Country Support Hub

Expert advice and targeted short-term technical assistance for the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process

NAP Global Network members from developing countries can submit Country Support Hub requests for free expert advice and short-term targeted technical support to advance the development and implementation of their NAP processes. For more information on our long-term technical assistance, check out our in-country support programs.

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The Country Support Hub (CSH) offers two kinds of short-term support:

  • Targeted in-country technical support

    Targeted in-country technical support that addresses a specific short-term gap inhibiting momentum in the NAP process or its implementation. Examples include the development of a NAP framework, financing strategy, communication strategy, gender analysis, M&E indicators.

  • Expert advice

    Expert advice from a member of the Network Secretariat or our growing roster of experts from around the world in response to questions about the NAP process and its implementation or access to available information and resources. This advice would be provided from a distance.

    Questions? Browse our Country Support Hub Frequently Asked Questions for more information on what type of support the NAP Global Network can offer, who can make a request, how many requests a country can make, and more.

Explore Country Support Hub Results

ALBANIA

  • INTEGRATING CLIMATE CHANGE INTO MINISTERIAL MEDIUM-TERM BUDGET PLANS

    Jan 2017 Aug 2017

    Objectives

    To provide technical assistance and support stakeholder involvement in the development of a framework for climate change adaptation integration into each of the pilot ministries (Agriculture, Interior, Environment, and Urban Development).

    Results

    Seven budget programs were elaborated to include climate change adaptation. More info is available on how Albania is integrating climate change adaptation into the medium-term budget here. See a sNAPshot on the country’s approach to integrating adaptation into domestic budgeting. Read this blog post that details the lessons learned throughout Albania’s adaptation process.

  • DEVELOPMENT OF GUIDELINES TO CLIMATE-PROOF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND’S PROJECTS

    Sep 2017 May 2018

    Objectives

    To develop project design guidelines that include adaptation-related criteria and indicators to inform and climate-proof the selection process of future projects.

    Results

    Guidance for the integration of climate change adaptation considerations into the project-screening, selection, and monitoring processes under Albania’s existing Regional Development Fund.

  • DEVELOPMENT OF A FUNDING PROPOSAL FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL ADAPTATION PLAN (NAP) IN MUNICIPALITIES

    Mar 2019 Oct 2019

    Objectives

    To create a strategy for the Ministry of Environment and Tourism that mobilizes funds to support municipalities’ identification and implementation of local climate change adaptation measures.

    Results

    A funding concept note that aimed to enable the implementation of Albania’s NAP Action 12, which builds capacity in municipalities for implementing local climate change adaptation measures. Albania’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism now has the following tools: a) screening of the potential funds available for smart and resilient cities; b) selection of the funds that will be targeted; and c) the funding concept note, which can be adapted into proposals for the targeted funds. Read this blog post to see how Albania has strategized the funding for adaptation in cities.

     

  • PROMOTION OF THE NAP DOCUMENT

    Jun 2021 Dec 2021

    Objectives

    To raise awareness of the Albanian National Adaptation Plan by organizing a national workshop and by developing and disseminating communication products.

    Results

    Albania submitted its NAP to the UNFCCC on October 27, 2021. In the lead-up to COP26, the Albanian government launched a set of communications products to raise awareness of and promote Albania’s NAP, including a short-length documentary showcasing the progress of adaptation actions.

BENIN

  • GENDER ANALYSIS

    Oct 2018 Dec 2019

    Objectives

    To identify key steps to integrate gender issues into the NAP process.

    Results

    The publication of Analysis of Gender Issues and the NAP Process in Benin (available only in French), which provides an analysis of the gender implications for the NAP process and identifies key steps to integrate gender considerations into the NAP process as it moves forward.

BOTSWANA

  • TRAINING WORKSHOP ON CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AND THE NAP PROCESS

    Sep 2016 Apr 2017

    Objectives

    To develop a virtual roadmap for Botswana’s NAP.

