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green growth

News • July 8, 2020

GGGI signs a Contribution Agreement with the European Union to provide support in accelerating Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization Agenda

Kampala, Uganda; July 8, 2020 – The European Union (EU) represented by the European Commission in Uganda and the Government of Uganda through the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) have signed a contract today to cooperate on advancing the Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization agenda. This project is part of the European Union’s Inclusive Green […]

News • June 18, 2020

Virtual Signing Ceremony for the Philippines Country Agreement

June 18, 2020 – Today, the Republic of the Philippines officially signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA) with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) to open a GGGI country office in the Philippines. Due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols, the signing ceremony took place virtually with the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Secretary Teodoro L. […]

News • June 18, 2020

The Korea Forest Service holds a book launch for “Re-greening Ethiopia”

SEOUL – June 17, 2020 – The offline event for “Re-greening Ethiopia” Book launch was held on June 17 at Grand Hyatt Seoul in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (ROK), hosted by the Korea Forest Service (KFS). Previously known as The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, June 17 is designated by the United […]

News • May 21, 2020

Online Panel Discussion on “Mobilizing Green Investment for Indonesia’s Sustainable Landscape Sectors”

Officially opened by the Indonesia Country Representative Marcel Silvius and the moderator – Vikalp Pal Sabhlok, Investment Specialist, GGGI held an online panel discussion on “Mobilizing Green Investment for Indonesia’s Sustainable Landscape Sectors” on May 14, 2020. This discussion is an effort to continue supporting the Government of Indonesia to explore possibilities and scale up […]

News • April 18, 2020

Greenpreneurs 2020: Applications Now Open!

Applications for Greenpreneurs 2020 are open now!  Organized by GGGI, Youth Climate Lab, and Student Energy, Greenpreneurs is a 12-week virtual entrepreneurship incubator supporting young people to develop social enterprise solutions to address sustainability and climate change issues in their communities! Youth between the ages of 17 and 35 are invited to submit their ideas […]

News • March 13, 2020

Indonesia’s P4G National Platform Launch: A Decade of Partnership

The launch of Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals (P4G) National Platform in Indonesia was held on February 24, 2020, in Soegijanto Soegijoko room, the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas). Mr. Suharso Monoarfa, Minister of National Development Planning, gave opening remarks and officially launched P4G National Platform, while being accompanied by Danish […]

News • March 4, 2020

Norwegian Parliament’s Visit to East Kalimantan

In support of forest governance towards sustainable landscape development in East Kalimantan, the Norwegian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense and the Ambassador of Norway to Indonesia visited East Kalimantan on January 23-24, 2020. In commemoration of 70 years of Indonesia-Norway diplomatic relations, this visit aimed to gain a better knowledge of Indonesia […]

News • March 2, 2020

GGGI Supported a Study Tour to the UK on Solid Waste Management

LONDON, The United Kingdom, February 17, 2020 – The GGGI Cambodia team and the Waste & Resources Action Program (WRAP), supported the British Embassy in Phnom Penh, organized a study trip to the United Kingdom (UK) to learn about the UK’s waste management systems and technologies. Entrants in the study trip included eight Cambodian provincial […]

News • February 24, 2020

Green Growth Program’s Scoping Visits to Four New Provinces

The Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) is committed to switch to a low carbon development approach by integrating Low Carbon Development Initiative (LCDI) into the 2020-2024 National Medium-Term Development Plan (RPJMN). This is stated in the national development agenda, titled “Building the Environment, Improving Disaster Resilience, and Climate Change” through Presidential Regulation No. 18 […]

News • January 31, 2020

Socialization session “Nature-Based Tourism Strategic Plan for Nariño”

Nariño, December 19 – The session aimed to socialize the results of the “Nature-Based Tourism Strategic Plan for Nariño” developed by SMA Tourism. The strategy seeks to strengthen nature-based tourism as a green growth sector in the region making sustainable use of its biodiversity and beautiful landscapes, promoting social inclusion and economic development. The event […]

News • January 31, 2020

Green Growth Potential Assessment – Methodology Report

GGGI published a report explaining the revised methodology behind the organization’s country assessments—the so-called Green Growth Potential Assessments (GGPA). The GGPA is a diagnostic tool, consisting of a combination of data analysis and stakeholder consultation in order to identify and prioritize a country’s opportunities for green growth. The report provides a detailed overview of the […]

News • December 31, 2019

Increasing the Literacy on Sustainable Development and Climate Finance with Journalists and Media

On November 20, 2019, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) together with the Society of Environmental Journalists (SIEJ) held the event themed Journalist Training and Media Discussion: Sustainable Development and Finance in the Indonesia Maju Cabinet at Greenhouse, Jakarta. The training was held upon finding that the media currently are often unable to contextualize current […]

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 • December 23, 2019

Infrastructure Gender Mainstreaming Strategy Review Workshop

In Musanze District, Rwanda from 9-12 December a group of sector experts gathered for the Infrastructure Gender Mainstreaming Strategy Review Workshop. The workshop was organized by GGGI Rwanda in collaboration with Ministry of Infrastructure.  In attendance there were participants from Musanze District Executive, Vice Mayor of Musanze, Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA), Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA) […]

News • December 4, 2019

Mainstreaming Low-Carbon Development in Indonesia’s National Medium-Term Development Planning 2020 – 2024 Background Study for the Forestry Sector

The Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) have recently finalized the national medium-term development planning (RPJMN) 2020 – 2024 background study for the forestry sector. The background study was commissioned by Bappenas with the support of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) as part of its efforts to mainstream green growth and low carbon development […]

News • October 31, 2019

Milne Bay Province: First Maritime Province to Sign Up for the Green Growth & Climate Resilient Project

Alotau, Papua New Guinea, October 30, 2019 Papua New Guinea’s Climate Change & Development Authority (CCDA), Milne Bay Provincial Government (MBPG), Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Australia’s High Commission in PNG launched the Climate Resilient Green Growth (CRGG) project in Milne Bay, which is one of the three pilot provinces where the project will […]

News • October 25, 2019

GGGI signs MoU on cooperation with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia

Oct. 23 2019 Seoul, Republic of Korea The Global Green Growth Institute and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Green Growth cooperation on 23 October 2019 in Seoul, Republic of Korea, during the Global Green Growth Week 2019. Dr. Frank Rijsberman, GGGI Director-General and Hyoeun Jenny […]

News • October 24, 2019

Launch of GGGI’s first Green Growth Index: Measuring Green Growth Globally

On October 23, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) officially launched its Green Growth Index, the first benchmarked composite index designed to track green growth performance in four dimensions of green growth. The Index is aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Paris Agreement, and Aichi biodiversity targets, and it is the first index to benchmark green growth performance against the […]

News • October 23, 2019

NDC Road Map: Overcoming Climate Change Impacts with National Resilience

The Minister of Environment and Forestry Siti Nurbaya underlined that climate change mitigation efforts in Indonesia are carried out with a national resilience approach. This was stated at the Climate Festival at Manggala Wanabhakti on Wednesday, October 2. She also gave a reflection on climate actions for the past 5 years and related environmental issues […]

News • October 2, 2019

Rwanda kicks off annual Urban October celebrations with Urban Walk in Huye District

Every year government and partners organize a month of activities, events and discussions around urban sustainability in October. This year in Rwanda, Urban October activities will encompass creating awareness and sharing knowledge around the theme of municipal solid waste management, and building sustainable and resilient cities. To celebrate “Urban October” the Global Green Growth Institute […]