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|
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
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 • 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
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
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
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 […]