Understanding and Moving Climate Adaptation Forward in Latin America

On September 30, 2020, the first Exchange of Experiences and Dialogue on the Preparation and Implementation of National Adaptation Plans of Latin American countries took place, where 22 representatives from eight Latin American countries participated to learn more from the climate change adaptation experiences of others. Daniel Morchain from IISD and María José Pacha from CDKN report back from the event.

Peru Hosts a Series of Virtual Meetings as the Final Stage of Developing its NAP Document

The unprecedented COVID-19 crisis is not preventing Peruvians from pursuing their goal of building a more resilient country. Rather, engagement with stakeholders aimed at refining the content of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) has moved to a virtual platform and will be conducted between April and June. The first one, hosted by Peru’s Ministry of […]

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 […]

Stakeholders from the Peruvian Public Sector Meet in Lima to Advance Country’s NAP Process

Peru kicked off the process to develop its National Adaptation Plan (NAP) document in October 2019. The NAP document is being developed through a participatory process and grounded in five prioritized thematic adaptation sectors set out by the government’s Multisectoral Technical Group in 2018: agriculture, forestry, water, fisheries and aquaculture, and health. Convening Stakeholders From […]

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.

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 […]

NAP Global Network at COP 25: Enhancing Engagement of the Private Sector in Adaptation Planning and Implementation

Presented by the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

This event provided an update on the Adaptation Committee’s work and discussed advances in private sector engagement. The event also presented and gathered feedback on a toolkit under preparation, which will enable policymakers to more effectively engage the private sector, especially in the process of formulating and implementing national adaptation plans (NAPs). Emerson Resende, Green […]