Educating Green Growth: A Knowledge-Sharing Session between NIPA & GGGI
The National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) of the Republic of Indonesia recently held an online knowledge sharing session with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). The session, conducted on the morning of June 5th, 2020 (Jakarta time) was attended by 94 NIPA officials and GGGI representatives from the Indonesia and Colombia country offices. In the knowledge sharing session, GGGI Indonesia promoted the idea of green growth, its urgencies and importance vis-à-vis the work that civil apparatus do in Indonesia.
South Kalimantan Moving Towards Sustainable Development
On June 9, 2020, the Provincial Government of South Kalimantan supported by GGGI conducted a Kick-Off Virtual Meeting on the Preparation and Implementation of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) concerning the Regional Medium-Term Development Plan (RPJMD) of South Kalimantan Province in the period of 2021-2024 as one of the stages in the series of drafting the RPJMD SEA. The purpose of the drafting of the SEA is to ensure that the principles of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) become the basis and are integrated into the regional development planning documents.
The implementation of transmigration so far has shown a lot of success in terms of regional development by realizing 1,336 definitive villages, 399 sub-district capitals, 104 district capitals and 2 provincial capitals, as well as in terms of realizing national food security. In accordance with the 2020-2024 RPJMN, the Ministry of Villages, Development of Disadvantaged Regions and Transmigration is targeting to develop 52 transmigration areas.
What do ‘Paradigm Shift’ and ‘Climate Rationale’ Mean for the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Project Concept Notes
Over the past 6 months, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Fiscal Policy Agency, Ministry of Finance Republic of Indonesia as the National Designated Authority (NDA) Green Climate Fund (GCF) Indonesia has been working with E Co. to build the capacity of shortlisted project proponents from the inaugural NDA Call for Project Concept Notes in developing concept notes for the Green Climate Fund (GCF). As part of the capacity building process, representatives from civil society organisations, local government, and the private sector have received in person training and remote coaching support.
Online Panel Discussion on “Mobilizing Green Investment for Indonesia’s Sustainable Landscape Sectors”
Officially opened by the Indonesia Country Representative Marcel Silvius and the moderator – Vikalp Pal Sabhlok, Investment Specialist, GGGI held an online panel discussion on “Mobilizing Green Investment for Indonesia’s Sustainable Landscape Sectors” on May 14, 2020. This discussion is an effort to continue supporting the Government of Indonesia to explore possibilities and scale up existing projects in the sustainable landscape sectors, to achieve its committed Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change.