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News • March 27, 2020

GGGI: GCF Portfolio

Directing finance to where it is needed most Delivering inclusive growth while limiting climate change to 1.5°C will require the mobilization of finance at a historic scale. Over the next 15 years, it is estimated the world needs about USD 90 trillion in climate smart infrastructure – most of it in developing countries. Investing in […]

News • March 27, 2020

Kiribati Leads a Large Stakeholder Consultation to Prepare its NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plans

Betio, Tarawa, Kiribati – Kiribati’s Office of the President, in conjunction with the Regional Pacific NDC Hub through technical assistance from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) hosted its first national consultation workshop for the preparation of its NDC Implementation Roadmap, NDC investment plans and projects pipeline. The workshop was opened by the Deputy Secretary […]

News • March 26, 2020

Kick-off Workshop on GCF Readiness Project in Ivory Coast

On March 20, the Global Green Growth Institute and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MINEDD), under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness program, organized the kick-off workshop to discuss direct access, national climate strategy, private sector engagement to climate finance, and national GCF platform in Ivory Coast. The workshop was attended by participants […]

News • March 26, 2020

New Ireland Province – first island province in Papua New Guinea signs up for the Green Growth & Climate Resilient Project

On March 13, the New Ireland Provincial Government signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding with the Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) to promote programs, projects, and other joint activities in support of the climate resilient green growth in the province. New Ireland is the third province to […]

News • March 26, 2020

Tea and Talanoa Event Brings Together Fiji Greenpreneurs

Suva, Fiji – The Regional Pacific NDC Hub, recognizing the importance of the private sector in contributing to the achievements of countries’ commitments under the Paris Agreement – their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) – facilitated a talanoa networking and skills session for Greenpreneurs (green entrepreneurs) and business advisory services on 19 March 2020 in Suva, […]

News • March 14, 2020

Capacity Building Training on Project Development, Result based management, gender and safeguard

Adama, Ethiopia February 25 – The Global Green Growth Institute and the Ministry of Finance (MoF), under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness program, organized a training on project development, results-based management, gender and safeguard at Adama, Ethiopia from February 25-29. The training was attended by 30 experts working in the Federal and Regional Institutions […]

News • March 13, 2020

Kiribati Approves Long-Term, National Agriculture Strategy

TARAWA, KIRIBATI – March 13, 2020- The Cabinet of the Kiribati Government today endorsed the Kiribati Agriculture Strategy (KAS 2020-2030) as a long-term national plan for the agriculture sector. The KAS aims to help achieve the goals of the Kiribati 20-Year Vision by developing a climate-resilient agriculture sector that enhances production, productivity, livelihoods, jobs, food […]

News • March 13, 2020

Indonesia’s P4G National Platform Launch: A Decade of Partnership

The launch of Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals (P4G) National Platform in Indonesia was held on February 24, 2020, in Soegijanto Soegijoko room, the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas). Mr. Suharso Monoarfa, Minister of National Development Planning, gave opening remarks and officially launched P4G National Platform, while being accompanied by Danish […]

News • March 12, 2020

European Chamber of Commerce in Korea joins the Campaign for Blue Skies & NetZero 2050 in the Republic of Korea!

The European Chamber of Commerce in Korea joins the Campaign for #BlueSkies & #NetZero 2050 in the Republic of #Korea to demonstrate support for the government to announce a #netzero #emissions target by 2050. #airpollution #climatecrises #climateaction 👉 https://t.co/hKBZs0pqf8 pic.twitter.com/rxmgTnYdy6 — GGGI (@gggi_hq) March 10, 2020 March 9, Seoul – The European Chamber of Commerce […]

News • March 12, 2020

An ambitious year for climate is a big year for women’s empowerment

Comment: While gender equality and women’s empowerment are goals, they are also essential enablers of climate action and development By Frank Rijsberman and Ingvild Solvang This year, the Paris Agreement’s effectiveness as a global response to the climate crisis is being tested as governments are preparing to submit more ambitious national targets for mitigation and adaptation. The combined ambitions of these targets should match the urgency to strengthening resilience and limiting the disastrous climate change impacts around the world.  The Paris Agreement aims to […]

