From the Bottom Up: Key lessons learned from Senegal’s NAP process

By Dr. Khady Sané Diouf and Ms. Fatou Thiaw

In October 2017, the NAP Global Network invited Dr. Khady Sané Diouf (Project Director) and Ms. Fatou Thiaw (Climate Change Officer)—representatives from the Collaborative Management for a Sustainable Fisheries Future in Senegal (COMFISH) initiative—to share their experience on Senegal’s NAP process during a regional meeting organized in Lomé, Togo. Senegal is taking a sectoral approach […]

Saint Lucia Unveils Official Climate Change Website

The Government of Saint Lucia officially launched its climate change website to the public this fall. Developed in collaboration with Saint Lucia’s Department of Sustainable Development and with support from the United States In-Country NAP Support Program, the website is a hub for climate change-related resources, news and events for the Caribbean island state. “We […]

How Can Local-to-National Links Make NAP Processes More Inclusive?

COP 23 Event Highlight

For the last 15 years, Development and Climate Days has brought together delegates during the middle weekend on the sidelines of the Conference of Parties (COP), the UN’s climate change conference, to discuss key issues related to climate change and sustainable development. This year, the NAP Global Network was a contributing partner to the event, […]

Multimedia on NAP Process Lessons and Experiences | COP 23

The NAP Global Network Secretariat will be taking part in a number of events at COP 23, and we will be looking to profile the exciting work that countries are engaged in to advance their NAP processes. NAP Process Posters To show the progress countries are making in creating and implementing their NAP processes, we […]

Kiribati Strengthens Gender Considerations in the Revision of its NAP Document

Julie Dekens (IISD), Choi Yeeting (Office of the President, Kiribati), Anne Kautu (Ministry of Women, Youth and Social Affairs, Kiribati)

See also: NAP Global Network report on Strengthening Gender Considerations in Kiribati’s NAP Process. Kiribati—a country made of 33 low-lying atolls scattered across the Pacific Ocean—is already experiencing an increase in sea-surface temperatures and sea-level rise. Adding to these risks is Kiribati’s extreme remoteness, with hundreds of kilometres of ocean between the atolls and their […]

Vidéo : Le processus de PNA au Togo pour se préparer aux changements climatiques

Depuis 2014, le Togo a joué un rôle de leader concernant le processus de plan national d’adaptation (PNA). Regardez notre nouvelle vidéo dans laquelle nous parlons avec des représentants gouvernementaux des principaux ministères et du personnel de l’agence bilatérale Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. « Aujourd’hui au Togo, comme dans beaucoup de pays, […]

National and Sub-national Gov’ts Collaborate to Implement Ethiopia’s NAP

by Asrat Yirgu, IISD/MEFCC, and Angie Dazé, IISD

Climate variability is nothing new in Ethiopia.  However, recent years have seen the southern and central parts of the country experience the worst drought in over 50 years, followed by another severe drought in 2016, which again affected the southern parts of the country, as well as the Somali region in the east. Today, many […]

Ethiopia Launches National Adaptation Plan Document

ADDIS ABABA—Ethiopia has launched their National Adaptation Plan (NAP-ETH) document, setting out priority actions for the country prepare for the impacts of climate change. According to a Government of Ethiopia news release, the NAP-ETH seeks to “bring about transformational change in the country’s capacity to address the adverse consequence of climate change.” The NAP-ETH falls […]