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News • October 19, 2021

Burkina Faso: Technical Workshop on the Efficient Use of Resources in the Building and Construction Sector

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; October 14, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with UN-Habitat, launched the Technical Workshop on the Efficient Use of Resource in the Building and Construction Sector. Different international institutions support the Government of Burkina Faso in the efficient use of resources for buildings through two initiatives. First, the […]

News • April 22, 2020

Innovative Solutions in Response to COVID-19: Achieving Post-Pandemic Green Growth in Rwanda

In many parts of the world, the coronavirus pandemic has laid bare the fragility of our economies as well as irrefutable truths about the inequalities of unsustainable systems. However, it has also revealed the potential for societies to leverage innovation and technology to improve livelihoods while minimizing anthropogenic causes of environmental degradation. For example, investments […]

News • January 27, 2020

Engineers from IER trained on Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System and Templates at the Continuous Professional Development Workshop

Kigali, Rwanda – On 22nd January 2020, GGGI with Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA) conducted a capacity building on the Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System and excel-based green building minimum compliance templates for the Institution of Engineers Rwanda (IER) at the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Workshop. The workshop was organized by IER in partnership with […]

News • September 7, 2018

GGGI supports mainstreaming Green Growth in Kigali Master Plan Review

On September 07, 2018, the Global Green Growth Institute Rwanda supported the City of Kigali in a process to review and update the Kigali Master Plan by hosting a Focus Group Session on Green City Development. During the session GGGI elaborated on green growth concepts and strategies relevant to introducing Green Growth in the Kigali […]

News • December 6, 2017

Day 3 of the Rwanda Green Growth Week – Sustainable Built Environment: Opportunities and Challenges

Kigali, December 6, 2017 – As a part of the ongoing flagship event on green growth – Rwanda Green Growth Week – Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA) and the Rwanda Green Building Organization (RwGBO) organized an event on “Sustainable Built Environment: Opportunities and Challenges”. Speaking during the opening plenary, Eric Serubibi, Director General of RHA thanked […]