Media Coverage

Kigali city secures Rwf2.5bn to contain Nyabugogo floods (The Newtimes – Thursday, 29 November 2018) – The City of Kigali is one of the four public institutions that have received grants to promote green initiatives and help mitigate the effects of climate change. Read more

 

FEATURED: Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) supporting governments to transit towards a model of economic growth (The Newtimes – Thursday, 29 November 2018) – Though it was established on 16 June 2010 as a non-profit foundation under Korean Law it was converted into a full-fledged international organisation on 18 October 2012. Read more

 

Sauti Sol, Charly na Nina na Bruce Melodie bagiye guhurira mu gitaramo i Kigali (Igihe – Thursday, 29 November 2018) — Itsinda rya Sauti Sol, Charly na Nina na Bruce Melodie bagiye guhurira mu gitaramo cy’imbaturamugabo kizabera mu Intare Conferense Arena i Rusororo. Read More

 

Rwanda launches national plan to fast-track climate change (CNBC Africa – Wednesady, 28 November 2018) — Rwanda seems to be right on track towards delivering her commitments to the Paris Agreement. The country during the Africa Green Growth Forum in Rwanda launched the Nationally Determined Contribution Partnership Plan a blue print towards fast tracking climate change adaptation efforts. To help make sense of this CNBC Africa is joined by Faustin Munyazikwiye, Deputy Director General of Rwanda Environment Management Authority. Watch Video

 

Expert laments underfunding of Africa’s green sector (CNBC Africa – Wednesday, 28 November 2018) – Under the Agenda 2063, African countries seek to be environmentally sustainable and climate resilient. However, the green sector remains largely underfunded, deterring efforts to preserve the environment. Dr. Anthony Nyong, Director for Climate Change and Green Growth at the African Development Bank joins CNBC Africa for more. Watch video

 

Rwanda Unveils Paris Agreement On Climate Change Plan (Xinhuanet.com – Nov 28, 2018) – Rwanda on Monday launched Nationally Determined Contribution Partnership Plan that seeks to guide the country’s implementation of its commitments to the Paris Agreement on climate change. Read more

 

Over 140,000 Jobs Created In Rwanda From Green Fund In Seven Years (Taarifa – Wednesday, 28 November 2018) – More than 140,000 jobs were created through the Green Fund (FONERWA) that was created seven years ago in Rwanda to implement the Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy with tens of thousands of hectares of land protected against the impact of climate change while more than 150 million dollars were mobilized. Read more

 

Fully electric motorcycle on display at green growth meet (The Newtimes – Tuesday, 27 November 2018) – The Africa Green Growth Forum that is underway in Kigali has many novelties. At the exhibition organised as part of the forum, several green-friendly initiatives are being showcased to the over 1,000 delegates at the meeting. Read more

 

Green growth is good for business (The Newtimes – Tuesday, 27 November 2018) – Africa is developing quickly, and we need to ensure this growth can be sustained for generations to come. That can only be achieved if it is green, clean and climate resilient. Read more

 

Mr Talla SYLLA, Mayor Of The City Of Thiès At The Green Africa Growth Forum, Kigali, Rwanda (Senegalinfos – Tuesday, 27 November 2018) – The House and the Inhabitant Kigali welcomes Africa at the bedside. This land, which in the last century we have beautifully called the planetary village, and which today is revealed to us as a common house. Read more

 

Young entrepreneurs pitch ideas for sustainable growth (CNBC Africa – Tuesday, 27 November, 2018) – The ongoing Africa Green Growth Forum taking place in Rwanda has not only brought together big players in the innovative sector for sustainable green growth but start-up companies seeking to offer solutions to various social challenges are here to showcase their innovations. One such is a young Swedish entrepreneur Hampus Granstom venturing in water purification without use of chemicals joins CNBC Africa for more. Watch video

 

PHOTOS: High Level Policy Dialogue On Green Growth, Launch of NDC Partnership Plan (Taarifa – Tuesday, 27 November 2018) – The Africa Green Growth Forum, which began this Monday, is a series of events bringing together investors, policy makers and practitioners from across the continent to share experiences in green growth and climate resilient development. Read more