    Results

    A two-day training workshop on climate change adaptation and the NAP process in which a range of audiences participated, such as climate scientists, policymakers, NGOs, students, the media, government officials, and the general public. This support guided stakeholders to develop a virtual road map for Botswana to use to prepare its NAP.

  • DEVELOPMENT OF A NAP FRAMEWORK

    Aug 2019 Jun 2020

    Objectives

    To develop a NAP Framework document that will guide Botswana in developing and implementing the policies, plans, and legislation that will help the country to address its medium- and long-term adaptation needs. 

    Results

    The publication of a NAP Framework for Botswana, which articulates Botswana’s vision of climate change adaptation, adaptation objectives, and guiding principles. See a final blog post with lessons learned from the process.

BRAZIL

  • INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION STRATEGY FOR   THE ABC PLAN (LOW-CARBON AGRICULTURE)

    Jun 2018 Aug 2019

    Objectives

    To establish a strategy for Brazil’s Ministry of Environment to interpret and communicate all the information collected through the achievements of the ABC Plan (“Plano ABC”).

    Results

    The publication of an ABC Plan analysis report and graphics, which provided an analysis of the implementation of Plano ABC since 2010 and the development of key messages about the results. The report supports awareness-raising among the general public while building the case for Plano ABC’s continued support. 

  • RESEARCH ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ADAPTATION ACTIVITIES IN THE AGRICULTURE SECTOR IN BRAZIL

    Jan 2020 Sep 2020

    Objectives

    To conduct an analysis of adaptation activities that contributed to the increased resilience of the soybean crop system by evaluating productivity data with weather and climate information, and various technological, political, economic and social aspects over a 50-year period.

    Results

    Farmer working on soybean plantation. Three progress and learning reports on the effectiveness of adaptation policies for soybean production in Brazil. The reports’ findings were used for the improvement of the country’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system of adaptation actions, as well as to enhance the policies set out by Plano ABC, which is an integral part of the adaptation strategy for the agricultural sector elaborated in the NAP.

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BURKINA FASO

  • Training on the M&E for the NAP and Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Processes

    Apr 2020 Sep 2022

    Objectives

    To strengthen the participants’ knowledge of both the M&E of the NAP process in the context of Burkina Faso, and the NAP process and its links to the NDCs.

    Results

    A training manual and a capacity-building session that strengthened the capacities of key players in the implementation of MEL systems through an overview of the NDC and the NAP process, roles and responsibilities of actors in the operationalization, and existing gaps and next steps.

  • ADAPTATION COMMUNICATION (ADCOM)

    Jul 2021 Feb 2022

    Objectives

    To support the preparation of the country’s first Adaptation Communication (ADCOM). 

    This ADCOM aims to enhance the profile of Burkina Faso’s adaptation progress to the UNFCCC, while also articulating support needs and priorities. The country’s NAP progress report, which evaluated the implementation of adaptation actions through the country’s NAP, was used to inform the ADCOM. 

    Results

    Burkina Faso’s Adaptation Communication (ADCOM) was submitted to the UNFCCC on February 16, 2022. 

    The development of the ADCOM, including workshops and validation processes, allowed the Government of Burkina Faso to: 

    • Better inform national actors of the importance of adaptation for the country’s development. 

    • Strengthen technical capacities. 

    • Raise the profile and visibility of adaptation efforts both nationally and internationally.

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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

  • GENDER ANALYSIS FOR THE NAP PROCESS

    Oct 2021 Apr 2022

    Objectives

    To conduct an institutional and political analysis on the links between gender issues and climate change impacts aiming to mainstream in-depth gender considerations into CAR’s NAP, enhancing its effectiveness.   

    Results

    The publication of the report “For a Gender-responsive NAP Process in the Central African Republic” (available in French only), which was grounded on document and literature review, as well as on stakeholders’ consultations.  

