Adaptation: Accelerating action towards a climate resilient future

by Yannick Glemarec, Green Climate Fund Executive Director

Climate change is an existential threat to all people. The challenges it poses are immediate and urgent. Evidence of ever-higher levels of climate risks are mounting, as global temperatures increase, sea levels rise and glaciers melt. More and more people worldwide are feeling the impacts of water scarcity, heat waves and wildfires, and, in some instances, catastrophic storms and floods. Vulnerable groups in developing countries, such as coastal communities, smallholder farmers and the urban poor, are particularly affected by rising temperatures and climate-related disasters.

Experts from five Latin American countries meet in Lima to share experiences and lessons learned in Monitoring and Evaluation in adaptation to climate change

Lima, Peru

LIMA, April 24, 2019 (via Peru Ministry of Environment) — As part of the participatory process “Dialoguemos sobre los NDC” (Multisectoral NDC Dialogue), the international meeting “Monitoring and Evaluation of Adaptation to Climate Change in Peru” was held in Lima yesterday. The event was organized by the Ministry of the Environment, with the valuable support […]

NAP Global Network at NAP Expo 2019

Songdo, South Korea | April 8-12, 2019

From April 8 to 12, the NAP Global Network Secretariat was in Songdo, Republic of Korea for NAP Expo 2019. NAP Expo is a global forum organized by the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to promote peer learning and foster exchanges among stakeholders in […]

How Can the NAP Process Enhance Adaptation in the NDCs by 2020? We’ve got three ideas.

By Janet Strachan and Anika Terton

When it comes to adapting to climate change and achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement, nations around the world have access to a few useful processes to help them reach their goals—namely, their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) and National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes. In countries where adaptation information is included in NDCs, the two […]

Zimbabwe’s Green Climate Fund (GCF) – National Adaptation Planning (NAP) Process Roadmap Development

By Emily F. Matingo, Climate Change Scientist, Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement, Zimbabwe

See also: Zimbabwe’s NAP Roadmap. On February 20, over 100 participants gathered in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, to attend the launch of Zimbabwe’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Readiness Project, financed by the Green Climate Fund. Before embarking on the GCF–NAP Readiness Project, the Government of Zimbabwe developed its NAP roadmap. The primary goal of the NAP roadmap is […]

Ten Stories of Progress in National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes in 2018

View the story Menu Introduction Fiji Grenada Benin Kenya Burkina Faso Saint Lucia Ethiopia Uganda Uruguay GCF support Ten Stories of Progress in National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes in 2018 As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change special report on 1.5°C makes clear, the impacts of climate change are more clearly being felt. Adjustments to […]

Launch of Fiji’s First National Adaptation Plan

Presented by the Fijian Government in collaboration with the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network

This side event convened to launch and illustrate Fiji’s new NAP, which sets out the country’s long-term ambitions for building the island’s resilience to climate change, and was developed with support from the NAP Global Network. Moderator Ilisapeci Vakacegu, Fiji, opened the event. Frank Bainimarama, COP23 President and Prime Minister, Fiji, highlighted that the first […]