What is the Business Case for Private Investment in the NAP Process?

By Alec Crawford and Clare Church

This post is the first of our five-part blog series on engaging the private sector in national adaptation planning processes. Stay tuned for the second installment of this series on June 12, 2019. To learn more, read our guidance note on the subject. Businesses around the world—big and small, from large-scale banks to smallholder farmers—invest […]

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 […]

10 Good Practices for Green Climate Fund Readiness Programme Applications

Text based on discussions during a webinar with participation of Jason Spensley. Spensley manages the Green Climate Fund’s Project Preparation Facility and Adaptation Planning support programme. Finding the funding to develop and implement National Adaptation Plans (NAP) and other adaptation planning processes is no small task. In a webinar last month, we explored one potential […]

Ethiopia Launches National Adaptation Plan Document

ADDIS ABABA—Ethiopia has launched their National Adaptation Plan (NAP-ETH) document, setting out priority actions for the country prepare for the impacts of climate change. According to a Government of Ethiopia news release, the NAP-ETH seeks to “bring about transformational change in the country’s capacity to address the adverse consequence of climate change.” The NAP-ETH falls […]

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 […]