  • PROMOTION OF THE NAP DOCUMENT

    Aug 2021 Jan 2022

    Objectives

    To develop communication products to raise awareness of the Central African Republic’s NAP process, as well to organize a national workshop to launch the NAP document. 

    Results

    A launch workshop to promote CAR’s NAP was held in Lobaye on January 21, 2022. Posters showcasing the plan’s priority sectors were created, and two videos, including a TV ad, were produced. In this blog post, learn more about the “Great March for Climate” that took place in October 2021.  

    CAR submitted its NAP to the UNFCCC on February 16, 2022.

CHAD

  • GENDER ANALYSIS FOR THE NAP PROCESS

    Feb 2021 Jan 2022

    Objectives

    To map out stakeholders dedicated to gender equality in Chad at national and regional levels, integrating them into the country's NAP process and gathering information and recommendations on the linkages between gender equality and adaptation to climate change. 

    Results

    The publication of a gender analysis report in Chad (available in French only) which provides a detailed understanding of stakeholders' knowledge, attitudes and behaviour regarding gender equality and climate action. Read this blog post to find out more about the analysis’ key findings. 

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COSTA RICA

  • Atlas of Climate Risks

    Mar 2021 Jun 2021

    Objectives

    To facilitate the visualization of climate risk data in a digestible way for different audiences, drawing on information from the platform of the National System of Climate Change Metrics (SINAMECC in Spanish).

    Results

    Map of climate risks in Costa RicaPublication of Costa Rica's Atlas of Climate Risks, a visually compelling platform accessible to general audiences aiming to evaluate how Costa Rica is building resilience and strengthening adaptation capacities at the regional level over time. The atlas will be updated periodically to assess whether the level of climate risk is reduced, being an input directly linked to the country's monitoring and evaluation (M&E) processes.

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

  • PROMOTION OF THE NAP DOCUMENT

    Aug 2021 Mar 2022

    Objectives

    To summarize the preliminary NAP document, developing a French and English factsheet, to organize a workshop to raise awareness of the country’s adaptation efforts at regional and national levels, and to produce a short-length documentary showcasing the progress of DRC NAP process.   

    Results

    The bilingual factsheet outlining DRC’s climate vulnerabilities and adaptation priorities was launched during the NAP awareness workshop held in Kinshasa on October 25, 2021. In addition, a documentary was produced describing the climate risks and vulnerabilities in five provinces and highlighting how the NAP process can address them.  

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

  • GENDER AND CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION TRAINING

    February 2022

    Objectives

    To strengthen the capacities of gender focal points across the government aiming to disseminate knowledge and good practices on mainstreaming gender equity consideration into adaptation actions across different ministries.

    Results

    Group Photo - Dominican Republic Gender WorshopA two-day workshop was held in Santo Domingo bringing together 30 representatives from public institutions who were trained in the intersections of gender and adaptation to climate change. This news brief details how the event played out.

ESWATINI

  • ADAPTATION COMMUNICATION (ADCOM)

    Jun 2021 Nov 2021

    Objectives

    To support the preparation of the country’s first Adaptation Communication (ADCOM) ahead of COP26. This ADCOM will enhance the visibility and profile of adaptation in Eswatini, inform synthesis reporting for the Global Stocktake (GST), strengthen adaptation action and support, and enhance the understanding of national adaptation priorities.

    Results

     Eswatini’s Adaptation Communication (ADCOM) was submitted to the UNFCCC on November 1st, 2021, ahead of COP26.

    The ADCOM process helped the Government of Eswatini strengthen its adaptation thinking and negotiation position through stakeholder consultations and validation workshops. It will also feed into the Global Stocktake. Read this blog post to find out the lessons learned by Eswatini in its pathway to the ADCOM.

