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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

  • Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy

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    The Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy (BASE) is a Swiss Foundation and Specialised Partner of United Nations Environment. BASE develops innovative ideas and tailored market-driven solutions to drive investment in sustainable energy and to meet the challenge of climate change.

    BASE has implemented projects incorporating locally appropriate climate technologies in North and South America, Africa, Asia and Europe.

  • South Pole

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    South Pole is a leading provider of global sustainability services, with more than 300 experts in over 18 offices worldwide. For more than a decade, South Pole has worked with a wide range of public, private and civil sector organisations to accelerate the transition to a climate-smart society. South Pole has mobilised climate finance to over 700 projects in the areas of emission reductions, renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable land-use.

  • International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

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    International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources IUCN's mission is to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable. 

  • Grütter Consulting

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    Grütter Consulting (GC) develops sustainable transport projects including policies development, biofuels implementation, urban and inter-urban mobility, electric, gas-powered vehicles, freight and logistics projects. It has implemented various projects in road-based transport (urban and inter-urban), rail and shipping with the objective to identify options for reducing the environmental footprint of transport. Also, GC realizes financial structuring within the framework of its projects. 

  • CEMENTIS GmbH

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    The international Swiss-based Cementis is made of experts from the most advanced European cement producers, has unique expertise in sustainable cement and concrete production like Alternative Fuels, low clinker factor cement, energy efficiency, low cement concrete, etc. Our geographical coverage is mainly developing countries (LATAM, Africa, Middle East, India, etc.). Cementis team is exclusively made of highly qualified experts having more than 10 years of experience in the industry.

  • Institut International de l'Écologie Industrielle et de l'Économie Verte

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    The Institut International de l'Écologie Industrielle et de l'Économie Verte is an establishment of reflection, research and practice of industrial ecology. The Institute has an engineering division and an expertise cluster, which enables the Institute to identify new technologies linked to industrial ecology and to advise through a specific methodology adapted to local contexts. The project managers work on the practical execution of mandates and on the implementation of the industrial ecology with a particular attention to Switzerland and developing countries.

  • Sofies SA

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    SOFIES SA is a consulting company providing innovative solutions to its clients for an efficient use of resources, allowing for sustainable economic development. Headquartered in Geneva, and with offices in Zürich, Paris and Bangalore, Sofies has developed a strong track record in the detection and implementation of industrial symbiosis, and in resource efficient and cleaner production methodologies and their application to industrial processes, including technology guidance and climate technology transfer.