Global Practice

Climate Action and Inclusive Development (CAID)

GGGI supports Members and Partners in the development of an enabling policy environment for green growth transformations and climate action. Evidence-based analysis and broad stakeholder engagements at the hearth of national, subnational and sector level policies is key to ambitious target-setting, robust low-carbon and resilient development pathways, and socially inclusive outcomes. The organization houses world class technical expertise in Economic Modelling of Green Growth, which lays the foundation for analysis central to the development of enhanced Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), Long-term Low-Emission, Resilient Development Plans (LT-LEDS) and National Green Growth Plans, while highlighting socio-economic co-benefits such as GDP growth and employment. The GGGI Green Growth Index and Simulation Tool provide Members with a framework to test assumptions and policy solutions that best drive inclusive green growth transformations. Sector level GGGI experts in transport, waste, agriculture, forestry and energy promote front-of-the-line technological solutions, while GGGI’s team of MRV experts are focused on the development of systems for impact measurements. GGGI allocates 50% of its support to Least Developed Countries (LDCs), and through GGGI’s Climate Diplomacy work, GGGI is supporting LDC members on their engagements in UNFCCC processes. The COVID-19 Pandemic has brought on a sense of urgency for green growth and climate action, and prompted GGGI’s added focus on green recovery, particularly through decent, green jobs creation and smart green fiscal polices. Experience of GGGI Members and Partners show that effective green growth and climate action is not sustainably achieved without a deliberate focus on just transitions, poverty eradication, gender equality and social inclusion. GGGI experts in gender and social development provide support on how to maximize social co-benefits in climate action. Knowledge generation and dissemination is an accelerator of GGGI and Members’ work. GGGI is a partner of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform.

Projects

rw29
Countries
RW29- Assessment of Green City Kigali project and business delivery models
Start Date Q1
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 0
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Green Buildings and Industry
  • Carbon Pricing
  • Circular Economy
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RW21
Countries
RW21-E – Waste to Resources: Improving Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and Hazardous Waste Management in Rwanda
Start Date Q1
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 0
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Waste
  • Climate Resilient and Green Growth
  • Carbon Pricing
  • Circular Economy
  • Green Jobs
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CI05
Countries
CI05 NDC Partnership Economic Advisory Support
Start Date Q1 2021
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 163,676
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Gender and Inclusive Development
  • Climate Resilient and Green Growth
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SN14
Countries
SN14 Solar-Powered Irrigation for Climate-Smart Agriculture in the Senegal River Valley
Start Date Q1 January 2021
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 0
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes
  • Sustainable Energy
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RW22
Countries
RW22 Greening Rwanda’s Existing Public Building Stock
Start Date Q1 01-01-2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 169,528
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Cross Cutting
  • Green Buildings and Industry
  • Gender and Inclusive Development
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RW19
Countries
RW19 Strengthening, Prioritizing, and Investing in Non-Motorized Transport Infrastructure
Start Date Q1 01-01-2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 93,800
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Sustainable Energy
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RW17
Countries
RW17 GCF National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Readiness and Preparatory Support for Building Flood Resilience Capacities in Rwanda
Start Date Q1 03-01-2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 1,823,993
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes
  • Cross Cutting
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MM18
Countries
MM18 Analysis of Mangrove Ecosystem Services to the Ayeyarwady Region for the Myanmar Natural Capital Accounting Program in the Ayeyarwady Region
Start Date Q2 May 10 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 80,000
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes
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PG07
Countries
PG07 Climate-Resilient Green Growth Project
Start Date Q1 Feb 28 2019
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 4,415,152
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
  • Climate Resilient and Green Growth
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PG08
Thematic Areas
Countries
PG08 Climate Action Enhancement Package
Start Date Q1 Jan 01 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 399,803
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Countries
Project Reference Profiles – Kiribati(KI1) Kiribati – Green and Climate Resilient Island Development
Start Date Q1 Jan 1 2017
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 8,355
Status Active
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MX05
Countries
MX05 Scaling up policy and investment for gender inclusive, subnational green growth
Start Date Q1 Jan 1 2019
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 235,056
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Cross Cutting
  • Gender and Inclusive Development
  • Sustainable Transport
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PE05
Countries
PE05 Mitigating Deforestation in Peru through Land Use Formalization
Start Date Q1 Jan 1 2019
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 130,233
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes
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Thematic Areas
Project Reference Profiles – (SPRSI01) Nordic Development Fund Training Agreement
Start Date Q1 Aug 23 2019
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 10,835
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Thematic Areas
Countries
Project Reference Profiles – Uganda(UG18) Greening the National Development Plan (NDP) III
Start Date Q1 Aug 16 2019
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 31,296
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Thematic Areas
Countries
Implementation of the NDC
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 1,255,000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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News

News • October 12, 2021

Papua New Guinea launched its Enhanced NDC Roadmaps for AFOLU & Electricity Sectors, Implementation Plan (2021 – 30) and Regulation Plan (2021).

Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) AFOLU and Electricity Implementation Roadmaps 2021 along with NDC Implementation Plan (2021-2030) and Climate Change (Management) NDC Regulations (2021) were launched on 8 October 2021 at the Hilton Hotel, Port Moresby. Since PNG’s Enhanced NDC 2020 submission to the UNFCCC, PNG continued to develop these strategic documents which show PNG’s domestic […]

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 30, 2021

GGGI at COP26

The UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, will take place from 31 October to 12 November 2021 in Glasgow, UK. Join the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) as we join with Members and partners to share knowledge, lessons, and experiences on topics such as carbon […]

News • September 30, 2021

GGGI Rwanda announces the African Mobility Month Kinamba Junction Design Competition for 2021

Globally, the number of cars is projected to triple between now and 2050. Without disruptive action, transport emissions are expected to grow from 7.7 Gt to around 15 Gt by 2050. Green mobility – in combination with the incorporation of electric vehicles and increased use of public transport – is critical to enabling cities to […]

News • September 27, 2021

COTE D’IVOIRE CLIMATE BREAKFAST SESSION 4: COP26 issues and discussion topics

September 14, 2021 – GGGI Côte d’Ivoire organized the fourth Climate Breakfast Session on COP26 to discuss with CSOs the opportunities and practical points of participating in program work during CoP26.  This session is part of the project: “Empowering Local Non-State Actors and vulnerable communities for climate action and resilience in Côte d’Ivoire” funded by […]

News • September 23, 2021

Côte d’Ivoire 2021-2025 Country Planning Framework (CPF) stakeholders’ consultations

The Green Growth Program (GGP) in Côte d’Ivoire has entered its first phase for the 2021-2025 period. For this purpose, the Government in collaboration with the national office of GGGI is currently preparing the Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2021-2025. This CPF will serve as the strategic framework for GGGI actions for the next five years. […]

News • September 16, 2021

COTE D’IVOIRE: FORESTRY AND NATURE BASED SOLUTIONS POLICY BRIEF VALIDATION WORKSHOP

On Friday, September 10, 2021, GGGI Côte d’Ivoire held a validation workshop on Forestry and Nature Based Solutions (NBS) policy brief as part of the project: “Empowering Local Non-State Actors and Vulnerable Communities for Climate Action and Resilience in Côte d’Ivoire”. GGGI, in partnership with Open Society for West Africa (OSWA), provide support to strengthen […]

News • September 16, 2021

Negotiators from Burkina Faso have strengthened their capacities on climate mechanisms and international diplomacy

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; September 06-10, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD), organized a five-day training on climate mechanisms, international negotiation techniques, and climate diplomacy. As the national development policies and strategies are now informed by environmental and sustainable development […]

News • September 10, 2021

WORKSHOP ON THE MAINSTREAMING OF GREEN GROWTH INDICATORS IN PROJECTS SUBMITTED TO THE PUBLIC INVESTMENT PROGRAMMING (PIP)

On May 6, 2021, GGGI in Côte d’Ivoire, in accordance with the support requested by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, proceeded, in the presence of the Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Adama Coulibaly, to the launch of the technical assistance on the integration of green growth in programs and projects in Côte d’Ivoire. […]

News • September 8, 2021

COTE D’IVOIRE: AFOLU (Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use) and ENERGY Policy Briefs VALIDATION WORKSHOP

On Tuesday, August 31, 2021, GGGI Côte d’Ivoire held a validation workshop on AFOLU (Agriculture Forestry and Others Land Used) and Energy Policy briefs as part of the project: “Empowering Local Non-State Actors and Vulnerable Communities for Climate Action and Resilience in Côte d’Ivoire”. This validation workshop took place after consultation workshop and research activities done […]

