Reliable Water Supply in an Unpredictable Climate

An interview with Policy Advisor Daniel Morchain, IISD, on his work in preparing the installation of an early warning system that will help climate-proof Colombia’s water supply system. View the story Reliable Water Supply in an Unpredictable Climate: An interview with Daniel Morchain, IISD, on how early warning systems can help climate-proof Colombia's water system. Adaptation to […]

Making Adaptation More Effective in Nigeria: Nigeria’s NAP process

Yerima Tarfa (PhD), Director, Climate Change Department, Federal Ministry of Environment, Abuja and Francis Adesina (PhD), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

The process of developing Nigeria’s National Adaptation Plan Framework has unveiled the challenges in Nigeria’s adaptation programming, particularly showing which issues need attention for a greater impact in the country.

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 […]

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 […]

Botswana Commits to 16 Recommendations from Government Stakeholders for its NAP Framework

Botswana’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Framework Inception Report will incorporate 16 recommendations collected from the participants of the workshop hosted by the Botswana Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation and Tourism, through the Department of Meteorological Services. Held in Gaborone on September 18, the event aimed to raise awareness of the country’s NAP process. The […]

Ghanaian Stakeholders Validate Two Key NAP Process Strategies on Private Sector Engagement and Adaptation in the Infrastructure Sector

Ghana’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), part of the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, hosted two national workshops in Accra this week to validate the drafts of two key National Adaptation Planning (NAP) documents: a private sector engagement strategy and a sectoral adaptation strategy for the infrastructure sector (water, energy and transport). With a […]

Malawi Validates National Adaptation Plan Framework

The Government of Malawi validated its National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Framework in a national workshop that took place in Lilongwe on August 9. Hosted by the Malawian Environmental Affairs Department (EAD) in partnership with the NAP Global Network, the event gathered participants from 16 institutions representing government, civil society, academia and youth. Malawi’s NAP framework […]

South Africa Hosts Climate Science and Policy Winter School for Government Officials

South African government officials met in Cape Town last month for a five-day workshop to learn more about the intersection of climate science and policy. This workshop, which took place from July 1 to 5, was a special session of the accredited Winter School offered by the University of Cape Town and organized by the […]

Peru Will Be the First Country in the World With an Indigenous Climate Platform

Press release | Peruvian Ministry of Environment

(Lea abajo la versión en español) LIMA — Peru will be the first country in the world to have an Indigenous Climate Platform, putting it at the forefront of global climate action. This milestone initiative will strengthen the recognition and dissemination of Indigenous knowledge and practices that contribute to the comprehensive management of climate change, […]