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Capacity building and training

A country cannot mitigate or adapt to climate change without first strengthening skills and the knowledge to do so. The CTCN works with network members and local stakeholders to provide information, training and support to build and/or strengthen the capacity of developing countries to identify, maintain and adapt climate technology solutions.  Capacity building and training can enable decision-makers to initiate change on local and national level. As part of this effort, the CTCN strives to develop analytical tools, policies and best practices for country-driven climate mitigation and adaptation. Below you will find related publications, partners, CTCN technical assistance, technologies and other information for exploring this topic further.  

Capacity building and training

  • Identification, Characterization and exploitation of Potential Offshore Sand Banks/Deposits

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
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    Phase:
    Completed
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    This Technology Transfer Advances Mauritius'

    • Nationally Designated Contribution and its priority adaptation action to "improve awareness, enhance rehabilitation and strengthen regulatory framework for protection of beach, dunes and vegetation". 

    Context

  • United Children Integrated Development Action Uganda

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Uganda
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise:

    United Children Integrated Development Action Uganda (UNCIDA) is a not-for-profit Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) established in 2008 and incorporated as a company limited by guarantee without Share Capital; UNCIDA works to address the root causes of poverty, injustice and discrimination with a particular focus on programs that contribute to the strengthening of local, protective environments and improved social transformation and well-being in the lives of children and their families through innovative Partnerships and by Strengthening the Voice of the poor, Marginaliz

  • Acterra consulting

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    France
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    ACTERRA is a consultancy firm supporting climate policies and climate change adaptation strategies (public and private actors): risks and vulnerability assessment, definition of climate strategies and action plans, institutional and organizational reforms in order to provide adequate responses to the problems identified, monitoring and evaluation of policies and projects / programs, training and capacity building. ACTERRA's expertise on adaptation and resilience is based on a professional practice of more than 15 years acquired in France and abroad.

  • Bulletin No.2 by Providers of Readiness and Capacity-Building Support for Adaptation

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    Publication
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    The partnership aims to raise awareness of available readiness and capacity-building support for adaptation and to increase the accessibility of information on the available support. Article 7 of the Paris Agreement recognizes “the importance of support for, and international cooperation on adaptation efforts” and stipulates that “continued and enhanced international support shall be provided to developing country Parties”, in accordance, inter alia, with the provisions of Article 11 on capacity-building.

  • Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP)

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Germany
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
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    The Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production(CSCP) is a Think and Do tank that works with businesses, policy makers, partner organizations and civil society toward a sustainable planet. The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Energy and Environment jointly founded us in 2005. As a non-profit organisation, we focus on the promotion of sustainable patterns of consumption and production (SCP).

  • Private Financing Advisory Network

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Austria
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) is a global network of climate and clean energy financing experts that aims to bridge the gap between entrepreneurs developing climate and clean energy projects and private sector investors to mobilize private financing. PFAN achieves this by originating technically and commercially viable clean energy and climate adaptation projects, nurturing their development through coaching provided by its network of in-country financing advisors and technical experts and then facilitating investment through its global investor network.

  • Blockchain & Climate Institute

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    United Kingdom
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    The Blockchain & Climate Institute is a not-for-profit think tank founded at COP23 in 2017. It is an international network of experts working at the intersection of blockchain technology, climate change and sustainability. Our mission is to raise awareness among stakeholders in the international climate change policy community of the tremendous potential of blockchain technology to considerably enhance state and non-state climate actions by mirroring the UNFCCC's Technology Transfer Framework.

  • Forest Carbon Ltd

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Indonesia
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
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    Forest Carbon is a private sector organization that was registered as Pt. Forest Carbon Consultants Indonesia. Prior to this, Forest Carbon operated as a sole proprietary consulting firm. The mission is to substantially reduce forest based greenhouse gas emissions by providing scientifically rigorous technical services. Forest Carbon has expertise in all aspects of REED+ such as program design, feasibility assessments, inventories, MRV, and mapping and remote sensing. 

  • Energy Research Centre, University of Cape Town

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    South Africa
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise:

    The Energy Research Centre is a research and academic type of institution established in 1989. The institution provides thought leadership and research on key issues related to climate change mitigation in developing countries under the following key focal areas:  Energy- Environment and Climate Change, Energy- Poverty and Development, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, and Energy Systems Analysis & Planning.