News • September 8, 2021

Capacity Building (for) Government partners on Results-Based Management (RBM) for an effective MRV system implementation in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; September 1-2, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD) organized a training workshop on results-based management (RBM) and the Programmatic approach. This training come in the way of the adoption of the budget programs at the national level […]

News • August 30, 2021

Climate Villages Program Virtual Exhibition: Efforts and Commitments at the Grassroot-level

Raising community awareness on mitigation and adaptation at the grassroot-level to tackle various challenges posed by climate change have become all the more significant amidst the COVID-19 pandemic that have been on-going since early 2020. Some regions and grassroot-level communities in Indonesia have even begun such efforts before the pandemic struck, and it’s time for […]

News • August 30, 2021

CLIMATE BREAKFAST SESSION: on decryption of the IPCC report

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on Thursday, August 26, 2021, GGGI organized the second breakfast session on the latest IPCC report. This activity is part of the preparation of   COP 26 for civil society organization. The climate breakfast sessions aim to get CSOs, and other stakeholders informed about all activities around the CoP 26. This breakfast was […]

News • August 30, 2021

Rwanda launches new Project “Waste to Resources: Improving Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and Hazardous Waste Management in Rwanda”

24th August, Kigali , Rwanda. The Ministry of Environment, City of Kigali, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Global Green Growth Institute launched the “Waste to Resources” project in the City of Kigali in Rwanda. The project is led by the Ministry of Environment of the Government of Rwanda and funded by the Ministry of Environment, […]

News • August 16, 2021

Cote d’Ivoire Climate Breakfast Session: on the road to COP26

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, August 05, 2021 – GGGI launched a session on COP26 called “climate breakfast session: on the road to COP26” for civil society organizations (CSOs) under the partnership with Open Society Initiative for West Africa and the UK Embassy. The aim of the climate breakfast sessions was to get CSOs and other stakeholders […]

News • August 16, 2021

GGGI delivers a Capacity Strengthening Workshop on Mainstreaming Climate-Resilient Green Growth into Provincial Plans and Budgets, in Enga Province, Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Enga Province was the third pilot province to hold a capacity strengthening workshop on mainstreaming Climate Resilience and Green Growth (CRGG). Global Green Growth Institute delivered the workshop in Wabag under the leadership and guidance of the Enga Provincial Administration and Papua New Guinea’s Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA). The target audience for the […]

News • August 5, 2021

Sanitation and Climate Change: Assessing Resilience and Emissions (SCARE) project selected to be certified on the road to Dakar 2022

The 9th edition of the World Water Forum will be held in Dakar on March 22 – 26, 2022, with a new approach to focus on action for water. The event aims to ultimately create coherence with SDGs and directly contribute to the 2030 agenda. This edition of the forum will focus on four core […]

News • August 4, 2021

Rwanda government officials complete E-bus System Planning & Optimisation Program Training

As a trusted advisor, GGGI plays a neutral role in advocating for technology choices such as charging infrastructure, bus models, and more. GGGI Rwanda Sustainable Mobility Program supports the government of Rwanda to: • Provide strategic advice on the development of Rwanda’s e-mobility transition, specifically in the adoption of electric public buses • Support in […]

News • July 28, 2021

GGGI Burkina Faso Trained National Stakeholders on Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) in the frame of National MRV System Development

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – From July 12 to 16, 2021, GGGI in collaboration with the National Observatory for Sustainable Development (ONDD), a division within the Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD), organized a training workshop on Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems. This training aimed to build and consolidate the capacity […]

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 […]

GGGI Staff

Ingvild Solvang

Deputy Director and Head of Climate Action and Inclusive Development

Stelios Grafakos

Global LEDS and Principal Economist

Lilibeth Acosta

Principal Green Growth Specialist and Global Program Manager, Green Growth Performance Measurement (GGPM)

Bertha Wakisa Chiudza

Senior Officer, Climate Action and Inclusive Development division

Siddhartha Nauduri

Senior Analyst, GHGs Data Measurement and Verification for Transparent MRV

Jan Stelter

Senior Analyst, Green Growth Potential Assessment

Diana Alejandra Quezada Avila

Analyst, Global Climate Action

In Woo Jung

Senior Office, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP)

Yoo Lim Jeon

Senior Associate, Global MRV and NDC

Mariz Puyo

Global OED Associate

Simon Zabrocki

Analyst, Green Growth Performance Measurement

Julie Godin

Lead, Strengthening Green Growth and Climate Funds

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