Thematic Strategies

Our interventions emphasize change in four priority areas in which we consider to be essential to transforming countries’ economies. While not limited to these themes, GGGI is maximizing the impact of its products and services in the following areas: Sustainable Energy; Water and Sanitation; Sustainable Landscapes; Green Cities.

In response to Member’s demands, 2015 will see GGGI increase its presence in 10 least developed and lower income Member countries across Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America. Earmarked funding will also support additional operations in 7 other countries in the Middle East and North Africa regions.

Cross Cutting

Many off GGGI’s projects and much of its thought leadership cuts across typically siloed spaces. GGGI envisions a resilient world achieved through strong, inclusive and sustainable green growth. As such, our work, leadership, and projects cut across typical domains.

Projects

Project
Readiness Support to strengthen Uganda’s engagement with the GCF
Start Date Q1 2019
Funding Source Partner
Approved Budget USD 700 593
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Readiness support to enhance green finance in the area of green cities in Lao PDR
Start Date Q2 2018
Funding Source Partner
Approved Budget USD 476 485
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Rwanda (FONERWA)
Start Date Q1 2012
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget 0
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Mongolian Green Credit Fund (MGCF)
Start Date Q2 2017
Funding Source National Finance Vehicle
Approved Budget USD 50 000 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Green Growth and Win-win Strategies for Sustainable Climate Action (GREEN-WIN)
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 63 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Green Growth Performance Measurement
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 1 695 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Learning and sharing green growth solutions for transformative change
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 2 735 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
National Financing Vehicles
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 1 865 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
UAE Green Growth Initiative
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 3 490 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Accelerating Implementation of Thailand’s Nationally Determined Contribution
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Partner
Approved Budget USD 1 273 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Identifying synergies between Green Growth actions across national strategies and implementing priority options
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 388 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Implementation phase of Peru’s National Eco-efficiency Strategy
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 898 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
State of Sonora (Mexico) Green Growth Strategy
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 450 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Implementation Support for the National Green Growth Plan of Jordan
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 1 465 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Policy and investment development to advance Colombia´s Long-Term Green Growth Objectives
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 1 456 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Landscapes
  • Cross Cutting
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China Global and Regional Knowledge Sharing
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 1 497 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Enhanced Policy for Increased Green Finance in Viet Nam
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 677 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Scaling up Biomass Waste-to-Energy in Viet Nam
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 702 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Mainstreaming Green Growth in Development Planning
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 844 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Support to the Operationalization of the People’s Survival Fund
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 1 454 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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News

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 13, 2019

GGGI supporting development of Tonga’s Long Term – Low Emissions Development Strategy

On 02 August, 2019, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with ClimateWorks Australia conducted a scoping mission in Nuku’alofa,Tonga to develop Tonga’s Long Term – Low Emissions Development Strategy (LT – LEDS). Tonga became a member of GGGI in October 2018, and this initiative is one of GGGI’s first technical assistance projects for […]

News • August 5, 2019

GGGI Director-General Frank Rijsberman’s Second Working Visit to Uganda

The Director-General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Frank Rijsberman, will be on his second four-day working visit to Uganda from August 4-7, 2019, to strengthen bilateral relations between the Government of Uganda and the GGGI. This visit comes right in time, as Uganda is finalizing its membership to GGGI. The Global Green Growth […]

News • August 5, 2019

Consultative Workshop on the Development of a Road-map for Greening Ethiopian Industrial Parks

ADDIS ABABA – July 5, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI Ethiopia), in collaboration with the Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) organized a Consultative Workshop for the Development of a Roadmap for Greening the Ethiopian Industrial Parks on July 5, 2019. The Workshop was held […]

News • August 1, 2019

Taking stock: how the LDCs became masters in climate activism and optimism

This blog was originally published on the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) website on July 29, 2019.  It is a guest blog by Dr. Achala Abeysinghe, GGGI’s Country Representative in Papua New Guinea.  As Achala Abeysinghe moves on to a new role at the Global Green Growth Institute, she reflects on her time […]

News • July 26, 2019

Institutional Strengthening Session for the planning and implementation of Payment for Environmental Services schemes in Nariño

San Juan de Pasto, July 12, 2019 – The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, the National Department of Planning and the Secretariat of Environment and Sustainable Development of the Department of Nariño, with the support of the Global Green Growth Institute and Natural Heritage, carried out an institutional strengthening session for the planning and implementation […]

News • July 19, 2019

Consultative Workshop for the new “Green Growth Potential Assessment” in Meta

July 10, Villavicencio, Colombia – GGGI brought together over 120 attendees hailing from the Meta Government, the public sector, and the private sector, for a consultative workshop around GGGI’s flagship “Green Growth Potential Assessment” (GGPA) Evaluation tool. This is a tool used to evaluate regional performance in terms of resource-use efficiency, natural capital preservation, resilience to […]

