Top Three Challenges and Opportunities of National Monitoring and Evaluation of Adaptation

by Angelica V. Ospina and Hayley Price-Kelly, IISD

Adaptation takes place in highly dynamic and complex environments. As the design and implementation of National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) advance, adaptation planners are increasingly focusing on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of adaptation progress and outcomes.  This interest reflects a commitment to strengthening the effectiveness of adaptation efforts and climate-resilient development through improved accountability and reporting, […]

Targeted Topics Forum: Monitoring and Evaluation in the NAP Process

Lilongwe, Malawi | Feb 7-9, 2017

We held a Targeted Topics Forum (TTF) on the theme of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process in Lilongwe, Malawi from February 7-9, 2017 This TTF was attended by approximately 40 participants representing 9 developing countries who have met twice before at previous TTFs, as well as representatives of bilateral donors […]

Working Towards a Caribbean Regional Approach to Monitoring and Evaluating NAPs

by Dawn Pierre-Nathoniel, Sustainable Development & Environment Officer, Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia, like many of our Caribbean neighbours, has been committed, for many years, to building its resilience to climate change. Though we are at the early stages of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process, we recognize it as an important opportunity to prepare our society and economy for climate change impacts. While the NAP […]

Addressing Key Questions in the Technical Examination Process on Adaptation: Vertical Integration and Monitoring & Evaluation in the NAP process

by Hayley Price-Kelly & Angie Dazé

The Paris Agreement’s inclusion of an adaptation goal has raised adaptation’s profile in the international arena. Recognizing this, parties to COP 21 established a Technical Examination Process on Adaptation (TEP-A)—complementing a pre-existing process for mitigation—as a contribution to enhanced action prior to 2020. The first meetings under this process—known as the Technical Expert Meeting on […]