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Climate Change

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 7, 2022

Ministry of Planning and Investment, British Embassy in Laos and GGGI release a Pre-feasibility Study on a Battery Swapping System for Electric 2-wheelers in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR.

With support from the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the British Embassy in Laos, the pre-feasibility study conducted by GGGI examines the financial viability and environmental sustainability of implementing a Battery Swapping System model for electric two-wheelers in Vientiane Capital and contribute to achieve the Government of Lao PDR’s 2030 target on 30% electric […]

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 • November 1, 2022

Green Entrepreneurship Forum for Young Entrepreneurs in Lao PDR

On August 17, 2022, in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, the Global Green Growth Institute Lao PDR (GGGI) in collaboration with the Young Entrepreneur Association of Lao PDR (YEAL) had organized the Green Entrepreneurship Forum for Young Entrepreneurs in Lao PDR. The event was attended by more than 60 participants (37 female) from a variety of […]

News • October 6, 2022

Scaling up Waste Recycling Bank in Vientiane, Lao PDR

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. On September 27, GGGI together with Vientiane City Office for Management Services (VCOMS) organized an induction workshop of Waste Recycling Bank (WRB) project’s scale-up phase. Attended by more than 100 participants from KOICA, central, city, and local governments, schools, development partners, and waste collection/recycling companies, the induction workshop announced the commencement […]

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

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 • July 13, 2022

Understanding of Mitigation Outcome Purchase Agreement under Article 6.2 training workshop

The Mitigation Outcome Purchase Agreement (MOPAs), should help relevant public institutions engaging in bilateral negotiations to improve the understanding of legal, institutional and technical concepts related to Article 6 in the context of cooperative approaches. This was the main objective of the training workshop held on july 06 in collaboration with the Direction of Environment […]

News • June 27, 2022

GGGI – Senti Kick-off Training in Oriental Mindoro on New Digital Tool for Climate Resilience

Calapan, Oriental Mindoro, June 2022 – More than a hundred officials and staff of the provincial government of Oriental Mindoro, its fourteen municipalities and capital city of Calapan attended training sessions from May 30 to June 1 to familiarize with the Climate Vulnerability and Risk Information System or CVRIS, a digital tool that can help enhance […]

News • May 6, 2022

GGGI at Cop15 on desertification

Cote d’Ivoire is hosting the Fifteen’s Conference of the parties (COP) from the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, a major conference to address the future of Land management, from May 9 to May 20. The main challenge around “Land. Life. Legacy: From Scarcity to Prosperity,” is a call to action to ensure that land, […]

News • April 28, 2022

GGGI Ethiopia Convenes Second NAP-GCF Steering Committee Meeting

GGGI Ethiopia  in collaboration with Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) held the NAP-GCF Readiness Project Second Steering Committee Meeting (SCM) at Dallol Hotel, Adama on March 31, 2022. On the meeting, 30 (5 female) SC members and other high government officials including H.E Dr. Getahun Garedew, Director General of EPA, H.E Mr. Kebede Yimam from Ethiopia […]

News • March 29, 2022

GGGI Participation in the World Water Forum 2022

The GGGI Senegal country office took part in the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar from March 21-26, 2022. GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, took part in the opening ceremony and conducted a series of meetings with government partners to review GGGI’s country cooperation portfolio. The country office exhibited in Hall B to share its […]

News • March 24, 2022

Director General’s agenda of hearings on the sidelines of Dakar World Water Forum 2022

Our Director General took part in the World Water Forum. 9th edition and first in Sub-Saharan Africa. On the fringes of his visit to Senegal, he visited the Senegal River Valley, a pilot site for the solarization of pumping stations for climate-smart agriculture, as well as rice mills supported by an energy audit and capacity […]

News • March 17, 2022

Senegal Minister of the Environment held meeting with the GGGI Senegal Country Representative

As is customary when a new Country Representatives take office, the Ministry of the Environment, as the entity endorsing our cooperation agreement with the State of Senegal, received the mission letter from GGGI to share the vision of our mandate. The Minister was delighted to receive GGGI’s new Senegal Country Representative and took the opportunity […]

News • March 17, 2022

Korean International Development Agency – KOICA welcomes GGGI Senegal Country Representative

The Country Director of the Korean Development Agency welcomed the GGGI Senegal Country Representative accompanied by the team in charge of the agriculture component in the Senegal River Valley. The meeting commenced with an overview presentation of the two organizations and their vision in the framework of their mandates in Senegal. KOICA is a governmental […]

News • February 28, 2022

Bio-CNG Commercialization Potential for Clean Energy Transition

Biogas utilization through Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME), cattle, and Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) potentially supporting Indonesia’s transition to clean energy by improving and upgrading it to Biomethane, which then compressed to Bio-CNG (Compressed Natural Gas). To support the development of Bio-CNG’s market in Indonesia, the Directorate General of Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (DG […]

News • February 11, 2022

Sustainable Urban Wetlands Development within Kigali City- Nyandungu Wetland Eco-park

A rapid growing urban population comes with enormous challenges for city planners and managers. They have to ensure that cities today can deliver not only basic services but that these cities are safe, resilient and environmentally friendly. One of the underlying causes of wetland degradation is lack of knowledge and skills on how wetlands can […]

News • February 9, 2022

Sharing Experiences on Innovation and Climate Finance Potential

The workshop was live-streamed on Youtube and is part of the regional roadshow conducted by the NDA since 2020, which aims to share information with local stakeholders. Local stakeholders are one of the forefronts of Indonesia’s climate action. Therefore, the Ministry of Finance, as the National Designated Authority of the Green Climate Fund (NDA GCF) […]

News • February 9, 2022

Country Representative Visited H.E Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Senegal

The GGGI Senegal Country Representative visited the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Senegal. His Excellency KIM Ji-Joon to further mark the quality of relations between GGGI and the Republic of Korea. With 6 months since he took his official position in Senegal, H.E. Ambassador shared his appreciation of Senegal with regard to the […]

News • February 9, 2022

South Kalimantan is Developing Payments for Ecosystem Services in Sultan Adam Forest Park

The South Kalimantan Provincial Government (Pemprov Kalsel), through the South Kalimantan Forestry Office, in collaboration with GGGI, held a “Focused Group Discussion on the Study of Payments of Ecosystem Services for the Sultan Adam Forest Park: Benchmark Study Results, Proposed Business, and Institutional Models” in Banjarbaru, South Kalimantan, on January 13, 2022. The discussion is […]