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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

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

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    Publication
    Publication date:
    Objective:

    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.

  • 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. 

  • Alterra, Stichting DLO

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    Netherlands
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge 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. 

  • Bionas Agropolitan Technology Corridor Development Berhad

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

    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.

  • Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy

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

    Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy  is a research and academic organization established in 1991 with the mission to undertake research and develops models, strategies and instruments for transitions to a sustainable development at local, national and international level. Sustainability research at the Wuppertal Institute focuses on the resources, climate and energy related challenges and their relation to economy and society. Special emphasis is put on analysing and stimulating innovations that decouple economic growth and wealth from natural resource use. 

  • NewClimate Institute

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    Germany
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner
    Sector(s) of expertise:

    NewClimate Institute is a limited liability non-profit company (GmbH) established in 2014. NewClimate Institute supports research and implementation of action against climate change around the globe.

  • NIRAS A/S

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

    NIRAS A/S is a private sector, international, multidisciplinary consultancy company established in 1956. It has over 1400 employees located in offices in Europe, Asia and Africa. It provides impartial consultancy in a variety of fields such as construction and infrastructure, public utilities, environmental and natural resources, climate change and energy, planning, and development consulting. 

  • Fundación CIRCE - Centro de Investigación de Recursos y Consumos Energéticos

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

    CIRCE was established in 1993 as an independent Research Centre to create and develop innovative solutions and scientific/technical knowledge and to transfer them to the business sector in the field of energy. CIRCE’s mission is to drive forward improvements in energy efficiency and to spread the use of renewable energy by means of the development of R+D+I activities and formative actions, thereby contributing to a sustainable development. CIRCE has conducted more than 1600 R&D&I projects.

  • Korean Research Institute of Standards and Science

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    South Korea
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    Since 1975, KRISS has been developing measurement standards and technologies as the national metrology institute of Korea. To cope with global climate change, KRISS supports many developing countries in the fields of gas analysis, thermometry and humidity sharing related standards. KRISS develops measurement and evaluation techniques for emission inventories of GHGs, monitoring techniques for background GHG mixing ratios, and the measurement technologies of key parameters in temperature and humidity.

  • European Academy of Bozen-Bolzano (EURAC Research)

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

    EURAC Research is a private non-profit research centre established in 1992 in Italy. With over 400 staff members, its activities include local and international projects in cooperation with industry, government authorities and research institutes. Its focus area includes climate change adaptation and mitigation, risk and disaster management, sustainable use of natural resources, soil, water and forests, energy efficiency, sustainable development with a specific focus on agriculture, tourism and transports.