National Designated Entity
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:IrelandRelation to CTCN:Network MemberSector(s) of expertise:
Environmental Research Institute (ERI) is a flagship Institute for Environmental, Marine and Energy research in Ireland. The ERI has over 300 researchers working in interdisciplinary and currently has 45 live research projects focused on climate mitigation, adaptation and understanding. Focus areas include energy modelling, marine renewables, biofuels, energy efficiency, climate adaptation platforms, modelling greenhouse gas fluxes, atmospheric chemistry and carbon liabilities.
- Type:Technical AssistanceDate of submission:Phase:CompletedCountries:Objective:
This Technology Transfer Advances Thailand's
- Nationally Determined Contribution to
- Strengthen disaster risk reduction and reduce population’s vulnerability to climate risk and extreme weather events through enhanced awareness, coordination and adaptive capacity of local communities, especially in the disaster risk-prone areas
- Nationally Determined Contribution to
- Type:OrganisationKnowledge partnerCountry of registration:PakistanRelation to CTCN:Network MemberKnowledge PartnerSector(s) of expertise:
LEAD Pakistan is a premier and an internationally recognized non‐profit organization, working to create and sustain a global network of leaders committed to promote change towards patterns of economic development that are environmentally sustainable and socially equitable. LEAD Pakistan’s mission is to create, strengthen and support networks of people and institutions.
- Type:OrganisationKnowledge partnerCountry of registration:JapanRelation to CTCN:Network MemberKnowledge PartnerSector(s) of expertise:
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) was established in March 1998 under an initiative of the Japanese government with the aim to achieve a new paradigm for civilization and conduct innovative policy development and strategic research for environmental measures, reflecting the results of research into political decisions for realising sustainable development both in the Asia-Pacific region and globally.
The Evidence of Benefits for Poor People of Increased Renewable Electricity Capacity: Literature ReviewType:PublicationPublication date:Objective:Sectors:
Lack of access to electricity is seen as a major constraint to economic growth and increased welfare in developing countries. In this report, the authors conducted a review of the evidence that investments in electricity-generating capacity have benefits for poor people, and what factors influence that relationship. The review analyzes a large and diverse range of literature dealing with the poverty impacts of increased generation capacity.
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This report reviews existing environmental, social and climate safeguard systems developed and adopted by multilateral and bilateral development agencies. The aim of the report is to assess the potential for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) to adopt or rely on these systems. This will help guide the application of DFID’s new SMART rules, which include a commitment to ensuring sustainability and resilience, and to avoid doing harm such as creating or exacerbating resource scarcity, climate change and/or environmental damage.
Young people's forum: Disasters and the aftermath: building young people’s life skills for health and education: country consultations summary reportType:PublicationPublication date:Objective:
Young people in Indonesia, Pakistan and Thailand have been confronted in the past few years with a series of disasters of tremendous proportions. This paper reports on a regional forum on Disasters and the Aftermath held in Bangkok from April 30 - May 5, which aimed to engage young people from these three countries as active participants in dealing with future disasters. In particular, the forum aimed to:
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:VietnamRelation to CTCN:Network Member
Established in 1998, the Centre for Energy and Green Growth Research (CEGR, formerly the Research Centre for Energy and Environment) is a not-for-profit research and consulting organization and a non-governmental member of Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA). The Centre would serve as a kernel for collaboration in technology transfer and application penetration in Vietnam, in the field of energy, environment and socio-economic towarding sustainable development.
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:FranceRelation to CTCN:Network MemberSector(s) of expertise:
IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (Research Institute for Development) - is a research organization based in France that is working with its partners in the South to address international development issues. Improving health, understanding social changes, and protecting the environment are the main pillars of its work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). IRD work includes interdisciplinary scientific research, capacity building and nurturing innovation in more than fifty countries worldwide.