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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

Uganda Women in Climate Change 2022 Declaration

Preamble Despite women being disproportionately affected by climate change, they play a crucial role in climate change adaptation and mitigation. Climate change frequently affects women and men differently (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2007). The primary reason for these differences is the varying levels of access to resources knowledge, skills, and finance that shape how […]

News • June 27, 2022

Second Technical Advisory Consultation for GGGI Aral Sea GRIP – Tashkent, 22 June

On 22 June 2022 GGGI Uzbekistan and the State Committee for Ecology and Environmental Protection (SCEEP) conducted the second 2022 Aral Sea GRIP Technical Advisory Consultation under the ‘Green Rehabilitation Investment Project for Karakalpakstan Republic to Address the Impacts of the Aral Sea Crisis’ (Aral Sea GRIP) in Tashkent. The event was honored with the […]

News • May 20, 2022

DISPLAY OF ARUA AND GULU CITY PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2022-2040

Pursuit to section 27 of the Physical Planning Act, 2010 (Principle Act), the Gulu and Arua city plan will be put on display from the 24th May 2022 at the following places: Physical Planning Department, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, 1st floor Century House, Parliament Avenue, P.O. Box 7096, Kampala. Email: mlhud@go.ug National Planning […]

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 • 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 • March 24, 2022

Green Champions on Sustainable Use of Forests

March 21, 2022 is the World Forestry Day. The Green champions had chance to offer their views on the sustainable use of forests. The big question: Knowing that the construction sector is a big consumer of forestry resources, what are the green building options to safeguard our forests eco systems? Read more here: 2022-03-21 Pullout […]

News • March 24, 2022

Climate Finance and Women

Out of 1.3 billion people living in poverty, seventy percent are women. Women are seen as more vulnerable than men to the impacts of climate change since they represent the majority of the world’s poor and more dependent on the threatened natural resources in comparison. While gender equality is proven as ‘smart economics’ that would […]

News • March 21, 2022

Representatives of Ministries of Republic of Mozambique tour Rwanda on a 5 day Knowledge Exchange Visit

13-18 March 2022, Kigali , Rwanda. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a delivery partner of the GCF readiness project “Implementing the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) to Promote Low-Carbon Growth in Mozambique” that is being implemented for the Government of Mozambique (GoM). The project, implemented, together with the Ministry of Land and Environment through […]

News • March 21, 2022

GGGI organizes Waste to Resource Project Study Tour Training in Nairobi for Rwanda Officials

7-11 March 2022, Nairobi , Kenya .The Government of Rwanda vision is to transform the country into a knowledge-based economy, to reach upper middle-income status by 2035 and to become a high-income country by 2050. To align with such aspirations, there is an urgent need to move to more sustainable Solid Waste Management (SMW) which […]

News • March 9, 2022

International Women’s Day celebrated in Touba

As part of the celebration of International Women’s Day, our Country Representative Assana Alio Aïda Diongue-Niang Deputy Country Representive Aïda Diongue-Niang to Senegal and the Waste Management team project Coordinator Alé Badara Sy and the team  Faty BABOUHeejung CHO J. Christella INNACK ELOUGA met with the association of women waste pickers from the Touba landfill. […]

News • March 9, 2022

An on site mission led on the Senegal River Valley to visit Rice Mills

As a part of the project funded by GIZ for the energy auditing of 05 rice mills in the Senegal river valley. The Country Representative Assana Alio led a site visit with project staff members and implementing partners during her field mission in the region at the intervention areas of the solar irrigation project to […]

News • March 4, 2022

A mobilization meeting Ahead of the Dakar World Water Forum

GGGI has signed a convention with the World Water Forum Executive Secretariat SEFME as a key partner in promoting this international event. As part of the mobilization of high-level partners, GGGI and SEFME colleagues organized a preparatory meeting on the participation of our organization in this forum. GGGI as the privileged advisor of the State […]

News • February 28, 2022

Nueva convocatoria Greenpreneurs Colombia 2022

En el marco de la segunda fase del Programa de Crecimiento Verde con el Noruega, y con el objetivo de fomentar los emprendimientos verdes como alternativas de desarrollo sostenible e incluyente en las zonas de alta deforestación, GGGI, en alianza con Innpactia, pone a disposición el programa Greenpreneurs Colombia. Este programa busca brindarles a emprendedores […]

News • February 28, 2022

Call for Applications! Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Accelerator: Interest-free Loan Programme

Applications are now open for the Eastern Caribbean Greenpreneurs Interest-Free Loan Programme. The interest-free loan facility will be a feature of the Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative’s Accelerator Programme. The goal of the accelerator programme is to contribute to the growth of green business resulting in the creation of green jobs and improved livelihoods for […]

News • February 28, 2022

CLOSING WORKSHOP TO PRESENT PROJECT RESULTS ON “EMPOWERING LOCAL NON-STATE ACTORS AND VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES FOR CLIMATE ACTION AND RESILIENCE” IN COTE D’IVOIRE

On February 17th 2022 was held the closing workshop of the project on “Empowering local non-state actors and vulnerable communities for climate action and resilience”, funded by Open Society Initiative for West Africa Foundation (OSIWA) and implemented by GGGI. This project was launched on March 4th 2021 and aimed to increase the empowerment of civil […]

News • February 22, 2022

Convocatoria MAPBIO 2.0 de GGGI, Minciencias e iNNpulsa para acelerar proyectos de bioeconomía

En el marco del programa UK PACT (Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions, o Alianza para Transiciones Climáticas Aceleradas), GGGI, Minciencias e iNNpulsa ponen a disposición el Mecanismo de Aceleración de Proyectos de Bioeconomía – MAPBIO, ¡una oportunidad única de avanzar para al siguiente nivel de tu proyecto de bioeconomía! MAPBIO tiene el objetivo de apoyar técnicamente […]

News • February 9, 2022

Green Growth as a Driver for an Environmentally Sustainable and Socially Inclusive Recovery at National and Subnational Levels

January 25, 2022 – GGGI Principal Researcher/Economist, Dr Stelios Grafakos, delivered a presentation in the International Mayors Forum 2022 to share insight on Green Growth as a Driver for an Environmentally Sustainable and Socially Inclusive Recovery at National and Subnational Levels. During the presentation, Dr Grafakos highlighted the work of GGGI and presented 6 key […]

News • February 3, 2022

Ivorian stakeholders debrief COP26 and discuss CoP27 perspectives

COTE D’IVOIRE; January 20, 2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in Côte d’Ivoire, in collaboration with Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), held a workshop on COP26 achievements and perspectives towards COP27. As part of the “Empowering Local Non-State Actors and vulnerable communities for climate action and resilience in Côte d’Ivoire” project […]

News • January 20, 2022

GGGI holds the Friends of GGGI Luncheon in Seoul

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; January 19, 2022 – Today, the Friends of GGGI 2022 luncheon event took place in Seoul, welcoming 43 members of the diplomatic corps in the Republic of Korea and ROK MOFA representatives to discuss progress made in 2021 and ambitions for the year ahead. President & Chair Mr. Ban Ki-moon shared […]