THE GAMBIA

  • Training of Trainers on Integrating Gender and Climate Change Adaptation in Sub-National Planning

    Oct 2019 Sep 2020

    Objectives

    To strengthen the capacities of government staff, non-governmental organizations, and community-based organizations on integrating gender and climate change adaptation in planning at sub-national levels and to provide them with the necessary skills and materials for training.

    Results

    The ToT aimed to provide key actors in local planning with the necessary skills to provide training for local stakeholders, including women’s groups and farmer’s groups.A training-of-trainers session on gender and climate change adaptation was held to provide key actors in local planning with the necessary skills to deliver training for local stakeholders and build local capacities on gender, climate change adaptation, and the linkages between the two. This supported the NAP process’ objective to integrate adaptation in development planning across levels, ensuring that these efforts also address gender considerations. Developed a case study to document some of the lessons learned.

GHANA

  • Strategy Document to Guide the Integration of Gender Considerations in the GCF-NAP Readiness Project

    May 2020 Sep 2020

    Objectives

    To develop a strategy that will guide the effective integration of gender considerations throughout the main activities of the GCF-NAP Readiness project.

    Results

    The publication of Integrating Gender Considerations into Ghana’s NAP Process, which provides a gender-responsive approach to the NAP process in Ghana.

  • ADAPTATION COMMUNICATION (ADCOM)

    Jun 2021 Nov 2021

    Objectives

    To support the preparation of the country’s first Adaptation Communication (ADCOM) ahead of COP26. This ADCOM will enhance the visibility and profile of adaptation in Ghana, inform synthesis reporting for the Global Stocktake (GST), strengthen adaptation action and support, and enhance the understanding of national adaptation priorities.

    Results

    Ghana’s Adaptation Communication (ADCOM) was submitted to the UNFCCC on November 4, 2021—in advance of COP26. 

     With feedback received by stakeholders at various workshops, the ADCOM contains information on the progress, barriers, experiences, and support needed for adaptation, as well as recommendations for the NAP process. Watch this video for the coverage of Ghana's TV3 on the launch of the country ADCOM.

GRENADA

  • NDC-NAP Linkages Workshop

    Jan 2019 Feb 2019

    Objectives

    To explore how to scale up adaptation by aligning Grenada’s NAP process and adaptation with their NDCs.

    Results

    Hosted a workshop that increased the overall understanding of potential linkages and alignment between the NAP process and NDCs among participants, and published a successive workshop report.

  • Development of a Technical Analysis of M&E for Adaptation

    Jan 2019 Mar 2020

    Objectives

    To identify a flexible and easy-to-administer monitoring tool, and to establish and sharpen the M&E process drafted in the NAP.

    Results

    A capacity-building workshop on M&E of climate change adaptation. Published Developing a Climate Adaptation M&E System for Grenada’s NAP, a report focused on how Grenada can track its own progress and work towards becoming a resilient island nation.

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HAITI

  • Development of a Communications Strategy for the NAP process

    Apr 2020 Jun 2021

    Objectives

    To support the development of a communications strategy for Haiti’s NAP process aiming to inform Haitians about the country’s adaptation priorities and efforts. 

    Results

    The publication of a communications strategy for Haiti’s NAP process (available in French only) focused on awareness-raising and guiding the Haitian government in its communications with stakeholders and sectors affected by the country’s adaptation priorities. Moreover, it proposes a path forward to engage journalists’ associations, specifically a network of environmental journalists, for disseminating information and providing outreach regarding activities related to the NAP process. Read this blog post to learn more about Haiti’s experience in developing a communications strategy for the NAP process. 

JAMAICA

  • Integrating Climate Change into National and Ministerial Budgets

    Jun 2017 Aug 2017

    Objectives

    To enhance the ability of the government to integrate climate change adaptation into national and ministerial budgets, and to increase understanding among budget officers of Jamaica’s NAP process.

    Results

    A two-day finance workshop on integrating climate change adaptation into national and ministerial budgets. This support increased understanding of Jamaica’s NAP process among budget officers; raised awareness of the cross-cutting impacts of climate change adaptation and the implications it has for the budget process; and strengthened communication and coordination among budget and policy officers in ministries.

