Three Key Actions to Make NAP Processes More Gender-Responsive

Angie Dazé and Julie Dekens, IISD

Following our pilot analysis of how gender considerations are being integrated into national adaptation planning documents, we at the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network have been reflecting on the best way forward to achieve gender-responsive NAP processes. How can country teams move forward in addressing gender issues in their NAP processes? We have developed […]

How Nepal is Linking National and Sub-National Adaptation

by Aditya V. Bahadur, Action on Climate Today

As many of the impacts climate change are felt most acutely at the local level, it is vital that the people who are at the forefront of climate change—those who are experiencing the impacts—really have a say in national-level policy. This is why it is so imperative for countries to engage in forming National Adaptation […]

Interview: Nella Canales on Leveraging Climate Finance for Adaptation in the Pacific

by Christian Ledwell, IISD

Pacific island states are among the world’s most vulnerable to climate change impacts. Given the urgent need to adapt, how effectively are climate finance flows helping Pacific states tackle adaptation? The Stockholm Environment Institute’s recent working paper, Climate Finance in the Pacific: An Overview of Flows to the Region’s Small Island Developing States, analyzed climate […]

A Climate-Responsible Peru: A force for recovery and growth

by Víctor Santillán, Communications Specialist, General Direction of Climate Change and Desertification of the Ministry of the Environment, Peru

Can you imagine a country with that provides sustainable and resilient services, health services appropriate to climate variability, education that connects us with the environment, agricultural infrastructure that efficiently uses rainfall, resilient cities using clean energy, and citizens and villages prepared for extreme climate events? The country you are imagining is the country that Peruvians […]

Czech Republic to Partner in NAP Global Network

PRAGUE – The Czech Republic has join a network to coordinate their support for the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process with eight other bilateral development partner agencies. The NAP Global Network enhance the NAP process and its implementation in developing countries by coordinating bilateral support and in-country actors. The Network involves participants from over 70 […]

Network Launches Webinar Series on Key Topics in the NAP process

Watch our first webinar on "Sector Integration in the NAP Process"

The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network has launched a webinar series to provide an online forum for sharing lessons and experiences that are emerging as countries progress through their NAP processes. Each webinar addresses a specific technical topic related to national adaptation planning through presentations of countries’ experiences, relevant research and guidance, and opportunities for discussion […]

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 […]

Year In Review: Six key impacts in 2016

2016 was a landmark year for climate change adaptation. Building on adaptation’s prominent role in the Paris Agreement, 2016 saw unprecedented international political momentum to tackle climate change impacts in vulnerable countries. The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network had an exciting year working to do our part to help move the dial forward on […]

Le Togo accueille une Assemblée sur le PNA et présente son Plan national d’adaptation

Préparé par Birte Derrix, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Lire le résumé de l’Assemblée sur la Planification Nationale de l’Adaptation aux Changements Climatiques. {English version follows} LOMÉ 1 DECEMBRE 2016—Aujourd’hui, le Togo accueille sa première assemblée sur le PNA au cours de laquelle le pays présentera son Plan national d’adaptation (PNA), récemment rédigé. Depuis 2014, la Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH soutient […]