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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 […]

News • May 4, 2020

Regional Pacific NDC Hub completes first phase of NDC implementation in the Pacific

On 31 March 2020, the Regional Pacific NDC Hub (NDC Hub) successfully completed the first phase of delivering NDC implementation activities in the Pacific region. GGGI is one of four NDC Hub delivery partners along with GIZ (lead partner), Pacific Community (SPC) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). During the first […]

News • April 18, 2020

Greenpreneurs 2020: Applications Now Open!

Applications for Greenpreneurs 2020 are open now!  Organized by GGGI, Youth Climate Lab, and Student Energy, Greenpreneurs is a 12-week virtual entrepreneurship incubator supporting young people to develop social enterprise solutions to address sustainability and climate change issues in their communities! Youth between the ages of 17 and 35 are invited to submit their ideas […]

News • November 28, 2019

KOICA and EU Workshop on Solid Waste and Sludge Management in Uganda

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) expressed its interest to financially support the “Strengthen Solid Waste and Feacal Sludge Management Capacity of the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area” project as designed by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in partnership with the European Union and the Ministry of Water and Environment. The main goal of this […]

News • November 15, 2019

UGANDA ON TRACK WITH IMPLEMENTATION OF ITS GCF READINESS PROJECT

A Team of 12 Ugandan senior officials from the National Designated Agency and the Inter-Ministerial Standing Committee were dispatched in Ethiopia for week-long learning sessions on “Strengthening the role of the Government of Uganda in mobilizing Green Climate Finance resources”. The roles & responsibilities of the Climate Change Finance Inter-Ministerial Steering Committee are to strengthen […]

News • September 19, 2019

A Look into the Greenpreneurs Projects of 2019

Seoul, Republic of Korea, September 19, 2019 – Four candidates of GGGI’s Greenpreneurs program offered to share their experiences on how they developed the idea for their projects and information on their new green enterprises. Rent-On-Recycle Water Rent-On-Recycle Water is one of the teams in the last stages of this year’s competition, with their project […]

News • September 18, 2019

GGGI joined Ethiopia Green Legacy Campaign to plant 200 million tree seedlings in a day

In 2019, the Ethiopia government, led by Prime Minster Dr. Abiy Ahmed, launched the ambitious Green Legacy campaign that set a milestone to plant 200 million tree seedlings within 12 hours as integral part of an annual target to plant 4 billion tree seedlings. July 29, 2019 was declared to be Green Legacy day, which […]

News • September 6, 2019

Qatar MME and GGGI conduct MRV capacity development and stakeholder consultation workshop in Doha, Qatar

September 4, Doha: The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), State of Qatar and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organised a capacity development and stakeholder consultation workshop to support the development of a Qatar national Measurement, Reporting, and Verification (MRV) system.   A national MRV system is central to meeting the requirements of an […]

News • September 5, 2019

GGGI Gender Training for Climate and Green Growth Practitioners: The Business Case for Gender Equality in Climate Action

Helsinki, Finland; September 4, 2019 – On September 4, Ingvild Solvang, Sustainability and Safeguards Manager of GGGI facilitated a training and workshop for the Nordic Development Fund on The Business Case for Gender Equality in Climate Action in order to increase the capacity of policy and decision makers to ensure that climate change mitigation and […]

News • August 28, 2019

GGGI featured in Climate Action: The Climate Change Commission’s Newsletter on Foreign Assisted Projects

August 28, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) was featured in the Climate Change Commission’s (CCC) newly released newsletter for updates on the Foreign-Assisted Projects for Climate Action from April-June, 2019. GGGI has been a development partner of the CCC for many years and has been active in the Philippines for projects on […]

News • August 27, 2019

Inception Workshop for the Mozambique Green Economy Action Plan

Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in partnership with Mozambique’s Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development (MITADER), organized an Inception workshop on August 19, 2019, at Hotel Avenida, to launch the review and updating of the Green Economy Action Plan (GEAP) for 2020-2024. The workshop set the scene for sharing achievements by the different sectors […]

News • August 27, 2019

With the Government of Nepal pledging funds to electric buses, GGGI and its partners head to India to gather experience on electric bus procurement and deployment.