News • March 10, 2020

Evaluation endorses GGGI’s approach to mobilize green investments with some helpful recommendations for further improvement

Seoul, Republic of Korea, March 10 2020 – GGGI’s Impact & Evaluation Unit (IEU), in collaboration with external green investment specialists from Finergreen Asia Pte. Ltd., recently completed and published an evaluation of GGGI’s Green Investment Services. Under GGGI’s Strategic Plan 2015-2020, one of three key priorities was to increase green investment flows in members […]

News • March 9, 2020

South-South Knowledge Exchange Program on Sustainable Solid Waste Management between Vientiane and Pune Municipal Cooperation

Pune, India, March 2-6 – A delegation of 13 officials from Vientiane, Lao PDR headed by Mr.  Bounchanh Keosithamma, Director General of Vientiane Capital Office for Management and Service (VCOMS), arrived in Pune, India to learn about award-winning practices in decentralized waste collection services and waste-to-resource initiatives by Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) in collaboration with […]

News • March 5, 2020

The Pacific NDC Hub supports the implementation of Tuvalu’s climate targets

February 25, Funafuti, Tuvalu – During the last Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu in 2019 a sign welcomed the Pacific leaders: “Before us we see the devastating effects of climate change on our children; sea level rising, land erosion, cyclone damage. Threats such as these are ever present for Pacific Island nations. Remember: “We must […]

News • March 4, 2020

Norwegian Parliament’s Visit to East Kalimantan

In support of forest governance towards sustainable landscape development in East Kalimantan, the Norwegian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense and the Ambassador of Norway to Indonesia visited East Kalimantan on January 23-24, 2020. In commemoration of 70 years of Indonesia-Norway diplomatic relations, this visit aimed to gain a better knowledge of Indonesia […]

News • March 3, 2020

One-day Consultative Workshop in Morocco on Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

Rabat, Morocco February 11, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in close collaboration with the Department of Environment within the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment and with support from the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment organized a one-day consultation workshop on Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. The […]

News • March 3, 2020

GGGI Supports Peru’s New Agroforestry Concessions System for Family Farmers to Reduce Deforestation in the Amazon

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has partnered with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the Peruvian Society for Environmental Law (SPDA) to support Peru’s efforts to reduce deforestation through an innovative approach that promotes sustainable agroforestry practices and secures land tenure of small farmers in the Amazon. Representatives from the Government of Norway, GGGI, […]

News • March 2, 2020

GGGI Supported a Study Tour to the UK on Solid Waste Management

LONDON, The United Kingdom, February 17, 2020 – The GGGI Cambodia team and the Waste & Resources Action Program (WRAP), supported the British Embassy in Phnom Penh, organized a study trip to the United Kingdom (UK) to learn about the UK’s waste management systems and technologies. Entrants in the study trip included eight Cambodian provincial […]

News • March 2, 2020

Success for the “Mobilizing Finance for Green Energy Projects” Initiative in Vanuatu

The “Mobilizing Finance for Green Energy Projects in Vanuatu” program, an initiative that was implemented by the Department of the Energy and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) from 2017 to 2019 has recently come to an end. The project produced several results, including mobilizing over USD 2 million in new funding leading to new […]

News • March 1, 2020

Workshop review and alignment of the National Environment Management Policy 2019 (NEMP) to the National Environment Act

The Ministry of Water and Environment of the Republic of Uganda in partnership with the GGGI Uganda office convened a workshop to review and align the National Environment Management Policy 2019 (NEMP) to the National Environment Act 2019 on February 26-27, 2020 at the Silver Springs Hotel Bugolobi, Kampala. The workshop was presided over by […]

News • February 27, 2020

Enga Province – the First Highlands Province in PNG Signs MOU for the Green Growth & Climate Resilient Project

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, February 25th, 2020 On February 25th, 2020, the Enga Province signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding with the Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) to promote programs, projects, and other joint activities in support of climate resilient green growth in Enga Province. Enga […]