Ghana Hosts High-Level Regional Consultations on National Adaptation Planning

The Government of Ghana is hosting a series of high-level regional consultations this week in order to build momentum for medium- and long-term national adaptation planning efforts.  Led by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, the consultations are meant to build political momentum and support for the […]

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 […]

Adaptation Actions in NDC Partnership Plans: Opportunities for Alignment with NAP Processes

By Deborah Murphy, Senior Associate, International Institute for Sustainable Development

This blog post was originally published on NDC Partnership website. Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) set out countries’ ambitions for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions to achieve our commitment to the Paris Agreement. Though not mandatory, most countries have also chosen to include information on how they plan to adapt to the impacts of climate change. […]

What is the Business Case for Private Investment in the NAP Process?

By Alec Crawford and Clare Church

This post is the first of our five-part blog series on engaging the private sector in national adaptation planning processes. Stay tuned for the second installment of this series on June 12, 2019. To learn more, read our guidance note on the subject. Businesses around the world—big and small, from large-scale banks to smallholder farmers—invest […]

Experts from five Latin American countries meet in Lima to share experiences and lessons learned in Monitoring and Evaluation in adaptation to climate change

Lima, Peru

LIMA, April 24, 2019 (via Peru Ministry of Environment) — As part of the participatory process “Dialoguemos sobre los NDC” (Multisectoral NDC Dialogue), the international meeting “Monitoring and Evaluation of Adaptation to Climate Change in Peru” was held in Lima yesterday. The event was organized by the Ministry of the Environment, with the valuable support […]