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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) -TNA Guidebook Series

Accessing International Financing for Climate Change Mitigation - A Guidebook for Developing Countries

To enhance sustainable development, external funding is often needed to fully implement nationally defined priorities. Navigating through the funding options to identify the most appropriate funding sources for a climate change mitigation project can be challenging, as funding options differ significantly in scope, sector and administrative procedures.

This guidebook is intended to address this challenge and assist developing countries in speeding up the transfer, deployment, and diffusion of mitigation technologies, enabling to contribute to climate change mitigation and reduce climate change impacts while pursuing national development goals.

Over 100 public and private funding sources are analyzed and their main features and application requirements and procedures presented. A general section provides guidance on how to prepare high quality project and programme proposals.