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Indonesia

News • October 17, 2019

Enabling Microfinancing for Paludiculture in Peatland Areas

Officially opened by Vikalp Sabhlok, Sustainable Landscape Investment Specialist, and Marcel Silvius, Indonesia Country Representative, GGGI held a roundtable discussion on “Enabling Microfinance for Paludiculture in Peatlands” on October 15 at Aston Rasuna Jakarta to gain understanding of the potential of paludiculture commodities for business-based peatlands restoration and the required potential microfinance schemes/mechanisms that may […]

News • September 25, 2019

GGGI DG’s Mission to Indonesia

GGGI Director General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, recently visited Indonesia for a series of bilateral meetings with the Government and Indonesia (GoI), including with GGGI’s focal point the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas), the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF), and the National Institute for Public Administration (NIPA). Discussing progress of the Green Growth Program […]

News • August 23, 2019

Green Bond Bootcamp in Jakarta

On July 22-23, 2019, GGGI and UNDP in support to the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) held the “Climate Bonds Initiative Green Bond Boot Camp” at Le Meridien Hotel, Jakarta. The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) was invited by Bappenas as experts to provide the technical training. The event was the first Bootcamp held in […]

News • August 13, 2019

Empathetic Leadership Training: Clean Water Crisis in Jakarta

GGGI and the National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) recently held an Empathetic Leadership Training themed “Clean Water Crisis in Jakarta” on July 13, 2019, in Kamal Muara Fishermen Village, Penjaringan, North Jakarta. The village is only 25 km away from business and government centers, but for more than two decades has faced shortage of […]

News • August 1, 2019

Seizing BioCNG Opportunities in East and Central Kalimantan

GGGI and the Government of Indonesia, represented by the Directorate General of New, Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (DG NREEC) of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, are developing various innovative breakthroughs for accelerating the achievement of new and renewable energy (NRE) targets. One of these is the 5.5 GW of bioenergy by 2025 […]

News • July 5, 2019

Diary of a Green Soul: An Inspiring Book of Green Lifestyles in Indonesia

A book titled “Diary of a Green Soul” has recently been published by the National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) of the Republic of Indonesia in close collaboration with GGGI. The book contains a collection of inspirational stories on green living, which was compiled and edited by GGGI Indonesia’s Knowledge and Capacity Development (KCD) team […]

News • July 4, 2019

National Designated Authority of the Green Climate Fund (NDA GCF) Regional Roadshow in Manokwari

GGGI and the Conservation International supported the Fiscal Policy Agency (FPA) of the Ministry of Finance as Indonesia’s National Designated Authority for the Green Climate Fund (NDA GCF) in organizing a workshop on 19-20 June 2019 in Manokwari, West Papua, as part of NDA GCF’s series of roadshows to raise awareness among local stakeholders on […]

News • July 1, 2019

Call for Project Concept Notes on Potential Programs/Projects in Indonesia

GGGI supports the Fiscal Policy Agency (FPA) of Ministry of Finance (MOF) of the Republic of Indonesia as GCF’s National Designated Authority (NDA) in Indonesia in inviting all stakeholders in Indonesia to submit Project Concept Note (PCN) on potential programs/projects of the agency/organization/institution. PCN can be submitted for programs/projects related to mitigation and adaptation of […]

News • July 1, 2019

Call for Expression of Interest to be a Direct Access Entity of the GCF

GGGI supports the Fiscal Policy Agency (FPA) under the Ministry of Finance (MOF) of the Republic of Indonesia and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in issuing a Call for Expression of Interest (EOI) for potential institutions in Indonesia who are interested in becoming the Direct Access Entity (DAE) candidate of the GCF. As DAE, the […]

News • June 25, 2019

Press Release: GCF Encourages Sustainable Development

PRESS RELEASE Manokwari, June 19, 2019 – The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has rolled out a financing mechanism called the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to help developing countries tackle the impacts of climate change. Local governments with a vision of sustainable development have a great opportunity to access the climate change […]

News • April 5, 2019

Making the Case for Green Growth to Indonesian Voters*

One observation from the presidential debates is that neither candidate has outlined a vision on how to tackle the biggest social and economic challenge of our time: climate change. This is surprising, because one can think of various reasons to champion climate policy and green growth issues. First, advocating for a climate-resilient economy is a […]

News • March 15, 2019

Ajriani Munthe Salak: a Green Hero

Ajriani Munthe Salak is the Head of Academic and Alumni Development at the National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) of the Republic of Indonesia, a national entity responsible for building the capacity of the country’s civil servants. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has been collaborating with NIPA since 2017 to develop green growth curricula […]

News • March 1, 2019

Media Gathering on Sustainable Development in Central Kalimantan

GGGI and the Government of Central Kalimantan Province organized a media gathering event in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan on 25 February 2019. The event was attended by the Central Kalimantan Provincial Government Secretary, Fahrizal Fitri who represented Sugianto Sabran, the Governor of Central Kalimantan. This event invited Central Kalimantan based journalists and media to further […]

News • February 18, 2019

Mission 2020 to Support Indonesia’s Transition to a Climate-Resilient Future

GGGI Indonesia is honored to host the Mission 2020 Roundtable today at our office in Jakarta. Themed “Fast-tracking Indonesia’s Transition to Sustainable Energy & Climate-resilient Future”, the roundtable discussion was led by Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (2010 to 2016) and convener of Mission 2020, a […]

News • February 15, 2019

Vision: Blockchain Technology for Indonesia’s Palm Oil Sector

One of the biggest challenges for palm oil as a commodity is that of establishing traceability and sustainability. Indonesia supplies close to 45% of the world demand for palm oil. Over the last two decades, in Indonesia, the palm oil sector has grown tremendously (doubling in terms of area under palm oil plantation), but this […]

News • February 6, 2019

GoI Strengthens Climate Funding from International Donors

Natural disasters have recently intensified in Indonesia. One of the main causes is climate change that has continued to affect the country in the past few years. Acting on this issue, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) facilitated the Fiscal Policy Agency (FPA) to hold a multi-stakeholder forum titled “Green Climate Fund Country Programme for […]

News • December 20, 2018

Showcasing Indonesia’s Commitments at COP 24

Supporting the Government of Indonesia (GoI) under the leadership of the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) as well as the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF), GGGI Indonesia was actively involved to showcase Indonesia and champion the country’s commitments and agenda in the 24th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP) to the United […]

News • December 12, 2018

SEA Clinic Workshop for Regional Governments in Eastern Indonesia

GGGI facilitated a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Clinic Workshop in Supervising SEA Process for Development Plans and Spatial Plans, to support the Directorate of Pollution Impact Prevention for Regional and Sectoral Policies of Indonesia’s Ministry of Environment and Forestry and the South Sulawesi Provincial Environment Office on 5-7 December 2018 at the Travellers Hotel Phinisi […]

News • December 3, 2018

The First GCF-NDA Roadshow in Indonesia

GGGI and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) supported the Fiscal Policy Agency (FPA), Ministry of Finance, as Indonesia’s National Designated Authority for the Green Climate Fund (GCF – NDA) in a workshop on 28 – 29 November 2018 in Samarinda, East Kalimantan, to raise awareness among local stakeholders on the funding opportunities from GCF. The workshop […]

News • November 27, 2018

Indonesia South-South Study Visit to Shenzhen, China

GGGI Indonesia teamed up with GGGI China in support of the Ministry of National Development Planning of the Republic of Indonesia (Bappenas) to explore best practices on green growth. Bappenas is currently in the process of developing the National Medium-Term Development Plan 2020-2024 with a strong focus on low carbon development, to ensure Indonesia’s climate […]