News • July 8, 2019

Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness and preparatory support to implement Green City Development Projects in Rwanda’s Secondary Cities

11th July, at the Kigali Convention Center,  the GCF readiness project closure workshop was held to communicate the knowledge acquired, and share lessons learnt from implementing the GCF readiness project and highlight the way forward ,with a dialogue to receive input from the participants. The workshop organized in collaboration with  Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA), […]

News • July 8, 2019

Mongolia prepares for implementing Energy Performance Contracting for Residential Retrofitting in Ulaanbaatar City

July 4, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – GGGI and the Ulaanbaatar City Engineering Facility Department organized a workshop on preparation for the NAMA facility mission to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia for the on-site assessment of ‘EPC for Residential Buildings’. The on-site assessment will take in place between July 22-24, 2019. In order to be well prepared for the mission […]

News • July 1, 2019

Papua New Guinea Publishes Green Growth Potential Assessment

PORT MORESBY – July 1, 2019 – Papua New Guinea’s Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) together with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) today published the Green Growth Potential Assessment of Papua New Guinea. The Government of Papua New Guinea has made strong commitments to green growth with its Vision 2050 and Climate Change […]

News • June 18, 2019

GGGI conducts Capacity Building Workshop about project development to implement the SDGs in Burkina Faso

On June 13, 2019, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, GGGI conducted a capacity building workshop under the banner of “The Sustainable Development Goals and Project Development”, which was organized at the request of the Prime Minister and other collaborating sectorial actors. To ensure that the Government of Burkina Faso benefits broadly and sustainably from this intervention, […]

News • June 14, 2019

Burkina Faso Minister of Environment ,Green Economy and Climate Change conduct GCF study tour in Kigali, Rwanda

Burkina Faso is aware of the importance of green growth development which is fundamental to supporting the transition and increasing opportunities.  The Government has highlighted several obstacles related to (i) limited technical capacity of actors at all levels; (ii) the lack of sustainable and appropriate financial mechanisms to support the transition to green growth; and […]

News • June 14, 2019

Renewable energy is now a commercially attractive investment opportunity!

By Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Renewable energy has gained a foothold in many countries as the technology of choice, accounting for one-third of the world’s total energy capacity. According to a recent report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), renewables and electrification can help achieve more than three-quarters of […]

News • June 12, 2019

15 shortlisted participants of the Greenpreneurs 2019 program to take part in a global competition

June 12, Seoul, Republic of Korea – Out of more than 200 participants, 15 were shortlisted from GGGI’s Member countries and countries where GGGI has operations, including Cambodia, Colombia, Ethiopia, India, Jordan, Morocco, Nepal, the Philippines, Rwanda, Uganda, the UAE, and Vanuatu. This year, GGGI is pleased to have a variety of project ideas designed […]

News • June 11, 2019

GGGI holds the Friends of GGGI Luncheon event in Seoul

On June 11, GGGI held the Friends of GGGI Luncheon event in Seoul, inviting more than 60 members of the diplomatic corps, including Ambassadors in Seoul to share its recent updates and success stories in GGGI’s Member countries. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, GGGI’s Chair & President delivered a video message during the event followed by a […]

News • June 7, 2019

Global Green Growth Institute Now Solidified in Colombian Law

On May 24, President Duque signed off Law 1954, through which the Congress of Colombia approved the “Establishment Agreement of the Global Green Growth Institute in Colombia,” signed in Rio de Janeiro the 20th of June, 2012. With this step forward, the Republic of Colombia is one step closer to achieving GGGI’s membership status and […]

News • June 5, 2019

Beating Air pollution before it beats us

Air pollution is a chronic disease and a silent killer.  We need to anticipate it and proactively address it head on before it overtakes us. In April 2019  it was time for me to relocate to Kigali from Seoul, I was happy to move away from Seoul’s deteriorating air quality. While living in Korea, a […]

News • June 4, 2019

GGGI partnerships catalyze climate finance and green growth in 2018

SEOUL – June 04, 2018 – Member and partner countries of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) achieved impactful green growth results in 2018 through innovative partnerships that support developing countries and emerging economies transition toward environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive economic growth. Recognizing the importance of partnerships to deliver at greater scale and impact, […]

News • May 31, 2019

Three Ways the Global Green Growth Institute is supporting the Government of Rwanda to Reduce Air Pollution

Ambient air pollution has risen sharply in recent years, especially in urban centers. Increasing rates of congestion combined with rising levels of personal vehicle ownership and limited public transport infrastructure have resulted in cities in sub-Saharan Africa exhibiting some of the highest levels of PM2.5 particulate matter in the world. Recent research has found that […]

