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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 • October 4, 2022

Fostering Green Investment: GGGI Holds an Investment and Infrastructure Planning Workshop

GGGI Uganda hosted a working session with political and technical city representatives from Arua, Gulu, Mbarara and Jinja to prioritize the infrastructure and investment proposals of these secondary cities. Attendees were joined by representatives from the National Planning Authority (NPA), Ministry of Local Government, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, the Private Sector Development […]

News • August 25, 2022

Uganda Launches her Green Economy Recovery Plan

Uganda’s economy is striving to emerge 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 Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED), the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE), and the National Planning Authority (NPA) […]

News • July 27, 2022

Key Actors Engagement workshop for the pre-feasibility study for energy recovery from organic waste in the Tangier Region-Morocco

As part of the “Resilient Recovery Rapid Readiness Support in the Kingdom of Morocco” Program in support of the Organic Waste to Energy Program (OWtE), a workshop was held on July 5 with the participation of key stakeholders both from National and Subnational level. The opening remarks of the workshop was made by Mr. Lhoussine […]

News • July 26, 2022

GGGI and UNCDF expand their partnership to support small green businesses in the Pacific

Suva, Fiji – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) signed an amendment to their existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand areas of cooperation on 29th June. The document was signed virtually by Gerard O’Donoghue, on behalf of GGGI Director General and Mr Bram Peters, Regional Manager-Pacific of UNCDF. The […]

News • July 22, 2022

Vanuatu and GGGI Launch New Country Planning Framework 2022 – 2026

Port Vila, 20 July 2022.  The new Vanuatu Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2022 – 2026 between the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Government of Vanuatu was launched in Port Vila on 20th July 2022 by the Minister of Climate Change Adaptation, Meteorology, Geo0-hazards, Environment, Energy and Disaster Management (MCCA) – Honorable Silas Bule […]

News • June 17, 2022

Two Tongan green enterprises win USD5,000 each in seed grants through the Mafoa ‘Ae Ata – Youth Innovation Challenge Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program

NUKU’ALOFA, TONGA: Saturday, 11th June 2022 – Tonga Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Inc. (TYEE) in collobration with Partners Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)’s Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN), Breadfruit Consulting and supported by Solutions Consulting House held a Graduation Ceremony for the first Mafoa ‘a e Ata (MAA) – Youth Innovation Challenge Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator […]

News • June 16, 2022

Government of Rwanda and GGGI Sign and endorse the new 2021-2025 Rwanda Country Planning Framework (CPF)

On 13 May, Kigali , Rwanda the Minister of State , Ministry of Infrastructure  Eng Patricie Uwase  and the GGGI Rwanda Country Representative Okechukwu Daniel Ogbonnaya have officially endorsed & signed the new five year 2021-2025 Rwanda Country Planning Framework (CPF).  The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) would like to thank all the stakeholders and […]

News • June 8, 2022

Workshop report on effective municipal solid waste management in City of Kigali

30-31 May 2022, Kigali,  Rwanda the Global Green Growth Institute conducted a two days’ workshop at M Hotel on effective municipal solid waste management services in the City of Kigali from 30 to 31 May 2022. The workshop was attended private companies with business spanning across value chain of municipal waste management in the City […]

News • June 7, 2022

Draft Gulu Physical Development Plan Handover

Gulu City, June 6, 2022 Gulu City has received the final draft of the Physical Development Plan. The plan has been developed under the greening Uganda’s urbanization and industrialization project, funded by the European union. The plan is a spatial expression of the social and economic environment or other policy, at National, regional, district, city  […]

News • May 31, 2022

Sustainable Energy for All Forum in Kigali

May 17-19 2022; Kigali Rwanda – The Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) and the Government of Rwanda welcomed more than 1,300 people from around the world to the global SEforALL Forum in Kigali. The much-anticipated, landmark event for sustainable energy had to be postponed twice due to Covid-19, but the wait proved to be worth […]

News • May 3, 2022

Training Workshop on Sustainable Waste Management for Building Managers in Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda from 20-21st April , 2022 the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with COPED, a leading waste management company operating in Rwanda since 1999, conducted a two days’ workshop on Sustainable Waste Management and greening concept for building managers of hotels, commercial buildings and public office buildings. This workshop part of the […]

News • May 3, 2022

Greening the New Bugesera Airport Validation Meeting

29 March 2022, Kigali, Rwanda: The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in collaboration with Aviation, Travel and Logistics (ATL) Holding Ltd, an entity affiliated to the Rwanda Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA) hosted a virtual validation meeting on the Greening of the new international airport in Bugesera. Participants that joined the virtual meeting were representatives from […]

News • May 3, 2022

Rwanda Plastic Waste Web Portal Launch

30th March, Kigali Rwanda the Global Green Growth Institute in collaboration with Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA), and Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)  and Save The Environment Initiative (SEI) officially launched the Plastic Waste Web portal , the hybrid event took place at the newly renovated Norrsken House. The event was attended by different […]

News • April 28, 2022

Uganda Building committees in 5 Districts trained on Green Buildings

What are building committees? In 2013, the Building Control Act of Uganda established a building committee in each district and urban authority. The act also established the National Building Review Board (NBRB) to oversee the activities of the building committees. The building committee is responsible for issuing building permits after reviewing the building proposals submitted […]

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