Global Practice

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At the heart of the inclusive green growth agenda are benefits to people and communities. Ensuring that no one is left behind in the shift towards a green economy is a sustainable development challenge that requires deliberate strategy and action throughout all stages in policy, program and project development. GGGI’s Sustainability, Gender and Safeguards program brings together national green growth plans, thematic strategies and innovative finance in contribution to poverty reduction (SDG 1), gender equality (SDG 5), and reduced inequalities (SDG 10) and works together with partners to support shared metrics for a just transition to inclusive green growth.
GGGI has put in place strategies and policies to implement its commitment to international standards for environmental and social sustainability to ensure that potential risks to people and planet are identified and minimized, and that opportunities for positive impacts are maximized.

 

Tackling the structural root causes of poverty, gender inequalities and social exclusion requires bold leadership and multi-sectoral policy solutions. GGGI supports government partners to engage broad stakeholders to develop inclusive green growth policies, which take into account how green growth planning and implementation efforts impact men, women, boys and girls differently. Through GGGI’s four core thematic areas, it offers policy solutions that create green jobs and improved access to basic and sustainable services such as water, energy, urban infrastructure and natural capital. This, in combination with innovative financial instruments and vehicles that are designed to promote gender equality, poverty reduction and inclusion, GGGI aims to bring affordable and clean technology solutions that improve people’s livelihoods and the environment.

Projects

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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KH22
Thematic Areas
Countries
KH22 Generating Revenue for Financially Sustainable Sanitation and Waste Management in Kep
Start Date Q4 20201001
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 155,887
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
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KH16
Thematic Areas
Countries
KH16 Promotion of electric motorbike adoption for a sustainable transport sector
Start Date Q4 20201001
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 112,265
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
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KH08
Thematic Areas
Countries
KH08 Switch Garment: Promotion of Sustainable Energy Practices in the Garment Sector in Cambodia
Start Date Q2 20200513
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 2,193,110
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Energy
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RW26
Thematic Areas
Countries
RW26 Supporting Rwanda’s Green Economic Recovery: Urbanization through Affordable Housing and Climate Resilient Urban Settlements
Start Date Q1 01-01-2021
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 50,000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
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RW20
Thematic Areas
Countries
RW20 GCF Readiness Support to Capacitate Rwanda’s Sub-National Level Actors in Green Growth and Climate Resilience
Start Date Q1 05-07-2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 699,940
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Cross Cutting
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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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AE10
Thematic Areas
AE10 International Cooperation with Bahrain
Start Date Q1 01 MAR 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 600,000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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MX09
Countries
MX09 Accelerating Green Finance Flows Through the Strengthening of the Mexican National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV)
Start Date Q1 February 15, 2021
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 563,325
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
  • Gender and Inclusive Development
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AE07
Thematic Areas
AE07 National Framework for Action on Climate Change Adaptation
Start Date Q1 01 JAN 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 335,000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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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
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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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PH10
Thematic Areas
Countries
PH10 Bataan 50MW Solar Farm Project
Start Date Q1 Apr 15 2019
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 102,175
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Energy
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PG04
Thematic Areas
Countries
PG04 Greening 1000 telecommunication towers for Papua New Guinea – a fuel switch project
Start Date Q1 Jan 1 2019
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 28,504
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Energy
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Thematic Areas
Countries
Project Reference Profiles – Qatar(QA1) Qatar Green Growth Program—Scoping
Start Date Q1 Jan 2019
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 359,701
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Thematic Areas
Countries
Project Reference Profiles – Senegal(SN2) Green Secondary Cities Wastewater, Plastic Waste and WEEE Management: Innovative Business Model
Start Date Q1 Jan 1 2019
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 837,171
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
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Thematic Areas
Countries
Project Reference Profiles – Senegal(SN05) National Finance Vehicle in Senegal: The Renewable and Energy Efficiency Fund
Start Date Q1 May 1 2019
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 34,663
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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SN06
Countries
Project Reference Profiles – Senegal(SN06) Promoting city-wide inclusive sanitation through the Climate Resilience and Green Growth agenda
Start Date Q1 Mar 1 2019
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 309,053
Status Active
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News

News • February 21, 2021

GGGI and GIZ Partner to Increase Energy Efficiency and Access to Finance (including climate finance) for Rice Mills in the Senegal River Valley

In the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the agri-food sector represents one of the main pillars of the economy as it plays an important role in food security, employs around 55% of the population and contributes to about 30% of GDP per year. However, the sector faces many difficulties including the excessive use […]

News • February 21, 2021

Training Session of the GGGI’s Burkina Faso Steering Committee on Green Growth Concepts

