The Climate Technology Centre Network (CTCN) an operational arm of the United Nations FCCC Technology Mechanism partnered with KCIC to implement the SME Clinics in Kenya and Tanzania, to promote technology transfer and facilitate the adoption of Climate Smart Technologies by Industrial SMEs in these two countries.
CTCN’s Private Sector Innovation Program to Support SMEs to uptake climate technologies targets to strengthen developing countries’ industrial SME markets in order to move from conventional technologies to more efficient climate technologies. The intended impact of the transformation it to enable industrial SME markets mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change. The programme also objectively sought to include of women-led SME’s in the support provided. This facilitated access to information and potentially resources who in most instances are disadvantaged compared to men.