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News • January 18, 2023

Meeting between Ban Ki-moon, Chairman of the Assembly of GGGI, and Vladimir Norov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan

On October 24th, 2022, in Seoul, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan, Vladimir Norov, met with the Chairman of the Assembly of GGGI, Ban Ki-moon. Currently, H.E. Mr. Norov is in South Korea to participate in the 15th Cooperation Forum “Central Asia – the Republic of Korea.” Ban Ki-moon and Mr. Norov spoke about […]

News • January 18, 2023

GGGI Releases Report on Article 6 Carbon Markets

Seoul, Republic of Korea – 17 January 2023 – Article 6 of the Paris Agreement establishes a mechanism for government and private sector to achieve the scale of transformation required for keeping within 1.5 °C climate change goal. Article 6 carbon markets offer the opportunity for countries to engage in cooperative approaches to greenhouse gas […]

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 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

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

EIT Climate-KIC partners with Global Green Growth Institute to launch a Blue Economy Accelerator in the Pacific

SUVA, FIJI – 22 November 2022 – Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a partnership agreement today with EIT Climate-KIC, supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland (‘Irish Aid’), to deliver the Blue Economy ClimAccelerator program in the Pacific Islands. The five-month program will run from January to May 2023 and […]

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

GGGI Ethiopia’s Largest Pilot SPIS Project Inaugurated

A Solar-powered Irrigation System (SPIS) Project, which is the largest and the first of its kind in the country, pilot-tested at the rift valley area of Negalign locality, Adami Tulu Jido Kombolcha district, East Shoa zone of the Oromia regional state with an outlay of 70,000 USD was officially inaugurated on 30th October 2022. The […]

News • November 21, 2022

Burkina Faso National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Coordination Mechanism Evaluation Workshop

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; November 2nd -3rd, 2022- The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), organized jointly with the Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development, a stakeholder consultation workshop on the functioning of the current National Adaptation Plan (NAP) coordination mechanism. The purpose of the workshop was to make recommendations to make the coordination […]

News • November 21, 2022

Training ‘Solar Grandmothers’

The Training Center of Barefoot College in Burkina Faso, in partnership with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, provided a training in solar energy to 31 rural women from 7 regions of Burkina Faso (Center, Center-West, Center-East, Sahel, North, Hauts-Bassins and Cascades). The ‘Solar Grandmothers’ project is […]

News • November 21, 2022

GGGI and German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action Launch the Community of Practice for Article 6 Implementing Countries

On 9 November 2022, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) launched the Community of Practice for Article 6 Implementing Countries (CoP-ASIC). The CoP-ASIC is one component of “Supporting Preparedness for Article 6 Cooperation” or SPAR6C, a program of the International Climate Initiative (IKI). […]

News • November 16, 2022

No “Just Transition” Without Gender Equality

Gender-Just Transitions: Achieving transformative impact for climate action The poorest and most disadvantaged people, especially in emerging and developing economies, are disproportionately affected by negative impacts of environmental degradation and climate change. Women and girls face higher risk of food insecurity compared to men and boys, are more likely to die in extreme weather events, […]

News • November 9, 2022

Burkina Faso Long term low emission development strategy at COP 27: on the road to adaptation

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 8th November 2022. Burkina Faso’s long term low emission development strategy, elaborated with GGGI’s and AFD’s technical and financial support over 2021-22, will be presented at various side-events at the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Egypt. The goal of Long Term Low […]

News • November 3, 2022

GGGI Jordan Highlights DAE Candidate Support of Climate Action in the Kingdom

On October 20, 2022 the Cities & Villages Development Bank of Jordan, in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and the Global Green Growth Institute hosted its 1st Climate Action Showcase in Amman.  CVDB  is Jordan’s first nominated Direct Access Entity (DAE) seeking accreditation to the Green Climate Fund.  They have been receiving support from […]

News • November 3, 2022

ONEP launches projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and global warming

Bangkok, Thailand – On 12th October 2022 the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP), the National Designated Authority of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), launched the GCF Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme to help Thailand curb greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. The initiative is a collaborative effort between the Thailand […]

News • October 31, 2022

45 solar pumps Installation in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, October 17-22nd, 2022, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has enabled the installation of 45 solar pumps in three regions (North, Hauts-Bassins and Center-West) bringing to 50 the number of solar irrigation kits made available to agricultural producers since 2021. The ‘Solar irrigation pumping systems and solar mini-grid’ project is implemented in collaboration with the Ministries […]