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green growth

News • October 7, 2021

From Green Growth Theory to Actions in Phase 3

Since 2013, the Government of Indonesia through the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) as the Executing Unit, has collaborated with GGGI to mainstream green growth in Indonesia. The collaboration program, titled the Green Growth Program, went through the first phase from 2013 to 2015, and the second phase from 2016 up to the end […]

News • October 7, 2021

Green Growth Talk with Bappenas’ SDEMP Director

Looking back at the implementation of the Green Growth Program Phase II which just ended at the end of 2020, GGGI had a casual chat with Dr. Ir. Yahya Rachmana Hidayat, MSc., Bappenas’ Director of Energy, Mineral, and Mining Resources (SDEMP). What is his opinion about the achievements and contributions of this cooperation program between […]

News • October 7, 2021

The Green Growth Program Phase II Milestones

Indonesia’s Green Growth Program Phase 2 (GGP2, 2016-2020) ended at the end of 2020. What milestones were successfully realized together through the collaboration between the Government of Indonesia and GGGI? Under the collaborative framework of the Indonesia Green Growth Program Phase 2 (GGP2, 2016-2020), GGGI supported the Government of Indonesia to accelerate the pace of […]

News • September 30, 2021

GGGI at COP26

The UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, will take place from 31 October to 12 November 2021 in Glasgow, UK. Join the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) as we join with Members and partners to share knowledge, lessons, and experiences on topics such as carbon […]

News • September 10, 2021

INSCRIPCIONES ABIERTAS: POSTULA TU PROYECTO A NUESTRA PPTAF

Si tienes un proyecto que promueva el control de la deforestación, el desarrollo social inclusivo en las regiones, y que esté alineado con las políticas a nivel nacional y local, ¡esta es la oportunidad para que tu proyecto pase al siguiente nivel! Tienes hasta el 15 de octubre de 2021 para finalizar tu proceso de […]

News • August 30, 2021

Leveraging Climate Finance through Sustainable Livestock in Colombia

Bogotá, Colombia; August 2021 – Within the framework of the Norway-GGGI-Colombia Green Growth Programme Phase II, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Earth Innovation Institute (EII) carried out the webinar “Challenges and financing opportunities for the transformation of the Colombian livestock sector”. This event aimed to present to public and private actors linked […]

News • August 11, 2021

GGGI and iNNpulsa Colombia sign MoU to strengthen the green entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem to promote the sustainable use of biodiversity and carbon neutrality

Colombia’s green entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem receives a great boost to consolidate itself as the country’s sustainable growth engine. Bogotá, August 4, 2021. GGGI and the National Government’s Business Growth Management Unit (iNNpulsa Colombia) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will allow them to join efforts to work with value chain actors and carry […]

News • May 4, 2021

Validation of the Green Growth Strategic assessment report of the Economic and Social National Plan 2.0 (NDP)

Ouagadougou, April 27th, 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Government of Burkina Faso organized National workshop to validate the Green Growth Strategic assessment of the Economic and Social National Plan 2.0 and present the climate finance potential contribution to its implementation. The opening ceremony was chaired by Simeon Sawadogo (Ministry of Environment, Green […]

News • April 22, 2021

Towards a Green future: Here’s how GGGI is supporting Rwanda to mainstream green growth

April 17, Kigali Rwanda ,the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)’s operating model maximizes the potential to translate green growth strategies and policies (especially economic policies) into green investment plans, mobilizing green finance commitments needed to bolster support for low-carbon and climate-resilient economic development and strong institutional capacity development. In an interview with The EastAfrican, Mr. […]

News • April 1, 2021

Going green: Volkswagen Rwanda unveils new motor charging station

Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda on Tuesday, March 30, unveiled a new charging station, thanks to a partnership between the company, Siemens and Radisson Blue Hotel. The new facility is located at Kigali Convention Centre and becomes the second of the kind after the one established in Kigali Special Economic Zone. According to Serge Kamuhinda, the […]

News • March 30, 2021

Presentation on the Promise of Green Growth: A Pathway to Prosperity while Achieving National and Global Ambitions

