GGGWeek2018 Burkina Faso

Session held on Green Growth and the development of bankable projects: potential and challenges?

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, October 2 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Government of Burkina Faso held the Global Green Growth Week (GGGWeek2018) on October 2-4 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

The second session took place on Tuesday, October 2 in the afternoon and was on Green growth and the development of bankable projects: potential and challenges.

The opening ceremony was co-chaired by the Minister of Economy, Finance and Development, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of the Environment, and Mr. Mallé Fofana, GGGI’s Senior Officer. It was moderated by Malle Fofana as well.

This workshop brought together government agencies, national technicians from different organizations as well as international expertise to enhance the understanding of the main elements and practical tools for evaluating GHG emissions.

Moreover, the session offered room for experience exchange and the presentation of good practices. The session helped:

  • To clarify the term as it is used in the context of climate mitigation, by describing different types of MRV and how they differ from one another;
  • To clarify the parallels between MRV framework under the Convention and the enhanced transparency framework under the Paris Agreement;
  • To identify the key challenges and constraints in gathering requisite GHG data;
  • To share best practices and lessons learned to inform national technicians;
  • To reinforce the capacity of key stakeholders and technicians on MRV systems and tools.