contributions (NDC) to the UNFCCC in 2017. In 2020, all countries around the world are updating prior […]

News • December 7, 2020

World toilet Day celebration in Dakar

The Ministry of water and Sanitation in partnership with GGGI & Senegalese Normalization Association (SNA)organized the 2020 world toilet day in with the whole theme of ” Sustainable sanitation & Climate Change”. The ceremony was chaired by the general secretary of the water and sanitation Ministry with the presence of GGGI senegal country representative and […]

News • December 2, 2020

Conclusion of Climate Change and MRV Training for Government Staff

Nay Pyi Taw, November 12, 2020 – Twenty-five (25) staff members from the Government of Myanmar (GoM) were awarded a training certificate in recognition of their participation in the Training Course on Monitoring, Reporting and Verification, and Climate Change. The Environmental Conservation Department (ECD) within MONREC is the national focal agency for the UNFCCC and, […]

News • November 4, 2020

GGGI and EU join the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development of Uganda to Commemorate the World Cities Day 2020

Full statement by Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development on the Commemoration of World Cities Day Click here: Ministry of Lands Housing and Urban Development World Cities Day Statement 2020 Over half the world’s populations now live in cities, with the number expected to double by 2050. The common challenges associated with cities and […]

News • November 3, 2020

CPE-GGGI Seminar on Green New Deal

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; November 3, 2020 – Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Korean Parliamentary League on Children, Population and Environment (CPE) co-hosted a seminar on Korea’s Green New Deal. Key speakers from international organizations, embassies, academia, & policy makers gathered in person and virtually to share policy challenges and necessary  […]

News • October 30, 2020

Preliminary Project Summary and Plastic Waste Management Training in Touba

On October 19, 2020, a joint mission was organized in Touba with local committee members, the IDEV and EVE firms, in order to unroll the agenda to introduce EVE to local authorities and organize a training session on plastic waste management.   The agenda commenced with a plastic waste management training session with the local […]

News • October 6, 2020

GGGI Senegal took part in the sites visit with Urban Planning Ministry at Touba

On October 3, 2020– The Senegal Urban Planning Ministry conducted a site visit to Touba as the part of the UCG Stanby Magal Touba Event, in order to visit the features set up to collect waste around the mosque, connecting roads, and aggregation points alongside avenues in the Touba district. The objective was to ease […]

News • September 29, 2020

Pumps Solarization for Agriculture: Joint Mission GGGI, FONSIS, SAED in the valley down Senegal river

                                                                       September 21-23, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), FONSIS, & SAED went on a joint mission to local agricultural installations in rice-farming irrigated gardens in the valley located down the Senegal river. THE VISIT : Sites : In Dagana, 120 KM from Saint Louis and north of Senegal, a […]

News • September 2, 2020

A Communication sub-committee created for The Plastic Waste Project Management in Touba

On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, the Touba local coordination committee for the plastic waste management project appointed communication sub-committee members for the Behavior Change & Communication Campaign. The event offered the  opportunity for local actors to become informed on the project progress status. The ceremony was chaired by sub-prefect deputy of Ndame district with opening […]