 

Rwanda launches national plan for Paris Agreement on climate change (The Newtimes – Tuesday, 27 November 2018) – Rwanda on Monday launched Nationally Determined Contribution Partnership Plan that seeks to guide the country’s implementation of its commitments to the Paris Agreement on climate change. Read more

 

Rwanda is fifth place globally in creating opportunities for clean energy investment (The Newtimes – Tuesday, 27 November 2018) – Rwanda has been ranked fifth globally among countries that have created opportunities for investments in clean energy, according to the to the latest Climatescope findings published by BloombergNEF (BNEF). Read more

 

Bugesera Airport to be among the greenest airports in Africa (The New Times – Tuesday, 27 November 2018) — Bugesera International Airport that is under construction is on track to receive green certificate, making it the first in the region to acquire such. Read More

 

Green growth forum seeks to attract private investment (The New Times – Tuesday, 27 November 2018) — The maiden Africa Green Growth Forum opened in Kigali yesterday with experts pushing for increased private sector investment in green growth, in support of Africa’s bid for sustainable development. Read More

 

Kigali: Hatangiye inama mpuzamahanga ku bukungu butangiza ibidukikije (ImvahoNshya – Tuesday, 27 November 2018) – I Kigali hateraniye inama y’Ihuriro rya mbere nyafurika ku bukungu butangiza ibidukikije (Africa Green Growth Forum) ihuje abashoramari, abashyiraho za politiki n’abahanga mu by’imari baturutse hirya no hino muri Afurika no ku Isi. Read more

 

Ikibuga cy’Indege cya Bugesera kizaca agahigo muri Afurika mu kutangiza ibidukikije (Igihe – Tuesday, 27 November 2018) – Umwaka wa 2020 utegerejwe na benshi! Abanyarwanda bazaba bicaye mu cyerekezo bamaze imyaka 20 batumbiriye. Intambwe z’abanyacyubahiro baturutse mu mfuruka zose z’Isi, zo zizaba zerekeza ku Kibuga Mpuzamahanga cy’Indege cya Bugesera kizafungurwa muri Mata uwo mwaka. Read more

 

Guharanira ubukungu butangiza ibidukikije ni ukubaka ahazaza h’abadukomokaho- Minisitiri Dr Biruta (Igihe – Monday, 26 November 2018) – Imyaka irindwi irashize u Rwanda rushyizeho ingamba zo kubaka ubukungu butangiza ibidukikije, butanahungabanywa n’imihindagurikire y’ibihe “Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy.” Read more

 

Green growth is not an expensive option, says expert (The New Times – Monday, 26 November 2018) — The maiden Africa Green Growth Forum opened in Kigali on Monday with environment experts calling for stronger commitment to green building, sustainable infrastructure and energy efficiency as critical components to the continent’s sustainable development. Read More

 

Rwanda’s green initiative creates 140,000 green jobs, protects thousands of hectares (Rwanda Inspirer – Monday, 26 November 2018) — Rwanda’s Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy has created more than 140,000 green jobs, protected tens of thousands of hectares of land against the impact of climate change, the Minister of Environment has said. Read More

 

VIDEO: Africa Green Growth Forum held in a Paperless, Plastic Free Environment (Top Africa News – Monday, 26 November 2018) — Participants who are attending the Africa Green Growth Forum in Kigali, Rwanda are being hosted in a Paperless, Plastic free environment as the host country is putting more efforts in Green Growth Economy. Watch Video

 

Rwanda launches national plan for Paris Agreement on climate change (News Ghana – Monday, 26 November 2018) — Rwanda on Monday launched Nationally Determined Contribution Partnership Plan that seeks to guide the country’s implementation of its commitments to the Paris Agreement on climate change. Read More

 

Experts, policy makers push for green growth, climate resilient development in Africa (Xinhua – Monday, 26 November 2018) — KIGALI, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) — African countries should take green growth and climate resilient development as a priority for the continent, experts and policymakers said Monday at the inaugural Africa Green Growth Forum in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda. Read More

