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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Rwanda (FONERWA)
Start Date Q1 2012
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget 0
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 • 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 […]

News • May 30, 2019

Technical Workshop for the Creation of the Second Phase of the Green Growth Program with the Norwegian Embassy in Colombia

On April 30, 2019, in Bogotá, the Technical Workshop for the Creation of the Second Phase of the Green Growth Program, with GGGI Colombia and the Norwegian Embassy in Colombia, was carried out with all strategic government stakeholders in attendance: the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Agriculture (including and the Rural Agricultural Planning Unit), […]

News • May 28, 2019

Myanmar Country Planning Framework to be endorsed

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNREC) signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 9 February 2017 to advance green growth in Myanmar. GGGI started the development of its Country Planning Framework (2019-2023) since 2017. As the first step, GGGI conducted the Green Growth Potential Assessment and […]

News • May 21, 2019

Papua New Guinea kicks-off sub-national Green Climate Fund consultations

On May 21, 2019, Papua New Guinea’s Climate Change & Development Authority (CCDA), GGGI and other development partners convened a 3-day workshop in the Mount Hagen, Western Highlands Province, to support PNG access climate finance and engage the Green Climate Fund. Over forty provincial government, civil society and private sector stakeholders from the 7 provinces […]

News • May 20, 2019

GGGI supports the development of the Ecovillage Investment Program for Burkina Faso

On May 16, the Government of Burkina Faso and the Global Green Growth Institute organized a workshop to launch the formulation of the Ecovillages Investment Program. The Government of Burkina Faso (GoBF) set a specific objective within the National Economic and Social Development Plan (PNDES) articulated as follows: mitigation and adaptation capacities to the adverse […]

News • May 10, 2019

Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI’s interview with Japan Spotlight

Read Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI’s interview with Japan Spotlight on Searching for Environmentally Sustainable and Socially Inclusive Economic Growth. https://www.jef.or.jp/journal/pdf/225th_Cover_Story_10.pdf

News • May 10, 2019

Rwanda Cabinet approves Green Building Minimum Compliance System

The Government of Rwanda in the cabinet meeting held on 3rd April 2019 approved the Ministerial Order determining Urban planning and Building regulations. The Rwanda Green Building Minimum Compliance System which is an Annex to the Ministerial Order along with the revised Rwanda Building Code. The Ministerial Order and the supporting green building annex were officially […]

News • May 8, 2019

Impatient Optimism for GGGI

Blog by Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute On October 1, 2016, I officially began my four-year term as Director-General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). Together with GGGI’s Members, Management Team and staff, I started an exciting journey, implementing the Work Program and Budget (WPB) 2017-18 approved by the Council, while […]

News • May 7, 2019

GGGI takes part in the Annual Infrastructure Investors Summit in Seoul

May 7, Seoul, Republic of Korea – GGGI took part in the 2nd Annual Infrastructure Investors Seoul Summit at the Westin Chosun hotel today, which brought together investors, fund managers, asset owners and developers to actively discuss ways to enhance global infrastructure capital flows and strategy. Fenella Aouane, as part of GGGI’s Green Investment Services […]

News • May 6, 2019

GGGI Colombia participated in the signing of the beef and dairy Zero Deforestation Agreements

May 6, 2019, Bogotá, Colombia – GGGI sealed its commitment to the sustainability of livestock and forest conservation with its adhesion to the Zero Deforestation agreements for beef and dairy value chains, together with the Ministries of Environment and Agriculture, the Sustainable Livestock Board of Colombia with its 45 members, private companies, restaurants and environmental organizations. […]

News • April 30, 2019

GGGI conducts a Consultation Workshop for Green Growth Potential Analysis of Qatar in Doha

On April 30, the Qatar Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a consultation workshop on Green Growth Potential Assessment (GGPA) of Qatar in Doha. GGPA is a diagnostic tool that combines data analysis and stakeholder consultation to identify green growth opportunities in a country. After the presentation […]

Reports

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
Report
Guide to Green Entrepreneurship in Vanuatu

Cross Cutting  • Vanuatu

Guide to Green Entrepreneurship in Fiji Fiji  • Cross Cutting
Report
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

3rd National Urban Forum Rwanda- Background Paper Water and Sanitation  • Rwanda  • Green Cities  • Sustainable Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy
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3rd National Urban Forum Rwanda- Background Paper

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

Peru Country Planning Framework 2017-2021 Water and Sanitation  • Peru  • Sustainable Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting
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Peru Country Planning Framework 2017-2021

Water and Sanitation  • Peru  • Sustainable Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting

Country Brief: Mozambique Mozambique  • Cross Cutting
Report
Country Brief: Mozambique

Mozambique  • Cross Cutting

Green Growth to Achieve the Paris Agreement Cross Cutting
Report
Green Growth to Achieve the Paris Agreement

Cross Cutting

Wastewater System Operation and Maintenance Guideline Cambodia  • Cross Cutting
Report
Wastewater System Operation and Maintenance Guideline

Cambodia  • Cross Cutting

SDG India Index – Baseline Report 2018 India  • Cross Cutting
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SDG India Index – Baseline Report 2018

India  • Cross Cutting

GGGI Staff

Made Monika Arhyani Nilakrisna

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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