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News • May 16, 2022

GGGI supports Guyana in developing a National MRV System

Guyana – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), an international, intergovernmental organization, is working closely with the Government of Guyana and project partners to promote sustainable and low carbon development. On April 28th, 2022, a stakeholder briefing for the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness Project: “Development of Guyana’s National Climate Finance Strategy, MRV System and […]

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 12, 2022

Is Africa ready for green growth? New report assesses Gabon, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal and Tunisia

Abidjan, 11 May 2022 – A new report co-authored by the African Development Bank and the Global  Green Growth Institute, has found evidence of growing political commitment to green growth in Africa. The Africa Green Growth Readiness Assessment Report was launched on Wednesday during a side-event at the 15th  session of the Conference of the […]

News • May 9, 2022

Request for Expressions of Interest: Cambodian GHG mitigation activities looking to align with Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement

PROJECT BACKGROUND Headquartered in Seoul, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is an intergovernmental organization founded to support and promote a model of economic growth known as “green growth”, which targets key aspects of economic performance such as poverty reduction, job creation, social inclusion, and environmental sustainability. GGGI works with countries around the world, building […]

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 • May 6, 2022

GGGI hands over country planning framework to Sri Lanka Ministry of Environment

Colombo, Sri Lanka [28 April 2022]: During his recent visit to Sri Lanka, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Director-General Dr. Frank Rijsberman formally handed over the Sri Lanka Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2021-2025 to the Secretary of the Ministry of Environment; Dr. Anil Jasinghe, during a bilateral meeting held between the two institutions on 28 […]

News • May 3, 2022

Capacity Building of Burkina Faso MRV actors on the SPSS software for GHGI data analysis

The Global Green Growth Institute, in collaboration with the General Directorate of Green economy and climate change of Burkina Faso, organized a training workshop on the SPSS software for national actors involved in MRV system from 25th to 29th April 2022. SPSS is a fundamental tool for statistical analysis of quantitative and qualitative data throughout […]

News • May 3, 2022

Three provinces in Papua New Guinea (Enga, Milne Bay, and New Ireland) validate their provincial climate-resilient green growth plans

Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has been supporting Enga, Milne Bay, and New Ireland Provinces on their Climate-Resilient Green Growth (CRGG) journey since 2019 as pilots for the implementation of the CRGG Project funded by the Australian Government. The project essentially seeks to mainstream the development policies, plans, and budgets of provinces in PNG to […]

News • May 3, 2022

Launching of renewable energy and green economy trainings for remote rural communities in Fiji.

Suva, Fiji, 2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Climate Change and International Cooperation Division (CCICD) of the Ministry of Economy, will be conducting community level trainings in selected Fijian communities under its project titled “Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation of Renewable Energy Technologies for Rural Energy Access”. The […]

News • May 3, 2022

GCF Readiness and Preparatory Support Project -knowledge sharing and closure Workshop in Rwanda

29th April 2022, Kigali Rwanda, Global Green Growth Institute in collaboration with Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) hosted the GCF Readiness Preparatory Support Project Knowledge Sharing Workshop. With diverse audience that include NGO;s, GCF representatives, Rwanda Land Management Authority (RLMUA) , National Industrial Research and Development Agency  (NIRDA),  Cleaner Production and Climate Innovation Center (CPCIC), […]

News • May 3, 2022

Training Workshop on Sustainable Waste Management for Building Managers in Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda from 20-21st April , 2022 the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with COPED, a leading waste management company operating in Rwanda since 1999, conducted a two days’ workshop on Sustainable Waste Management and greening concept for building managers of hotels, commercial buildings and public office buildings. This workshop part of the […]

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 • May 3, 2022

Rwanda Plastic Waste Web Portal Launch

30th March, Kigali Rwanda the Global Green Growth Institute in collaboration with Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA), and Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)  and Save The Environment Initiative (SEI) officially launched the Plastic Waste Web portal , the hybrid event took place at the newly renovated Norrsken House. The event was attended by different […]

News • April 28, 2022

Capacity building of Burkina Faso actors on greenhouse gas inventories in industrial processes and energy sectors

From 11th – 13th April and 19th – 21st April 2022, the national institute of statistics and demography (INSD) in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute held training workshops on the methods used to elaborate greenhouse gas inventories (GHGI), specifically in the energy and industrial processes sectors. The workshops aimed to explain the methodology […]

News • April 28, 2022

GGGI Ethiopia Convenes Second NAP-GCF Steering Committee Meeting

GGGI Ethiopia  in collaboration with Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) held the NAP-GCF Readiness Project Second Steering Committee Meeting (SCM) at Dallol Hotel, Adama on March 31, 2022. On the meeting, 30 (5 female) SC members and other high government officials including H.E Dr. Getahun Garedew, Director General of EPA, H.E Mr. Kebede Yimam from Ethiopia […]

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 26, 2022

The basics of Article 6 shared with the national ecosystem

Article 6.4 of the Paris Climate Agreement to allow private companies to access this new market is being configured, a Senegalese official announced. The carbon market is a mechanism for trading greenhouse gas emission rights. It is one of the incentives provided for by the Kyoto Protocol to encourage states to reduce their emissions and […]

News • April 26, 2022

GGGI develops Sustainability Chapter for Fiji Building Code

    Suva, Fiji – 31 March 2022 – Stakeholders from government departments of Energy, Water and Buildings, as well as development partners and industry stakeholders, gathered today at an event to handover to the Government of Fiji the Sustainability Chapter developed by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). The Sustainability Chapter will support government’s ongoing […]

News • April 21, 2022

Ouagadougou: Training of trainers in climate-smart agriculture

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) with the financial support of the Kingdom of Denmark  organized from the 11th to 15th April 2022, a training on climate-smart agriculture at the Ministry of Environment, Energy, Water and Sanitation. About sixty technical advisors on agriculture, livestock, and the environment from Hauts-Bassins, Centre-Ouest, Nord and Centre regions strengthened […]

News • April 21, 2022

“Biomethane Current Affairs and Future Options in Supporting Green Energy Security of Thailand’’ Workshop and Site Visit

April 4-5, 2022; Bangkok, Thailand – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a workshop “Biomethane Current Affairs and Future Options in Supporting Green Energy Security of Thailand’’, which sets out to enhance understanding of key stakeholders in Thailand on the current status and future potential of BioCNG and related biomethane applications. This engaging event […]