Under the aegis of the Burkina-Faso’s Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change, the GGGI Burkina Faso Country Office organized a one-day training session, for the members of the Steering Committee. The main objective of this training session was to inform the members of the cooperative framework on keys Climate change green growth related […]

News • February 11, 2021

Third session of the Steering Committee on GGGI’s Burkina Faso program

The third session of the steering committee took place in Ouagadougou on February 11, 2021 at the Ramada Pearl Hotel. Chaired by M. Simeon Sawadogo minister of Environment Green Economy and Climate Change of the Republic of Burkina Faso, the meeting gathered representatives from different ministries. The main objective of the session was to present […]

News • February 2, 2021

GGGI inks an MoU with Makerere University to advance research and capacity development in Greening Urbanization

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Makerere University (MUK), the country’s oldest university, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on January 25, 2021 to establish a knowledge and engagement platform for building capacity for present and future leaders in greening urbanization. The MoU was signed by the Uganda Country representative of GGGI and the […]

News • February 2, 2021

GGGI signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Green Building Council Uganda

GGGI Uganda and the Green Building Council (GBC) signed an MOU on Cooperation for Green City Development under a project intended to Green Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization in four secondary cities. These are Arua, Gulu, Mbarara and Jinja, all of which have significant development challenges. In particular, the MoU seeks to support the incorporation of […]

News • February 2, 2021

Regular Session of the Steering Committee

January 26 – 27, 2021; Senegal – Acting in its capacity as permanent secretariat, GGGI Senegal convened stakeholders for the 2021 Regular Session of the Steering Committee on January 26 – 27, 2021. The edition was on virtual session due to restrictives measures related to the COVID 19 situation in Senegal. The Ministry of Environment […]

News • January 7, 2021

High-level inter-ministerial consultation brings Myanmar closer to agreement on revised NDC

Nay Pyi Taw, December 1, 2020; Having agreed on NDC targets, a final high-level inter-ministerial consultation was conducted on Dec. 1, 2020 in Nay Pyi Taw. Under the Paris Agreement, the Government of Myanmar submitted its Intended National Contributions (NDC) to the UNFCCC in 2017. In 2020, all countries around the world are updating prior […]

News • December 23, 2020

¡INSCRIPCIONES ABIERTAS! Facilidad de Asistencia Técnica para la Estructuración de Proyectos (PPTAF) – Segunda convocatoria

En el marco de la segunda fase del Programa de Crecimiento Verde con el Reino de Noruega y con el objetivo de movilizar recursos a proyectos que permitan un cambio en el paradigma, el control de la deforestación, el desarrollo social e inclusivo en las regiones, y que se alineen con las políticas a nivel […]

News • December 21, 2020

Workshop on the finalization of Burkina Faso’s NDC sectoral plans

Koubri, December from 15th to 17th 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with NDC Partnership and the Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change of Burkina Faso conducted under the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP) project a workshop to identify detailed activities for Burkina Faso’s NDC Sectoral Plans. The workshop was […]

News • December 15, 2020

Fiji holds Consultation on review of the National Energy Policy and development of its SDG 7 Roadmap

2nd December 2020 – Fiji’s Department of Energy (DoE), under the Ministry of Infrastructure and Meteorological Services, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), today organized a one-day “National Consultation Workshop on the Development of an SDG7 Roadmap for Fiji and the […]

News • December 8, 2020

COVIMA: the mobile app developed by MinAmbiente, GGGI and the Kingdom of Norway to tackle illegal timber trade in Colombia

Bogotá, December 7, 2020 – A new digital solution to support the control and surveillance of timber by state entities was officially launched in a virtual kick-off event with the Ministry Environment and Sustainable Development (MADS), the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), and Norway. As a commitment of the Colombian Environmental Information System (SIAC for […]

News • December 8, 2020

GGGI and the Kingdom of Norway support territorial entities in the southern Colombian Amazon to achieve environmental sustainability criteria and territorial resilience

Mocoa, December 7, 2020 – The Corporation for the Sustainable Development of the Southern Amazon (CORPOAMAZONIA) with support from the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MADS), the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), and the Royal Embassy of Norway, held the virtual event, The Environmental Component in Land Management and Planning Instruments of the Southern […]

News • December 7, 2020

World toilet Day celebration in Dakar

The Ministry of water and Sanitation in partnership with GGGI & Senegalese Normalization Association (SNA)organized the 2020 world toilet day in with the whole theme of ” Sustainable sanitation & Climate Change”. The ceremony was chaired by the general secretary of the water and sanitation Ministry with the presence of GGGI senegal country representative and […]

