Background and Decisions

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Technology Needs Assessments

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Guidelines for Conducting Technology Needs Assessments

The technology needs assessment (TNAs) handbook assists developing countries to make informed decisions on their technology choices. It offers a systematic approach for conducting TNAs to identify, evaluate and prioritize climate technologies. It also provides methodologies for uncovering gaps in enabling frameworks  and formulating technology action plans to overcome them. The key steps of the TNA process are shown in the following image. Download the handbook here