The main objectives of the National Economic, Environment and Development Study (NEEDS) are to support the participating countries in: (1) Selecting key sectors for climate change mitigation and adaptation measures, on the basis of priorities identified in the national communications and in national development plans; (2) Assessing the financing required and received to implement mitigation and adaptation measures in the key sectors selected in 1. above and identifying appropriate financial and regulatory instruments to support these measures; (3) Raising awareness and facilitating informed consensus among government agencies on the policy actions required to mobilize finance and investment in mitigation and adaptation measures.

Author names: 
Farajalla, N.
Marktanner, M.
Dagher, L.
Zgheib, P.

Farajalla, N.; Marktanner, M.; Dagher, L.; Zgheib, P. (2010): The National Economic, Environment and Development Studies (NEEDS) for Climate Change Project. Lebanon National Report. Beirut.

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