Regional Centres to work with UNEP DTU Partnership on Climate Change Technology Needs Assessments (2020-2023)

UNEP DTU Partnership (UDP) is looking to contract a centre of excellence, to work as a regional partner in the implementation of the Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) project, in 17 Least Developed Countries and Small Island Development States.

The TNA project is funded by the Global Environment Facility and implemented by UNEP with UNEP DTU Partnership (UDP) as the executing agency. The contracting period will last approximately 3 years.

The objective of the TNA project is to support participating developing countries to identify and analyse their national priority technology needs, which can form the basis for a portfolio of climate technology projects and programmes to facilitate the transfer of, and access to climate technologies. Since 2009, more than 80 developing countries have undertaken TNAs to assess their technology needs to address climate change.

We are looking for a regional centre for each of the specific regions as listed below. For more details, please read the Terms of Reference specific to each region.

Download Terms of References:
Anglophone Africa
Francophone Africa

Interested organisations should submit a short proposal to the Project Manager Sara Traerup at with copy to , summarising the following information:

  • Relevant experience of implementing or managing similar climate change projects in the region. Experience of working closely with national governments is desirable.
  • Knowledge of both climate change mitigation and adaptation issues
  • Knowledge of climate change technologies, across multiple sectors (both mitigation and adaptation)
  • Experience in organising workshops, training and capacity building with a broad group of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, technology needs assessment methodologies, including multi-criteria analysis, barriers analysis, basic economic assessments etc.

Application deadline: 30/10/2020