On July 21-27, 2019, GGGI, in coordination with the Ministry of Forests and Environment and Sajha Yatayat, a Nepal-based transportation company, organized a 6-day knowledge exchange across India. The delegation of officials, mainly from the Government of Nepal, including the Ministry of Forests and Environment, Province 3, Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Lalitpur Metropolitan City, Municipality of […]

News • July 26, 2019

Ministry of Environment and Global Green Growth Institute Select Cities and Villages Development Bank to be Green Climate Fund Direct Access Entity Candidate for Jordan

On Thursday, July 18, 2019, the Ministry of Environment hosted a kick-off meeting and signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the ministry for the Jordan Green Climate Fund Readiness Accreditation Support activity, formalizing the partnership between it, the Global Green Growth Institute, and the Cities and Villages Development Bank.  H.E.  Eng. Ibrahim Shahahdeh, the Minister […]

News • July 19, 2019

Accelerating Off-grid Renewable Energy Investment Opportunities in the Philippines – GGGI and Embassy of the Republic of Korea co-organized a multi-stakeholder seminar

Taguig City, Philippines, July 17, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Institute co-organized a joint seminar with the Embassy of Republic of Korea (RoK) in the Philippines, titled Offgrid Renewable Energy Solutions: Driver of Agriculture Value Chain Development on 17 July 2019. H.E Han Dong-man, Ambassador of the RoK to the Philippines, opened the seminar […]

News • June 21, 2019

[Summary]: GGGI Activities in Asia Pacific Forestry Week (APFW) 2019

From June 17-21, GGGI took part in the Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW), at the Songdo Convensia Convention Center in Incheon. The event, which was organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Korea Forest Service (KFS), provided a strategic platform to raise awareness and discussion on overall peatland management […]

News • June 7, 2019

MME and GGGI organized a capacity development workshop on climate diplomacy in Doha, Qatar

On 22-23 May, the Qatar Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a capacity development workshop titled “Paris Agreement and Qatar’s NDC Implementation” for the interagency technical team supporting climate diplomacy for the State of Qatar. Attendees were conferred certificates of participation by the MME. Participants included officials […]

News • May 31, 2019

GGGI Establishes New Office in the Caribbean

Thursday, May 30, 2019 — The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has opened a new office in Castries, St. Lucia, to strengthen support for its work to further promote green growth in the Caribbean region and expand its partnership with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). GGGI and OECS previously signed a memorandum of understanding […]

News • April 30, 2019

Electric trikes in San Vicente Bring “Ecotown” to Life

April 30, Palawan, Philippines – Electric tricycles (E-trikes) have already started to roam the streets of San Vicente thanks to a grant deal facilitated by GGGI and financed by the Asian Development Bank through the Department of Energy, which provided 50 units of e-trikes amounting to nearly half a million US dollars. This is one […]

News • April 12, 2019

With newly signed MoUs, GGGI Nepal deepens support to federal ministries, local government and government-owned transport operator

Kathmandu, Nepal, April 9, 2019 – During GGGI’s Director-General Frank Rijsberman’s visit to Kathmandu between April 5 and 9, he met with high-level officials, including the Prime Minister of Nepal; the Minister and Secretary, Ministry of Forests and Environment (MOFE); and the Minister, Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport (MOPIT) to discuss ways in which […]

News • February 28, 2019

Green Bag Seminar with Ambassador Young-Mok Kim, Former President of KOICA and Vice Executive Director of KEDO at GGGI HQ

On February 28, 2019, the Governance Department under the Office of the Director General, invited Ambassador Young-Mok Kim as a speaker for a Green Bag Seminar at GGGI’s Seoul headquarters. During the seminar, Ambassador Kim discussed the trends led by the changes in international order with the weakening global leadership, increasing security challenges, and digital revolution. […]