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Technology Needs Assessment Project – IV 

12 Jan 2024
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Project budget– 3.2 million THB  

Project location– Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Georgia, Armenia, Malaysia, Philippines, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Laos, Myanmar, and Afghanistan (with close collaboration with Fiji, Vanuatu, and Nauru)

Donor– UNOPS

Project duration– May 2023 to June 2024

Primary SDG Goal of focus: 13. Climate Action

Related SDG Goals of Focus: 1. No Poverty; 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities

Description – The Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) Project supports developing countries in identifying national priorities for both adaptation and mitigation, with a strong focus on technology. The objective of TNA project spread across three phases is to assist participant developing country Parties identify and analyze priority technology needs, which can form the basis for a portfolio of environmentally sound technology (EST) projects and programs to facilitate the transfer of, and access to, the ESTs and know-how in the implementation of Article 4.5 of the UNFCCC Convention. Hence TNAs are central to the work of Parties to the Convention on technology transfer and present an opportunity to track an evolving need for new equipment, techniques, practical knowledge, and skills, which are necessary to mitigate GHG emissions and/or reduce the vulnerability of sectors and livelihoods to the adverse impacts of climate change.