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waste management

News • May 3, 2022

Training Workshop on Sustainable Waste Management for Building Managers in Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda from 20-21st April , 2022 the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with COPED, a leading waste management company operating in Rwanda since 1999, conducted a two days’ workshop on Sustainable Waste Management and greening concept for building managers of hotels, commercial buildings and public office buildings. This workshop part of the […]

News • May 3, 2022

Rwanda Plastic Waste Web Portal Launch

30th March, Kigali Rwanda the Global Green Growth Institute in collaboration with Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA), and Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)  and Save The Environment Initiative (SEI) officially launched the Plastic Waste Web portal , the hybrid event took place at the newly renovated Norrsken House. The event was attended by different […]

News • April 6, 2022

GGGI – KOICA teams hold a familiarization visit to Kiteezi Landfill

On 29 March, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) staff visited the Kiteezi landfill to check the status quo of the landfill, collect information on how the landfill is managed, observe how much waste is coming in and out, how data is managed by KCCA, and to identify challenges. This […]

News • March 21, 2022

GGGI organizes Waste to Resource Project Study Tour Training in Nairobi for Rwanda Officials

7-11 March 2022, Nairobi , Kenya .The Government of Rwanda vision is to transform the country into a knowledge-based economy, to reach upper middle-income status by 2035 and to become a high-income country by 2050. To align with such aspirations, there is an urgent need to move to more sustainable Solid Waste Management (SMW) which […]

News • March 1, 2022

Booklet – Capacity building of women in green entrepreneurship

February 28, 2022 – GGGI Burkina Faso published a collection of insights by women who received green entrepreneur training as part of the “Promotion of Solar Irrigation Pumping system and Solar Mini-grids” project. GGGI implemented this project in Burkina Faso with the financial support of Denmark. The project has recognized the role that women play […]

News • February 28, 2022

Bio-CNG Commercialization Potential for Clean Energy Transition

Biogas utilization through Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME), cattle, and Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) potentially supporting Indonesia’s transition to clean energy by improving and upgrading it to Biomethane, which then compressed to Bio-CNG (Compressed Natural Gas). To support the development of Bio-CNG’s market in Indonesia, the Directorate General of Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (DG […]

News • February 21, 2022

GGGI hosts 2nd Technical Working Group on Waste to Resource Project

15 Feb 2022, Kigali Rwanda the Global Green Growth Institute hosted the second technical working group on Waste to Resource Project. With the aim  to update the members on the progress of implementation of the previous Technical Working Group’s recommendations, to review the capacity needs assessment for solid waste management preliminary study and  review the […]

News • December 27, 2021

GGGI Rwanda facilitates the Green Public Procurement (GPP) Guidelines Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop

Kigali, Rwanda GGGI facilitated in a two-day training of trainers including REMA staff and RPPA staff on Green public procurement. Public procurement accounts for an average of 12% of GDP in OECD countries and up to 30% in developing countries. Green public procurement would encourage the purchase of green products with environmental benefits of reducing […]

News • December 27, 2021

GGGI Rwanda hosts the consultation workshop on the revised GGGI Rwanda Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2021-2025

GGGI Rwanda through one-on-one consultations revised and drafted the new GGGI Rwanda Country Planning Framework and presented the draft to key stakeholders and partners for input, feedback, and validation during  a consultation workshop held at Serena Hotel in Kigali , Rwanda. The workshop was an opportunity for the GGGI team to guide the endorsement by […]

News • December 13, 2021

National awareness training on end of life Electric & Electronic Equipment (EEE) towards sustainable E-waste management

In Bugesera ,Rwanda on 2nd and 3rd Dec ,EnviroServe Rwanda in partnership with GGGI, and Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) conducted a 2 day training to train 100 staff from various public and private institutions generating e-waste countrywide. The targeted staff were Corporate Services/HR, Procurement, and IT from different public and private institutions (70) and […]

News • December 2, 2021

Touba Local Operators site visit to Plastic Recycling Units

As part of the plastic waste management component in the city of Touba, local operators recently trained on the development of a business plan for the creation of a plastic unit visited plastic recycling units in Senegal. The purpose of the visit was to allow local actors in Touba to see the plastic recycling industry […]

News • November 24, 2021

Promotion of Private Sector Participation in Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Lao PDR

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, November 18, 2021.  The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) co-hosted an event to discuss the role of the private sector in addressing solid waste in Lao PDR. Organized as part of broader set of initiatives on private sector engagement in green growth and climate change, […]

News • November 9, 2021

High level Meeting on the Cleaner Production and Climate Innovation Center (CPCIC)

Kigali, Rwanda ,the High Level Business Meeting on increasing industrial profitability and driving the Circular Economy agenda in Rwanda was lead by National Industrial Research & Development Agency (NIRDA) of Rwanda and Rwanda Cleaner Production and Climate Innovation Centre. supported by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Rwanda and Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA)  through […]

News • August 19, 2021

Electronic Waste Management: A Promising Employment Opportunity for Youth in Uganda

Electronic Waste Management: A Promising Employment Opportunity for Youth in Uganda Photo Credit: Government Citizen Interaction Centre The amount of e-waste being produced – including mobile phones and computers – could rise by as much as Five Hundred percent over the next decade according to the UN. Such rapid growth, it argues, will create intractable […]

News • June 30, 2021

Celebrating World Environment Day by Embracing a Sustainable Lifestyle

Nowadays, a sustainable lifestyle is a trendy way to live. So, to discuss the new lifestyle trend, the Directorate General of Climate Change (Ditjen PPI) of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry with the Indonesian Women’s Association (DWP) held a talkshow in celebration of World Environment Day themed Sustainable Lifestyle: A Modern Lifestyle for a […]

News • June 30, 2021

Sustainable Food Waste Management Contributes to Low Carbon Development in Indonesia

Indonesia’s Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) together with Waste4Change and supported by the World Resources Institute (WRI) Indonesia and the United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office (UKFCDO) launched the results of the study of Food Loss and Waste (FLW) study in Indonesia at the FLW Management Strategy Webinar to Support the Circular Economy […]

News • May 5, 2021

GGGI launched the Sanitation and Climate Change: Assessing Resilience and Emissions (SCARE) Project

Four (04) countries in Africa and Asia, including Senegal, are embedded in a research project on Sanitation and Climate Change: Assessing Resilience and Emissions (SCARE). The project is coordinated in Senegal by GGGI with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and a consortium of research institutions worldwide (Universities of Bristol, Leeds, University […]

News • March 22, 2021

Project Steering Committee Meeting on Wastewater and Solid Waste Treatment Capacity Building Project for City Environment Improvement in Lao PDR Project

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, February 18, 2021 – The Department of Water Supply (DWS), Ministry of Public Works and Transport together with the Global Green Growth Institute Lao PDR (GGGI) co-hosted a Project Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting on Wastewater and Solid Waste Treatment Capacity Building Project for City Environment Improvement in Lao PDR at the […]

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 • December 2, 2020

Consultation Workshop on a Wastewater Management Strategy for Pakse City

Pakse City, Champasack Province, November 20, 2020 – Department of Public Works and Transport, Champasack province, and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) jointly hosted a consultation workshop to draft a wastewater management strategy for Paske city. The objective of the workshop was to get inputs from the village authorities and other stakeholders on the […]