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 […]

Building Local Capacities to Integrate Gender and Adaptation in Planning in The Gambia

Capacity development, including at the local level, is an essential enabling factor for National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes to be gender-responsive. To build local capacities on gender, climate change adaptation and the linkages between the two, a training of trainers (ToT) was organized in Jenoi, The Gambia, in November 2019. Hosted by the Gambian Ministry […]

NAP Global Network at COP 25: Overview

Experts from the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network Secretariat participated the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25) alongside governments, researchers, private sector actors and members of civil society to discuss advancing national adaptation planning and action.

New Toolkit for Gender-Responsive Adaptation Planning Launched at COP 25

On Gender Day, the NAP Global Network, in partnership with the UNFCCC Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) and Adaptation Committee (AC), launched a new toolkit to support country efforts in pursuing a gender-responsive National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process.

Stories of Progress in NAP Processes in 2019

National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes are the foundation for effective adaptation action. The UN reports that 120 developing countries have now launched NAP processes. This article collects stories from 12 countries that—led by national governments—reached milestones in their NAP processes in 2019 as part of the global effort to build resilience in a changing climate.

Stories of Progress in NAP Processes in 2019

National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes are the foundation for effective adaptation action. This article collects stories from 12 countries that—led by national governments—reached milestones in their NAP processes in 2019 as part of the global effort to build resilience in a changing climate. View the story Menu Kiribati Uruguay Saint Lucia Senegal Democratic Republic of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Participatory development of vulnerability assessments in Benin, Burkina Faso, and Senegal for better adaptation planning

By Sönke Marahrens, GIZ, Sarah D’haen & Melinda Noblet, Climate Analytics

Vulnerability assessments are an important part of a country’s National Adaptation Planning process, providing evidence for adaptation practitioners to make informed decisions about where adaptation action is needed most. Supported by Climate Analytics through the project “Science-based support for NAP processes in francophone Least Developed Countries of sub-Saharan Africa” (PAS-PNA)[1], the governments of Benin, Burkina […]