Overall Objective

GGGI supports the Moroccan government’s commitment to transition to a green economy, one of the pillars of the National Sustainable Development Strategy (NSDS).

GGGI is accompanying the NSDS, Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) implementation process, aimed at promoting a green, inclusive, integrated and sustainable development model at the sub- national level, in alignment with the advanced regionalization process adopted by the Kingdom of Morocco.

Its technical support focuses on the development of policies and incentives, identification and design of bankable projects, and assistance in mobilizing funding for their implementation. The origination, design and resource mobilization phases for the Country Program projects have been conducted by GGGI with financial support from the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Strategic Outcome Targets

GHG Reductions Target Setting in Progress
Green Jobs Target Setting in Progress
Sustainable Services Target Setting in Progress
Air Quality Target Setting in Progress
Ecosystem Services Target Setting in Progress
Enhanced Adaptation to Climate Change Target Setting in Progress

Themes

Contact
Nicole Perkins

Country Representative, Morocco

Resource Partner

Earmarked (UAE)

Government Counterpart

Ministry of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, Department of Environment

Ministry of Interior

Ministry of Transport, Equipment, Logistics and Water

Ministry of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests

 

Context

Support to the Ministry of Interior : Enhancing Access to Climate Finance in Morocco’s Regions

Support to subnational authorities to access green financing for the implementation of programs and bankable projects, through the:

1. Design and establishment of a multi-sector National Financing Vehicle (NFV) to help territories (regions, municipalities and communes) access green finance;

2. Design a Regional Pipeline Development Capacity Building Program for the Climate Change Competency Center (4C) so it can accompany the national and regional stakeholders in prioritizing and preparing a pipeline of bankable, sustainable and inclusive climate finance projects.

Support to the Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Environment, Department of Environment :

NDC Revision and Raising Ambition to enable Morocco to identify mitigation opportunities within the biomass sector and assess how to raise its ambition, in partnership with NDC-P Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP), and the Institute for Applied Material Flow Management (IfaS).

Support the structuring of the Organic Waste to Energy program, in partnership with the KliK Foundation of the Government of Switzerland.

Designing policy approaches under the Paris Agreement Article 6, in partnership with the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment.

Support in structuring the value chain of the used tire recycling sector, in partnership with the European Used Tire Recyclers Association (ETRA), and to develop the enabling conditions to implement a used tire material recovery ecosystem.

Support to the Ministry of Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water

Support in the transition to sustainable and inclusive low carbon mobility, through the:

1. Development of a CO2-based bonus-malus system for low carbon transport;

2. Redesign of the vehicle renewal and scrapping program in Morocco;

3. Strengthening of rural transport by developing public transport and/or shared mobility business models and associated financing packages;

4. Assistance with the transition from EURO 4 to EURO 6 vehicle emissions standards;

News

News • July 4, 2020

GGGI Morocco virtual launch event for the GCF Readiness project “Enhancing Access to Climate Finance in Morocco’s Regions”

Rabat, Morocco; June 24, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in close collaboration with the Department of Environment within the Ministry of Energy, Mining and Environment and the Ministry of Interior organized a virtual launch event for the GCF Readiness project “Enhancing Access to Climate Finance in Morocco’s Regions”. The objective of the […]

News • July 4, 2020

GGGI Morocco virtual launch event for the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP) MRV Development for the Biomass Sector in Morocco

Rabat, Morocco June 25 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Morocco organized the launch of the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP) – Morocco project, that aims to design a prototype MRV for the biomass sector and to develop a MRV for a biomass sub-sector. The project, which will take place over a period of […]

News • March 3, 2020

One-day Consultative Workshop in Morocco on Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

Rabat, Morocco February 11, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in close collaboration with the Department of Environment within the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment and with support from the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment organized a one-day consultation workshop on Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. The […]

News • December 30, 2019

GGGI supports the Moroccan Government to receive a grant from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to Enhance Access to Climate Finance in Morocco’s Regions