 

Africa: Rwanda Hosts the First Ever Africa Green Growth Forum, Attracting Over 1,000 Players in Green Economy (All Africa – Monday, 26 November 2018) — The first ever Africa Green Growth Forum, has kicked off in Kigali, gathering more than 1,000 investors, policy makers and financial specialists from across the continent to share experiences in green growth and climate resilient development. Read More

 

U Rwanda rugiye kugerageza amagare akoreshwa n’amashanyarazi (Igihe – Sunday, November 25, 2018) – Ikigo Mpuzamahanga cyita ku Bukungu Butangiza Ibidukikije (GGGI) cyashyigikiye ikoreshwa ry’amagare yifashisha amashanyarazi ku bazitabira Ihuriro Nyafurika ku bukungu butangiza Ibidukikije mu kwirinda ihumana ry’ikirere no koroshya ingendo. Read more

 

Rwanda turns to e-Bikes to reduce air pollution (The Newtimes – Saturday, November 24th, 2018) – As part of efforts to shift towards low-carbon mobility, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has backed the availability of e-Bicycles during the Africa Green Growth Summit as an alternative to motorised transport, Sunday Times has learned. Read more

 

RWANDA: a forum on green finance for a more resilient Africa (afrik21.africa – Thursday, November 22nd, 2018) – The first edition of the Africa Green Growth Forum will be held from 26 to 30 November 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda on the theme “for a green and resilient Africa”. Nearly 1000 participants are expected. Read more

 

Gävleborgs företag gör hållbara affärer i Rwanda (Mynewsdesk – Tuesday, November 20th, 2018) – Gävleborgs företagen Borins och Proxytech deltar i Africa Green Growth Forum i Kigali, Rwanda den 26–30 november. Read more

 

Rwanda to host inaugural Africa Green Growth Forum (The Citizen Tanzania – Monday, November 19, 2018) — Over 1,000 participants including investors, policy makers and financial specialists from across the continent are expected to gather at the forum to share experiences in green growth and climate resilient development. Read more

 

U Rwanda ruzakira bwa mbere Ihuriro Nyafurika ku Bukungu Butangiza Ibidukikije (Panorama – Friday, November 16, 2018) — Mu mpera z’uku kwezi u Rwanda ruzakira Ihuriro rya mbere Nyafurika ku Bukungu Butangiza Ibidukikije, rizahuza abarenga igihumbi (1,000), barimo abashoramari, abashyiraho za Politiki n’abahanga mu by’imari bazaturuka hirya no hino muri Afurika kugira ngo basangire inararibonye ku Bukungu butangiza Ibidukikije n’iteramberre ridahangarwa n’imihindagurikire y’ibihe. Read more

 

Rwanda to host first ever Africa Green Growth Forum (CNBC – Thursday, November 15, 2018) — A lot of conversations around sustainably and going green have been going on and in fact Rwanda will be hosting the first ever Africa Green Growth Forum from 26th to 30th November this year. Rwanda’s Minister of Environment, Dr. Vincent Biruta joins CNBC Africa to discuss more about this forum. Watch

 

Rwanda to host inaugural Africa Green Growth Forum (The New Times – Monday, November 12, 2018) — Rwanda will later this month host the first ever Africa Green Growth Forum bringing together over 1,000 delegates from across the continent to share experiences in green growth and climate resilient development. Read more

 

Thousands to Convene In Rwanda For Africa’s Climate Forum (ktpress.rw – Monday, November  12, 2018) — Over 1000 policy makers, experts, investors and financial specialists from across Africa are expected in Rwanda’s capital Kigali to discuss Africa’s green growth agenda and climate change. Read more

 

Rwanda to host inaugural Africa Green Growth Forum (RNANews – Monday, November  12, 2028) — Kigali: Rwanda will host the first ever Africa Green Growth Forum, gathering more than 1,000 investors, policy makers and financial specialists from across the continent to share experiences in green growth and climate resilient development. The weeklong forum takes place from 26 to 30 November 2018 at the Kigali Convention Centre and at sites around the country. Read more