  • Integrating Gender Considerations in Jamaica’s NAP Process

    Jun 2018 Sep 2018

    Objectives

    To host a workshop in which participants discuss challenges and opportunities related to integrating gender considerations in adaptation planning and action and identify next steps regarding how to integrate this into the NAP process.

    Results

    Gender workshop in Jamaica.A capacity-building workshop that brought together both climate change and gender focal points from Jamaica’s key climate-sensitive ministries, departments, and agencies to discuss how to meaningfully integrate gender considerations into Jamaica’s NAP process. Read this blog post to learn more about the meeting between these specialists.

KAZAKHSTAN

  • Vertical Integration to Develop a Regional Adaptation Plan for the Eastern-Kazakhstan Province

    Dec 2018 May 2019

    Objectives

    To ensure planning and practical implementation of the adaptation measures by different sectors at different governance levels, and to also support best practices and give guidance on vertical integration in order to inform the implementation of adaptation actions at the sub-national level.

    Results

    The publication of Entry Points for Vertical Integration of Climate Action in Kazakhstan (available in English and Russian).

KENYA

  • Review and Update of M&E of Climate Adaptation

    Apr 2018 May 2019

    Objectives

    To review Kenya’s previous MRV+ System and update its adaptation part as part of the revised National Climate Change Action Plan 2018-2023.

    Results

    The consolidation of Review and Update of the Kenya National Adaptation M&E for the National Climate Change Action Plan 2018-2023, a report proposing a light, flexible system for tracking progress in climate adaptation based on existing available data. See this sNAPshot that proposes the next steps to design and implement this adaptation M&E system.

  • NCCAP Progress Report

    Feb 2021 Dec 2021

    Objectives

    To develop the second annual implementation status report of Kenya’s National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP) 2018-2022, which serves as the 5-year implementation plan for Kenya’s NAP.

    Results

    The publication of the second NCCAP implementation progress report, which covers the period from July 2019 to June 2020 and evaluates progress made in the seven priority areas in the NCCAP: disaster risk management; food and nutrition security; water and the blue economy; forestry, wildlife and tourism; health, sanitation and human settlements; manufacturing; and energy and transport.

KIRIBATI

  • Presentation of the Kiribati Joint Implementation Plan (KJIP) at the 2018 Mayors General Meeting

    Jun 2018 Aug 2018

    Objectives

    To enable local government leaders to fully understand the KJIP and their roles in its implementation, and to facilitate its discussion.

    Results

    A capacity-building session at the fourth biennial Mayors General Meeting, which gathered mayors of the 23 island councils. This support raised awareness and ownership among mayors of the KJIP and helped develop an understanding of the linkages between the island-strategic plans, the whole-of-island approach, and the Integrated Vulnerability Assessment. The KJIP acts as the country’s NAP, and getting mayors to both understand and support it was critical to its implementation.

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LIBERIA

  • NATIONAL ADAPTATION PLAN LAUNCH

    Jun 2021 Dec 2021

    Objectives

    To support the launch and dissemination of Liberia’s first National Adaptation Plan.

    Results

    Group photo of Liberia's National Adaptation Plan launch. An abridged version of Liberia’s NAP was developed and translated to four country local languages: Kpelleh, Bassa, Gio and Vai. The launch event was held in Monrovia on December 8, 2021. Liberia submitted the country’s first National Adaptation Plan to the UNFCCC on December 16, 2021 

  • ADAPTATION COMMUNICATION (ADCOM)

    Jun 2021 Dec 2021

    Objectives

    To support the preparation of the country’s first Adaptation Communication (ADCOM) using information generated during the formulation and implementation process of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) as a basis.

    Results

    Liberia’s Adaptation Communication (ADCOM) was submitted to the UNFCCC on December 11, 2021. 

