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green growth

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 • July 29, 2022

GGGI, Norway and the Government of Antioquia work together to strengthen Nature-based Tourism in the region

Antioquia, July, 2022. the Government of Antioquia and the Secretary of Tourism of Antioquia, with the support of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), under the second phase of the Colombia-GGGI-Norway Green Growth Program, successfully presented the advances made in the Nature-based Tourism Strategy 2040 and the Strategic Tourism Plan lines in Antioquia. In addition, […]

News • April 6, 2022

Increasing Capacity to Build a Profitable Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFP) Business

The North Kalimantan Provincial Government (Pemprov Kaltara), together with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), held a Capacity Development Training with the theme: Building a Profitable Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFP) Business. The training took place in Tarakan on January 25-28, 2022. This training aimed to increase understanding and build the spirit of strengthening the productive […]

News • March 28, 2022

Vanuatu Greenpreneurs Incubator Graduation

PORT VILA, Wednesday, 16th March 2022:  The Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program held a Graduation Ceremony for the first cohort of Vanuatu green enterprises on March 16, 2022. The graduation ceremony was held virtually (due to COVID-19 restrictions) to celebrate and recognize the achievements of all the 2021 incubator participants, mentors, coaches and others involved in […]

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 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

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 […]

News • February 3, 2022

Empowering Journalists with Specialized and Ethical Investigative Reporting Skills on Green Growth and Climate Change in Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda; February 2022; – Rwanda has made significant efforts to respond to the impacts of environmental and climate change issues. Efforts continue to be made to inculcate environmental awareness to ensure communities are mindful and knowledgeable about the environment and environmental problems. To make environmental laws, policies, strategies, and institutional capacities more effective towards […]

News • January 7, 2022

GGP3: Supporting Green Growth and Strategic Climate Finance in Indonesia

Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Green Growth Program Phase 3 (GGP3) that started in January this year has been progressing quite well. Now that we are fast approaching the end of 2021, we are delighted to report some of the highlights and achievements the GGP3 has managed to deliver, thanks to its highly committed […]

News • December 7, 2021

GGGI and SENA strengthen environmental, biotechnology, and energy knowledge networks

Bogotá, Colombia; November 30, 2021 – GGGI, together with the National Learning Service – SENA, carried out the webinar ‘Green Growth for economic reactivation: opportunities from technical and technological training in Colombia’, strengthening SENA’s educational community on their knowledge of bioeconomy, forestry economy, and rural electrification under the framework of Green Growth, the 2030 Agenda, […]

News • December 4, 2021

Uganda Launches the Green Industrial Database

The industrial sector in Uganda consists of construction, mining and quarrying, formal manufacturing, informal manufacturing, electricity supply, and water supply. In 2010/11, the construction sub-sector was the largest, followed by formal manufacturing, water supply, informal manufacturing, electricity supply and then mining and quarrying. In line with Uganda’s major objective to mainstream green growth in government […]

News • December 2, 2021

Uganda Launches the Green Industrial Database

The industrial sector in Uganda consists of construction, mining and quarrying, formal manufacturing, informal manufacturing, electricity, and water supply. In line with Uganda’s major objective to mainstream green growth in government programmes, Uganda is prioritizing green growth to help implement the National Development Plan (NDPIII) and the Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy (UGGDS). The Global […]

News • November 29, 2021

GGGI promotes Green Growth and Forest Economy in Antioquia

Antioquia, November 19, 2021. GGGI took part in BioExpo 2021, the essential Green Business fair in Latin America. The activities included the certification of 57 Antioquia municipalities in Green Growth, meetings with the Acting Governor of Antioquia, the Antioquia Municipal Management and certain mayors, and a conference on forest economy. These were held in the […]

News • November 9, 2021

High level Meeting on the Cleaner Production and Climate Innovation Center (CPCIC)

Kigali, Rwanda ,the High Level Business Meeting on increasing industrial profitability and driving the Circular Economy agenda in Rwanda was lead by National Industrial Research & Development Agency (NIRDA) of Rwanda and Rwanda Cleaner Production and Climate Innovation Centre. supported by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Rwanda and Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA)  through […]

News • October 7, 2021

From Green Growth Theory to Actions in Phase 3

Since 2013, the Government of Indonesia through the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) as the Executing Unit, has collaborated with GGGI to mainstream green growth in Indonesia. The collaboration program, titled the Green Growth Program, went through the first phase from 2013 to 2015, and the second phase from 2016 up to the end […]

News • October 7, 2021

Green Growth Talk with Bappenas’ SDEMP Director

Looking back at the implementation of the Green Growth Program Phase II which just ended at the end of 2020, GGGI had a casual chat with Dr. Ir. Yahya Rachmana Hidayat, MSc., Bappenas’ Director of Energy, Mineral, and Mining Resources (SDEMP). What is his opinion about the achievements and contributions of this cooperation program between […]

News • October 7, 2021

The Green Growth Program Phase II Milestones

Indonesia’s Green Growth Program Phase 2 (GGP2, 2016-2020) ended at the end of 2020. What milestones were successfully realized together through the collaboration between the Government of Indonesia and GGGI? Under the collaborative framework of the Indonesia Green Growth Program Phase 2 (GGP2, 2016-2020), GGGI supported the Government of Indonesia to accelerate the pace of […]

News • September 30, 2021

GGGI at COP26

                                        Related posts   Click the calendar to see in full view:   The UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, kicked off on October 31 and […]

News • September 10, 2021

INSCRIPCIONES ABIERTAS: POSTULA TU PROYECTO A NUESTRA PPTAF

Si tienes un proyecto que promueva el control de la deforestación, el desarrollo social inclusivo en las regiones, y que esté alineado con las políticas a nivel nacional y local, ¡esta es la oportunidad para que tu proyecto pase al siguiente nivel! Tienes hasta el 15 de octubre de 2021 para finalizar tu proceso de […]

News • August 30, 2021

Leveraging Climate Finance through Sustainable Livestock in Colombia

Bogotá, Colombia; August 2021 – Within the framework of the Norway-GGGI-Colombia Green Growth Programme Phase II, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Earth Innovation Institute (EII) carried out the webinar “Challenges and financing opportunities for the transformation of the Colombian livestock sector”. This event aimed to present to public and private actors linked […]