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GHG emissions

News • March 24, 2022

GGGI strengthens capacity on voluntary GHG emissions reporting by large industries and Greenpreneurs in Fiji

    GGGI continues supporting the Climate Change and International Cooperation Division (CCICD) of the Ministry of Economy (MOE) in implementing the Climate Change Act 2021 under the the partnership with New Zealand´s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) through Low Emission Climate Resilient Development (LECRD) Program. The Climate Change Act 2021 is an […]

News • March 21, 2022

GGGI, Government of Rwanda and UNEP Proposed area for Car Free Zone in Huye Secondary City

The Global Green Growth Institute’s (GGGI) is committed to supporting government of Rwanda achieve low-carbon development, the Rwanda country program has developed a visualization with Jan Kamensky of the redesign for the proposed car free zone in Huye. Car-free zones have recently been launched in the City of Kigali in the central business district renamed […]

News • March 19, 2022

GGGI-Ethiopia Co-organizes BAU Finalization and Modelling Training Workshop

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Ethiopian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) and the French Development Agency (AFD), organized a BAU finalization and modeling training workshop at Adama town, Ethiopia from March 8-10, 2022. The workshop gathered a total of 45 participants including GGGI’s team of experts who joined virtually and in […]

News • March 10, 2022

Fiji Bureau of Statistics Strengthens Capacity on Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Data Management

            The Climate Change Act (CCA) 2021 is an ambitious and comprehensive legislation that creates the way forward to take Fiji to reach a bold net zero carbon emissions goal by 2050.  As such, it sets solid ground for government, development partners and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), to coordinate and […]

News • February 21, 2022

GGGI hosts 2nd Technical Working Group on Waste to Resource Project

15 Feb 2022, Kigali Rwanda the Global Green Growth Institute hosted the second technical working group on Waste to Resource Project. With the aim  to update the members on the progress of implementation of the previous Technical Working Group’s recommendations, to review the capacity needs assessment for solid waste management preliminary study and  review the […]

News • January 7, 2022

BAU Validation Workshop on Ethiopia’s LT-LEDS Strategy Development

December 15,2021-The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Environment, Forestry and Climate Change Commission (EFCCC) in collaboration with Agence Française de Development (AFD) convened a two-day workshop to validate the Business as Usual (BAU) Scenario of the Ethiopia’s Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategy (LT-LEDS) project from December 15-16, 2021.  The workshop brought together a total of […]

News • November 9, 2021

High level Meeting on the Cleaner Production and Climate Innovation Center (CPCIC)

Kigali, Rwanda ,the High Level Business Meeting on increasing industrial profitability and driving the Circular Economy agenda in Rwanda was lead by National Industrial Research & Development Agency (NIRDA) of Rwanda and Rwanda Cleaner Production and Climate Innovation Centre. supported by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Rwanda and Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA)  through […]

News • November 5, 2021

Rwanda organizes Circularity in Built Environment (CBE) validation workshop

19th October 2021, Kigali – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Rwanda held a virtual validation workshop for the research study on circularity in Built Environment (CBE) in Rwanda. GGGI has been appointed by the One Planet Network (OPN) to conduct an assessment on circularity in built environment in Africa. The study is part of […]

News • August 5, 2021

Sanitation and Climate Change: Assessing Resilience and Emissions (SCARE) project selected to be certified on the road to Dakar 2022

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 four core […]

News • August 4, 2021

Rwanda government officials complete E-bus System Planning & Optimisation Program Training

As a trusted advisor, GGGI plays a neutral role in advocating for technology choices such as charging infrastructure, bus models, and more. GGGI Rwanda Sustainable Mobility Program supports the government of Rwanda to: • Provide strategic advice on the development of Rwanda’s e-mobility transition, specifically in the adoption of electric public buses • Support in […]

