Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ National Adaptation Planning

From April 10 to 12, national stakeholders met in Kingstown for the launch of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ National Adaptation Plan (NAP). Government officials and media also took part in a number of training programs related to climate change adaptation. On April 10, the Government launched its NAP document to Ministers and Parliamentarians at […]

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 […]

NAP Global Network at COP 23

See also: Multimedia on NAP Process Lessons and Experiences | COP 23 Governments from around the world are meeting in Bonn, Germany from November 6-17 at the 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference to discuss implementation of the Paris Agreement. The NAP Global Network will be playing an active role at COP 23 to highlight successes so […]

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 […]