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News • September 22, 2022

Buildings with Passive cooling and bioclimatic design as climate change adaptation strategies in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; from September 14 to 15, 2022, the Ministry of Urban Planning, Land Affairs and Housing (MUAFH) in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Order of Architects of Burkina Faso (OAB) organized a two-day training on passive cooling as an adaptation strategy to the impacts of climate change. Technicians […]

News • September 22, 2022

GGGI on just energy transition at T20 in Indonesia

The T20 Indonesia Summit targeted to develop policy recommendations to help the G20 countries progress in global health architecture, digital transformation, and energy transition as of 2022. Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), represented by India Country Representative, & DD Green Investment Services (Global), Nishant Bhardwaj, spoke at the plenary session under T20 Indonesia highlighting the […]

News • September 22, 2022

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Uganda, in partnership with the National Building Review Board (NBRD), train the private sector on building laws, physical development plans and green buildings in the greater Kampala metropolitan area (GKMA).

The private sector in Uganda plays a key role in achieving sustainable socio-economic development in the country. It accounts for 90 percent of employment in Uganda and contributed 80 percent to GDP in the FY 2015/2016. The Government of Uganda recognizes its significance in that the third National Development Plan (NDP III) 2020/21 – 2024/25, […]

News • September 22, 2022

Gender consideration in the long-term (2050) low-carbon development strategies.

Burkina Faso government supported by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the French Development Agency (AFD), is in the process of formulating its long-term (2050) low-carbon development strategy. A technical workshop on gender issues was organized on 16th September 2022 in collaboration with UN Women, to identify opportunities for green jobs for women in the country’s transition to the green economy. Gender focal points from line ministries and civil society organizations met to identify opportunities to increase quality jobs […]

News • September 22, 2022

Ambassadors’ Spouses Association of Seoul (ASAS) visit GGGI

On September 19, 2022, members of the Ambassadors’ Spouses Association of Seoul (ASAS)—an association based in Seoul that seeks to promote understanding, support and friendship among its members and with the Korean society—visited GGGI headquarters in Seoul, Korea. During the meeting, GGGI experts shared about its 10-year journey of contributing to the global transition toward […]

News • September 22, 2022

Capacity building workshop for SAED deleguates on Climate Smart Agriculture pratices

The training session was held over a period of three (03) days. It was carried out on the premises of the CIFA (Training Center for agricultural profesisons ). At the opening ceremony, the participants, facilitators and SAED beneficiaries were introduced.  The training sessions aimed to strengthen the climatic resilience of farmers, women and young people […]

News • September 8, 2022

Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative Opens Applications for Second Cohort of Incubator Program

August 31, 2022 – Following the success of its initial cohort in 2021, the Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative has relaunched a 2nd round of its Greenpreneurs Incubator program to support micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the Eastern Caribbean region. Applications for the second cohort of the program are now open here […]

News • September 6, 2022

Fiji Secures Technical Assistance Support from The Green Climate Fund to Strengthen Access to Climate Finance

On August 2, 2022 – Fiji has secured a second “Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme” (Readiness Programme) Funding support project from the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The project, “Enhancing Direct Access to Climate Finance in Fiji-Phase 2”, focuses on supporting the Ministry of Economy, the Fiji Development Bank, Line Ministries, the private sector and non-government […]

News • September 6, 2022

GGGI Ethiopia’s Largest Pilot SPIS Project Goes Operational

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 the Oromia regional state with an outlay of 70,000 USD, successfully installed and went operational. The Pilot Project, which is funded by the Danish Government, embodies 48 panel modules […]

News • August 30, 2022

Jordan’s Ministry of Environment in partnership with GGGI holds 4th Private Sector Roundtable Discussion-Agriculture and Water

On 16th of August 2022, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with Jordan’s Ministry of Environment facilitated the fourth Private Sector Roundtable discussion, The discussions focused on the role of the private sector and identifying barriers to increasing climate finance and capacity needs on Agriculture and Water. Three ministers were presented for the […]

News • August 25, 2022

Uganda Launches her Green Economy Recovery Plan

Uganda’s economy is emerging from the devastating impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, but prospects for growth have been undermined by increasing pressure on its natural resources. On August 10th, 2022, the Ministries of Finance and Water signed a commitment with development partners; NDC Partnership, GIZ Uganda, and the Global Green Growth Institute to support […]

News • August 25, 2022

Rwanda Plastic Free July Month Activity – Keeping nature plastic free

Engaging the young people in environmental conservation is key of sustainable development In 2022 July 29, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Rwanda in partnership with Eco Arts initiative visited Gatenga I, school located at Kigali city, Kicukiro district, Gatenga sector in plastic free July campaign with “Keep our nature Plastic free” theme. The aim of […]

News • August 25, 2022

Ban Ki-Moon’s visit to India

President of the Assembly and Chairman of the Council of Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Mr. Ban Ki Moon visited GGGI India’s office today. His visit inspired the team members and strengthened their resolve to contribute to India’s transition toward Green Growth and Net Zero Targets. GGGI India through its portfolio of Renewables, Landscape, and […]

News • August 24, 2022

Validation Workshop of the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Management Strategy

August 8, 2022 – As part of the process of improving the solid waste management system in the greater Kampala area, the Ministry of Kampala Capital City and Metropolitan Affairs with the technical and financial support of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the European Union through Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization project are […]

News • August 16, 2022

GGGI supports UNFCCC Training on Asian Least Developed Countries Access to Climate Finance

August 8-11, 2022, the UNFCCC in collaboration with UNESCAP under the auspices of the Needs-based Finance Project hosted a training on “Climate Finance mobilization and access to Least Developed Countries in Asia”. Governments of Bhutan, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Nepal and Timor-Leste were gathered with experts from Green Climate Fund (GCF), the Adaptation Fund and Global […]

News • August 5, 2022

Dialogue with private sector on green investment and climate finance in Senegal

The Agricultural Bank (LBA), the first Senegalese private commercial bank accredited to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for direct access, and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) hosted a high-level dialogue on mechanisms and opportunities for climate finance. “The dialogue took place on 16 and 17 June 2022  in Dakar, under the chairmanship of the […]

News • August 5, 2022

An advocacy campaign on the road to Dakar E-waste 2022 day

Stakeholders in the WEEE sector were received by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) for a morning session to work on a stakeholder memorandum as preliminaries to Dakar E-waste Day 2022 on october 14. This activity is part of the support provided to the structuring of the e-waste sector towards an integrated waste management system. […]

News • July 27, 2022

GGGI to support the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to establish a Transitional Climate Finance Unit in Uganda

Uganda – 26 August 2022. Creating a Transitional Climate Finance Unit (TCFU) in Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development of the Republic of Uganda will lead to a transformational change in access to climate finance for Uganda.  To fully align to this, the Ministry working with GGGI have commenced activities to establish a TCFU […]

News • July 26, 2022

Morocco-Workshop/ Negotiation of a Mitigation Outcome Purchase Agreements & Understanding of Governance and Processes of Article 6

As part of the implementation activities of the “Design of policy approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement”, implemented by Morocco  Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable  Development in partnership with the Global Green Growth Institute, a face-to-face training sessions on Mitigation Outcome Purchase Agreement (MOPA) as well as governance & processes of Article […]

News • July 26, 2022

Round Up: Third meeting of the Project Steering Committee DAPA ” Design of Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement”

Round Up: Third meeting of the Project Steering Committee DAPA ” Design of Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement”    Rabat, Morocco May 18, 2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in close collaboration with the Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development, organized the third steering committee virtual meeting of […]