News • April 17, 2023
Makerere University Inter-University Debate on Climate Change.
On the 25th of March 2023, Environmental Activism Week at Makerere University was launched supported by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with Centenary Bank, National Forestry Authority (NFA), Youth Go Green and Fair Ventures. The launch comprised a number of activities that included a panel discussion, tree planting and an inter-university debate. […]
News • March 29, 2023
GGGI Uganda holds Validation Workshop for the Solid Waste Management Strategy Diversion Centres in Greater Kampala
GGGI Uganda, under the European Union funded Greening of Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization project, hosted a validation workshop with key stakeholders from the government and within the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area (GKMA). This workshop aimed to validate and provide input to the feasibility study and master designs for the two waste diversion and transfer stations […]
News • February 13, 2023
Boosting Uganda’s Green Path to Industrialization.
GGGI Uganda under the European Union funded Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization project and organized a workshop on the 31st of January 2023. This workshop aimed at raising awareness about green industrial approaches and enabling the Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA) and the private sector to gain a deeper understanding of the nuggets embedded in […]
News • December 29, 2022
Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant Site Selection Finalized
Under the leadership of the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) and with financial support from KOICA, the “Strengthening Solid Waste and Faecal Sludge Management Capacity for Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area (GKMA)” project has reached a stage in which the steering committee has established and finalized consensus on the site selection for a Faecal Sludge […]
News • December 29, 2022
Stop Polluting our Cities!
Urbanization has been associated with increased pressure on cities worldwide. In Uganda, the high rate of urbanization has not resulted in improved living standards (better-paying jobs, infrastructure and services, clean and modern electricity and clean water). The increasing urbanization in Uganda’s cities has created a large mass of urban poor and accelerated climate change from […]
News • December 15, 2022
Capacity Enhancement of Ugandan Government Officials on Solid Waste and Faecal Sludge Management in the Republic of Korea
Through the project on “Strengthening Solid Waste and Faecal Sludge Management Capacity for Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area (GKMA)” funded by KOICA, under GGGI in partnership with the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE), different Ugandan Government officials from concerned policy and waste management government entities traveled to Korea for a one-week ‘Knowledge Exchange Program. GGGI […]
News • November 30, 2022
EIT Climate-KIC partners with Global Green Growth Institute to launch a Blue Economy Accelerator in the Pacific
SUVA, FIJI – 22 November 2022 – Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a partnership agreement today with EIT Climate-KIC, supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland (‘Irish Aid’), to deliver the Blue Economy ClimAccelerator program in the Pacific Islands. The five-month program will run from January to May 2023 and […]