News • December 7, 2020

GGGI Rwanda Co-Organizes African Mobility Month

Globally, transport contributes to 16.2% of total GHG emissions. Overall, GHG emissions from the transport sector have doubled since 1970. The majority of these emissions come from road transport due to of petrol and diesel by cars, trucks, motorcycles, and buses. In Rwanda, transport accounts for 13% of all GHG emissions and is expected to […]

News • December 3, 2020

Papua New Guinea validates its enhanced NDC

Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) Enhanced 2020 National Determined Contributions (NDC) was presented to stakeholders during the validation workshop held at the Lamana Hotel on Friday 27th November. The validation workshop was coordinated through the Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) with support from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and NDC Partnership. High-level delegations from […]

News • December 2, 2020

Conclusion of Climate Change and MRV Training for Government Staff

Nay Pyi Taw, November 12, 2020 – Twenty-five (25) staff members from the Government of Myanmar (GoM) were awarded a training certificate in recognition of their participation in the Training Course on Monitoring, Reporting and Verification, and Climate Change. The Environmental Conservation Department (ECD) within MONREC is the national focal agency for the UNFCCC and, […]

News • December 2, 2020

Launch of Behavior Change Communications Campaign for Luxembourg project

The city of Tivaouane held a launching ceremony for the behavior change communications campaign of the Waste Water, Plastic Waste, Electric & Electronic Waste in Secondaries Cities Project. The event gathered all implementing partners and was chaired by the Senegal Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development. The event commenced with introductory remarks from the perfect […]

News • December 2, 2020

Conversation on bioeconomy as a mechanism to reactivate Colombia’s economy

Bogotá, December 1, 2020. GGGI Colombia’s Country Representative Carolina Jaramillo moderated a discussion on bioeconomy as a mechanism for economic reactivation for the 7th Climate Finance Event 2020, organized by Colombia’s National Planning Department. A dialogue was held on lessons learned in Bioeconomy from Colombia and the United Kingdom from the perspectives of the private […]

News • November 27, 2020

2nd Workshop on the engaging the private sector in building flood resilience capacities under the GCF NAP

26th November , Kamonyi district ,Southern Province, in Rwanda.  The Global Green Growth Institute and Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) co-organised the second GCF NAP workshop on engaging the private sector in building flood resilience capacities held in Kamonyi with stakeholders from the Kamonyi District office, Executive of Kamonyi , Rwanda Environment Management (REMA) ,Rwanda […]

News • November 25, 2020

GGGI and the Ministry of Finance of Ethiopia under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness programme organized two capacity building trainings

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Ministry of Finance (MoF), under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness programme, organized two capacity-building workshops in Adama, Ethiopia. The first workshop, GCF Fiduciary Standards, was held from October 19 to 21, 2020. The second workshop, Training on Green Climate Fund Concept note Development for CRGE Ministries, was […]

Reports

GGGI Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Strategy
Report
GGGI Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Strategy

Green Growth Simulation Tool Phase 1 – Concept, Methods and Applications Green Growth Index  • Index  • Simulation Tool  • Green Growth Simulation Tool  • Cross Cutting
Report
Green Growth Simulation Tool Phase 1 – Concept, Methods and Applications

Green Growth Index  • Index  • Simulation Tool  • Green Growth Simulation Tool  • Cross Cutting  • green growth

Reporte: “COVID-19 y crecimiento verde subnacional: Recomendaciones para enverdecer la recuperación en México” México  • Cross Cutting
Report
Reporte: “COVID-19 y crecimiento verde subnacional: Recomendaciones para enverdecer la recuperación en México”

México  • Cross Cutting

Assessment of feedback from regional expert consultations on the Green Growth Index (Phase 2) Technical Report  • flagship-publications  • Cross Cutting
Report
Assessment of feedback from regional expert consultations on the Green Growth Index (Phase 2)

Technical Report  • flagship-publications  • Cross Cutting

Assessment and Main Findings on the Green Growth Index flagship-publications  • Insight Briefs  • Cross Cutting
Report
Assessment and Main Findings on the Green Growth Index

flagship-publications  • Insight Briefs  • Cross Cutting

Assessment of complementarities between GGGI’s Green Growth Index and UNEP’s Green Economy Progress Index Cross Cutting
Report
Assessment of complementarities between GGGI’s Green Growth Index and UNEP’s Green Economy Progress Index

Cross Cutting

Green Growth Index 2020: Measuring performance in achieving SDG targets Caribbean  • Ecuador  • PNG  • Pacific  • Technical Report
Report
Green Growth Index 2020: Measuring performance in achieving SDG targets