    Per the Katowice Climate Package adopted in 2018, Liberia’s ADCOM reports the areas of adaptation planning and implementation in need of support to the UNFCCC and contributes to the Global Stocktake. 

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MADAGASCAR

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MALAWI

  • Development of a NAP Framework

    Feb 2019 Mar 2020

    Objectives

    To develop a NAP Framework that will guide the country in developing and implementing the policies, plans, and legislation that will help Malawi to address its medium- and long-term adaptation needs.

    Results

    The publication of Malawi’s NAP Framework, which is a strategic document that clarifies the country’s approach to its NAP process and articulates Nigeria’s vision of climate change adaptation, its adaptation objectives, and guiding principles. Hosted a workshop in Lilongwe that brought together key stakeholders to discuss and validate the NAP Framework. Read a blog post from Climate Change Specialist Donald Reuben Kamdonyo, who supported this work and in which he discusses Malawi’s NAP Framework and milestones to date. 

  • Private Sector Engagement Strategy for the NAP

    Oct 2020 Dec 2021

    Objectives

    To support the engagement of the private sector in Malawi’s NAP process, mapping out stakeholders and developing an operating framework. 

    Results

    A Stakeholder Interest and Influence Grip on Malawi Nap Process was developed. The document was presented in a consultation workshop held on April 9, 2021, in Lilongwe. 

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MARSHALL ISLANDS

  • NAP Coordinator

    Jan 2020 Jul 2020

    Objectives

    To provide overall support to RMI’s Office of Environmental Planning and Policy Coordination through the funding of a NAP Coordinator heading the team and responsible for the development of the NAP.

    Results

    Strengthened governance, institutional arrangement systems, and capacity for addressing climate and disaster risk and adaptation for climate impacts. Raised awareness throughout RMI on adaptation issues. Monitoring and review mechanisms were also put into place with indicators and milestones consistent with the global framework.

MOROCCO

  • Development of a NAP Roadmap

    Oct 2016 Jan 2017

    Objectives

    To identify key stakeholders whose inputs should be incorporated into the Roadmap, to coordinate and mobilize those stakeholders, and to develop the Roadmap document itself.

    Results

    The publication of a NAP Roadmap for the launch of the NAP Process in Morocco, the refined version of which set out the activities that the government of Morocco pursued over the next two to three years as a part of its NAP process.

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MEXICO

  • Adaptation Communication (ADCOM)

    Feb 2021 Feb 2022

    Objectives

    To support the preparation of the country’s first Adaptation Communication (ADCOM). This ADCOM’s aim is to inform synthesis reporting for the Global Stocktake (GST), strengthen adaptation action and support, and enhance the understanding of national adaptation priorities.

    Results

    Mexico’s Adaptation Communication (ADCOM) was submitted to the UNFCCC in February 2022.  This ADCOM reports specific information on the country’s adaptation support needs to the UNFCCC, while also mainstreaming adaptation in development and sectoral planning and the costs associated with planned adaptation measures.

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NAMIBIA

  • Adaptation Communication (ADCOM)

    Jun 2021 Dec 2021

    Objectives

    To support the preparation of the country’s first Adaptation Communication (ADCOM) ahead of COP26. This ADCOM will enhance the visibility and profile of adaptation in Namibia, inform synthesis reporting for the Global Stocktake (GST), strengthen adaptation action and support, and enhance the understanding of national adaptation priorities. 

    Results

    Namibia’s Adaptation Communication (ADCOM) was submitted to the UNFCCC on December 6, 2021. Although submitted after the climate change conference, the development process allowed the Government of Namibia to strengthen its adaptation thinking and negotiation position at COP26. This ADCOM successfully contributed to reporting to the UNFCCC and the Global Stocktake. 

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NEPAL

  • Development of a NAP Reflections Document

    Nov 2017 Aug 2018

    Objectives

    To enhance the knowledge capacity of Nepal’s Ministry of Forests and Environment and to develop a comprehensive NAP document incorporating and considering all the knowledge products, local plans, and consultations that took place or were produced during the process.

