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News • September 30, 2020

GCF (NAP) National Adaptation Plan project on building flood resilience capacities in Rwanda

The National Adaptation Readiness and Preparatory Support for Building Flood Resilience Capacities in Rwanda approved in January 2020, building on current measures, strategies and policies, will coordinate different government agencies and targeted multi-stakeholders for effective flood and landslide planning and prevention in Rwanda’s most vulnerable zones. As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept through much of […]

News • September 30, 2020

Tonga’s Nationally Determined Contribution Review Report Launched at Tonga Climate Change Week

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) as an implementing partner of the Regional Pacific NDC Hub has successfully supported the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga to review its 2015 Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) and provide recommendations for the enhanced 2020 NDC. The Tonga Nationally Determined Contributions Review Report was officially launched on 25 […]

News • September 29, 2020

Initial Steps to Develop an FMU Business Plan in Central Kalimantan

On Tuesday, July 21, 2020, GGGI supporting the Forestry Office of Central Kalimantan Province held a Forest Management Unit (FMU) Business Plan Webinar featuring expert speakers Ir. Mintarjo Dwijomartono, Acting Director of Protected Forest Management Unit (KPHL), Directorate General of Watershed and Protected Forest Management (PDASHL) and Ir. Dody Dwinardy, M.M., Head of Sub-Directorate for […]

News • September 29, 2020

Validation Workshop on Methodologies for the Investment Analysis in Mangrove Ecosystems

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar; September 2, 2020 – GGGI organized a workshop on “Validation of Methodologies for the Investment Analysis in Mangrove Ecosystems in the Ayeyarwady Region” on September 2, at the Environmental Conservation Department in Nay Pyi Taw. The workshop was organized as part of the World Bank funded project on the Analysis of […]

News • September 29, 2020

National Validation Workshop of MRV rapid assessment in Burkina Faso

Under the aegis of Burkina-Faso’s Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change, the GGGI Burkina Faso Country Office organized a one-day workshop to present, discuss and validate the outcomes of the Rapid Assessment work. Started in April 2020, this work was effectively conducted by the MRV Project team with the support of two (2) […]

News • September 29, 2020

Pumps Solarization for Agriculture: Joint Mission GGGI, FONSIS, SAED in the valley down Senegal river

                                                                       September 21-23, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), FONSIS, & SAED went on a joint mission to local agricultural installations in rice-farming irrigated gardens in the valley located down the Senegal river. THE VISIT : Sites : In Dagana, 120 KM from Saint Louis and north of Senegal, a […]

News • September 28, 2020

Training Workshop on Green City Action Plan Development for Pakse City

Pakse City, Champasack Province, Lao PDR, Aug 31- Sep 01, 2020.  Pakse City, the Public Works and Transport Research Institute (PTRI) under the Ministry of Public Works and Transport together with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) jointly hosted a training workshop on Green City Action Plan Development for Pakse to provide capacity building on […]

News • September 25, 2020

IPR Conference 2020

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; September 23, 2020 – The European Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ECCK), the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the European Patent Office (EPO), and the Korea Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) co-hosted the IPR Conference 2020 on September 23, 2020. The event brought together experts from the public and the private sectors […]

News • September 25, 2020

UAE Held Awareness Workshop on Climate Risks and Opportunities for Insurance Sector

September 17, 2020 – The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE), UAE Insurance Authority (IA), and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a virtual awareness workshop to discuss climate-related opportunities and challenges for the insurance sector. Themed “Studying the Insurance Sector’s Opportunities and Risks in Light of Climate Change Challenges,” more than 50 […]

News • September 25, 2020

Kick-off event launches the EU-funded project “Switch Garment: Promotion of Sustainable Energy Practices in the Garment Sector in Cambodia”

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia; September 11, 2020 – Today, a kick-off event was held for the launch of the EU-funded project “Promotion of Sustainable Energy Practices in the Garment Sector in Cambodia”, or Switch Garment, at the headquarters of the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC). The project, which is funded by the EU SWITCH-Asia Grants […]