 

Kigali : Plus de 1 000 participants attendus à la 1ère édition de l’Africa Green Growth Forum (infomediaire – Monday, November  12, 2018) — Plus de 1 000 participants sont attendus à la première édition de l’Africa Green Growth Forum, prévu du 26 au 30 novembre prochain à Kigali, au Rwanda, sous le thème « Pour une Afrique verte et résiliente », apprend-on lundi auprès des organisateurs. Read more

 

U Rwanda ruzakira bwa mbere Ihuriro Nyafurika ku bukungu butangiza ibidukikije (Igihe – Monday, November  12, 2018) — U Rwanda rugiye kwakira Ihuriro rya mbere Nyafurika ku bukungu butangiza Ibidukikije, ryitezweho kuzarushaho gusobanura neza akamaro k’impinduka ziganisha ku bukungu burambye n’uburyo ubukungu butangiza ibidukikije bufitiye akamaro kanini Afurika. Read more

Bugesera Airport to be among the greenest airports in Africa (The New Times – Tuesday, 27 November 2018) — Bugesera International Airport that is under construction is on track to receive green certificate, making it the first in the region to acquire such. Read More 
Green growth forum seeks to attract private investment (The New Times – Tuesday, 27 November 2018) — The maiden Africa Green Growth Forum opened in Kigali yesterday with experts pushing for increased private sector investment in green growth, in support of Africa’s bid for sustainable development. Read More
Green growth is not an expensive option, says expert (The New Times – Monday, 26 November 2018) — The maiden Africa Green Growth Forum opened in Kigali on Monday with environment experts calling for stronger commitment to green building, sustainable infrastructure and energy efficiency as critical components to the continent’s sustainable development. Read More 
Rwanda’s green initiative creates 140,000 green jobs, protects thousands of hectares (Rwanda Inspirer – Monday, 26 November 2018) — Rwanda’s Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy has created more than 140,000 green jobs, protected tens of thousands of hectares of land against the impact of climate change, the Minister of Environment has said. Read More
VIDEO: Africa Green Growth Forum held in a Paperless, Plastic Free Environment (Top Africa News – Monday, 26 November 2018) — Participants who are attending the Africa Green Growth Forum in Kigali, Rwanda are being hosted in a Paperless, Plastic free environment as the host country is putting more efforts in Green Growth Economy. Watch Video
Rwanda launches national plan for Paris Agreement on climate change (News Ghana – Monday, 26 November 2018) — Rwanda on Monday launched Nationally Determined Contribution Partnership Plan that seeks to guide the country’s implementation of its commitments to the Paris Agreement on climate change. Read More
Experts, policy makers push for green growth, climate resilient development in Africa (Xinhua – Monday, 26 November 2018) — KIGALI, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) — African countries should take green growth and climate resilient development as a priority for the continent, experts and policymakers said Monday at the inaugural Africa Green Growth Forum in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda. Read More
Africa: Rwanda Hosts the First Ever Africa Green Growth Forum, Attracting Over 1,000 Players in Green Economy (All Africa – Monday, 26 November 2018) — The first ever Africa Green Growth Forum, has kicked off in Kigali, gathering more than 1,000 investors, policy makers and financial specialists from across the continent to share experiences in green growth and climate resilient development. Read More

 

U Rwanda rugiye kugerageza amagare akoreshwa n’amashanyarazi (Igihe – Sunday, November 25, 2018) – Ikigo Mpuzamahanga cyita ku Bukungu Butangiza Ibidukikije (GGGI) cyashyigikiye ikoreshwa ry’amagare yifashisha amashanyarazi ku bazitabira Ihuriro Nyafurika ku bukungu butangiza Ibidukikije mu kwirinda ihumana ry’ikirere no koroshya ingendo. Read more

 

