TNAssess is an interactive tool which guides the user through the necessary steps of a Technology Needs Assessment as detailed in the “Handbook for Conducting Technology Needs Assessment for Climate Change,” available in the same website. The tool prioritises technology options with the highest combined climate and development benefits.
When to Use This Tool
This tool is most useful for development impacts assessments focused on:
Learn more about the topics for assessing the impacts of low-emission development strategies (LEDS).
TNAssess prioritization process works in two stages:
- The prioritization and selection of subsectors.
- The prioritization and selection of portfolios of technologies within the high priority subsectors
How to Use This Tool
A training session (half-day) plus a trial run by the user (half-day) is advised.
Level of Expertise
Development priorities, prioritized sectors and subsectors, technology identification