    Results

    The publication of Nepal’s NAP Process: Reflecting on Lessons Learned and the Way Forward, which consolidates and synthesizes the technical expertise and knowledge acquired throughout the NAP process to date. As the country moved toward developing an overarching NAP document, this positioned the government so that the overarching NAP built on past work and avoided duplication of efforts.

  • Discussion Paper on Policy Linkages for the NAP Process

    Mar 2020 Jun 2020

    Objectives

    To develop a discussion paper exploring how different planned and ongoing domestic and international policy processes, such as the NAP, the Sustainable Development Goals, the NDCs, and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), can inform each other and be further aligned to advance climate-resilient development in the country.

    Results

    The publication of Policy Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development in Nepal. Hosted a workshop in Kathmandu that brought together key stakeholders to discuss opportunities for policy alignment and validate the discussion paper.

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NIGERIA

  • Development of a NAP Framework

    Aug 2019 Jun 2020

    Objectives

    To develop a NAP Framework that will guide Nigeria in developing and implementing the policies, plans, and legislation that will help the country address its medium- and long-term adaptation needs.

    Results

    The publication of Nigeria’s NAP Framework, which is a strategic document that clarifies the country’s approach to its NAP process and articulates Nigeria’s vision of climate change adaptation, adaptation objectives, and guiding principles. Hosted a workshop in Abuja that brought together key stakeholders to discuss opportunities for policy alignment and validate the discussion paper. Read a blog post from Climate Change Department Director Yerima Tarfa of Nigeria’s Ministry of Environment who supported this work, and in which he shares lessons from the process.

  • Adaptation Communication (ADCOM)

    Jun 2021 Oct 2021

    Objectives

    To support the preparation of the country’s first Adaptation Communication (ADCOM) ahead of COP26. This ADCOM will enhance the visibility and profile of adaptation in Nigeria, inform synthesis reporting for the Global Stocktake (GST), strengthen adaptation action and support, and enhance the understanding of national adaptation priorities.

    Results

    The Adaptation Communication (ADCOM) was completed and submitted to the UNFCCC in October 2021, ahead of COP26. 

    Additionally, the capacity of adaptation stakeholders was built throughout the development of the ADCOM, with participation in workshops and engagement practices.

PERU

  • NDC-NAP LINKAGES WORKSHOP

    Feb 2019 Feb 2019

    Objectives

    To explore how to scale up adaptation by aligning Peru’s NAP process and adaptation with their NDCs.

    Results

    Hosted a workshop to implement a plan that allowed Peru to move forward with the development of its NAP and M&E system, while ensuring that these aligned with the country’s ambitions for its NDCs.

  • LEGAL ANALYSIS OF INDIGENOUS CLIMATE PLATFORM

    Feb 2020 Apr 2020

    Objectives

    To engage stakeholders and Indigenous peoples, and to provide a legal analysis of the Indigenous Climate Platform as part of the regulation of Peru’s Framework Law on Climate Change

    Results

    Peruvian chola during a maating on the Indigenous Climate PlatformThe publication of a report regarding the legal analysis of the Indigenous Climate Platform and its proposed structure.

  • NAP Launch Communications Campaign

    Jun 2020 Dec 2021

    Objectives

    To create an awareness raising campaign linked to the NAP’s communications strategy to highlight the benefits, opportunities, urgency and actions of Peru’s National Adaptation Plan, reaching at least 3 million Peruvians through traditional media outlets and social networks. 

    Results

    The Peruvian Ministry of Environment (Minam) launched the campaign #CambiaElClimaCambioYo (As the climate changes, so do I) on November 12, 2021, calling on Peruvians to better understand the impacts of climate change and to collaborate with the adaptation efforts by changing their behaviours, attitudes, practices and habits. Read this news item for more information. 

