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News • January 16, 2023

Training on Application of Nature Based Solutions (NBS) for flood risk management to Support Inclusive, Climate Resilient secondary cities development in Kirehe Secondary City

27-30 December 2022 , Kirehe , Rwanda as part of the GCF NAP  (National Adaptation Plan) Readiness and Preparatory Support for Building Flood Resilience Capacities in Rwanda Project , a delegation comprising of GGGI Rwanda, Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) and National Lands Authority (NLA)  lead a mission to Kirehe Secondary City for the training […]

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 29, 2022

Journalists Trained in Climate Change and Green Growth Reporting

Many journalists face challenges in covering climate change issues. These range from difficulties in accessing scientists to speak with to climate change language being too technical. Both make it harder for journalists to understand and correctly relay the message to the public. This is partly because their capacities have not been enhanced to receive and dissect […]

News • December 29, 2022

Building a Resilient Economy – Rwanda hosts World Circular Economy Forum 2022

Kigali, Rwanda – 7 December 2022 – Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is delighted to support the Government of the Republic of Rwanda partners, regional and global partners to organize and host the World Circular Economy Forum 2022 (WCEF 2022). Organized between 6-8 December, and for the first time in the Global South, WCEF 2022 […]

News • December 29, 2022

Solid Waste & Faecal Sludge Management Strategies Reviewed with Mukono Municipality

15th December 2022, the KOICA-funded “Strengthening Solid Waste and Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) Capacity for Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area (GKMA)” project registered a landmark achievement with the Solid Waste Management (SWM)& Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) strategy and inception workshop. This workshop was a two-way participatory approach designed to aid in the development of a feasible […]

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

Minister of Climate Change Launches Two Strategic Policy Documents for Vanuatu

PORT VILA – 30 November 2022 – The Government of Vanuatu today gathered the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), and Agence Francais de Developpement (AFD) at the Ramada Hotel to the National Energy Efficiency Strategy and Action Plan (NEESAP) and the Vanuatu Long Term Low Emissions […]

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 22, 2022

Consultation workshop on the development of green city strategy for Bocanda

From October 13th to 14th, 2022, GGGI in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MINEDD) and Bocanda Mayor Office held a consultation workshop on the development of the green city strategy for Bocanda. The workshop was attended by more than 40 participants from various technical departments of the public sector of the […]

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

Jordan’s Ministry of Environment in partnership with GGGI holds 5th Private Sector Roundtable Discussion-Transport

Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Mohammad Al-Khashashneh On 25th Oct 2022, Secretary General of the Ministry of Environment, on behalf of the minister, GGGI concluded the 5th Private Sector Roundtable Discussion on the transport sector with representatives from the public and private sectors and development organizations. The roundtable was also patronized by H.E. Eng. […]

News • October 18, 2022

The E-waste International Day 2022 held in Senegal

The E-waste  Day 2022 was celebrated in Dakar as part of the project on the management of waste water, plastic waste and waste electrical and electronic equipment in Senegal’s green secondary cities through innovative business models for recycling and recovery, funded by the government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for a period of three […]

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 • 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 • 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

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 • August 30, 2022

GGGI and GET.invest Establish Collaboration to Support Investment into Renewable Energy in the Pacific Region

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and GET.invest have agreed to collaborate on supporting investment into renewable energy in the Pacific region via an exchange of letters on August 1st, 2022. GET.invest is a European programme that mobilizes investments in decentralized renewable energy, supported by the European Union, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Austria, and […]