News • May 31, 2019

GGGI Establishes New Office in the Caribbean

Thursday, May 30, 2019 — The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has opened a new office in Castries, St. Lucia, to strengthen support for its work to further promote green growth in the Caribbean region and expand its partnership with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). GGGI and OECS previously signed a memorandum of understanding […]

Reports

Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System Rwanda  • Green Cities  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting
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Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System

Rwanda  • Green Cities  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting

Kinh nghiệm Tăng trưởng xanh của Hàn Quốc Viet Nam  • Cross Cutting
Report
Kinh nghiệm Tăng trưởng xanh của Hàn Quốc

Viet Nam  • Cross Cutting

Diary of a Green Soul: An Inspiring Book of Green Lifestyles in Indonesia Indonesia  • Cross Cutting
Report
Diary of a Green Soul: An Inspiring Book of Green Lifestyles in Indonesia

Indonesia  • Cross Cutting

Green Growth Potential Assessment of Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea  • Cross Cutting
Report
Green Growth Potential Assessment of Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea  • Cross Cutting

Phnom Penh Sustainable City Plan 2018-2030 (Khmer version) Cambodia  • Green Cities  • Cross Cutting
Report
Phnom Penh Sustainable City Plan 2018-2030 (Khmer version)

Cambodia  • Green Cities  • Cross Cutting

Phnom Penh Sustainable City Plan 2018-2030 Cambodia  • Green Cities  • Cross Cutting
Report
Phnom Penh Sustainable City Plan 2018-2030

Cambodia  • Green Cities  • Cross Cutting

GGGI Mexico brochure (English) Mexico  • Cross Cutting
Report
GGGI Mexico brochure (English)

Mexico  • Cross Cutting

Misión de Crecimiento Verde (Español) Colombia  • Cross Cutting
Report
Misión de Crecimiento Verde (Español)

Colombia  • Cross Cutting

UAE Country Office Brochure UAE  • Cross Cutting
Report
UAE Country Office Brochure

UAE  • Cross Cutting

GGGI Colombia Brochure 2018 Colombia  • Cross Cutting
Report
GGGI Colombia Brochure 2018

Colombia  • Cross Cutting

UGGDS- IMPLEMENTATION ROADMAP Uganda  • Cross Cutting
Report
UGGDS- IMPLEMENTATION ROADMAP

Uganda  • Cross Cutting

Guide to Green Entrepreneurship in Kiribati Kiribati  • Cross Cutting
Report
Guide to Green Entrepreneurship in Kiribati

Kiribati  • Cross Cutting

Guide to Green Entrepreneurship in Vanuatu Cross Cutting  • Vanuatu
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Guide to Green Entrepreneurship in Vanuatu

Cross Cutting  • Vanuatu

Guide to Green Entrepreneurship in Fiji Fiji  • Cross Cutting
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Guide to Green Entrepreneurship in Fiji

Fiji  • Cross Cutting

Green Certification of the Bugesera Airport – Fact Sheet Water and Sanitation  • Rwanda  • Green Cities  • Sustainable Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy
Report
Green Certification of the Bugesera Airport – Fact Sheet

Water and Sanitation  • Rwanda  • Green Cities  • Sustainable Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting

GGGI Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System Fact Sheet Water and Sanitation  • Rwanda  • Green Cities  • Sustainable Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy
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GGGI Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System Fact Sheet

Water and Sanitation  • Rwanda  • Green Cities  • Sustainable Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting

GGGI Rwanda Green Cities Project Fact Sheet Water and Sanitation  • Rwanda  • Green Cities  • Sustainable Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy
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GGGI Rwanda Green Cities Project Fact Sheet

Water and Sanitation  • Rwanda  • Green Cities  • Sustainable Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting

Rwanda Public Bicycle Sharing – Project Fact Sheet Water and Sanitation  • Rwanda  • Green Cities  • Sustainable Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy
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Rwanda Public Bicycle Sharing – Project Fact Sheet

Water and Sanitation  • Rwanda  • Green Cities  • Sustainable Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting

UGANDA GREEN GROWTH DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY Uganda  • Cross Cutting
Report
UGANDA GREEN GROWTH DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

Uganda  • Cross Cutting

UAE Climate Risk Assessment & Adaptation Measures in Key Sectors United Arab Emirates  • Cross Cutting
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UAE Climate Risk Assessment & Adaptation Measures in Key Sectors

United Arab Emirates  • Cross Cutting

GGGI Staff

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Indonesia Procurement Associate

Ahyoni

Indonesia Senior Assistant to the Knowledge and Capacity Development Program and Investment Program

Cicilia Peggy Mariska

Indonesia Digital Communication Specialist

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