Are We Adapting? 10 lessons from countries tracking progress on their climate change adaptation efforts 

By Patrick Guerdat, Policy Advisor, NAP Global Network, International Institute for Sustainable Development

How do we know if National Adaptation Plans (NAP) are making a dent in reducing vulnerability? NAP progress reports play a critical role in assessing a country’s climate change preparedness and advising on next steps. They consolidate the information gathered from monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) activities and encourage countries to continuously learn, adapt, and improve on their climate change adaptation efforts.

Adaptation in Biennial Transparency Reports: Frequently Asked Questions

By Jeffrey Qi and Emilie Beauchamp

Under the Paris Agreement’s Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF), countries have the option to report on climate change impacts and share information on adaptation efforts. As many countries are preparing their first Biennial Transparency Report (BTR), the NAP Global Network answers some common questions on how to prepare the adaptation chapter of the BTR and how they can leverage the outputs and results of the National Adaptation Plan processes.

Visualizing Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning in National Adaptation Planning Processes  

By Emilie Beauchamp, Lead, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning for Adaptation to Climate Change, NAP Global Network, IISD

Monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) systems are used to provide a structured approach to monitoring progress, evaluating results, and learning to ensure climate change adaptation strategies are effectively achieving their intended outcomes. This blog builds on what the NAP Global Network has learned about effective NAP processes to identify and explain the basics of a MEL system as part of NAP processes.

Last Call for the Global Stocktake

What you need to know on adaptation before the Technical Dialogue process ends at SB58 in Bonn

The 2023 Bonn Climate Change Conference is the last chance to provide inputs into the Global Stocktake process. What are our expectations on adaptation?