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Green Growth Development

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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 • July 27, 2022

GGGI to support the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to establish a Transitional Climate Finance Unit in Uganda

Uganda – 26 August 2022. The Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development (MoFPED) of the Republic of Uganda working with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and the British High Commission in Kampala have commenced activities to establish a Climate Finance Unit (CFU) in MoFPED. Establishing […]

News • July 19, 2022

Uganda Building Codes Review Retreat to integrate Green Building requirements

In Africa, 75 percent of the buildings are yet to be constructed giving a chance to fix the wrongs in the built-up environment. A 3-day retreat from July 12 to 14, 2022 was organized to focus on how to improve the national building code to conform with the green building requirements. The technical retreat was […]

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 • June 20, 2022

Rwanda hosts the “Africa Regional Forum for Action – Inclusive & Active Mobility in a Changing Climate “

7-9 June 2022, Kigali , Rwanda. More than  120 participants convened in Kigali, Rwanda to discuss the role of active mobility and non-motorized transport in climate mitigation. The event had participants from several organisations such as Transaid ;City of Kisumu ; Bridges to Prosperity ; National Malaria Elimination Centre, Ministry of Health ;UN Habitat ; […]

News • June 7, 2022

Draft Gulu Physical Development Plan Handover

Gulu City, June 6, 2022 Gulu City has received the final draft of the Physical Development Plan. The plan has been developed under the greening Uganda’s urbanization and industrialization project, funded by the European union. The plan is a spatial expression of the social and economic environment or other policy, at National, regional, district, city  […]

News • May 3, 2022

Greening the New Bugesera Airport Validation Meeting

29 March 2022, Kigali, Rwanda: The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in collaboration with Aviation, Travel and Logistics (ATL) Holding Ltd, an entity affiliated to the Rwanda Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA) hosted a virtual validation meeting on the Greening of the new international airport in Bugesera. Participants that joined the virtual meeting were representatives from […]

News • April 28, 2022

Uganda Building committees in 5 Districts trained on Green Buildings

What are building committees? In 2013, the Building Control Act of Uganda established a building committee in each district and urban authority. The act also established the National Building Review Board (NBRB) to oversee the activities of the building committees. The building committee is responsible for issuing building permits after reviewing the building proposals submitted […]

News • April 21, 2022

GREEN COCKTAIL

  On March 25th, 2022, was held an exchange event which turned around the project “support for the establishment of a national financial vehicle focusing on buildings and ecological infrastructures, the development of a system of minimum compliance of ecological buildings and the application in direct access for Cote d’Ivoire”. The exchange meeting, called Green […]

News • March 24, 2022

Strengthening Solid Waste and Feacal Sludge Management Capacity of the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area Project – Phase 1

On 13th September 2021 KOICA and GGGI signed the project grant agreement to commence the implementation of the ‘Strengthening Solid Waste and Feacal Sludge Management Capacity of the Greater Kampala Metropolitan’ project phase 1. This phase starting from 2021 to 2023, will focus on development of strategies, implementation plans and technical designs for proposed interventions […]

News • March 21, 2022

Representatives of Ministries of Republic of Mozambique tour Rwanda on a 5 day Knowledge Exchange Visit

13-18 March 2022, Kigali , Rwanda. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a delivery partner of the GCF readiness project “Implementing the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) to Promote Low-Carbon Growth in Mozambique” that is being implemented for the Government of Mozambique (GoM). The project, implemented, together with the Ministry of Land and Environment through […]

News • March 21, 2022

GGGI organizes Waste to Resource Project Study Tour Training in Nairobi for Rwanda Officials

7-11 March 2022, Nairobi , Kenya .The Government of Rwanda vision is to transform the country into a knowledge-based economy, to reach upper middle-income status by 2035 and to become a high-income country by 2050. To align with such aspirations, there is an urgent need to move to more sustainable Solid Waste Management (SMW) which […]

News • March 21, 2022

GGGI, Government of Rwanda and UNEP Proposed area for Car Free Zone in Huye Secondary City

The Global Green Growth Institute’s (GGGI) is committed to supporting government of Rwanda achieve low-carbon development, the Rwanda country program has developed a visualization with Jan Kamensky of the redesign for the proposed car free zone in Huye. Car-free zones have recently been launched in the City of Kigali in the central business district renamed […]

News • February 21, 2022

GGGI hosts 2nd Technical Working Group on Waste to Resource Project

15 Feb 2022, Kigali Rwanda the Global Green Growth Institute hosted the second technical working group on Waste to Resource Project. With the aim  to update the members on the progress of implementation of the previous Technical Working Group’s recommendations, to review the capacity needs assessment for solid waste management preliminary study and  review the […]

News • February 18, 2022

GGGI Signs MoU with WRI on Green Growth Development in Ethiopia

      A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the World Resource Institute (WRI) on 10th February 2022. The primarily purpose of the MoU is to provide a general framework for cooperation and to facilitate collaboration between the two Parties to work together in supporting Ethiopia’s […]

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