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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

  • Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center

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    The Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC) is a non-governmental organization supported by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, promoting international cooperation activities related to climate change, global environment conservation, research, capacity building, and support to various non-government related activities.

     

  • IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme

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    IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme (IEAGHG) is an international research body established in 1991, evaluating technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the use of fossil fuels, with a focus on carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS). The wide range of activities undertaken by IEAGHG covers the whole range of issues and topics for the full CCS chain, from capture to storage, including technical and non-technical topics.

  • Austrian Energy Agency

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    The Austrian Energy Agency is a research and academic, non-governmental, not for profit organization, established in 1977.  The Austrian Energy Agency prepares the ground for decisions in politics, public administration and the industry with detailed research and by highlighting important dependencies and connections between topics. It also provides information for all target groups in our society on the backgrounds and developments in the field of energy production and use.

  • Consortium for the Sustainable Development of the Andean Ecoregion

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    Consortium for the Sustainable Development of the Andean Eco region (CONDESAN) is a non-governmental not for profit organization established in the year 1993 with the mission to mobilize the wealth of the Andes to overcome poverty and social exclusion. CONDESAN generate and share information and knowledge about the environment and rural Andean societies. It promotes policy dialogue with local stakeholders, national governments and regional bodies and strengthens human and institutional capital to promote the formation of new leaders in the sustainable development of the Andes.

  • New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization

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    NEDO is a public sector organization established in 1980 with mission to address energy &  global environmental problems, and enhancing industrial technology. NEDO aims to address energy problems and raise the level of industrial technology through integrated management of technology development.

  • CENER, National Renewable Energy Centre of Spain

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    Since its inception in 2002, CENER, the National Renewable Energy Centre of Spain, has aimed at a two-fold purpose: to favour the competitiveness level of companies in the renewable energy sector, satisfying their R&D needs, while at the same time, fostering the Technological and Commercial Development of Renewable Energies.

  • Institut de recherche pour le développement

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    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. 

  • Instituto de Ecologia y Biodiversidad

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    Instituto de Ecología y Biodiversidad (IEB) is a research institute with rich experience in both terrestrial and marine ecosystems, including forestry, agriculture, water resource and marine biology. In addition to its research activities, the IEB is also active in capacity building and knowledge sharing, through post-graduate education, collaboration with overseas research institutions and private sectors.

  • Gas Natural Fenosa Engineering, S.L. 

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    Gas Natural Fenosa (GNFe) is an energy consulting firm, fully-owned by GNF Group, a leading multinational in the energy sector. GNFe's mission is the performance of engineering energy projects, with special focus in the innovation through renewable energies, natural gas, energy efficiency and environmental & social management under the framework of sustainable development. GNFe also provides technical assistance and capacity building to governments, private investors and multilateral institutions.

  • Centro del Agua del Trópico Húmedo para América Latina y el Caribe

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    The Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC), established in 1992, is an international, intergovermental and autonomous organization with the purpose to promote sustainable development through applied scientific research and development; education and technology transfer in the area of water resources and the environment, to facilitate the means to improve the quality of life in the countries of the humid tropics of Latin America.

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