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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

  • Econoler

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    Econoler is a private sector consulting firm established in 1981 with the mission to provide quality energy efficiency and renewable energy professional services while respecting sustainable development principles. Econoler is specialized in energy efficiency and has more than 30 years of experience in this specific field of expertise.

  • Viresco Solutions

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    Viresco Solutions is a consulting firm based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Its core business is greenhouse gas offset policy development and implementation, greenhouse gas emissions quantification, sustainable supply chain development, environmental offset methodology development, and providing technical assistance to others undertaking carbon offset project development. Its clients include industry and non-governmental associations, large private sector companies, and local, provincial and federal governments.

  • Abrafo Negajoule Inc

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    Abrafo Negajoule provides professional advice to private and public organizations aiming and becoming more profitable and responsible by reducing their energy and resources consumption. Their main activities are consulting services (design and implementation) of sustainable energy projects, support services for the development of energy and resource efficiency and technical training. They have worked in 11 countries. They are a consulting company specialized in the fields of sustainable energy, particularly for the industrial, commercial and institutional customers.

  • Okapi Environmental Consulting Incorporated

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    Okapi Environmental Consulting Incorporated (OECI) is a private sector organization established in 2011 with the mission to provide quality technical and policy advice on sustainable development. Okapi's work includes project design, management and evaluation, strategic planning, capacity development, resource mobilization, scientific and technical advisory services, technology transfer. Okapi's experience extends in climate-affected sectors such as agriculture, sustainable land and water management, coastal zone management, infrastructure and others.

  • Solar for Life

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    Solar for Life (SFL)  is a not for-profit organization that provides access to clean and affordable energy to developing communities. Through its network of partners, SFL distributes solar lights to reduce kerosene dependency in off-grid areas. Solar for Life  functions on three pillars:

    1.Micro-impact solar light donations

    2. Developmental research

    3. Sustainable entrepreneurship education and programmin

  • DE Design and Environment Inc.

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    DE is a design and environmental consultancy and technology company based in Vancouver and Montreal.  The mission of DE is to solve problems using design and environmental science.  We have worked throughout the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.  Our team has deep scientific and technical skills in the area of environmental analysis, impact assessment, and data integration.  Over the past 5 years we have worked with groups such as the IADB, IICA, the GEF, and UN, on various climate change mandates.