Global Practice

Climate Action and Inclusive Development (CAID)

GGGI’s Climate Action and Inclusive Development (CAID) Global Program supports Members and Partners in the development of enabling environment policy 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 CAID Unit houses cross-cutting technical expertise in support of Members and Partner country programs linked to the GGGI Strategy 2030 Global Operational Priorities 2 & 5:

Global Operational Priorities 2 – Supporting GGGI Members in strengthening policy, planning, regulatory framework, and institutional capacity to achieve green growth outcomes

Global Operational Priories 5 – Accelerating progress of GGGI country programs in poverty eradication and gender equality through organizational operations

Projects

UG23-E1
Countries
UG23 Promoting Solar Powered Irrigation and Pumping in Uganda
Start Date Q1 October 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 800,000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Solar Energy
  • Climate-Smart Agriculture
  • Renewable Energy
  • Green Growth
  • Water and Sanitation
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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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UG22
Countries
UG22 NDC Partnership Economic Advisory Support
Start Date Q1 21st January 2021
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 190,000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Climate Resilient and Green Growth
  • Green Finance
  • Climate Finance
  • Green recovery
  • National Financing Vehicles
  • Green Growth
  • National Adaptation Planning (NAP)
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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 Complete
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 4, 2022

Fostering Green Investment: GGGI Holds an Investment and Infrastructure Planning Workshop

GGGI Uganda hosted a working session with political and technical city representatives from Arua, Gulu, Mbarara and Jinja to prioritize the infrastructure and investment proposals of these secondary cities. Attendees were joined by representatives from the National Planning Authority (NPA), Ministry of Local Government, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, the Private Sector Development […]

News • October 3, 2022

PNG 2022 National Climate Change Summit

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 3 October 2022 – A two-day National Climate Change Summit was successfully convened in Port Moresby on 11-12 September 2022, reaffirming Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) climate adaptation and mitigation priorities. PNG is the largest island state in the Pacific and is known for its rich natural resources’ endowment and biodiversity, […]

News • September 29, 2022

Launch of Renewable Energy and Green Economy Trainings for Remote Rural Communities in Solomon Islands

Honiara, Solomon Islands, September 2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Department of Energy under the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification (MMERE) will be conducting community level trainings in six selected rural communities of Guadalcanal and Central Province under its project titled “Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation […]

News • September 22, 2022

Capacity building workshop for SAED deleguates on Climate Smart Agriculture pratices

The training session was held over a period of three (03) days. It was carried out on the premises of the CIFA (Training Center for agricultural profesisons ). At the opening ceremony, the participants, facilitators and SAED beneficiaries were introduced.  The training sessions aimed to strengthen the climatic resilience of farmers, women and young people […]

News • August 30, 2022

GGGI and GET.invest Establish Collaboration to Support Investment into Renewable Energy in the Pacific Region

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and GET.invest have agreed to collaborate on supporting investment into renewable energy in the Pacific region via an exchange of letters on August 1st, 2022. GET.invest is a European programme that mobilizes investments in decentralized renewable energy, supported by the European Union, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Austria, and […]

News • August 30, 2022

Launching of renewable energy and green economy trainings for remote rural communities in Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) and the Central Provincial Administration (CPA), will be conducting community level trainings in five selected rural communities of Central Province under its project titled “Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation of Renewable […]

News • August 25, 2022

Uganda Launches her Green Economy Recovery Plan

Uganda’s economy is striving to emerge from the devastating impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, but prospects for growth have been undermined by increasing pressure on its natural resources. On August 10th, 2022, the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED), the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE), and the National Planning Authority (NPA) […]

News • August 25, 2022

Vanuatu, AFD and GGGI sign partnership to support low emissions, climate resilient development

09 August 2022 – Port Vila – Vanuatu’s Ministry of Climate Change (MCCA), the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) today recognized a recently signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support Vanuatu achieve net zero emissions by 2050, in a resilient, sustainable and equitable way. MCCA’s Director-General (DG) Esline […]

News • August 16, 2022

GGGI supports UNFCCC Training on Asian Least Developed Countries Access to Climate Finance

August 8-11, 2022, the UNFCCC in collaboration with UNESCAP under the auspices of the Needs-based Finance Project hosted a training on “Climate Finance mobilization and access to Least Developed Countries in Asia”. Governments of Bhutan, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Nepal and Timor-Leste were gathered with experts from Green Climate Fund (GCF), the Adaptation Fund and Global […]

