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News • July 27, 2022

How GGGI is Supporting the Government of Rwanda to Beat Plastic Pollution

Annually, an estimated 400 million tons of plastic waste is produced  with only 9% recycled worldwide. Recycling rates in emerging and developing economies are even lower, with municipalities lacking the capacity, equipment, and investment necessary to sort, separate, and recycle plastic waste. Rwanda has emerged as a leader in the effort to curb plastic pollution, introducing a plastic bag ban in  2019 prohibiting the manufacturing, […]

News • July 12, 2022

2022 Pacific Energy Officials Meeting

Suva, Fiji, Friday, 11 July 2022: The 2022 Pacific Energy Officials Meeting was virtually held from 5-7 July 2022 by the Pacific Community (SPC) in partnership with the Government of Vanuatu, as the host and incoming Chair of the Fifth Pacific Regional Energy and Transport Ministers Meeting. The purpose of the meeting was to allow […]

News • July 12, 2022

Tuvalu Commences Update of its First Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC)

Funafuti, Tuvalu – A leader in global climate action, Tuvalu continues to demonstrate strong commitment to the Paris Agreement. On 07 July 2022, the Tuvalu Climate Change Department kickstarted the process to update Tuvalu’s First Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) with an inception workshop hosted with key sector stakeholders in country. In accordance with Article 4, […]

News • May 31, 2022

Capacity building on GHGI software and guidelines of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Ouagadougou, May 16th – 27th, 2022 – The Permanent secretariat of the council for sustainable development (SPCNDD) in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and support of the Swedish Cooperation (SIDA), organized a training on the IPCC software and guidelines for greenhouse gas inventories (GHGI). Burkina Faso, which has benefited from the support […]

News • May 3, 2022

Three provinces in Papua New Guinea (Enga, Milne Bay, and New Ireland) validate their provincial climate-resilient green growth plans

Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has been supporting Enga, Milne Bay, and New Ireland Provinces on their Climate-Resilient Green Growth (CRGG) journey since 2019 as pilots for the implementation of the CRGG Project funded by the Australian Government. The project essentially seeks to mainstream the development policies, plans, and budgets of provinces in PNG to […]

News • March 21, 2022

Representatives of Ministries of Republic of Mozambique tour Rwanda on a 5 day Knowledge Exchange Visit

13-18 March 2022, Kigali , Rwanda. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a delivery partner of the GCF readiness project “Implementing the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) to Promote Low-Carbon Growth in Mozambique” that is being implemented for the Government of Mozambique (GoM). The project, implemented, together with the Ministry of Land and Environment through […]

News • November 5, 2021

High-Level Webinar On the road to COP26 ‘‘Engaging West African Civil Society for an inclusive COP26 planning and preparation’’

In the perspective of CoP26, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in Cote d’Ivoire held on October 21, 2021 a high level webinar funded by  Open Society Initiatives for West Africa (OSIWA), on the topic of Engaging west African civil society for an inclusive COP26 planning and preparation. Under the project: Empowering Local Non-State Actors […]

News • November 2, 2021

GGGI and Youth Connekt Africa Hub & Fund sign MOU to establish Rwanda Greenpreneurs Network

27th August 2021 , Kigali , Rwanda like many countries faces effects of climate change which has led to natural disasters and economic disruption. However, Rwanda has recognized the importance of innovation as a solution to the negative impact of climate change by committing to policy actions and implementation towards a green and climate resilient […]

News • October 7, 2021

Indonesia’s Updated NDC for a Climate Resilient Future

Amid a year of global economic contraction due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Indonesia has boldened its climate commitments through an Updated NDC—recently submitted to the UNFCCC on July 22, 2021—with fair emissions reduction targets and strengthened alignment between the country’s climate and development objectives. This comes after more than a year of extensive multi-stakeholder reviews […]

News • August 30, 2021

Training Workshop on Mainstreaming Climate Change in Burkina Faso: National Development Programing for the Strengthening of its MRV Adaptation and Mitigation Actions

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; August 17-19, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD) organized a training on Mainstreaming Climate Change into National Development Programing specifically through strategies, plans and projects. The beneficiaries were contributors to the development of periodic reports such […]

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 • April 14, 2021

Tuvalu leads consultation with national experts on NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan

The Climate Change Department of Tuvalu hosted a national stakeholder consultation with key sector experts to receive feedback on its draft NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan which comprises a project pipeline in March 2021. GGGI, as an implementation partner of the Regional Pacific NDC Hub, led this consultation in country which brought key […]

News • April 14, 2021

Samoa leads national consultation on NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan

The Renewable Energy Division (RED) of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) of Samoa held a national stakeholder consultation with sector experts to discuss its NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan with a project pipeline in March 2021. GGGI as an implementation partner of the NDC Hub led this consultation which was […]

News • December 21, 2020

Workshop on the finalization of Burkina Faso’s NDC sectoral plans

Koubri, December from 15th to 17th 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with NDC Partnership and the Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change of Burkina Faso conducted under the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP) project a workshop to identify detailed activities for Burkina Faso’s NDC Sectoral Plans. The workshop was […]

News • November 23, 2020

Burkina Faso’s NDC Revision Workshop

Ouagadougou, November 12, 2020, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized an NDC revision workshop to share key deliverables and enhance the Country’s NDC revision process by giving relevant stakeholders enough tools and knowledge to prepare the next generation of NDCs with a strong gender mainstreaming approach. Fifty-height (58) representatives, from NGOs, municipalities, Civil Society Organizations […]

News • October 6, 2020

The identification of detailed activities for Burkina Faso’s NDC sectoral plans

Ouagadougou, September  29-30, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change of Burkina Faso and NDC Partnership conducted a workshop, under the Climate Action Enhancement Package, project to identify detailed activities for Burkina Faso’s NDC Sectoral Plans. The workshop was attended by forty five (45) […]

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 • September 2, 2020

Rwandan Circular Economy business model selected to compete globally in the 2020 Greenpreneurs Program

Youth entrepreneurship and engagement are critical to the long-term sustainability of green growth. As part of ongoing work in Rwanda, GGGI works to support and amplify the initiatives of young, emerging leaders combining climate action and sustainable business models to develop new products and services. Since establishing the Rwanda Country office in 2015, GGGI has […]

News • August 18, 2020

TRAINING WORKSHOP ON GENDER MAINSTREAMING IN BURKINA FASO’s NDCS SECTORAL PLANS

Koubri, August 11-13, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change of Burkina Faso and NDC Partnership conducted the first training session of a 3-day workshop on Gender mainstreaming in NDCs Sectoral Plans under the Climate Action Enhancement Package project. This first session of the workshop […]

News • July 4, 2020

Burkina Faso’s NDC Revision Kick-off Workshop

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, June 30, 2020 – The Government of Burkina Faso and the NDC-CAEP Implementation Partners, including GGGI, organized the Burkina Faso’s NDC Revision kick-off workshop. More than 50 participants from Ministries, NGOs, Private Sector, and the implementing partners attended the workshop. GGGI was represented by Malle Fofana (Country Representative), Lamine Ouedraogo (Senior Officer […]