News

News • April 14, 2021

[Upcoming Event]: High-Level Business Round Table – What does net zero by 2050 mean for businesses?

Time/Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021 / 14:00 KST | Hybrid (Online & In-person) Location: GGGI Seoul HQ (3F Jeongdong Building) In time for the Leader’s Climate Summit on Earth Day, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the US Embassy Seoul will organize a High-Level Business Round Table on April 22, with Mr. Ban Ki-moon, […]

News • April 13, 2021

Training Workshop: Climate project development and Green climate fund Access requirements

Ouagadougou, April 2, 6-9, 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the National Designated Authority (NDA), organized a training workshop on climate project preparation and management in the framework of the Readiness program entitled “Support for Accreditation of Direct Access Entities, Pipeline Development and Private Sector Mobilization in Burkina Faso”. The workshop, […]

News • April 13, 2021

The Climate Smart Agriculture Project is launched in the Senegal River Valley

Following an agreement to support 4 projects on climate resilience and COVID recovery in the Pacific, East Caribbean, and West Africa regions, the climate smart agriculture project in the Senegal River Valley was officially launched. “We’ll introduce climate smart agriculture practices that enhance productivity and resilience for rice farming,” shared GGGI Representative Romain BRILLIE, during […]

News • April 13, 2021

The NDC Hub launches 10-year Strategy for Climate Action in the Pacific

Suva, Fiji – Chair of the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS), and Fijian Prime Minister, Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, officially launched the Strategy 2030 of the Regional Pacific NDC Hub on April 8, 2021. This long-term Strategy is the blueprint for Pacific climate action through its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and is a product […]

News • April 10, 2021

Citywide inclusive sanitation through climate resilience and green growth – CWIS has been selected to be certified on the road to Dakar 2022

The EVENT The 9th edition of the World Water Forum will be held in Dakar on March 22 – 26, 2022, with a new approach to focus on action for water. The event aims to ultimately create coherence with SDGs and directly contribute to the 2030 agenda. This edition of the forum will focus on […]

News • April 10, 2021

Makerere University Commences implementation of Output 1.4 of Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization Project with selecting the Research Themes

On April 8, 2021, Makerere University College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) held a full day workshop at the university’s conference center to establish a research team and select themes for research. The meeting was attended by 22 university researchers and professors as well as representatives from the GGGI. The research topics are […]

News • April 10, 2021

Launching Event of the Long-Term Low Emissions Development Strategy (LT-LEDS) for Ethiopia project

On March 11, 2021, the French Development Agency (AFD), the Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission of Ethiopia (EFCCC) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held a launch event for the Long-Term Low Emissions Development Strategy (LT-LEDS) project at the Embassy of France, Addis Ababa. Ethiopia is taking concrete action to better manage adverse […]

News • April 10, 2021

Training Opportunity Call for Applications: StartUp* Course 2021 under UGEFA for Entrepreneurs

Are you an entrepreneur? Do you have a business or are you interested in starting your own? Courses at Entrepreneurship Institute of Africa (EIA) are the perfect fit! EIA is inviting applications for the StartUp Course – May Cohort 2021, a business fundamental course that supports early-stage entrepreneurs through the stages of business conceptualization, design, […]

News • April 1, 2021

Going green: Volkswagen Rwanda unveils new motor charging station

Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda on Tuesday, March 30, unveiled a new charging station, thanks to a partnership between the company, Siemens and Radisson Blue Hotel. The new facility is located at Kigali Convention Centre and becomes the second of the kind after the one established in Kigali Special Economic Zone. According to Serge Kamuhinda, the […]

News • March 30, 2021

The Promise of Green Growth: A Pathway to Prosperity while achieving National and Global Ambitions

March 25, 2021, Public lecture, Centre for Sustainability, Equality and Climate Action and the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social work at Queen’s University Belfast Dr Stelios Grafakos, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

News • March 30, 2021

Presentation on the Promise of Green Growth: A Pathway to Prosperity while Achieving National and Global Ambitions