News • June 8, 2021

World Environment Day : How GGGI is supporting Rwanda’s green growth strategy

5th June, Kigali , Rwanda. Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has joined Rwanda and the rest of the World to celebrate World Environment Day (WED) on May 5, under the theme “Ecosystem Restoration”. Okechukwu Daniel Ogbonnaya, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Country Representative Rwanda said that the theme aligns with GGGI’s Strategy 2030 that […]

News • May 5, 2021

GGGI launched the Sanitation and Climate Change: Assessing Resilience and Emissions (SCARE) Project

Four (04) countries in Africa and Asia, including Senegal, are embedded in a research project on Sanitation and Climate Change: Assessing Resilience and Emissions (SCARE). The project is coordinated in Senegal by GGGI with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and a consortium of research institutions worldwide (Universities of Bristol, Leeds, University […]

News • December 7, 2020

GGGI Rwanda Co-Organizes African Mobility Month

Globally, transport contributes to 16.2% of total GHG emissions. Overall, GHG emissions from the transport sector have doubled since 1970. The majority of these emissions come from road transport due to of petrol and diesel by cars, trucks, motorcycles, and buses. In Rwanda, transport accounts for 13% of all GHG emissions and is expected to […]

News • September 4, 2020

GGGI supports revision of Saint Lucia’s NDC

SAINT LUCIA, Caribbean – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), an international, intergovernmental organization, is working closely with the government of Saint Lucia and project partners Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Climate Analytics, and the World Resources Institute (WRI), on the Climate Action Enhancement project, funded by the NDC Partnership.  The project is aimed […]

News • July 17, 2020

ECCK – GGGI Energy & Environment Seminar

July 16, 2020; SEOUL, Republic of Korea – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the European Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ECCK) held the ECCK – GGGI Energy & Environment Seminar on Thursday, July 16, 2020. GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, opened the event by delivering a presentation on the importance of achieving net-zero targets […]

News • December 30, 2019

GGGI supports the Moroccan Government to receive a grant from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to Enhance Access to Climate Finance in Morocco’s Regions

Rabat, Morocco, December 30, 2019 – The Green Climate Fund (GCF) Secretariat has approved the Readiness proposal for the Kingdom of Morocco for 400,242 USD, to enhance access to climate finance in Morocco’s regions, in accordance with the terms of the framework Readiness and Preparatory Support Grant Agreement between GCF and GGGI. GGGI, who provided […]

News • November 15, 2019

GGGI HOSTS KNOWLEDGE SHARING WORKSHOP ON LOW CARBON GREEN HEATING TECHNOLOGIES FOR OFF-GRID PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL BUILDINGS

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, November 14, 2019 – GGGI Mongolia hosted a knowledge-sharing event together with MET, with the aim to introduce and share best practices to replace HOB heating systems with three pilot green innovations for low-carbon technologies for off-grid buildings of remote ger district schools and kindergartens in Ulaanbaatar. The Government of Mongolia decided to […]

News • November 15, 2019

GGGI Mongolia organizes a Knowledge Sharing Event on Energy Efficiency

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, November 12, 2019 On November 12, GGGI Mongolia organized a knowledge sharing event in Mongolia, as part of the Energy Efficiency (EE) Improvement Project implemented by GGGI, together with the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC). The main objective of the event was to bring together private companies interested in providing energy services and facilitate […]

News • September 29, 2019

Rwanda Celebrates World Green Building Week 2019

27  September 2019, Kigali – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in collaboration with the Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA) celebrated World Green Building Week 2019 in Rwanda from 23 – 29 September. The World Green Building Week organized by the World Green Building Council is an annual campaign that motivates and empowers everyone to deliver […]

News • September 19, 2019

New Times : “Rwanda to get gold rated green complex”

19 September 2019 , as Rwanda positions itself to become a regional technology, financial services and conference hub, demand for the right infrastructure is growing. Ultimate Developers Limited (UDL), one of the market leaders in real estate, says it is responding to that need and will soon make Rwanda home to Africa’s first gold-rated green, […]