Rabat, Morocco, December 30, 2019 – The Green Climate Fund (GCF) Secretariat has approved the Readiness proposal for the Kingdom of Morocco for 400,242 USD, to enhance access to climate finance in Morocco’s regions, in accordance with the terms of the framework Readiness and Preparatory Support Grant Agreement between GCF and GGGI. GGGI, who provided […]

News • December 3, 2019

COP 25 Side Event – Access to Financial and Technical Support for NDC Implementation: Challenges and Innovative & Sustainable Solutions

On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, in Madrid, the Government of Morocco will hold the Access to Financial and Technical Support for NDC Implementation: Challenges and Innovative & Sustainable Solutions event on the sidelines of COP 25. The event aims to discuss the challenges and solutions related to technical and financial support of Nationally Determined Contributions […]

News • October 29, 2019

Inter-ministerial steering committee established for the GGGI Morocco program

24 October 2019 Rabat, Morocco. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Morocco team and the Department of Environment at the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment jointly organized the first inter-ministerial steering committee meeting for the GGGI Morocco program. The committee purpose is to provide strategic advice on the design and implementation of the program, […]

News • June 12, 2019

15 shortlisted participants of the Greenpreneurs 2019 program to take part in a global competition

June 12, Seoul, Republic of Korea – Out of more than 200 participants, 15 were shortlisted from GGGI’s Member countries and countries where GGGI has operations, including Cambodia, Colombia, Ethiopia, India, Jordan, Morocco, Nepal, the Philippines, Rwanda, Uganda, the UAE, and Vanuatu. This year, GGGI is pleased to have a variety of project ideas designed […]

News • December 20, 2018

GGGI promotes green growth during a workshop for engineering students on Sustainable Development Goals

Rabat, Morocco, December 20 – UNESCO, IAV Hassan II (Agronomic and Veterinary Institute Hassan II) and ANAFIDE (National Association for Land Improvement, Irrigation, Drainage and Environment) have co-organized a sensitization workshop on the challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for engineering students and young engineers, with emphasis placed on the SDGs related to water, […]

News • December 19, 2018

Workshop on the National greenhouse gas Inventory System (NIS-GHG)

December 19, Rabat, Morocco – Abdelmajid Bennis, GGGI’s Morocco Program Officer represented the GGGI Morocco team in a workshop organized by the Secretary of State in charge of Sustainable Development in collaboration with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). The workshop convened representatives from various sectors, as well as experts from international organizations. This ambitious […]

Projects

Project
Project Reference Profiles – Global(GIS03) Article 6 Sectoral Approach and Enabling Environment
Start Date Q1 July 1 2019
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 600,033
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Sustainable Energy
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Project
Thematic Areas
Countries
Morocco green cities and territories development
Start Date Q4 2017
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 824,000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
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Reports

Achieving Green Growth and Climate Action Post-COVID-19 Caribbean  • cote d'ivoire  • Cambodia  • Colombia  • Fiji
Report
Achieving Green Growth and Climate Action Post-COVID-19

Caribbean  • cote d'ivoire  • Cambodia  • Colombia  • Fiji  • Jordan  • Kiribati  • Lao PDR  • Mongolia  • Mozambique  • Nepal  • Rwanda  • Senegal  • United Arab Emirates  • Viet Nam  • UAE  • Guyana  • Hungary  • Green Cities  • Ethiopia  • Morocco  • Peru  • Uganda  • Burkina Faso  • Tonga  • Sustainable Landscapes  • Indonesia  • Mexico  • Sustainable Energy  • Thailand  • Cross Cutting  • Vanuatu

Green Growth in Action: Achieving Green Energy Transformation Cambodia  • Fiji  • India  • Mongolia  • Mozambique
Report
Green Growth in Action: Achieving Green Energy Transformation

Cambodia  • Fiji  • India  • Mongolia  • Mozambique  • Rwanda  • Senegal  • Viet Nam  • Guyana  • Papua New Guinea  • Ethiopia  • Morocco  • Uganda  • Burkina Faso  • Indonesia  • Mexico  • Sustainable Energy  • Thailand  • Vanuatu

GGGI In-Country Staff

Nicole Perkins

Country Representative, Morocco