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Southern Africa

  • Green cooling

    Green Cooling Africa Initiative (GCAI)

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission: 
    Friday 8 August 2014
    Phase: 
    Completed
    Countries: 
    Objective: 

    This Technology Transfer Advance's Namibia, Mauritius, Kenya and Ghana's 

    Context

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

    Knowledge partner
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    Organisation
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    Relation to CTCN: 
    Consortium Partner
    Knowledge Partner
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    The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is a federally owned organisation. They work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. Their mandate is to support the German Government in achieving its development objectives. They provide viable, forward-looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world. Sometimes working under difficult conditions, we promote complex reforms and change processes. Their corporate objective is to improve people’s lives on a sustainable basis.

  • Development of draft legislation guidelines for a climate change act for Botswana

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission: 
    Tuesday 10 April 2018
    Phase: 
    Implementation
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    Cross-sectoral enabler: 

    Context

    The Government of Botswana regards climate change as a significant threat, as the country is experiencing increased variability in both temperature and rainfall. Botswana is therefore developing a climate change policy, strategy and action plan. The country aims to take into consideration newer technologies that have entered the market since Botswana completed its 2004 Technology Needs Assessment and incorporate these as it develops a legally binding framework for action.

  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization

    Knowledge partner
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    Organisation
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    Relation to CTCN: 
    Consortium Partner
    Knowledge Partner

    The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), French/Spanish/Portuguese acronym ONUDI, is a specialized agency in the United Nations system, headquartered in Vienna, Austria. The Organization's primary objective is the promotion and acceleration of industrial development in developing countries and countries with economies in transition and the promotion of international industrial cooperation.

  • United Nations Environment Programme

    Knowledge partner
    Type: 
    Organisation
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    Relation to CTCN: 
    Consortium Partner
    Knowledge Partner

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is an agency of the United Nations that coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices. Its headquarters are in the Gigiri neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya. UNEP also has six regional offices and various country offices.

  • UNEP-DHI Partnership – Centre on Water and Environment

    Knowledge partner
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    Organisation
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    Consortium Partner
    Knowledge Partner
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    The UNEP-DHI Partnership – Centre on Water and Environment (UNEP-DHI) is a United Nations Environment Programme centre of expertise, dedicated to improving management of freshwater resources from the local to the global level. The UNEP-DHI Partnership is hosted at DHI, an independent, international consulting and research-based organization of more than 1200 employees, with offices in 30 countries, and with more than 50 years of experience in water resources management.

  • World Agroforestry Centre

    Knowledge partner
    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Consortium Partner
    Knowledge Partner

    The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is a centre of scientific excellence that harnesses the benefits of trees for people and the environment. Leveraging the world’s largest repository of agroforestry science and information, we develop knowledge practices, from farmers’ fields to the global sphere, to ensure food security and environmental sustainability.

     

  • UNEP DTU Partnership

    Knowledge partner
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    Organisation
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    Consortium Partner
    Knowledge Partner

    UNEP DTU Partnership (formerly UNEP Risø Centre) is a UNEP collaborating centre operating under a tripartite agreement between Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark, UNEP and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), and is a leading international research and advisory institution on climate, energy and sustainable development.

  • Namibia_jbdodane

    Identification and prioritization of technologies to address water scarcity and climate change impacts in Namibia

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission: 
    Monday 6 October 2014
    Phase: 
    Completed
    Countries: 
    Objective: 
    Sectors: 

    This Technology Transfer Advances Namibia's

    CTCN Response

    • Review national policies, projects and programmes 
    • Provide complete inventory of climate change adaptation projects for the water sector and international water plans, together with an analysis of lessons learned from these
  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

    Knowledge partner
    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Consortium Partner
    Knowledge Partner

    The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa is one of the leading scientific and technology research, development and implementation organisations in Africa. It undertakes directed research and development for socio-economic growth.

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