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News • January 19, 2023

Launch of the Business Development Platform in Nukus

On October 28th and 29th, 2022, GGGI’s Business Development Platform (BDP) was launched in a two-day event in Nukus, Karakalpakstan Republic. The platform has been developed for smallholder and commercial farmers, MSMEs, and institutional enablers in the Aral Sea region and provides the information needed to conduct business in the agriculture and environmental sectors in […]

News • January 16, 2023

Capacity building workshop on carbon markets under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

In 2016, Rwanda ratified the Paris Agreement (PA) to combat climate change by limiting the global temperature rise to below 1.5º, as articulated in the 2015 Paris Agreement (PA). Submitted to the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change), the National Greenhouse Gas Inventory reported that the per capita Green House Gases (GHG) emissions […]

News • December 29, 2022

Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant Site Selection Finalized

Under the leadership of the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) and with financial support from KOICA, the “Strengthening Solid Waste and Faecal Sludge Management Capacity for Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area (GKMA)” project has reached a stage in which the steering committee has established and finalized consensus on the site selection for a Faecal Sludge […]

News • December 29, 2022

Journalists Trained in Climate Change and Green Growth Reporting

Many journalists face challenges in covering climate change issues. These range from difficulties in accessing scientists to speak with to climate change language being too technical. Both make it harder for journalists to understand and correctly relay the message to the public. This is partly because their capacities have not been enhanced to receive and dissect […]

News • December 29, 2022

Building a Resilient Economy – Rwanda hosts World Circular Economy Forum 2022

Kigali, Rwanda – 7 December 2022 – Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is delighted to support the Government of the Republic of Rwanda partners, regional and global partners to organize and host the World Circular Economy Forum 2022 (WCEF 2022). Organized between 6-8 December, and for the first time in the Global South, WCEF 2022 […]

News • December 29, 2022

Solid Waste & Faecal Sludge Management Strategies Reviewed with Mukono Municipality

15th December 2022, the KOICA-funded “Strengthening Solid Waste and Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) Capacity for Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area (GKMA)” project registered a landmark achievement with the Solid Waste Management (SWM)& Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) strategy and inception workshop. This workshop was a two-way participatory approach designed to aid in the development of a feasible […]

News • December 20, 2022

Technical Advisory Committee Holds Second Meeting to Discuss KOICA-GGGI Climate-Smart Agriculture Project

December 18, 2022, Janakpur, Nepal – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Nepal hosted the second Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting for the KOICA-GGGI Climate-smart agriculture project. The project, which is being implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives (MoLMAC), aims to support widespread adoption of climate-smart agriculture to reduce […]

News • December 20, 2022

Municipal Officials Learn to Boost Emergency Preparedness at Capacity Building Workshop organized by GGGI Nepal

December 16-17, 2022, Janakpur, Nepal – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Nepal concluded a capacity building workshop for municipal officials from Dhanusha and Mahottari districts on establishing and operationalizing Local Emergency Operations Centers (LEOCs) for the climate-smart agriculture.   LEOC is a facility at local level responsible for carrying out emergency preparedness and emergency […]

News • December 20, 2022

GGGI and Kyrgyz Republic sign MOU to develop green bonds

BISHKEK, KYRGYZ REPUBLIC – December 01, 2022 – Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), counter-signed by Mr. Beksultan Ibraimov, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Natural Resources, Ecology and Technical Supervision of Kyrgyz Republic (MONRETS), who is also the National Designated Authority (NDA) for Green Climate Fund (GCF). By […]

News • December 15, 2022

Capacity Enhancement of Ugandan Government Officials on Solid Waste and Faecal Sludge Management in the Republic of Korea

Through the project on “Strengthening Solid Waste and Faecal Sludge Management Capacity for Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area (GKMA)” funded by KOICA, under GGGI in partnership with the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE), different Ugandan Government officials from concerned policy and waste management government entities traveled to Korea for a one-week ‘Knowledge Exchange Program. GGGI […]

News • December 15, 2022

Minister of Climate Change Launches Two Strategic Policy Documents for Vanuatu

PORT VILA – 30 November 2022 – The Government of Vanuatu today gathered the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), and Agence Francais de Developpement (AFD) at the Ramada Hotel to the National Energy Efficiency Strategy and Action Plan (NEESAP) and the Vanuatu Long Term Low Emissions […]

News • December 15, 2022

GCF NAP Project -Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the National Land Use and Development Master Plan 2020-2050 (NLUDMP).