Thursday, March 25, 2021 —Dr. Stelios Grafakos, Principal Economist of GGGI’s Climate Action and Inclusive Development Unit, delivered a virtual public lecture on the “Promise of Green Growth,” organized by the Centre for Sustainability, Equality, and Climate Action (SECA) of the Queens University Belfast. Dr. Stelios highlighted that implementing a green recovery for climate action […]

News • March 29, 2021

Accelerating P4G’s Partnerships and Indonesia’s Leadership in Green Growth and 2030 Global Goals

The Government of Indonesia continues to increase its commitment to address climate and sustainable development challenges. One of the efforts to overcome these challenges is by launching the first Green National Medium-Term Development Plan (RPJMN 2020-2024) in 2020 where Low Carbon Development and Climate Resilience is stated as one of the national priorities in line […]

News • March 23, 2021

GGGI All Staff Meeting 2021

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 – This week, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is holding a week-long All Staff Meeting, inviting staff from both the Seoul headquarters and country offices to take part in side events, sessions, and training workshops in hybrid format to exchange updates and share achievements across the organization. GGGI President & […]

News • March 18, 2021

Colombia to become the 39th Member of GGGI

Seoul, March 18, 2021. On Tuesday, March 16, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Rodolfo Enrique Zea Navarro, together with the Colombian Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, H.E. Juan Carlos Caiza Rosero, deposited before the president and Chair of GGGI, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, and the Director General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, the instrument […]

News • March 14, 2021

In support of the Government of Meta, Norway and GGGI strengthen their presence in the Department to continue working on deforestation control

Villavicencio, March 12, 2021. This week, GGGI celebrated the inauguration of the Villavicencio office alongside the Norwegian Ambassador to Colombia, John Petter Opdahl, the Governor of Meta, Juan Guillermo Zuluaga, Environmental Secretariat, Sergio Muñoz, and the Director of Cormacarena, Andrés García. The opening takes place within the framework of the second phase of the GGGI-Colombia-Kingdom […]

News • March 7, 2021

Convocatoria para el programa Greenpreneurs Colombia

En el marco de la segunda fase del Programa de Crecimiento Verde con el Reino de Noruega y con el objetivo de fomentar los emprendimientos verdes como alternativas de desarrollo sostenible e incluyente en las zonas de alta deforestación, GGGI pone a disposición el programa Greenpreneurs Colombia. Este programa busca brindarles a emprendedores locales que […]

News • February 26, 2021

Video on Green Growth Planning in Jordan

February 25, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) released a video highlighting the work of the organization to support the country of Jordan with green growth planning and implementation strategies. In the video, Senior Program Officer in GGGI Jordan, Mr. Marshall Brown, explains that GGGI has been working with Jordan since 2014 to […]

News • January 7, 2021

PEEC Energy, Uganda Scoops 2020 GGGI Greenpreneurs Award

Access to clean and affordable energy lies at the heart of the sustainable development goals and is a prerequisite as well as a footstep for inclusive socio-economic transformation. Roughly 30 million Ugandans still lack access to affordable electricity and about 84% live in rural areas and are predominantly low-income earners. Despite several off-grid solar connections […]

News • November 4, 2020

GGGI and the Government of Guaviare celebrate rural women

San José del Guaviare, October 30, 2020. As part of the Norway-GGGI-Colombia Green Growth Program Phase II, GGGI and the government of Guaviare marked International Rural Women’s Day on October 29 with the event “Guaviare Es Mujer Rural” – Guaviare for Rural Women. Coming from 11 rural productive associations and cooperatives of the municipalities of […]

News • October 28, 2020

Rwanda hosts the 3rd virtual Business to Business webinar between Italy and Rwanda to discuss vailable opportunities for private sector to enhance green growth and sustainable development in both countries

15th Oct 2020 , Kigali Rwanda, the Global Green Growth Institute-Rwanda in collaboration with Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) organized the 3rd virtual Business to Business (B2B) webinar. Rwanda and Italy Business to Business exchanges are to enhance green growth in both countries , with over 240 participants it was a successful online discuss. The […]