Presentation on theme: "Preparing technology transfer projects for financing"— Presentation transcript:
1 Preparing technology transfer projects for financing Asia and Pacific regional workshop on preparing technology transfer projects for financingSingapore, 26 – 28 October 20108 consultantsBert van der PlasUNFCCC
2 Overview Technology transfer under the UNFCCC Technology transfer frameworkInnovative options for financing the development and transfer of technologiesImplementing results of TNAsTraining programme on preparing projects for financing
3 Technology Transfer under the UNFCCC Technology transfer guided by Article 4.5 of the Convention“The developed country Parties … shall take all practicable steps to promote, facilitate and finance, as appropriate, the transfer of, or access to, environmentally sound technologies and know-how to other Parties, particularly developing country Parties, to enable them to implement the provisions of the Convention…”MilestonesCOP 7Adopt a framework for meaningful and effective actions to enhance the implementation of Art. 4.5 of the Convention (“Technology transfer framework”) adoptedEstablish an Expert Group on Technology Transfer (EGTT)Provide financial support to technology transfer activities through GEF (climate change focal area and special climate change fund)COP 13Mandate EGTT extendedEnhanced technology transfer framework adoptedTechnology one of the building blocks of the Bali Action PlanCOP 14Poznan strategic programme on technology transfer adopted
4 Technology Transfer framework Five key themes and areas of workTechnology needs and needs assessments (TNAs)Technology InformationEnabling environmentsCapacity buildingMechanismsNew areas of workInnovative options for financing the development and transfer of technologyTechnologies for adaptation to climate change
5 TNAs | What are main barriers to technology transfer identified by country?
6 Innovative options for financing the development and transfer of technology Purpose: Improve access to financing for technology transfer projects and programmes both from public and private sourcesActivities:Workshops on innovative financingA ‘disconnect’ exists among development professionals, entrepreneurs who identify projects and those who provide resources (services and funding)Many ‘fit for purpose’ tools and many general ‘how-to’ instructions but there exists a need for a more complete, accessible, balanced, process oriented and modular guide to preparing and presenting proposalsUNFCCC Guidebook on preparing technology transfer projects for financing (“Practitioners’ guide”)Hands-on training on preparing project proposals for financingPrivate Financing Advisory Network (PFAN)
8 Implementing TNAs | What are main opportunities for financing the implementation of TNA findings? CDM/JIAdaptation FundFINANCIAL MECHANISM (GEF)Trust FundSCCFLDCFPoznan strat. programmeBILATERALODAExport Credit AgenciesConvention and KPPublic-private-partnershipsPRIVATE SECTORDomestic private investmentForeign Direct InvestmentPrivate equityClean tech and carbon fundsVoluntary carbon marketPhilanthropyMULTILATERALWorld Bank and regional development banksUNEP, UNDP, UNIDOEU COMMISSIONNational sourcesSubsidies
9 Training programme on preparing projects for financing ObjectivesImprove access to financing for environmentally sound technology (EST) projects to mitigate and/or adapt to climate changeSupport efforts to implement the results of TNAs carried out by developing countries within the UNFCCC processStrengthen the capacity of project developers in developing countries in preparing project proposals on ESTs that will meet the standards of financial providersImprove the quality of project proposals from developing countries related to ESTsApproachCollaborate with international organizations (GEF, UNDP, UNEP, UNIDO, CTI)Build on existing training material (UNFCCC guidebook, etc.)Staged approach initiated by Training of Trainers followed by regional training workshopsPractical and hands-on using real project proposals as basis for group exercisesTargeted at project developers and financial providers
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