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

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 • 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 […]

News • July 13, 2021

Civil Society Organization Training on Climate Change and Climate Diplomacy

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire; July 6-8, 2021 – GGGI organized a training session for civil society organizations on climate change in the line with CoP26 preparations from July 6 to 8, 2021. These training sessions were an opportunity for 62 CSOs from various backgrounds to strengthen their capacities on climate change and the process of climate […]

News • July 13, 2021

GGGI Burkina Faso trained national stakeholders on EX-ACT tool for Carbon balance quantification.

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – On June 28 to July 2, GGGI in collaboration with the Directorate of Green Economy and Climate Change (DGEVCC) within the Ministry of the Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change (MEEVCC) organized a training workshop on the EX-ACT tool (EX-Ante Carbon Balance Tool) developed by the FAO for the assessment of […]

News • July 6, 2021

“Promotion of the Solar Pump Irrigation System and Solar Mini Grids in Burkina Faso” Project Launching ceremony

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Government of Burkina Faso officially launched the Promotion of the solar pump irrigation system and solar mini grids in Burkina Faso project in Ouagadougou. This project is part of GGGI’s Solar Irrigation Global Program. Burkina Faso is beneficiary of this project with […]

News • July 1, 2021

Burkina Faso GCF – Readiness Program: national consultations on the direct access entity accreditation process and the Private Sector engagement.

Koudougou, Burkina Faso –  On June 17 -24, GGGI in collaboration with the Green Climate Fund National Designated Authority organized consultation to raise national stakeholders’ awareness on climate finance opportunities, facilitate the ownership of the accreditation process of direct access entities to the Green Climate Fund (GCF). These sessions were held within the framework of […]

News • June 28, 2021

COTE D’IVOIRE: CSO’s VALIDATION WORKSHOP ON TRAININGS NEED ASSESSMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE RELATED ISSUES

On Wednesday, June 23, 2021, the GGGI Côte d’Ivoire held a validation workshop on CSO need assessment for training 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 (OSIWA) provide support to strengthen the capacity of […]

News • June 28, 2021

GGGI-KOICA embark on capacity development training for agriculture value chain stakeholders in Oriental Mindoro

25 June 2021, Oriental Mindoro GGGI and KOICA kicked-off on 1 June 2021 the first in a series of capacity development activities on climate-resilient, inclusive, and green agriculture value chain. for agri-cooperatives and local government officials in Oriental Mindoro. The phase 1 onsite pieces of training are scheduled to be held in the municipalities of […]

News • June 24, 2021

An awareness raising visit in Tivaouane to promote the drainage service call center

The communication and behavior change campain implementing partner EVE developped an awareness raising visit in 3 selected neighbourhoods in the district of Tivaouane. The waste water component including in the waste water plastic waste and electronic electric waste in green secondaries cities through innovative business models for recycling and valorization project funded by the Government […]

News • June 22, 2021

Strengthening Burkina Faso national MRV system: Stakeholder’s capacity building on data collection, processing, and analysis with kobotoolbox and kobocollect.

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso- From June 14 to 18th, 2021, GGGI in collaboration with General Directorate of Green Economy and Climate Change (DGEVCC) within the Ministry of the Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change (MEEVCC), organized a training workshop on mobile data collection, processing and analysis with KoboToolbox platform and KoboCollect application. This training was held […]

News • June 9, 2021

Piloting the waste sorting in Touba as a side of the world environmental Day

Touba , the second urban area in Senegal and selected city in the wastewater, plastic waste and electric eletronic waste management project funded by the government of Grand-Duche of Luxemburg hosted the ceremony for lauchning the household waste sorting. As a side of the world environmntal day, GGGI in collaboration with his implementing partner for […]

News • June 8, 2021

Rwanda aims to have 20% of all buses transition to electric by 2030

7th June 2021 , Kigali , Rwanda. The Government of Rwanda has announced a prioritization of the transition to e-mobility for all vehicle types. In order to encourage the private sector to introduce different models of electric vehicles, the Rwanda Development Board initiated several incentives including a preferential corporate income tax rate of 15%, reduced electricity […]

News • June 8, 2021

World Environment Day : How GGGI is supporting Rwanda’s green growth strategy

5th June, Kigali , Rwanda. Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has joined Rwanda and the rest of the World to celebrate World Environment Day (WED) on May 5, under the theme “Ecosystem Restoration”. Okechukwu Daniel Ogbonnaya, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Country Representative Rwanda said that the theme aligns with GGGI’s Strategy 2030 that […]

News • June 8, 2021

GGGI Organizes Mapathon and Workshop on Non-Motorized Transport Infrastructure in Secondary City in Rwanda (Musanze)

3rd June , Musanze  Secondary City , Rwanda . GGGI Rwanda is currently implementing a project that is ongoing in three different countries. The United Nations Environment Programme is funding the “Strengthening, Prioritizing, and Investing in Non-Motorized Transport Infrastructure” project with UNDP in Zambia, WRI in Ethiopia, and GGGI in Rwanda. As part of the […]

News • June 7, 2021

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

New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, May 27 – GGGI delivered its second provincial capacity strengthening workshop on mainstreaming Climate Resilience and Green Growth (CRGG) in PNG for two days on May 26-27. The workshop was conducted in Kavieng for the New Ireland province under the leadership and guidance of the New Ireland Provincial Administration […]

News • May 22, 2021

Environmental journalists network trained on GGGI contribution in the Senegal NDC

A network of environmental journalists were invited by GGGI in collaboration with the ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development for a training workshop related to the Senegal Nationally Determined Contribution. AS a part of the roadmap for the NDC implemention program under Paris agreement  carried out by the Direction of the Environment, the seminar emphasised […]

News • May 20, 2021

Province of Bataan and GGGI Joining Forces to Introduce Electric Public Utility Vehicles

20 May 2021, Bataan, Philippines The Provincial Government of Bataan (PGB) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held on Monday a virtual kick-off consultation on a new partnership project to mainstream electric vehicles (EVs) into the public transportation sector in the province. Building on earlier successful collaborations, PGB invited GGGI to assess the feasibility […]

News • May 17, 2021

KICK-OFF WORKSHOP ON MAINSTREAMING GREEN GROWTH IN DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS IN COTE D’IVOIRE

On May, 6th, the Global Green Growth Institute and the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), organized the kick-off workshop on mainstreaming green growth in development projects and programs in Côte d’Ivoire. The objective of this workshop was to officially launch the GGGI’s technical support, and more specifically to Inform participants on activities and objectives; […]

News • May 16, 2021

E Co. Institute: Delivering GCF Concept Note Training In Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda ,16th May , 2021 What is the Green Climate Fund looking for when it comes to designing project concept notes? Over the last six weeks, E Co. has delivered training to participants in Rwanda with the aim of answering this question, including local government, NGOs, and private sector actors. The training was delivered […]

News • May 5, 2021

GGGI launched the Sanitation and Climate Change: Assessing Resilience and Emissions (SCARE) Project

Four (04) countries in Africa and Asia, including Senegal, are embedded in a research project on Sanitation and Climate Change: Assessing Resilience and Emissions (SCARE). The project is coordinated in Senegal by GGGI with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and a consortium of research institutions worldwide (Universities of Bristol, Leeds, University […]

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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