How COVID-19 Is Reinforcing the Need for Climate Adaptation in Vulnerable Countries

Insights from NAP Global Network Partner Countries View the story Menu Shared Priorities Current Setbacks Value of the NAP Process How COVID-19Is Reinforcing the Need for Climate Adaptation in Vulnerable Countries Insights from NAP Global NetworkPartner Countries “There is a call at the international and regional level to ensure we don’t forget climate change adaptation, […]

How COVID-19 Is Reinforcing the Need for Climate Adaptation in Vulnerable Countries

Insights from NAP Global Network Partner Countries

Both the impacts of—and recovery responses to—the COVID-19 pandemic can be linked to a country’s priorities for adapting to climate change. Recognizing this intersection, we reached out to our partner countries to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their plans to prepare for and adapt to the impacts of climate change, asking: Has […]

Making Adaptation More Effective in Nigeria: Nigeria’s NAP process

Yerima Tarfa (PhD), Director, Climate Change Department, Federal Ministry of Environment, Abuja and Francis Adesina (PhD), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

The process of developing Nigeria’s National Adaptation Plan Framework has unveiled the challenges in Nigeria’s adaptation programming, particularly showing which issues need attention for a greater impact in the country.

Peru Hosts a Series of Virtual Meetings as the Final Stage of Developing its NAP Document

The unprecedented COVID-19 crisis is not preventing Peruvians from pursuing their goal of building a more resilient country. Rather, engagement with stakeholders aimed at refining the content of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) has moved to a virtual platform and will be conducted between April and June. The first one, hosted by Peru’s Ministry of […]

Peru Launches a Catalogue with 91 Adaptation Measures to Be Carried Out as Part of its NAP Process

The Peruvian Ministry of Environment launched a catalogue with 91 adaptation measures to be implemented as part of the country’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process. The catalogue offers a structure for understanding Peru’s ambitions when it comes to adaptation. The measures are also included in the Peruvian Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). All 91 measures are […]

How National Adaptation Planning Can Help Build Peace

In many states struggling with fragility, climate change vulnerability, and conflict are inextricably linked. Aligning and coordinating the agendas of climate change adaptation and peacebuilding will be imperative to ensure the sustainable development of these states. The NAP process presents a significant opportunity to bring these agendas together. View the story Share this story on […]

Stakeholders from the Peruvian Public Sector Meet in Lima to Advance Country’s NAP Process

Peru kicked off the process to develop its National Adaptation Plan (NAP) document in October 2019. The NAP document is being developed through a participatory process and grounded in five prioritized thematic adaptation sectors set out by the government’s Multisectoral Technical Group in 2018: agriculture, forestry, water, fisheries and aquaculture, and health. Convening Stakeholders From […]

NAPs and the GAP: Five ways National Adaptation Plan processes can support implementation of the enhanced Gender Action Plan

By Angie Dazé

While COP25 was underwhelming in terms of its results, there was one bright spot in relation to addressing the gender dimensions of climate change under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Over the course of 2019, UNFCCC Parties and stakeholders undertook a process to review the Lima Work Programme on gender (established […]