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New series of regional climate technology briefs and webinars

With over 1 300 registrations, the series of Technology Needs Assessments (TNA) webinars “Climate technologies and Technology Needs Assessments” have generated great interest from governments, academia, businesses and NGOs worldwide and have created a momentum for the uptake of climate technologies, towards the achievement of the Paris Agreement goals. Over the past three months and together with its regional TNA […]

July 7th, 2020

New publication: Regional Technology Brief Latin America & the Caribbean

TNA work in the Latin America & Caribbean region Since 2009, close to a hundred developing countries have joined the project, of which 22 are in Latin America and the Caribbean. Technical assistance, capacity-building and guidance are being provided by UNEP and UNEP DTU Partnership through their Regional Centres for the TNA project, which in Latin America and the Caribbean […]

June 29th, 2020

New publication: Regional Technology Brief Asia Pacific

TNA work in the Asia Pacific region Since 2009 close to a hundred developing countries have joined the project, thirty of which are in the Asia Pacific region. Technical assistance, capacity-building and guidance are provided by UNEP and UNEP DTU Partnership, with its Regional Centres for the TNA project, which in the Asia Pacific region are the Asian Institute of […]

June 11th, 2020

New Technology Needs Assessment reports from Malawi, Nauru, Jamaica and Uganda

New TNA reports from Malawi, Nauru, Jamaica and Uganda, prioritising key climate technologies for both mitigation and adaptation, are now online.

May 5th, 2020

Raising awareness for climate tech transfer

To improve transfer of green technologies, the TNA project focuses on communication and awareness raising, and works to increase capacity in the project countries.

April 27th, 2020

New publication: Regional Technology Brief Africa

Africa is among the most vulnerable continents to climate change. By 2030, it is projected that between 75 and 250 million people on the continent will be exposed to increased water stress due to climate change. Enhancing the development, transfer and uptake of climate technology is a key pillar of the international response to climate change. Since 2009, the Technology […]

April 3rd, 2020

Suriname shows ambition and dedication in their NDC contributions

Being only the second country to have submitted a revised version of their NDC in 2020, Suriname shows ambition and dedication in their outlined contributions.

January 21st, 2020

Highlights from the second regional workshops

The second set of regional capacity building workshops under the TNA III brought together countries from across the globe in Suriname, Fiji, South Africa and Senegal in October 2019. Organised by UNEP DTU Partnership and the respective Regional Centres, the workshops were an opportunity for the country teams to interact with the organisers as well as provide inputs and training […]

November 29th, 2019

TNA solutions and impacts in Eswatini

Eswatini is featured in a new set of success stories on how countries have used their TNAs and TAPS to advance implementation of climate technologies. They completed their TNA in 2018 and have since used it for multiple activities, highlighting how TNAs can be a highly practical tool providing an effective and solid foundation for both scale up and implementation of prioritized technologies in many different sectors.

November 22nd, 2019

Success stories for climate technology implementation

What do dams in Pakistan, energy efficient retrofitting in Armenia, hybrid cars in Tunesia and technical regulations and standards in Ecuador have in common? Besides all being cases of climate action implementation, they are also direct or indirect results of the Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) project. Now a new publication has collected the newest success stories from the TNA project […]

November 18th, 2019

Why should countries conduct a TNA?

By Jonathan Duwyn, UNEP From bringing decision-makers and stakeholders from different sectors together, to helping defining investment priorities, the Technology Needs Assessment is a process that has the potential to offer many benefits to developing countries. Firstly, the Technology Needs Assessment processhelps countries strengthen their coordination of climate change issues and existing committees or structures established to facilitate climate planning. […]

October 31st, 2019

Ukraine’s first TNA report sets course for mitigation action

The report prioritizes sectors and technologies and gives input to the next NDC

August 9th, 2019