Peru Launches a Catalogue with 91 Adaptation Measures to Be Carried Out as Part of its NAP Process

The Peruvian Ministry of Environment launched a catalogue with 91 adaptation measures to be implemented as part of the country’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process. The catalogue offers a structure for understanding Peru’s ambitions when it comes to adaptation. The measures are also included in the Peruvian Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). All 91 measures are […]

How National Adaptation Planning Can Help Build Peace

By Clare Church and Alec Crawford

In many states struggling with fragility, climate change vulnerability, and conflict are inextricably linked. Aligning and coordinating the agendas of climate change adaptation and peacebuilding will be imperative to ensure the sustainable development of these states. The NAP process presents a significant opportunity to bring these agendas together.

How National Adaptation Planning Can Help Build Peace

In many states struggling with fragility, climate change vulnerability, and conflict are inextricably linked. Aligning and coordinating the agendas of climate change adaptation and peacebuilding will be imperative to ensure the sustainable development of these states. The NAP process presents a significant opportunity to bring these agendas together. View the story Share this story on […]

Unpacking Gender-Responsive Adaptation Finance: Key issues and the way forward

By Angie Dazé

As finance for climate change adaptation is scaled up, there is a real opportunity to promote human rights and gender equality in line with the ambitions of the Paris Agreement.  However, without careful consideration, there is also a real risk that these investments will not benefit those who need them most—vulnerable people in communities on […]

NAPs and the GAP: Five ways National Adaptation Plan processes can support implementation of the enhanced Gender Action Plan

By Angie Dazé

While COP25 was underwhelming in terms of its results, there was one bright spot in relation to addressing the gender dimensions of climate change under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Over the course of 2019, UNFCCC Parties and stakeholders undertook a process to review the Lima Work Programme on gender (established […]

Ghana, Nigeria and Botswana Share Lessons on National Visions for Adaptation at COP 25

Adaptation experts from the governments of Ghana, Nigeria and Botswana shared their national visions for adaptation action a COP 25 side event organized by the NAP Global Network at the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Partnership pavilion. The event highlighted the three countries’ experiences with developing their NAP frameworks, focusing on how these documents have advanced […]

Business Executives Meet in Hanoi to Discuss Private Sector Engagement in NAP Processes

CEOs, directors and senior executives from some of Vietnam’s major companies met in Hanoi last month to discuss how the private sector can take part in Vietnam’s National Adaptation Planning (NAP) process. Hosted by the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on November 8, the workshop, Private Sector Engagement for National Adaptation Plan Development, […]

Peruvian Ministry of Environment Launches Participatory Process for the Development of the National Adaptation Plan on Climate Change

Press release | Peruvian Ministry of Environment

On Thursday, November 28th, the Ministry of Environment of Peru held its first meeting towards the participatory process for the development of its climate change National Adaptation Plan (NAP). This guidance document will be Peru’s most important tool for implementing all the actions needed to reduce risks and vulnerability against climate change’s effects while simultaneously […]

Nigeria Validates Its NAP Framework as Government Calls for Decisive Adaptation Action

The Nigerian National Adaptation Plan (NAP) framework was validated by stakeholders from both the public and private sectors during a workshop held in Abuja on November 5. The framework aims to guide the government in developing and implementing policies, plans and legislation that will assist Nigeria to address its medium- and long-term adaptation needs. The […]

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 […]