Thursday, March 25, 2021 —Dr. Stelios Grafakos, Principal Economist of GGGI’s Climate Action and Inclusive Development Unit, delivered a virtual public lecture on the “Promise of Green Growth,” organized by the Centre for Sustainability, Equality, and Climate Action (SECA) of the Queens University Belfast. Dr. Stelios highlighted that implementing a green recovery for climate action […]

News • March 29, 2021

GGGI signs an MoU with Uzbekistan to support the country’s transition to a green growth pathway

Thursday, March 25, 2021 — On 25 March, the Republic of Uzbekistan officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) to formalize their partnership and the commencement of the GGGI Country Program in 2021. Due to COVID-19, the signing took place virtually with the Chairman of the State Committee […]

News • March 29, 2021

Accelerating P4G’s Partnerships and Indonesia’s Leadership in Green Growth and 2030 Global Goals

The Government of Indonesia continues to increase its commitment to address climate and sustainable development challenges. One of the efforts to overcome these challenges is by launching the first Green National Medium-Term Development Plan (RPJMN 2020-2024) in 2020 where Low Carbon Development and Climate Resilience is stated as one of the national priorities in line […]

News • March 29, 2021

Convocatoria del Programa de Asistencia Técnica para Proyectos de Electrificación Rural

En el marco del programa UK PACT (Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions, o Alianza para Transiciones Climáticas Aceleradas), GGGI pone a disposición el Programa de Asistencia Técnica para la Estructuración de Proyectos de Electrificación Rural, ¡una gran iniciativa para impulsar los proyectos de energía renovable liderados por el sector privado! Este programa tiene el objetivo […]

News • March 25, 2021

GGGI, the Government of Burkina Faso, and AFD sign trilateral agreement to accelerate climate-resilient transition of Burkina Faso through the development of LT-LEDS

Thursday, March 25, 2021 – Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Government of Burkina Faso, and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) signed a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate climate-resilient transition of Burkina Faso through the development of the Long–Term Low Emission Development Strategy (LT-LEDS). LT-LEDS in the Paris Agreement are […]

News • March 24, 2021

Convocatoria MAPBIO de GGGI y MinCiencias para acelerar proyectos de bioeconomía

En el marco del programa UK PACT (Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions, o Alianza para Transiciones Climáticas Aceleradas), GGGI y MinCiencias ponen a disposición el Mecanismo de Aceleración de Proyectos de Bioeconomía – MAPBIO, ¡una oportunidad única para avanzar al siguiente nivel tu proyecto de bioeconomía! MAPBIO tiene el objetivo de apoyar técnicamente la viabilización […]

News • March 23, 2021

GGGI All Staff Meeting 2021

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 – This week, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is holding a week-long All Staff Meeting, inviting staff from both the Seoul headquarters and country offices to take part in side events, sessions, and training workshops in hybrid format to exchange updates and share achievements across the organization. GGGI President & […]

News • March 23, 2021

Lao PDR Green Industry Policy/Market Preparation for Industrial Energy Efficiency Project Launch Ceremony & 1st Steering Committee Meeting

On March 16, 2021, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Lao PDR together with Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC) co-hosted a Project Launch Ceremony and 1st Project Steering Committee Meeting to kick-off the development of the Lao PDR Green Industry Policy in parallel with a GCF Readiness project, titled “Market preparation for industrial energy efficiency […]

News • March 23, 2021

GGGI will support Civil Society Climate Action and Resilience in Senegal

In partnership with Open Society Initiative for West Africa- OSIWA, GGGI launched the climate action and resilience project’s for the civil society and vulnerable communities in Senegal and Ivory Coast. The ceremony was held on March 18, 2021, chaired by the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development and the financing partner OSIWA, civil society representatives: […]

News • March 23, 2021

Project Launch Workshop: Empowering Local Non-State Actors and Vulnerable Communities for Climate Action and Resilience

On Thursday, March 04, 2021, the launching ceremony of the project Empowering Local Non-State Actors and Vulnerable Communities for Climate Action and Resilience in Senegal took place. The event was presided by the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MINEDD), co-presided by the representative of Civil Society Organization, and GGGI, represented by Dr. Malle Fofana. […]