Project Reference Profiles – (TL3) Green Growth Knowledge Partnership

At a Glance

Strategic Outcomes
Start Date Q1  Jan 1 2017
End Date q1 Dec 31 2021
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 259,112
Budget Percentage 80%
Actual Expenditure (USD) 206,358
Status Active
GGGI Share (USD) 259,11
Poverty and Gender Policy Markers poverty
Name of Client (Lead/Prime implementer if GGGI is part of a consortium)
Participating Organization (Funding/donor)
Name of consortium members, if any
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting

Project context, objectives and description

The Green Growth Knowledge Partnership (GGKP) is dedicated to advancing the green growth agenda around the world by offering practitioners and policymakers the policy guidance, good practices, tools, and data necessary to support the transition to a green economy. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has played a leading role in the GGKP’s development, including significant support for the GGKP secretariat in partnership with UNEP. The platform is led by a Steering Committee, including representatives from GGGI, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and the World Bank. Overall, the GGKP now includes more than 60 partner organizations from around the world. 

The GGKP features the largest collection of research papers and publications for a greener economy from leading institutions and experts, including almost 400 case studies from over 90 countries, almost 300 official national documents that outline plans, policies and programmes to advance inclusive green growth, over 100 commitments to action on green economy by more than 30 countries and organizations under the Pan-European Strategic Framework for Greening the economy, and country data for 20 green growth indicators that chart patterns and trends from 1960 to present day. In 2019, five webinars were held on topics of 1) Free policy Advisory Services, 2) Helping SMEs Develop Strong Climate Adaptation, 3) Measuring Fossil Fuel Subsidies, 4) Managing Metals and Minerals, and 5) Gender-Responsive Green Growth. Additionally, the GGKP 7th Annual Conference and a series of events and workshops further contributed to capacity building in green growth stakeholders and the public. 

Type of services provided, and results achieved

ImpactGGKP provides a global platform for GGGI to promote thought leadership, knowledge generation, management, and sharing, and knowledge partnerships 

Outcome: N/A 

Project Outputs completed in 2019: 

i. Green Growth Policies:N/A

ii. Green Investments:N/A

iii. Capacity Building and Knowledge Products:  

  • Total of 6 Capacity building activities including GGKP Webinars and GGKP 7th Annual Conference. 
  • Total of 3 knowledge products produced: GGKP Resource Library, Case Studies Database and Green National Documents Data base.  
  • Total of 314,413 visits to the GGKP Platform in 2019 
  • Total of 887 documents added to the GGKP library of green growth knowledge and resources in 2019 (5,448 to date). 

Number of staff provided

Project Manager:  Benjamin Smith 
Ingvild Solvang, Mariz Puyo, Susanne Pedersen 


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