Global Practice

Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA)

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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News

News • May 16, 2022

GGGI & BOAD COMMIT TO COOPERATE IN FAVOR OF BIODIVERSITY AND CLIMATE FINANCE IN WEST AFRICA

Abidjan, May 10, 2022. Ms. Helena McLeod, Deputy Director General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI and Mr. Ibrahima DIOUF, Special Advisor representing the President of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) and), signed a memorandum of understanding on the sidelines of the COP15 on desertification held in Côte d’Ivoire. This partnership framework will […]

News • May 6, 2022

GGGI at Cop15 on desertification

Cote d’Ivoire is hosting the Fifteen’s Conference of the parties (COP) from the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, a major conference to address the future of Land management, from May 9 to May 20. The main challenge around “Land. Life. Legacy: From Scarcity to Prosperity,” is a call to action to ensure that land, […]

News • March 25, 2022

Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy (UGGDS)

The Uganda Vision 2040 aspires to pursue economic development and socioeconomic transformation premised on the principles of a green economy such as equity, environment sustainability, resource efficiency, climate change adaptation and mitigation and inclusiveness. Accordingly, the National Planning Authority in partnership with the Climate Change Department of the Ministry of Water and Environment with financial […]

News • March 24, 2022

Director General’s agenda of hearings on the sidelines of Dakar World Water Forum 2022

Our Director General took part in the World Water Forum. 9th edition and first in Sub-Saharan Africa. On the fringes of his visit to Senegal, he visited the Senegal River Valley, a pilot site for the solarization of pumping stations for climate-smart agriculture, as well as rice mills supported by an energy audit and capacity […]

News • March 24, 2022

Strengthening technical capacity to design, install and maintain Solar Powered Irrigation Systems in Uganda

  Uganda is experiencing climate change and variability, which has resulted   increased frequency of droughts and long dry spells. Many farmers in the country rely on rainfed agriculture therefore the changing rainfall patterns has negatively affected food production as well as the food security and livelihoods of many smallholder farmers. This has compelled Government of […]

News • March 17, 2022

Senegal Minister of the Environment held meeting with the GGGI Senegal Country Representative

As is customary when a new Country Representatives take office, the Ministry of the Environment, as the entity endorsing our cooperation agreement with the State of Senegal, received the mission letter from GGGI to share the vision of our mandate. The Minister was delighted to receive GGGI’s new Senegal Country Representative and took the opportunity […]

News • March 17, 2022

Korean International Development Agency – KOICA welcomes GGGI Senegal Country Representative

The Country Director of the Korean Development Agency welcomed the GGGI Senegal Country Representative accompanied by the team in charge of the agriculture component in the Senegal River Valley. The meeting commenced with an overview presentation of the two organizations and their vision in the framework of their mandates in Senegal. KOICA is a governmental […]

News • March 9, 2022

Sustainable and Inclusive Rice value Chain workshop in Saint Louis

An inclusive forum on the rice value chain was organised by the Korean Embassy on Friday 04 March 2022 in Saint Louis. At the invitation of His Excellency Kim Ji Joon, our organization led by the resident representative Assana Alio participated in the session chaired by the governor of the region, the director of KOICA […]

News • March 4, 2022

A mobilization meeting Ahead of the Dakar World Water Forum

GGGI has signed a convention with the World Water Forum Executive Secretariat SEFME as a key partner in promoting this international event. As part of the mobilization of high-level partners, GGGI and SEFME colleagues organized a preparatory meeting on the participation of our organization in this forum. GGGI as the privileged advisor of the State […]

News • February 9, 2022

Country Representative Visited H.E Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Senegal

The GGGI Senegal Country Representative visited the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Senegal. His Excellency KIM Ji-Joon to further mark the quality of relations between GGGI and the Republic of Korea. With 6 months since he took his official position in Senegal, H.E. Ambassador shared his appreciation of Senegal with regard to the […]

News • February 3, 2022

Country Representative introductory visit in Senegal River Valley for projects under implementation

A delegation from the Senegal Country Office, led by the Resident Representative, made a contact visit to follow up on the implementation of projects underway in the Senegal River Valley. The project in collaboration with the Qatar Fund for Development on climate smart agriculture was reviewed. The project aims to introduce climate smart agriculture practices […]

News • January 25, 2022

Agricultural Bureau Pledges to Widely Promote Solar-powered Irrigation System

December 22, 2021; Adama, Ethiopia – The Agricultural Bureau of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State (SNNPRS) expressed its readiness to adopt and make a seamless transition to solar-powered irrigation systems (SIPS). The commitment was made during the two-day awareness raising workshop organized by GGGI Ethiopia on SPIS, Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA), and Ecosystem […]

News • January 11, 2022

Consultation workshop on an adaptation fund concept note on climate smart agriculture in cote d’ivoire

Fund for Agricultural Research and Advisory Service (FIRCA) of Côte d’Ivoire organized a Consultation Workshop on an Adaptation Fund concept note validation on “Strengthen the resilience of smallholder farmers to the effects of climate change through the adoption of proven innovative technologies and practices.” The objective of this event was to proceed with the consultation […]

News • December 27, 2021

GGGI Rwanda hosts the consultation workshop on the revised GGGI Rwanda Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2021-2025

GGGI Rwanda through one-on-one consultations revised and drafted the new GGGI Rwanda Country Planning Framework and presented the draft to key stakeholders and partners for input, feedback, and validation during  a consultation workshop held at Serena Hotel in Kigali , Rwanda. The workshop was an opportunity for the GGGI team to guide the endorsement by […]

News • December 20, 2021

 Greenpreneurs in Rwanda share knowledge and experience

On 14th Dec, in Kigali , Rwanda young entrepreneurs working in eco-friendly businesses in Rwanda came together to share knowledge on the country’s entrepreneurship ecosystem and opportunities to access investment, knowledge and skills. The workshop took place at Norrsken House in Kigali and brought together young green entrepreneurs and stakeholders, as well as representatives from […]

News • December 2, 2021

GGGI promotes uptake of solar powered irrigation systems (SPIS) for Zirobwe farmers

Thursday, November 18, 2021 – GGGI, as part of the implementation of the “Promoting solar powered irrigation project” in Uganda held a demonstration session to showcase different solar powered irrigation pumps to 200 smallholder farmers in Zirobwe, on the outskirts of Kampala. The project is a two-year intervention funded by the Government of Denmark and […]

News • November 24, 2021

GGGI Convenes Awareness Raising Workshop on Climate-Smart Agriculture, Solar Power Irrigation, and Ecosystem Services

Thursday, October 28, 2021- The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Ethiopia, with the collaboration of the Somali Region Bureau of Agriculture and Natural Resources, successfully conducted a training workshop on Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA), Solar Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS), and Ecosystem Services. The training workshop, which was held in Jigjiga town of the Somali Regional National […]

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