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 […]

NAP Global Network at COP 25

Madrid, Spain (under Chilean presidency), Dec. 2–13, 2019

Governments from around the world are meeting in Madrid, Spain from December 2 to 13 at the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25) to discuss climate policy. Experts from the NAP Global Network will take part in discussions, share research and convene events at the conference

Striving to Adapt to Climate Change: Lessons from Albania

By Laureta Dibra, Lindita Tafaj and Alexandre Borde

Albania is suffering from the effects of extreme weather events such as flooding, droughts and heat waves. During the last 10 years, floods have devastated regions and cities such as Shkodër, Tiranë, Vlorë and Fier, and posed a significant threat to Albania’s economy, ecosystems and people’s health. Recurring floods caused USD 218 million in damage […]

Albania Strategizes Funding Adaptation in Cities

The Government of Albania is working on a project to mobilize funds to enable the implementation of adaptation policies in six of the country’s most vulnerable cities to climate change. On October 3 in Tirana, stakeholders from different levels of government met to learn more about the project, which aims to raise USD 50 million, […]

For MSME Day, We Look at How Institutional Arrangements Can Engage Small Businesses in Climate Adaptation

By Alec Crawford and Clare Church

This is the fourth of our five-part blog series on engaging the private sector in National Adaptation Planning (NAP) processes. Stay tuned for the fifth installment of this series on July 3, 2019. To learn more, read our guidance note on the subject. Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are the cornerstone for many economies […]

Knowledge is Power: Why Information Sharing Is Key to Engaging Businesses in the NAP Process

By Alec Crawford and Clare Church

This is the second of our five-part blog series on engaging the private sector in National Adaptation Planning (NAP) processes. Stay tuned for the third installment of this series on June 19, 2019. To learn more, read our guidance note on the subject. Among a lush stretch of clear lakes, flourishing vegetation and rolling hills, […]