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Burkina Faso

News • November 21, 2022

Burkina Faso National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Coordination Mechanism Evaluation Workshop

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; November 2nd -3rd, 2022- The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), organized jointly with the Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development, a stakeholder consultation workshop on the functioning of the current National Adaptation Plan (NAP) coordination mechanism. The purpose of the workshop was to make recommendations to make the coordination […]

News • November 21, 2022

Training ‘Solar Grandmothers’

The Training Center of Barefoot College in Burkina Faso, in partnership with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, provided a training in solar energy to 31 rural women from 7 regions of Burkina Faso (Center, Center-West, Center-East, Sahel, North, Hauts-Bassins and Cascades). The ‘Solar Grandmothers’ project is […]

News • November 9, 2022

Burkina Faso Long term low emission development strategy at COP 27: on the road to adaptation

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 8th November 2022. Burkina Faso’s long term low emission development strategy, elaborated with GGGI’s and AFD’s technical and financial support over 2021-22, will be presented at various side-events at the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Egypt. The goal of Long Term Low […]

News • October 31, 2022

45 solar pumps Installation in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, October 17-22nd, 2022, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has enabled the installation of 45 solar pumps in three regions (North, Hauts-Bassins and Center-West) bringing to 50 the number of solar irrigation kits made available to agricultural producers since 2021. The ‘Solar irrigation pumping systems and solar mini-grid’ project is implemented in collaboration with the Ministries […]

News • October 18, 2022

Capacity building of Burkina Faso national actors on greenhouse gas inventory (GHGI) data compilation

The Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD) in partnership with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a training workshop on data compilation for national greenhouse gas inventories (GHGI) Several executives from the SP/CNDD attended this training held from September, 19th  to 29th,  2022. This work will contribute to strengthening the […]

News • October 14, 2022

Awareness raising of public procurement actors on energy-efficient cooling solutions

The General Directorate for the Preservation of the Environment (DGPE), through Burkina Faso National Ozone Office in partnership with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized an awareness-raising workshop on energy-efficient, ozone-friendly, and climate-friendly cooling solutions. Several public procurement actors from the different ministries took part in the discussions on September 28th, 2022, in Ouagadougou. […]

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 • July 13, 2022

Burkina Faso: Kobotool application training workshop for national actors

Ouagadougou, 27th June – 1st July, 2022 – The Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD) in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a training workshop on the Kobotool box under Swedish funding. Twenty (20) executives from SP/CNDD have strengthened their capacities in the collection, processing and analysis of […]

News • June 30, 2022

Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) mission in Burkina Faso

GGGI Burkina Faso team received a delegation of KOICA for a feasibility study from the 20th to 24th of June 2022. The country has been facing a humanitarian crisis since 2019 with a big number of internally displaced people (1, 902, 150). The KOICA mission was able to carry out a feasibility study in collaboration […]

News • June 28, 2022

Analysis and validation of the low-carbon scenarios of the long-term low emission development strategy of Burkina Faso

June 23, 2022 – As part of the process of developing Burkina Faso’s low-carbon development strategy 2050, the Ministry of Environment, with the technical and financial support of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the French Development Agency (FDA), organized a validation workshop of the low-carbon scenarios prepared in past months. National experts from […]

News • June 17, 2022

Gender at the center of the low-carbon development strategies of Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso, through the French Development Agency (AFD) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), is in the process of formulating its long-term (2050) low-carbon development strategies. At the current stage of reporting on low-carbon scenarios, it was important to consider gender, women’s empowerment and social inclusion aspects in the sectors of transport, waste, agriculture, […]

News • June 7, 2022

Capacity building on the Sustainable Development Analysis Grid

Ouagadougou, 30th May – 3rd June 2022 –In partnership with the General Directorate of Green Economy and Climate Change, the Global Green Growth Institute organized a training workshop on the Sustainable Development Analysis Grid (SDAG). The training brought together about thirty public administration executives from the Ministry of Environment, Energy, Water and Sanitation (MEEEA), and […]

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 31, 2022

Capacity building on GHGI software and guidelines of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Ouagadougou, May 16th – 27th, 2022 – The Permanent secretariat of the council for sustainable development (SPCNDD) in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and support of the Swedish Cooperation (SIDA), organized a training on the IPCC software and guidelines for greenhouse gas inventories (GHGI). Burkina Faso, which has benefited from the support […]

News • April 21, 2022

Ouagadougou: Training of trainers in climate-smart agriculture

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) with the financial support of the Kingdom of Denmark  organized from the 11th to 15th April 2022, a training on climate-smart agriculture at the Ministry of Environment, Energy, Water and Sanitation. About sixty technical advisors on agriculture, livestock, and the environment from Hauts-Bassins, Centre-Ouest, Nord and Centre regions strengthened […]

News • April 10, 2022

GGGI Director visit and partnership discussion with nationals actors in Burkina Faso

From the 27th to the 30th of March in Ouagadougou, the Director-General of GGGI Dr. Frank Rijsberman visited Burkina Faso to celebrate the ongoing successful collaboration between GGGI and Burkina Faso actors. Frank Rijsberman had many rich exchanges with national authorities, development partners, local actors and donors. Audience at the Presidency with the Minister of […]

News • March 19, 2022

Burkina Faso’s MRV IT platform: national stakeholders capacity building

The Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD) through the National Observatory for Sustainable Development (ONDD), the department in charge of the coordination of the national Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system, organized training sessions on the MRV platform. From March 14-18 in Ouagadougou, the administrators, facilitators and sectoral MRV focal points […]

News • March 4, 2022

National validation Workshop: Assessment of Burkina Faso’s legal and institutional MRV framework

On Tuesday 1st of March 2022 in Ouagadougou, the Ministry of Ecological Transition and Environment in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held a workshop to validate the study of the legal and regulatory framework for data flow between stakeholders with regards national measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) of climate emissions.  The study […]

News • March 1, 2022

Booklet – Capacity building of women in green entrepreneurship

February 28, 2022 – GGGI Burkina Faso published a collection of insights by women who received green entrepreneur training as part of the “Promotion of Solar Irrigation Pumping system and Solar Mini-grids” project. GGGI implemented this project in Burkina Faso with the financial support of Denmark. The project has recognized the role that women play […]

News • February 28, 2022

The long-term low emission development strategy (LT-LEDS): Capacity Building of Burkina Faso stakeholders

From the 22nd to 23rd of February 2022, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in collaboration with the team of the Permanent Secretary of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP\CNDD), organized a capacity building workshop for stakeholders in the process of establishing a national strategy, that will align greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions with long-term […]