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Linking TNAs and NDCs to enable technology transfer

Thanks to the information that TNAs provide about the potential, ability and scale of climate change technologies, they can play a unique role in the formulation and implementation of NDCs through technology transfer.

April 13th, 2021

2020: Highlights from the TNA project

2020 was a year of great achievements for the Global Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) project. Despite the pandemic circumstances, countries involved in the TNA process made great progress, and the year was marked by a number of online events and publication launches that generated great interest from policy-makers, academia, businesses and NGOs worldwide.

February 15th, 2021

Fourth round of Technology Needs Assessments is underway

A new round of assessing local needs for climate technology, this time going virtual in a more flexible and inclusive approach.

December 1st, 2020

New brief: Enhanced taxonomy for adaptation technologies

Enhanced taxonomy for adaptation technologies online

November 27th, 2020

New report: Small-scale irrigation in Kenya

Kenya: a growing market for small-scale irrigation technologies Kenya has seen a growing market for small-scale irrigation technologies in recent years. Since 2000, twelve new irrigation technology suppliers have entered Kenya’s irrigation sector, driven by demands from government- and donor-supported irrigation projects and from a growing middle class wanting to invest in irrigation. Our new report Our report unfolds the […]

October 8th, 2020

New guidebook: Finance Guide for Implementation of Technology Action Plans

A new TNA guidebook  Reaching the envisaged scale of climate technology implementation implies a drastic scale-up and implementation of policies and measures, as well as a rapid mobilization of domestic and international financial resources, which should be efficiently and sustainably invested. This guidebook provides information on how to develop a business case for interventions that are inclusive of climate change […]

September 29th, 2020

Trinidad and Tobago: an integrated approach to NDCs and TNA

Trinidad and Tobago has chosen an integrated approach to their Technology Needs Assessment (TNA), linking it strongly to international climate action commitments and the national development process.

September 17th, 2020

New Technology Needs Assessment reports from Afghanistan, Benin, Djibouti and Fiji are now online

Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) activities are currently ongoing in the 22 countries participating in the TNA Phase III project. New TNA reports from Afghanistan, Benin, Djibouti and Fiji, prioritising key climate technologies for both mitigation and adaptation, are now online.

September 11th, 2020

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