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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 […]

News • January 11, 2022

Round-up: Morocco Monitoring committee event for the GCF Readiness Program” Resilient Recovery Rapid Readiness Support in the Kingdom of Morocco”

Rabat, Morocco December 14th 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in close collaboration with the Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development and key stakeholders organized the first monitoring committee meeting event for the inception of the GCF Readiness Program” Resilient Recovery Rapid Readiness Support in the Kingdom of Morocco”. The opening of […]

News • January 7, 2022

Launch Workshop of the Togo Readiness Program

Lome, Togo; October 21, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Resources (MERF) in Togo organized a workshop for the launching of the Togo readiness program. This readiness aims to enhancing Togo’s Direct Access to GCF and Support for the Development of Climate Finance Strategy.   The […]

News • December 27, 2021

GGGI Rwanda facilitates the Green Public Procurement (GPP) Guidelines Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop

Kigali, Rwanda GGGI facilitated in a two-day training of trainers including REMA staff and RPPA staff on Green public procurement. Public procurement accounts for an average of 12% of GDP in OECD countries and up to 30% in developing countries. Green public procurement would encourage the purchase of green products with environmental benefits of reducing […]

News • December 13, 2021

National awareness training on end of life Electric & Electronic Equipment (EEE) towards sustainable E-waste management

In Bugesera ,Rwanda on 2nd and 3rd Dec ,EnviroServe Rwanda in partnership with GGGI, and Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) conducted a 2 day training to train 100 staff from various public and private institutions generating e-waste countrywide. The targeted staff were Corporate Services/HR, Procurement, and IT from different public and private institutions (70) and […]

News • December 4, 2021

Uganda Launches the Green Industrial Database

The industrial sector in Uganda consists of construction, mining and quarrying, formal manufacturing, informal manufacturing, electricity supply, and water supply. In 2010/11, the construction sub-sector was the largest, followed by formal manufacturing, water supply, informal manufacturing, electricity supply and then mining and quarrying. In line with Uganda’s major objective to mainstream green growth in government […]

News • December 2, 2021

Selection of Climate-Smart Agriculture Practices in the Senegal River Valley

The Solar Irrigation Project for Climate Smart Agriculture in the Senegal River Valley is a partnership between the State of Qatar, through the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). It aims to contribute to the reduction of poverty and greenhouse gas emissions and to improve the livelihoods of rice […]

News • December 2, 2021

Touba Local Operators site visit to Plastic Recycling Units

As part of the plastic waste management component in the city of Touba, local operators recently trained on the development of a business plan for the creation of a plastic unit visited plastic recycling units in Senegal. The purpose of the visit was to allow local actors in Touba to see the plastic recycling industry […]

News • December 2, 2021

Senegal celebrates World Toilet Day 2021

As every year, Senegal celebrated World Toilet Day on November 19, 2021, with this year’s theme focusing on raising awareness of decision makers of the importance of proper toilet facilities, as sanitation is still underfunded in many part of the world. According to a joint report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, 4.5 […]

News • November 9, 2021

High level Meeting on the Cleaner Production and Climate Innovation Center (CPCIC)

Kigali, Rwanda ,the High Level Business Meeting on increasing industrial profitability and driving the Circular Economy agenda in Rwanda was lead by National Industrial Research & Development Agency (NIRDA) of Rwanda and Rwanda Cleaner Production and Climate Innovation Centre. supported by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Rwanda and Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA)  through […]

News • November 6, 2021

Highlights from bilateral meetings at COP26

On the sidelines of COP26 in Glasgow, GGGI representatives, including Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman. and Director of the Office of the Director-General (ODG), Dr. Mahamadou Tounkara, held a series of bilateral meetings with GGGI Members and partners to identify further areas of potential cooperation and provide updates on recent project achievement. Colombia H.E. Diego Mesa […]

News • November 5, 2021

Annual Steering Committee Project Meeting for CSA-SRV in Senegal

November 02, 2021 – The Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Equipment, holding the chair of the Climate Smart Agriculture in Senegal River Valley Project funded by Qatar Fund for Development, gathered its members for the Annual Steering Committee Meeting. In Senegal, the development of rice production is one of the main pillars of public policy, […]

News • October 16, 2021

DAPA Project Phase II Launched – Designing Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

September 30, 2021 – As a part of the implementation of the Designing Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement DAPA project, GGGI Senegal held a kick-off meeting to officially mark the beginning of the second stage of the program. The meeting was chaired by the Director of Environment & Classified Establishments on […]

News • October 4, 2021

Côte d’Ivoire holds national forum of civil society actors on climate change ahead of COP26 in Glasgow

A few weeks before COP26, it is important to take stock of the preparations and equip the key actors to advocate for more ambitious climate action during the upcoming COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow. On September 30 in Abidjan, the Global Green Growth Institute and the Open Society Initiative For West Africa (OSIWA), in […]

News • September 10, 2021


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News • August 19, 2021

Morocco Steering Committee Event for the OWtE program “Organic Waste Energy Recovery Program in Morocco – OWtE”

Rabat, Morocco; August 6, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in close collaboration with the Ministry of Energy, Mining and Environment-Department of Energy and key stakeholders, organized the 3rd steering committee meeting event for the “Organic Waste Energy Recovery Program in Morocco – OWtE”. The agenda of the meeting was to present an […]

News • July 20, 2021

Virtual Future of Mobility Industry Round Table Brings Together Global Mobility Experts to Discuss Sustainability and Innovation

On Thursday, July 15, 2021, the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) in Korea and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-hosted a special industry roundtable discussing the Future of Mobility and the role that sustainability concerns are playing in driving innovation within various mobility sectors. The roundtable, titled ‘The Future of Mobility,’ was originally intended […]

News • July 20, 2021

Senegal Civil Society Organization Training on Climate Change and Diplomacy

DAKAR, Senegal; July 13-15, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Open Society for West Africa (OSIWA), GGGI’s funding partner for the Non-State Actors and Vulnerable Communities for Climate Action project, co-organized a capacity building workshop on climate change and diplomacy. Various civil society organizations in Senegal successively attended the […]

News • July 6, 2021

KOICA подписывает Грантовое Соглашение с GGGI на реализацию проекта стоимостью 5,6 млн долларов в поддержку экологического восстановления в регионе Аральского моря

2 июля, 2021; Ташкент – 2 июля 2021 года Корейское агентство по международному сотрудничеству (KOICA) и Глобальный институт зеленого роста (GGGI) подписали соглашение о реализации «Зеленое восстановление для региона Приаралья для преодоления последствий кризиса Аральского моря». Этот проект имеет бюджет 5,6 млн. долларов США и будет реализован с 1 июля 2021 года по 30 июня […]

News • June 30, 2021

Green Hydrogen: A Gamechanger to Achieve Net-Zero in Korea

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; June 29, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in partnership with the Australian Embassy to the Republic of Korea, co-hosted a hybrid event to discuss how Australia and other regional partners can support the Republic of Korea’s efforts to transition to green hydrogen. The event brought together experts from […]