Caribbean  • Ecuador  • PNG  • Pacific  • Technical Report  • Republic of Korea  • Denmark  • flagship-publications  • Cambodia  • Costa Rica  • Fiji  • India  • Jordan  • Kiribati  • Lao PDR  • Mongolia  • Mozambique  • Nepal  • Philippines  • Rwanda  • Senegal  • United Arab Emirates  • Viet Nam  • UAE  • Saint Lucia  • Guyana  • Papua New Guinea  • Hungary  • Ethiopia  • Morocco  • Myanmar  • Peru  • Uganda  • Burkina Faso  • Tonga  • Indonesia  • México  • Thailand  • Cross Cutting  • Vanuatu

The Status of Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Nationally Determined Contributions to Climate Actions in Myanmar Myanmar  • Cross Cutting
Report
The Status of Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Nationally Determined Contributions to Climate Actions in Myanmar

Myanmar  • Cross Cutting

The Promise of Green Growth: A Pathway to Prosperity while Achieving National and Global Ambitions Pacific  • Technical Report  • Republic of Korea  • flagship-publications  • Cambodia
Report
The Promise of Green Growth: A Pathway to Prosperity while Achieving National and Global Ambitions

Pacific  • Technical Report  • Republic of Korea  • flagship-publications  • Cambodia  • Colombia  • Fiji  • Jordan  • Lao PDR  • Mongolia  • Nepal  • Philippines  • Senegal  • Viet Nam  • Papua New Guinea  • Ethiopia  • Myanmar  • Peru  • Uganda  • Burkina Faso  • Qatar  • Indonesia  • México  • Cross Cutting  • Vanuatu

Myanmar Coastal Landscapes Restoration Concept Note Myanmar  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes
Report
Myanmar Coastal Landscapes Restoration Concept Note

Myanmar  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes

Review of existing MRV systems in Burkina Faso Burkina Faso  • Cross Cutting
Report
Review of existing MRV systems in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso  • Cross Cutting

Institutional Mapping of Burkina Faso’s MRV systems Burkina Faso  • Cross Cutting
Report
Institutional Mapping of Burkina Faso’s MRV systems

Burkina Faso  • Cross Cutting

Revue des systèmes de MRV existants au Burkina Faso Green Cities  • Burkina Faso  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting
Report
Revue des systèmes de MRV existants au Burkina Faso

Green Cities  • Burkina Faso  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting

La cartographie institutionnelle du domaine des systèmes de Mesurage, Rapportage et Vérification (MRV) du Burkina Faso Green Cities  • Burkina Faso  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting
Report
La cartographie institutionnelle du domaine des systèmes de Mesurage, Rapportage et Vérification (MRV) du Burkina Faso

Green Cities  • Burkina Faso  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting

Rapid Building Performance Assessment of Nyarugenge Pension Plaza Kigali, Rwanda Rwanda  • Green Cities  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting
Report
Rapid Building Performance Assessment of Nyarugenge Pension Plaza Kigali, Rwanda

Rwanda  • Green Cities  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting

Enabling Green Growth in Indonesia’s Peatlands Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes  • Indonesia  • Cross Cutting
Report
Enabling Green Growth in Indonesia’s Peatlands

Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes  • Indonesia  • Cross Cutting

GGGI’s services on supporting the development of LT-LEDS Caribbean  • Pacific  • Republic of Korea  • Fiji  • Ethiopia
Report
GGGI’s services on supporting the development of LT-LEDS

Caribbean  • Pacific  • Republic of Korea  • Fiji  • Ethiopia  • México  • Cross Cutting

Green Deals to Accelerate Climate Action Post-COVID-19 (Insight Brief No. 3) flagship-publications  • Insight Briefs  • Cross Cutting
Report
Green Deals to Accelerate Climate Action Post-COVID-19 (Insight Brief No. 3)

flagship-publications  • Insight Briefs  • Cross Cutting

Benchmarking des initiatives internationales de valorisation des déchets plastiques Senegal  • Green Cities
Report
Benchmarking des initiatives internationales de valorisation des déchets plastiques

Senegal  • Green Cities

Segunda Fase del Programa de Crecimiento Verde en Colombia, GGGI – Reino de Noruega Colombia  • Cross Cutting
Report
Segunda Fase del Programa de Crecimiento Verde en Colombia, GGGI – Reino de Noruega

Colombia  • Cross Cutting

GGGI Safeguard Staff

Phonesavanh Latmany

Cities and Climate Change Officer

Mamadou KONATE

Senior Advisor

Alé Badara SY

Project Coordinator

Christella J. INNACK

Monitoring and Evaluation Associate

Abdoulaye FAYE

Sanitation Specialist

Falilou CISSE

Communications Assistant

Benjamin Keni

Associate Country Programs Coordinator, Papua New Guinea

Badou Gilbert Yelemou

Senior Associate, Readiness program

Galine Yanon

Senior Officer MRV Project Coordinator

Semu Ketema Teffera

Senior Officer, Kiribati Program

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