News • August 5, 2022

Dialogue with private sector on green investment and climate finance in Senegal

The Agricultural Bank (LBA), the first Senegalese private commercial bank accredited to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for direct access, and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) hosted a high-level dialogue on mechanisms and opportunities for climate finance. “The dialogue took place on 16 and 17 June 2022  in Dakar, under the chairmanship of the […]

News • August 5, 2022

An advocacy campaign on the road to Dakar E-waste 2022 day

Stakeholders in the WEEE sector were received by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) for a morning session to work on a stakeholder memorandum as preliminaries to Dakar E-waste Day 2022 on october 14. This activity is part of the support provided to the structuring of the e-waste sector towards an integrated waste management system. […]

News • July 27, 2022

How GGGI is Supporting the Government of Rwanda to Beat Plastic Pollution

Annually, an estimated 400 million tons of plastic waste is produced  with only 9% recycled worldwide. Recycling rates in emerging and developing economies are even lower, with municipalities lacking the capacity, equipment, and investment necessary to sort, separate, and recycle plastic waste. Rwanda has emerged as a leader in the effort to curb plastic pollution, introducing a plastic bag ban in  2019 prohibiting the manufacturing, […]

News • July 27, 2022

KOICA signs a Grant Arrangement with GGGI to implement a $5.99M project to support Climate-Smart Agriculture in the Terai Flood Plain, Nepal.

On June 29, 2022, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed an agreement for implementation of the project “Building Climate Resilience and Reintegrating Economically Displaced Workers Through Climate Smart Agriculture in the Terai Flood Plain, Nepal.” The project has a budget of $5.99 million and will be implemented […]

News • July 22, 2022

MoU between German Sparkassenstiftung and GGGI Uzbekistan

We are happy to announce that on Monday, the 27th of June, the German Sparkassenstiftung (DSIK) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Green Entrepreneurial Education and Development of the Agribusiness Sector in the Republic of Uzbekistan with GGGI.  The MoU sets the foundation for future cooperation in the Aral Sea Region. The GGGI project “Green […]

News • July 22, 2022

Growing Agriculture Together: Launch of the 5-Year Agriculture Action Framework to the Kiribati Agriculture Strategy

Tarawa, Kiribati, July 20th , 2022 Recently, the Honorable Minister Ruateki Tekaiara of the Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development (MELAD), launched the 5-Year Agriculture Action Framework to the Kiribati Agriculture Strategy (KAS). With support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) of the government of New Zealand and coordinated by Global […]

News • July 19, 2022

Climate action, gender, equality and social inclusion awareness for agri-business development

Kampala –July 7, 2022 – GGGI Energy Expert Fredrick Barasa facilitated a one-week introductory training for the Agribusiness Development Centre (ADC) staff  on green growth, climate change action, gender, equality and social inclusion. The training aligns to the  increased demand for smarter approaches among technical teams to deliver socially and environmentally compliant interventions. The ADC  […]

News • July 13, 2022

Understanding of Mitigation Outcome Purchase Agreement under Article 6.2 training workshop

The Mitigation Outcome Purchase Agreement (MOPAs), should help relevant public institutions engaging in bilateral negotiations to improve the understanding of legal, institutional and technical concepts related to Article 6 in the context of cooperative approaches. This was the main objective of the training workshop held on july 06 in collaboration with the Direction of Environment […]

News • July 13, 2022

GGGI disseminates standard operating guidelines and manuals for Solar water pumping in Uganda.

Horticulture farming offers an opportunity for many smallholder farmers in Uganda to find a route out of poverty. However, climate change manifesting itself through increased occurrence of drought, seasonal variations and temperature increase has caused tremendous losses to these farmers due to their reliance on rainfed agriculture. Investment in irrigation has been proven as a […]

News • July 5, 2022

GGGI and Ministry of Environment host the 3rd Luxembourg Waste to Resource Project Thematic Working Group Meeting

14-17 June 2022, In Musanze Secondary City ,Kigali Rwanda the third thematic working group for waste to resource: improving municipal solid waste and hazardous waste management in Rwanda was convened in Musanze from 14 to 17 June 2022 at Fatima Hotel. This is a recurrent quarterly activity under the project where members of the technical […]