Rwanda turns to e-Bikes to reduce air pollution (The Newtimes – Saturday, November 24th, 2018) – As part of efforts to shift towards low-carbon mobility, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has backed the availability of e-Bicycles during the Africa Green Growth Summit as an alternative to motorised transport, Sunday Times has learned. Read more

 

RWANDA: a forum on green finance for a more resilient Africa (afrik21.africa – Thursday, November 22nd, 2018) – The first edition of the Africa Green Growth Forum will be held from 26 to 30 November 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda on the theme “for a green and resilient Africa”. Nearly 1000 participants are expected. Read more

 

Gävleborgs företag gör hållbara affärer i Rwanda (Mynewsdesk – Tuesday, November 20th, 2018) – Gävleborgs företagen Borins och Proxytech deltar i Africa Green Growth Forum i Kigali, Rwanda den 26–30 november. Read more

 

Rwanda to host inaugural Africa Green Growth Forum (The Citizen Tanzania – Monday, November 19, 2018) — Over 1,000 participants including investors, policy makers and financial specialists from across the continent are expected to gather at the forum to share experiences in green growth and climate resilient development. Read more

 

U Rwanda ruzakira bwa mbere Ihuriro Nyafurika ku Bukungu Butangiza Ibidukikije (Panorama – Friday, November 16, 2018) — Mu mpera z’uku kwezi u Rwanda ruzakira Ihuriro rya mbere Nyafurika ku Bukungu Butangiza Ibidukikije, rizahuza abarenga igihumbi (1,000), barimo abashoramari, abashyiraho za Politiki n’abahanga mu by’imari bazaturuka hirya no hino muri Afurika kugira ngo basangire inararibonye ku Bukungu butangiza Ibidukikije n’iteramberre ridahangarwa n’imihindagurikire y’ibihe. Read more

 

Rwanda to host first ever Africa Green Growth Forum (CNBC – Thursday, November 15, 2018) — A lot of conversations around sustainably and going green have been going on and in fact Rwanda will be hosting the first ever Africa Green Growth Forum from 26th to 30th November this year. Rwanda’s Minister of Environment, Dr. Vincent Biruta joins CNBC Africa to discuss more about this forum. Watch

 

Rwanda to host inaugural Africa Green Growth Forum (The New Times – Monday, November 12, 2018) — Rwanda will later this month host the first ever Africa Green Growth Forum bringing together over 1,000 delegates from across the continent to share experiences in green growth and climate resilient development. Read more

 

Thousands to Convene In Rwanda For Africa’s Climate Forum (ktpress.rw – Monday, November  12, 2018) — Over 1000 policy makers, experts, investors and financial specialists from across Africa are expected in Rwanda’s capital Kigali to discuss Africa’s green growth agenda and climate change. Read more

 

Rwanda to host inaugural Africa Green Growth Forum (RNANews – Monday, November  12, 2028) — Kigali: Rwanda will host the first ever Africa Green Growth Forum, gathering more than 1,000 investors, policy makers and financial specialists from across the continent to share experiences in green growth and climate resilient development. The weeklong forum takes place from 26 to 30 November 2018 at the Kigali Convention Centre and at sites around the country. Read more

 

Kigali : Plus de 1 000 participants attendus à la 1ère édition de l’Africa Green Growth Forum (infomediaire – Monday, November  12, 2018) — Plus de 1 000 participants sont attendus à la première édition de l’Africa Green Growth Forum, prévu du 26 au 30 novembre prochain à Kigali, au Rwanda, sous le thème « Pour une Afrique verte et résiliente », apprend-on lundi auprès des organisateurs. Read more

 

U Rwanda ruzakira bwa mbere Ihuriro Nyafurika ku bukungu butangiza ibidukikije (Igihe – Monday, November  12, 2018) — U Rwanda rugiye kwakira Ihuriro rya mbere Nyafurika ku bukungu butangiza Ibidukikije, ryitezweho kuzarushaho gusobanura neza akamaro k’impinduka ziganisha ku bukungu burambye n’uburyo ubukungu butangiza ibidukikije bufitiye akamaro kanini Afurika. Read more