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Burkina Faso

News • March 15, 2023

Strengthening resilience in Burkina Faso : KOICA and GGGI sign a partnership agreement

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 8th March 2023 – The Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a financing agreement on 8th March 2023 in Ouagadougou, to jointly strengthen the resilience and sustainable development of the Kaya-Dori axis in the Centre-Nord region of Burkina Faso. According to the Korean government’s the […]

News • February 28, 2023

D’un déclic sur l’entrepreneuriat vert à la création d’un groupement

Cent dix-neuf (119) représentantes des associations et coopératives de femmes transformatrices agroalimentaires ont pris conscience des pratiques non respectueuses de l’environnement sur toutes la chaîne de valeur de leurs produits. En plus, du manque de planification; d’approvisionnement et de gestion du personnel dans la durabilité et du besoin de promotion des produits, durant la formation […]

News • February 17, 2023

Validation of Burkina Faso’s Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategy (LT-LEDS)

“Burkina Faso is now one of the six African countries having its long-term low-carbon strategy as required by the Paris agreement,” said Dr. Augustin KABORE, Minister of the Environment, Water and Sanitation on December 16th, 2022, during the validation of the document named ‘2050 vision for low-carbon emission and climate resilient development’. This national document […]

News • November 21, 2022

Burkina Faso National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Coordination Mechanism Evaluation Workshop

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; November 2nd -3rd, 2022- The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), organized jointly with the Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development, a stakeholder consultation workshop on the functioning of the current National Adaptation Plan (NAP) coordination mechanism. The purpose of the workshop was to make recommendations to make the coordination […]

News • November 21, 2022

Training ‘Solar Grandmothers’

The Training Center of Barefoot College in Burkina Faso, in partnership with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, provided a training in solar energy to 31 rural women from 7 regions of Burkina Faso (Center, Center-West, Center-East, Sahel, North, Hauts-Bassins and Cascades). The ‘Solar Grandmothers’ project is […]

News • November 9, 2022

Burkina Faso Long term low emission development strategy at COP 27: on the road to adaptation

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 8th November 2022. Burkina Faso’s long term low emission development strategy, elaborated with GGGI’s and AFD’s technical and financial support over 2021-22, will be presented at various side-events at the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Egypt. The goal of Long Term Low […]

News • October 31, 2022

45 solar pumps Installation in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, October 17-22nd, 2022, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has enabled the installation of 45 solar pumps in three regions (North, Hauts-Bassins and Center-West) bringing to 50 the number of solar irrigation kits made available to agricultural producers since 2021. The ‘Solar irrigation pumping systems and solar mini-grid’ project is implemented in collaboration with the Ministries […]

News • October 18, 2022

Capacity building of Burkina Faso national actors on greenhouse gas inventory (GHGI) data compilation

The Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD) in partnership with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a training workshop on data compilation for national greenhouse gas inventories (GHGI) Several executives from the SP/CNDD attended this training held from September, 19th  to 29th,  2022. This work will contribute to strengthening the […]

News • October 14, 2022

Awareness raising of public procurement actors on energy-efficient cooling solutions

The General Directorate for the Preservation of the Environment (DGPE), through Burkina Faso National Ozone Office in partnership with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized an awareness-raising workshop on energy-efficient, ozone-friendly, and climate-friendly cooling solutions. Several public procurement actors from the different ministries took part in the discussions on September 28th, 2022, in Ouagadougou. […]

News • September 22, 2022

Buildings with Passive cooling and bioclimatic design as climate change adaptation strategies in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; from September 14 to 15, 2022, the Ministry of Urban Planning, Land Affairs and Housing (MUAFH) in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Order of Architects of Burkina Faso (OAB) organized a two-day training on passive cooling as an adaptation strategy to the impacts of climate change. Technicians […]

News • July 13, 2022

Burkina Faso: Kobotool application training workshop for national actors

Ouagadougou, 27th June – 1st July, 2022 – The Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD) in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a training workshop on the Kobotool box under Swedish funding. Twenty (20) executives from SP/CNDD have strengthened their capacities in the collection, processing and analysis of […]

News • June 30, 2022

Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) mission in Burkina Faso

GGGI Burkina Faso team received a delegation of KOICA for a feasibility study from the 20th to 24th of June 2022. The country has been facing a humanitarian crisis since 2019 with a big number of internally displaced people (1, 902, 150). The KOICA mission was able to carry out a feasibility study in collaboration […]

News • June 28, 2022

Analysis and validation of the low-carbon scenarios of the long-term low emission development strategy of Burkina Faso

June 23, 2022 – As part of the process of developing Burkina Faso’s low-carbon development strategy 2050, the Ministry of Environment, with the technical and financial support of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the French Development Agency (FDA), organized a validation workshop of the low-carbon scenarios prepared in past months. National experts from […]

News • June 17, 2022

Gender at the center of the low-carbon development strategies of Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso, through the French Development Agency (AFD) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), is in the process of formulating its long-term (2050) low-carbon development strategies. At the current stage of reporting on low-carbon scenarios, it was important to consider gender, women’s empowerment and social inclusion aspects in the sectors of transport, waste, agriculture, […]

News • June 7, 2022

Capacity building on the Sustainable Development Analysis Grid

Ouagadougou, 30th May – 3rd June 2022 –In partnership with the General Directorate of Green Economy and Climate Change, the Global Green Growth Institute organized a training workshop on the Sustainable Development Analysis Grid (SDAG). The training brought together about thirty public administration executives from the Ministry of Environment, Energy, Water and Sanitation (MEEEA), and […]

News • June 7, 2022

Integration of climate-smart agriculture to farmers’ practices in Northern Burkina Faso

From May 30th to June 3rd, 2022, training sessions on climate-smart agriculture took place in three cities and several farm sites in the Northern region of Burkina Faso. A total of 350 producers, of which more than 40% were women, were trained and participated in site visits in the villages of Ouahigouya, Rikou, Oula, Petit […]

News • May 31, 2022

Capacity building on GHGI software and guidelines of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Ouagadougou, May 16th – 27th, 2022 – The Permanent secretariat of the council for sustainable development (SPCNDD) in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and support of the Swedish Cooperation (SIDA), organized a training on the IPCC software and guidelines for greenhouse gas inventories (GHGI). Burkina Faso, which has benefited from the support […]

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 10, 2022

GGGI Director visit and partnership discussion with nationals actors in Burkina Faso

From the 27th to the 30th of March in Ouagadougou, the Director-General of GGGI Dr. Frank Rijsberman visited Burkina Faso to celebrate the ongoing successful collaboration between GGGI and Burkina Faso actors. Frank Rijsberman had many rich exchanges with national authorities, development partners, local actors and donors. Audience at the Presidency with the Minister of […]

News • March 19, 2022

Burkina Faso’s MRV IT platform: national stakeholders capacity building

The Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD) through the National Observatory for Sustainable Development (ONDD), the department in charge of the coordination of the national Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system, organized training sessions on the MRV platform. From March 14-18 in Ouagadougou, the administrators, facilitators and sectoral MRV focal points […]