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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 7, 2022

Ministry of Planning and Investment, British Embassy in Laos and GGGI release a Pre-feasibility Study on a Battery Swapping System for Electric 2-wheelers in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR.

With support from the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the British Embassy in Laos, the pre-feasibility study conducted by GGGI examines the financial viability and environmental sustainability of implementing a Battery Swapping System model for electric two-wheelers in Vientiane Capital and contribute to achieve the Government of Lao PDR’s 2030 target on 30% electric […]

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 • 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 • August 5, 2022

An advocacy campaign on the road to Dakar E-waste 2022 day

Stakeholders in the WEEE sector were received by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) for a morning session to work on a stakeholder memorandum as preliminaries to Dakar E-waste Day 2022 on october 14. This activity is part of the support provided to the structuring of the e-waste sector towards an integrated waste management system. […]

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 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 15, 2022

Accelerating the green transition: First onshore verified green bond issuance in Viet Nam

Hanoi, 15 July 2022 – With technical support from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the first onshore, local currency, internationally verified green bond was issued in Viet Nam by EVN Finance Joint Stock Company (EVNF). The value of the issuance is USD 75 million (VND 1,700 billion equivalent). “Green finance is increasingly becoming a […]

News • June 28, 2022

South-South Knowledge Exchange Program on Sustainable Solid Waste Management between Lao PDR and Pakistan

June 10 – 15. Islamabad, Pakistan – A Lao delegation with 4 GGGI Lao PDR staff visited Islamabad and Mardan, Pakistan for South-South Knowledge Exchange (SSKE) Program between Lao PDR and Pakistan, aiming to enhance solid waste management in Lao PDR by learning from the best practices of Pakistan. The delegation consisted of the government […]

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 • May 16, 2022

GGGI supports Guyana in developing a National MRV System

Guyana – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), an international, intergovernmental organization, is working closely with the Government of Guyana and project partners to promote sustainable and low carbon development. On April 28th, 2022, a stakeholder briefing for the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness Project: “Development of Guyana’s National Climate Finance Strategy, MRV System and […]

News • April 21, 2022

GREEN COCKTAIL

  On March 25th, 2022, was held an exchange event which turned around the project “support for the establishment of a national financial vehicle focusing on buildings and ecological infrastructures, the development of a system of minimum compliance of ecological buildings and the application in direct access for Cote d’Ivoire”. The exchange meeting, called Green […]

News • April 6, 2022

Increasing Capacity to Build a Profitable Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFP) Business

The North Kalimantan Provincial Government (Pemprov Kaltara), together with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), held a Capacity Development Training with the theme: Building a Profitable Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFP) Business. The training took place in Tarakan on January 25-28, 2022. This training aimed to increase understanding and build the spirit of strengthening the productive […]

News • April 5, 2022

Six inspirational Pacific Women share their stories during “Women in Green Innovation in the Pacific” virtual ‘Talanoa’

8th March 2022 – Over 100 attendees from across the Pacific joined the virtual “Women in Green Innovation in the Pacific” virtual ‘talanoa’ hosted by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and partners Emstret Space, Greenhouse Co-working, Samoa Business Hub, Tonga Youth Employment & Entrepreneurship and Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce & Industry in a special […]

News • March 31, 2022

Eastern Caribbean Green Enterpreneurship Initiative Women in Green Innovation Virtual Event

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2022, GGGI Caribbean in collaboration with OECS Commission will be hosting a virtual ‘Women in Green Innovation” event on Wednesday 6 April 2022. The United Nations theme for International Women’s Day (IWD 2022) is, “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”, recognizing the contribution of women and girls around […]

News • March 31, 2022

Cambodia steps up Article 6 preparation

On March 25, 2022, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), together with the Ministry of Environment held an inter-ministerial workshop introducing key decisions to be taken as part of Cambodia’s preparations for carbon trading under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. Cambodia recognizes climate change as a major challenge in its development journey and is […]

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 28, 2022

Samoan Green Enterprises graduate from Incubator program, competition winners announced

Apia, Samoa, Wednesday, 16th March 2022 – Four Samoan green enterprises graduated from the Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program, implemented in partnership by the Global Green Growth Institute and the Samoa Business Hub.  The Graduation Ceremony showcased and celebrated the achievements and growth of Samoan Incubator program participants, coaches, mentors and others involved in the program. The ceremony took […]

News • March 25, 2022

17 Papua New Guinean Green Enterprises graduate from Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program, with 6 enterprises winning US$5000 each in seed grants

Port Moresby, Samoa, Tuesday, March 22nd 2022 – The Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN) held a Graduation Ceremony for its first cohort of Papua New Guinean green enterprises in which 17 enterprises graduated from the Pacific Greenpreneurs Incubator program, a 3-year regional program funded by the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and implemented in partnership […]