News • September 21, 2020

Market Study on BioCNG in Central & East Kalimantan

GGGI and Indonesia’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MoEMR) through the Directorate General of New, Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation held a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) titled Market Study on BioCNG Application in Central and East Kalimantan Provinces. Divided into two sessions, the FGD was conducted on Friday, August 14, 2020. The market study […]

News • September 18, 2020

Building National Capacity in Climate Project Preparation and Management in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, 15 September 2020, The Global Green Growth Institute Burkina Faso Country Office, in partnership with the Green Climate Fund Executive Secretariat in Burkina Faso hosted, in the framework of the Readiness Program ‘Support for Accreditation of Direct Access Entities, Pipeline Development and Private Sector Mobilization in Burkina Faso, two workshops aiming at strengthening national […]

News • September 17, 2020

Munhwa Future Report 2020

SEOUL, Republic of Korea – On September 3, GGGI President & Chair, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, and GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, took part in the Munhwa Future Report 2020. The event brought together environmental experts to discuss climate action post-COVID-19. GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, delivered a presentation on Green Deals: Greening COVID-19 Recovery & […]

News • September 16, 2020

Consultation Workshop on a GCF SAP concept note validation on “Climatic resilience and women empowering in Poro region in Côte d’Ivoire”.

On September 10th, the Global Green Growth Institute and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MINEDD) of Côte d’Ivoire, under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness program, organized a Consultation Workshop on a GCF SAP concept note validation on “Climatic resilience and women empowering in Poro region in Côte d’Ivoire” The objective of this […]

News • September 16, 2020

Côte d’Ivoire: National Climate Finance Strategy Validation Workshop

On September 8th, the Global Green Growth Institute and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MINEDD) of Côte d’Ivoire, under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness program, organized a validation workshop on the National Climate Finance Strategy. Recognizing the challenge of financing Côte d’Ivoire’s climate change mitigation and adaptation actions, the Government of Côte […]

News • September 15, 2020

Encouraging Private Sector’s Involvement in Indonesia’s Climate Adaptation Effort

The Fiscal Policy Agency (FPA), Ministry of Finance, as the National Designated Authority (NDA) for the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in Indonesia, has been developing a study on “Enabling Environment for Private Sector Engagement in Climate Change Adaptation Projects”. The draft results of the study were disseminated to stakeholders on Monday, July 13, 2020 in […]

News • September 14, 2020

GGGI holds first ever hybrid CRGG Stakeholders Consultation Workshops for the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea

Wabag, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea, 1-2 September 2020, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) delivered its Climate Resilient Green Growth (CRGG) assessment and consultation workshop on the provincial CRGG priorities under the guidance and leadership of the Enga Provincial Administration. With an aspiration to creating a climate-resilient and green growth pathway for its environment, people, […]

News • September 12, 2020

GGGI Senegal signs an MOU with World Water Forum Executive Secretary on the road to the 9th Edition In Dakar

The 9th World Water Forum will take place in Dakar from 22 to 27 March 2021. The ambition of Senegal and the World Water Council is to organize a different Forum, at the social, political and economic levels, a Forum that is a catalyst for action to accelerate universal access to water and sanitation, a Forum that […]

News • September 10, 2020

High-level virtual workshop on Enhancing Capacity of Ethiopia to Address Climate Change

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: August 24, 2020- The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-organized a virtual workshop on Enhancing Capacity of Ethiopia to Address Climate Change. The workshop was held virtually on August 24, 2020. GGGI co-organized the workshop in collaboration with the Environment, Forestry and Climate Change Commission (EFCCC) of Ethiopia, Korea International Cooperation Agency […]

News • September 9, 2020

Basic Presentation & Infographic Design Training for Bappenas & MoEMR

GGGI Indonesia in support of the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MoEMR) have conducted an online “Basic Presentation and Infographic Design Training using Canva”. The trainings used the same format but were conducted separately at each Ministry. A total of 35 participants from 8 directorates at […]