GGGI Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System Fact Sheet

At a Glance

Publication Date January 2019
Format pdf
Country Rwanda
Thematic Areas Green Cities, Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes, Sustainable Energy, Cross Cutting

The building sector is a key economic driver. Green buildings offer an opportunity for GHG emissions reduction, job creation, resource (energy, water, materials) efficiency, improved productivity to building occupants, and decreased impact on the environment that will support the achievement of following GGGI’s strategic outcomes:
• Strategic Outcome 1: GHG emissions reduction
• Strategic Outcome 2: Creation of green jobs

Building and Construction is considered as one of the key pillars of green urbanization of the National Roadmap. The National Roadmap suggests the following actions for the building and construction sector:
• Promote the design of green buildings
• Build with local and sustainable construction materials
• Elaborate and implement a local green building certification