Global Practice

Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA)


SN10 Climate Smart Agriculture and Sustainable Value Chains in Senegal
Start Date Q4 2022
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 0
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Gender and Inclusive Development
  • Climate-Smart Agriculture
  • Climate Finance
  • Green Jobs
  • Renewable Energy
UG23 Promoting Solar Powered Irrigation and Pumping in Uganda
Start Date Q1 October 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 800,000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Solar Energy
  • Climate-Smart Agriculture
  • Renewable Energy
  • Green Growth
  • Water and Sanitation


News • March 20, 2023

Pre-Information Workshop for the Terai Agribusiness and Enterprise Challenge Fund (TAECF)

March 2-3, 2023, Janakpur, Nepal – KOICA-GGGI Climate Smart Agriculture Project concluded two Pre-Information Workshops and shared about its Terai Agribusiness and Enterprise Challenge Fund (TAECF). The workshop gathered 150 participants, representing different government organizations, private sectors, farming community, development agencies, etc. The workshop was successful in familiarizing participants with the TAECF, its processes and […]

News • March 15, 2023

GGGI and La Banque Agricole expand their partnership to support the adoption of Climate-Smart Agriculture in the Senegal River Valley

Dakar, Senegal – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the La Banque Agricole  (LBA) signed a second Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand areas of cooperation on Climate-Smart Agriculture on February 22, 2023. Agriculture is one of the most important sectors in Senegal. Around 30% of the population works in the sector accounting for 15% of Senegal’s GDP […]

News • March 8, 2023

GGGI Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) holds kick-off meeting with Ministry of Education in support of School Gardens project

On 7th February, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a coordination workshop with Ministry of Education (MoE) and 8 schools that will pilot school gardens as part of GGGI’s Climate Smart Agriculture for Kiribati project, which is funded by the by Qatar Fund for Development. The workshop, held at Koakoa’s Restaurant in Antenon, Tarawa […]

News • March 8, 2023

GGGI holds Graduation ceremony in Kiribati for Pacific Green Entrepreneur Network and Climate Smart Agriculture projects

Tarawa, Kiribati – 14th February 2023 –  The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agriculture (MELAD)  today organized a graduation ceremony for i-Kiribati participants of climate smart agriculture and green entrepreneurship training programs.  GGGI’s Pacific Green Entrepreneur Network (PGEN) program and Climate Smart Agriculture projects commenced in […]

News • February 20, 2023

GGGI collaborates with MARE & MESDET of Senegal and MAFRA of the Republic of Korea to implement a CSA program.

Dakar, Senegal, Friday, February 17, 2023 – Senegal today launched a new project titled: Climate-smart agriculture and sustainable value chains in Senegal River Valley. The project aims to help enhance agricultural productivity and climate resilience for rice and vegetable value chains by adopting inclusive digital transformation and innovation and promoting resilient farms. The delegation led […]

News • February 3, 2023

The annual Green Growth ceremony award

The country office invited all the partners of the ecosystem to review the different strategic axes of our commitment to the State of Senegal. The ceremony was chaired by the Director of the Environment at the Ministry of the Environment, Sustainable Development and Ecological Transition which highlighted the presence and role of the country office […]

News • December 20, 2022

Technical Advisory Committee Holds Second Meeting to Discuss KOICA-GGGI Climate-Smart Agriculture Project

December 18, 2022, Janakpur, Nepal – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Nepal hosted the second Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting for the KOICA-GGGI Climate-smart agriculture project. The project, which is being implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives (MoLMAC), aims to support widespread adoption of climate-smart agriculture to reduce […]

News • December 20, 2022

Municipal Officials Learn to Boost Emergency Preparedness at Capacity Building Workshop organized by GGGI Nepal

December 16-17, 2022, Janakpur, Nepal – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Nepal concluded a capacity building workshop for municipal officials from Dhanusha and Mahottari districts on establishing and operationalizing Local Emergency Operations Centers (LEOCs) for the climate-smart agriculture.   LEOC is a facility at local level responsible for carrying out emergency preparedness and emergency […]

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 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 • July 27, 2022

KOICA signs a Grant Arrangement with GGGI to implement a $5.99M project to support Climate-Smart Agriculture in the Terai Flood Plain, Nepal.

On June 29, 2022, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed an agreement for implementation of the project “Building Climate Resilience and Reintegrating Economically Displaced Workers Through Climate Smart Agriculture in the Terai Flood Plain, Nepal.” The project has a budget of $5.99 million and will be implemented […]

News • July 22, 2022

Growing Agriculture Together: Launch of the 5-Year Agriculture Action Framework to the Kiribati Agriculture Strategy

Tarawa, Kiribati, July 20th , 2022 Recently, the Honorable Minister Ruateki Tekaiara of the Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development (MELAD), launched the 5-Year Agriculture Action Framework to the Kiribati Agriculture Strategy (KAS). With support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) of the government of New Zealand and coordinated by Global […]

News • July 13, 2022

GGGI disseminates standard operating guidelines and manuals for Solar water pumping in Uganda.

Horticulture farming offers an opportunity for many smallholder farmers in Uganda to find a route out of poverty. However, climate change manifesting itself through increased occurrence of drought, seasonal variations and temperature increase has caused tremendous losses to these farmers due to their reliance on rainfed agriculture. Investment in irrigation has been proven as a […]

News • June 7, 2022

Integration of climate-smart agriculture to farmers’ practices in Northern Burkina Faso

From May 30th to June 3rd, 2022, training sessions on climate-smart agriculture took place in three cities and several farm sites in the Northern region of Burkina Faso. A total of 350 producers, of which more than 40% were women, were trained and participated in site visits in the villages of Ouahigouya, Rikou, Oula, Petit […]

News • May 27, 2022


UNCCD CoP 15 was held in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire from May 9 to 20, 2022. This was GGGI’s first participation at the desertification CoP, marked by a video message from P&C of GGGI Mr. Ban Ki Moon, and a statement from DDG Mrs. Helena Mcleod at the Heads of State summit, in which GGGI pledged […]

News • May 16, 2022


Abidjan, May 10, 2022. Ms. Helena McLeod, Deputy Director General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI and Mr. Ibrahima DIOUF, Special Advisor representing the President of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) and), signed a memorandum of understanding on the sidelines of the COP15 on desertification held in Côte d’Ivoire. This partnership framework will […]

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 • March 25, 2022

Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy (UGGDS)

The Uganda Vision 2040 aspires to pursue economic development and socioeconomic transformation premised on the principles of a green economy such as equity, environment sustainability, resource efficiency, climate change adaptation and mitigation and inclusiveness. Accordingly, the National Planning Authority in partnership with the Climate Change Department of the Ministry of Water and Environment with financial […]

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 24, 2022

Strengthening technical capacity to design, install and maintain Solar Powered Irrigation Systems in Uganda

  Uganda is experiencing climate change and variability, which has resulted   increased frequency of droughts and long dry spells. Many farmers in the country rely on rainfed agriculture therefore the changing rainfall patterns has negatively affected food production as well as the food security and livelihoods of many smallholder farmers. This has compelled Government of […]

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