News • July 5, 2022

2022 GGGI Africa Regional Country Representatives Retreat: 27 June – 3 July

Theme: Mobilizing Green Investments to Africa The office of GGGI Senegal led by Assana Magagi-Alio, Country Representative and supported by Mamadou Konate, Country Program Lead have hosted the 2022 GGGI Africa Regional Retreat from 27 June to 3 July 2022 at the Novotel hotel in Dakar. The retreat brough together the leadership of the region, […]

CAID Workstreams

LT-LEDS and GREEN ECONOMIC MODEL

As part of its portfolio of work, GGGI provides technical and advisory support for countries who seek to adopt a long-term low emission development strategy (LT-LEDS). GGGI’s comprehensive approach helps take participating countries through the entire LT -LEDS process, from helping to develop and flesh out the initial vision of the strategy to the approval and eventual implementation of the plan, including monitoring and evaluation. Read more.

GREEN GROWTH INDEX and SIMULATION TOOL

The GGIndex and Simulation Tool provide Members with a framework to test assumptions and policy solutions that best drive inclusive green growth transformations. Through the GGIndex and Simulation Tool, GGGI aims to:
• Provide a composite index to measure, track, and communicate green growth performance
• Improve current knowledge on green growth and its drivers. The Simulation Tool provides an interactive learning experience and enhances users’ knowledge on green growth planning and strategy development
• Foster a data- and evidence-driven approach in identifying and developing strategies on green growth. The index and tool are linked to an evidence library, allowing users to have access to the data and empirical evidence underpinning the framework and simulations. 
Explore GGGI’s Green Growth Index and Simulation Tool.

 

 

 

GREEN RESILIENT RECOVERY

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. Read more.

CLIMATE DIPLOMACY

GGGI’s Climate Diplomacy program was launched in 2017 to support the Least Developed Countries (LDC) Group in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations, in response to a request by Ethiopia when they assumed the role of LDC Group Chair. The Climate Diplomacy program sits at the nexus between GGGI’s national level programming, which supports countries to implement the Paris Agreement Work Program, and the rule setting regime under the UNFCCC. At that locus, the program aims to support the most vulnerable GGGI member countries to build their climate diplomacy capacity through: technical assistance in the negotiations; capacity building for negotiating delegations; and a research portfolio to draw out lessons learned at the national level. Read more.

NDC ENHANCEMENT, MRV, and TRANSPARENCY

Measurement, reporting, and verification (MRV) systems bring consistency and enhance accuracy and transparency in reporting national and sectoral level emissions through standardized and optimized calculations that avoid double counting and promote quality management. Reliable, detailed GHG data generated from a systematic MRV process helps governments and policymakers formulate comprehensive sector or economy-wide policies by facilitating sustainable institutional arrangements and embracing enhanced transparency. Read more.

GREEN GROWTH KNOWLEDGE PARTNERSHIP (GGKP)

GGKP is a global network of experts and organizations dedicated to providing knowledge, guidance, data and tools to support a transition to an inclusive green economy.
The GGKP’s three knowledge platforms—Green Policy Platform, Green Industry Platform and Green Finance Platform—equip policymakers and advisers, small and medium-sized enterprises, and the financial
sector with quick and easy access to innovative research, toolkits, case studies, data sets and learning opportunities to help them make evidence-based decisions about how to green their operations. The platforms offer everything from global-scale assessments and highly specialized guidance notes, to the latest insights on green policy, business and finance. Explore GGKP.

GENDER and SOCIAL INCLUSION

GGGI experts in gender and social development provide support on how to maximize social co-benefits in climate action. Poverty eradication, gender equality and social inclusion are firmly embedded in the rights-based principle of “Leaving No One Behind” of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This commitment is clearly stated in the Paris Climate Agreement, GGGI’s Strategic Framework, and in line with GGGI Members and Partners’ development priorities. It is founded in human rights, but in recognition that Green Growth transformations and ambitious climate action would fall short without a deliberate and ambitious focus on how to simultaneously achieve a more equal and just world where both benefits and costs of green transitions are equitably distributed. Read the GGGI Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Strategy 2021-2025.

ADAPTATION AND RESILIENCE

 

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)

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

Nicholas Simon Taylor

Senior Officer, Green Cities Project Lead (GCF-MMR) Asia

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