9 September , Kigali, Rwanda REMA in collaboration with GGGI_Rwanda & National Lands Authority under the GCF NAP Project have commissioned the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the National Land Use & Development Master Plan 2020-2050 (NLUDMP). GCF NAP Project Manager Liliane Mupende welcomed the participants  and said  “this SEA Mission will be carried from […]

News • December 15, 2022

GCF NAP Project -Training of the Automatic Message Switching System (AMSS at Meteo Rwanda Headquarters

8 August , Kigali ,through the Rwanda National Designated Authority (NDA) i.e., Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) and the Accredited Entity (AE) i.e. Ministry of Environment (MoE) of Rwanda to the Green Climate Fund (GCF); the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), a Delivery Partner (DP), has been following up the implementation of the GCF NAP […]

News • November 30, 2022

Global Green Growth Institute apoya el diálogo para la construcción de una visión sobre mercado de Carbono en el Perú

El evento se desarrolló en el marco de proyecto liderado por el Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) bajo el programa de asistencia técnica del Instituto de Industria y Tecnología Ambiental de Corea (KEITI), el cual busca apoyar al gobierno peruano en los primeros pasos para la elaboración de una hoja de ruta hacia un mercado […]

News • November 23, 2022

Delegation of European Union and Global Green Growth Institute join forces to foster innovation in energy efficiency in Viet Nam

Hanoi, 30 Sept 2022 – The Delegation of European Union (EUD) to Viet Nam and Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Viet Nam announced a three-year program “Accelerating Innovative Startups for Energy Efficiency” (AIS4EE) to promote entrepreneurship in energy efficiency and the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC).   Viet Nam is one of the most energy-intensive economies in […]

News • November 23, 2022

The signing of Uganda’s Country Planning Framework

26th October 2022 marks the signing of Uganda’s Country Planning Framework (CPF) which is the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)’s planning document that presents the strategic initiatives that GGGI aims to pursue in partnership with the Republic of Uganda. The CPF was signed by both GGGI Director General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman and Hon. Matia Kasaija […]

News • November 22, 2022

Green Entrepreneurship for a Sustainable Future

Under the theme ‘Naturing Green Enterprises for a Sustainable Future. To equip the students with the knowledge and skills in accordance with the sustainable development goals, St. Kizito has established and embedded topics on greening and waste-to-resource practices within the school curriculum aimed at preserving the environment. This has channeled the students’ minds about climate […]

News • November 22, 2022

Consultation workshop on the development of green city strategy for Bocanda

From October 13th to 14th, 2022, GGGI in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MINEDD) and Bocanda Mayor Office held a consultation workshop on the development of the green city strategy for Bocanda. The workshop was attended by more than 40 participants from various technical departments of the public sector of the […]

News • November 21, 2022

Training Workshop Conducted on Result-Based Monitoring and Evaluation for Adaptation

The GCF-funded National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Readiness project of GGGI-Ethiopia, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Planning and Development (MoPD), organized a four-day training workshop on Result-Based -Monitoring and Evaluation (RB-M&E) from November 1-4, 2022 at Adama town of the Oromia region. The ultimate objectives  of the training  workshop were to keep the trainees […]

News • November 15, 2022

Bridging policy and adoption of e-mobility in Cambodia

Phnom Penh 4 November 2022, The GGGI Cambodia team participated in a consultative workshop organized by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) and presented the key results from policy review and the proposed options for improvement on (1) electric motorbikes (EMs) registration, (2) charging and swapping space at public buildings, and (3) battery […]