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Climate action

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 • November 1, 2022

Green Entrepreneurship Forum for Young Entrepreneurs in Lao PDR

On August 17, 2022, in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, the Global Green Growth Institute Lao PDR (GGGI) in collaboration with the Young Entrepreneur Association of Lao PDR (YEAL) had organized the Green Entrepreneurship Forum for Young Entrepreneurs in Lao PDR. The event was attended by more than 60 participants (37 female) from a variety of […]

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 • July 13, 2022

Understanding of Mitigation Outcome Purchase Agreement under Article 6.2 training workshop

The Mitigation Outcome Purchase Agreement (MOPAs), should help relevant public institutions engaging in bilateral negotiations to improve the understanding of legal, institutional and technical concepts related to Article 6 in the context of cooperative approaches. This was the main objective of the training workshop held on july 06 in collaboration with the Direction of Environment […]

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 • March 29, 2022

GGGI Participation in the World Water Forum 2022

The GGGI Senegal country office took part in the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar from March 21-26, 2022. GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, took part in the opening ceremony and conducted a series of meetings with government partners to review GGGI’s country cooperation portfolio. The country office exhibited in Hall B to share its […]

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 4, 2022

GGGI Uzbekistan Country Office Established in Uzbekistan

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Ecology and Environmental Protection (SCEEP) held an official ceremony for the opening of GGGI’s new country office in Uzbekistan today. The opening event was attended by high-level government officials and development partners. Keynote speakers […]

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 25, 2022

Progressive Platforms for Climate Action: Ambitious and Resilient Low Carbon Development for Least Developed Countries – GGGI in Partnership with the UNDP and the EU

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), through the Progressive Platform Project funded by the EU and implemented by the UNDP, supports countries in building the capacity to engage in the UNFCCC negotiations and to progress implementation of the Paris Agreement. The LDC Group under the UNFCCC is the most advanced grouping of LDCs under any […]

News • January 11, 2022

Morocco Steering committee event for the GCF Readiness” Enhancing Access to Climate Finance in Kingdom of Morocco’s Regions”

Rabat, Morocco December 16th 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in close collaboration with the Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development and with the active participation of high-level key stakeholders, organized the first Steering committee meeting event for the GCF Readiness” Enhancing Access to Climate Finance in Kingdom of Morocco’s Regions”.  The […]

News • January 7, 2022

Launch Workshop of the Togo Readiness Program

Lome, Togo; October 21, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Resources (MERF) in Togo organized a workshop for the launching of the Togo readiness program. This readiness aims to enhancing Togo’s Direct Access to GCF and Support for the Development of Climate Finance Strategy.   The […]

News • January 7, 2022

NAP GCF Readiness Project Regional Familiarization Workshop Organized

December 17, 2021: GGGI -Ethiopia in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)  facilitated a two- day regional familiarization workshop (in two rounds) in Adama, Haile Resort on December 14-15 and December 16 and 17, 2021. The major objective of the workshop was to acquaint regional level local authorities with   National Adaptation Planning (NAP ) […]

News • December 2, 2021

Twenty Startups from the OECS region are participating in the Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative!

Startup entrepreneurs from the OECS region are participating in the Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative’s Greenpreneurs Incubator Programme.  This business support programme is aimed at creating green jobs through environmentally and socially driven enterprises and entrepreneurs. OECS Director General Dr. Didacus Jules, in his remarks at the orientation session for the first cohort of the […]

News • November 19, 2021

Climate Festival Invites Communities to Participate and Safeguard Climate Actions

The Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF), supported by GGGI, held the annual Climate Festival 2021. This year, the festival was themed “Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Increasing Climate Resilience for a Strong Indonesia-A Developing Indonesia” and was conducted on October 5-19, 2021, as a platform to disseminate information on climate change mitigation and adaptation […]

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 23, 2021

GGGI and GIZ sign Agreement to support LT-LEDS Preparatory Phase in the Solomon Islands

August 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have signed a new agreement to work on a preparatory phase for developing a long-term Low Emission Development Strategy (LT-LEDS) in the Solomon Islands. The agreement responds to the country request submitted by the Solomon Islands to […]

News • August 11, 2021

GGGI and iNNpulsa Colombia sign MoU to strengthen the green entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem to promote the sustainable use of biodiversity and carbon neutrality

Colombia’s green entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem receives a great boost to consolidate itself as the country’s sustainable growth engine. Bogotá, August 4, 2021. GGGI and the National Government’s Business Growth Management Unit (iNNpulsa Colombia) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will allow them to join efforts to work with value chain actors and carry […]

News • July 20, 2021

Qatar Fund for Development and Global Green Growth Institute hosted a virtual event on the sidelines of the 2021 High-level Political Forum

Under the theme Building back better to realize the SDGs in LDCs: Accelerating action to achieve inclusive, sustainable, resilient recovery – approaches on the road to the LDC5 On July 14, Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), co-hosted a virtual event on the sidelines of the 2021 High-level Political […]

News • April 13, 2021

The NDC Hub launches 10-year Strategy for Climate Action in the Pacific

Suva, Fiji – Chair of the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS), and Fijian Prime Minister, Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, officially launched the Strategy 2030 of the Regional Pacific NDC Hub on April 8, 2021. This long-term Strategy is the blueprint for Pacific climate action through its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and is a product […]