Network Publishes New Guidance on Financing NAP Processes

The first installment of a webinar series on financing NAP processes will be held Sept 20

Significant financing is needed throughout the entire national adaptation plan (NAP) process, but especially within its implementation phase. The NAP Global Network recently published Financing NAP Processes: Contributing to the achievement of nationally determined contribution (NDC) adaptation goals, which provides guidance to country’s NAP teams for identifying and assessing various financing options. The guidance was […]

Public–Private Partnerships: Financing climate-resilient infrastructure

by David Uzsoki, IISD

According to UN Environment, the costs of adapting to climate change could range between USD 280 billion and USD 500 billion by 2050. Climate-resilient infrastructure plays an important role in the national adaptation plan (NAP) process. Countries cannot rely solely on public resources for deploying these projects, and need to find ways to access private […]

How Albania Is Integrating Climate Change Adaptation Into the Medium-Term Budget

by Anila Çili, IISD

Mainstreaming climate change adaptation into a country’s medium-term budget is a multi-dimensional, continuous process that takes time. Recently, Albania successfully took on this challenge. As with any new policy that has relevant impacts in several sectors of the economy at once—as is the case with climate change adaptation—a transitional period is required to understand the […]

A Climate-Responsible Peru: A force for recovery and growth

by Víctor Santillán, Communications Specialist, General Direction of Climate Change and Desertification of the Ministry of the Environment, Peru

Can you imagine a country with that provides sustainable and resilient services, health services appropriate to climate variability, education that connects us with the environment, agricultural infrastructure that efficiently uses rainfall, resilient cities using clean energy, and citizens and villages prepared for extreme climate events? The country you are imagining is the country that Peruvians […]

Colombia government to put climate change adaptation plan into action

BOGOTA, May 17, 2017—Colombian government officials are meeting this week to discuss putting the national climate change adaptation plan into action. “By coming together to identify challenges and opportunities through this National Adaptation Plan Assembly, we can collaborate to urgently foster resilience to climate shocks and stresses,” said Mariana Rojas Laserna, director of the climate […]

Watch: Caribbean Adaptation Planners Share Lessons on NAP Process

In this new video, we speak with participants in a Caribbean NAP Assembly that the NAP Global Network co-hosted in October 2016, where 11 Caribbean countries discussed their experiences engaging in the National Adaptation Plan process. “The process to develop the NAP allows us to set in a robust manner medium- and long-term goals for climate change adaptation […]

Network Launches Webinar Series on Key Topics in the NAP process

Watch our first webinar on "Sector Integration in the NAP Process"

The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network has launched a webinar series to provide an online forum for sharing lessons and experiences that are emerging as countries progress through their NAP processes. Each webinar addresses a specific technical topic related to national adaptation planning through presentations of countries’ experiences, relevant research and guidance, and opportunities for discussion […]