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UNEP TNA Releases Guidebook on Climate Change Adaptation Financing

UNEPAugust 2012: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) Project has released a guidebook on climate change adaptation financing, titled “Assessing International Funding for Climate Change Adaptation: A Guidebook for Developing Countries.”

The 84-page guidebook reviews options for international financing of adaptation activities and projects in developing countries. It examines public and private sources of funding and also presents the key technical criteria and concepts used by public donors and private financiers in evaluating proposals.

The TNA Project is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and implemented by UNEP's Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE) and the UNEP Risoe Centre on Energy, Climate and Sustainable Development. The TNA aims to assist countries in determining their technology priorities regarding mitigation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adaptation to climate change. [TNA Project Website] [Publication: Assessing International Funding for Climate Change Adaptation]