This section presents resources produced by UNEP DTU Partnership (UDP) and other organizations which can be useful in undertaking Technology Needs Assessments.

TNA E-learning Course on Step by Step guide to Technology Needs Assessment 

TNA Guidance Documents (UDP Publications)

Here you can access general process guidance, technology guidance for specific sectors, and stakeholder engagement guidance.

Technology Database

In the database, you can access TNA reports and factsheets for reference and ideas.

Other Publications

Climate Techwiki

A platform that offers information on a broad set of adaptation and mitigation technologies

IEA Technology Perspectives

Multi- Criteria Assessment (MCA) Manual







Handbook for Conducting Technology Needs Assessment for Climate Change
(English version) (French version) (Spanish version)

(UNDP, 30 November 2010)

Analytical Tools

MCA Template for TNA 

FICAM spreadsheet 

FICAM User guide

The Financial and Cost Assessment Model (FICAM) evaluates the contribution of technologies and practices towards mitigation of greenhouse gases, and carries a comprehensive financial analysis.

Related Web links 

Global Environment Facility (GEF) 

UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) 

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 

        Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE) 

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 

Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)

UNEP DTU Partnership 






Other Resources
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