Public–Private Partnerships: Financing climate-resilient infrastructure

by David Uzsoki, IISD

According to UN Environment, the costs of adapting to climate change could range between USD 280 billion and USD 500 billion by 2050. Climate-resilient infrastructure plays an important role in the national adaptation plan (NAP) process. Countries cannot rely solely on public resources for deploying these projects, and need to find ways to access private […]

Targeted Topics Forum: Financing NAP Processes

Mexico City, Mexico | June 20-22, 2017

The NAP Global Network and Mexico’s National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change (INECC) co-hosted a Targeted Topics Forum (TTF) on “Financing National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes: Options for Implementation.” The TTF was attended by over 30 participants representing nine developing countries from our second cohort, as well as representatives of bilateral donors and other […]

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 […]

Malawi hosts international forum on adapting to climate change

Listen to radio coverage on Zodiak Malawi: LILONGWE, FEB 12, 2016—Representatives from 12 countries meet in Lilongwe this week to discuss strategies to adapt to the impacts of climate change. The forum will focus on best practices related to measuring the success of National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes. Countries from many regions are represented at […]

Targeted Topics Forum: Integration and High-Level Political Support in the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Process

Phnom Penh, Cambodia | Sept 21-23, 2016

We recently held a Targeted Topics Forum (TTF) on the theme of “Integration and High-Level Political Support in the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Process” in Phnom Penh, from September 21-23, 2016. The TTF brought together over 30 participants representing 9 countries and five organizations to learn from one another about building political support for the NAP process, […]

Cambodia Hosts Global Forum on Planning for Climate Change Impacts

Targeted Topics Forum | Phnom Penh, Cambodia | Sept 21 -23, 2016

PHNOM PENH – Cambodia is hosting a global forum on national adaptation planning to prepare for climate change impacts. The forum, which involves representatives from over 10 countries, is organized by the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network and will focus on building political support for climate change adaptation. “Cambodia takes climate change very seriously, and it is […]

Making the Business Case for NAPs: How Kenya is Tracking Adaptation Finance

by Stephen King’uyu, Coordinator, Kenya’s National Climate Change Action Plan

“If you cannot outline the business case, there will be no adaptation.” This was the message that Christiana Figueres, outgoing Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), shared at the Adaptation Futures 2016 conference in the Netherlands in May, and one that adaptation planners should take seriously. As climate change […]

Targeted Topics Forum: High-level Political Support and Sectoral Integration in NAP Processes

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | July 1–2, 2015

Our first Targeted Topics Forum (TTF) focused on “High-level Political Support and Sectoral Integration in NAP Processes.” Bringing together 28 participants from 14 developing countries and six organizations, this TTF had the following goals: To develop strategies for achieving high-level political support for the NAP process. To gain practical knowledge on how to mainstream climate […]