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.
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
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- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:IndonesiaRelation to CTCN:Network Member
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.
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- Type:OrganisationKnowledge partnerCountry of registration:NetherlandsRelation to CTCN:Network MemberKnowledge Partner
Alterra is part of Stichting DLO. It is a private sector, research and academic not for profit institution. Alterra offers a combination of practical, innovative and interdisciplinary scientific research across many disciplines related to the green world around us and the sustainable use of our living environment. Aspects of our environment that Alterra focuses on include soil, water, the atmosphere, the landscape and biodiversity ‒ on a global scale as well as regionally.
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:South KoreaRelation to CTCN:Network MemberSector(s) of expertise:
The ASEM SMEs Eco-Innovation Center (ASEIC) was established in 2011 with the objective to promote cooperation of green growth in Europe and Asia, with a particular emphasis on enhancing eco-innovation of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in both regions. ASEIC's major programs include the ASEIC Eco-Innovation Consulting, Global Forum, ASEM Working Group, and ASEM Eco-Innovation Index (ASEI). ASEIC provides SMEs in developing countries with various advisory services including guidance for eco-friendly, innovative business practices.
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:NetherlandsRelation to CTCN:Network MemberSector(s) of expertise:
IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is the international graduate water education facility based in Delft, the Netherlands. IHE Delft carries out education, research and institutional strengthening activities that complement and reinforce each other in the broad fields of water engineering, water management, environment, sanitation, and governance.
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:AustraliaRelation to CTCN:Network Member
The Marine Studies Institue(MSI) of the University of Sydney is developing leading edge-research and applications for climate change and broader marine sustainability issues, bringing together expertise in biology, geoscience, law, technology, and engineering. Working across the University of Sydney's structure it is committed to developing solutions to improve the oceans around us.
- Type:OrganisationKnowledge partnerCountry of registration:South KoreaRelation to CTCN:Network MemberKnowledge PartnerSector(s) of expertise:
Science and Technology Policy Institute have served as a top think tank in science and technology. Ranked top 16 in the 2015 Global Think Tank Rankings, STEPI guides the development of the national policy agenda and leads foresight research in Korea. STEPI has been designated as the implementing agency for science, technology, and innovation ODA by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning.
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:MalaysiaRelation to CTCN:Network Member
BATC Development Bhd. is a company experienced in the cultivation and processing of the Jatropha curcas seed, which is used for the production of biofuel, biodiesel and glycerol, for industrial, energy and transport applications. The firm has established joint ventures in 40 different countries across Asia, North Africa and Latin America for the cultivation, processing and/or storage and distribution of its products.
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This report provides an overview of and reflections by the core DNV GL team on the work undertaken as part of the multi-year strategic partnership between DNV GL and the CTCN. It provides lessons learned by the team and recommendations and ideas for future consideration by the CTCN going forward.