     

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THE PHILIPPINES

  • Review and Enhancement of the Philippines’ National M&E Systems for NAP-NDC

    Aug 2019 May 2020

    Objectives

    To conduct a stocktake and analysis of the Philippines’ existing M&E systems, and to define entry points for potential revision and enhancement.

    Results

    A review that provided the government with recommendations for enhancement of their NAP-NDC M&E system. It set the basis for the development of an M&E results-oriented and knowledge-managing system that was built off existing systems.

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SOMALIA

  • NAP Framework

    Jan 1970 Jan 1970

    Objectives

    To prepare a National Adaptation Plan Framework to guide Somalia in developing, coordinating, and implementing plans, strategies and policies to address medium- and long-term adaptation needs.  

    Results

    Developed after extensive stakeholder consultations, the NAP Framework establishes Somalia’s approach, vision, guiding principles, institutional framework and key themes for the country’s NAP process, including aligning it to existing policies related to gender equality, conflict and peacebuilding.   

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SOUTH AFRICA

  • Climate Change Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (RVA) Manuals

    Jul 2021 Dec 2021

    Objectives

    To develop a set of user-friendly manuals summarizing the climate change risk and vulnerability assessment (RVA) for six priority Catchment Management Areas (CMAs) of South Africa’s Water Resources sector.   

    Results

    An inception report and six RVA handbooks were developed, including updated maps of all CMAs — Berg, Breede, Olifants, Orange, Mzimvubu and Vall.

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SURINAME

  • Sector Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan (SASAP) for Water Resources

    Jun 2021 Feb 2022

    Objectives

    To provide strategic inputs to the Sector Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan (SASAP) for Water Resources by leading a stakeholder engagement process aiming to prioritize adaptation actions and mainstream gender considerations in the water sector.

    Results

    The publication of the SASAP, which provides government and non-government stakeholders with a structured plan for integrating adaptation into the water resources sector policies. Developed with inputs from a broad range of stakeholders, the document also puts gender equality and social inclusion at the centre of adaptation actions in the water sector.  

VIET NAM

  • Developing a NAP Private Sector Engagement Strategy

    Sep 2019 Sep 2020

    Objectives

    To conduct an assessment on climate change impact on the private sector, and to identify the gaps and challenges on mobilizing the private sector into the development and implementation of Viet Nam’s NAP.

    Results

    The publication of Private Sector Engagement in NAP Development and Implementation in Viet Nam (available in English and Vietnamese). Read a blog post from Climate Change Specialist Huy Nguyen, who supported this work and in which he shares lessons from the process.

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ZIMBABWE

  • Development of a NAP Roadmap

    Dec 2018 Feb 2019

    Objectives

    To identify key stakeholders whose inputs should be incorporated into the Roadmap, to coordinate and mobilize those stakeholders, and to develop the Roadmap document itself.

    Results

    The publication of a NAP Roadmap for Zimbabwe, a training manual on how to integrate climate change adaptation into development frameworks with guiding steps on developing district adaptation plans.

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TONGA

  • National Climate Change Awareness Week

    September 2021

    Objectives

    To support the organization of the “Exhibition Day” during the National Climate Change Awareness Week 2021, which theme was “Building a Resilient Tonga.”  

    Results

    Photo of the Climate Week in Tonga.The “Climate Change Exhibition Day” was held on September 24, 2021, in Nukuʻalofa, bringing together stakeholders from the government, NGOs, private sector, community groups and schools. Climate related activities and services were showcased in numerous booths and secondary students were awarded in a competition for the best climate change speech, video production and school singing.  

  • JNAP2 progress report

    May 2021 Sep 2021

    Objectives

    To develop a Progress Report of the Joint National Action Plan 2 on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management (JNAP 2) to track the progress, status and capacity needed for the plan’s implementation. 

    Results

    The publication of the JNAP 2 Progress Report, validated by the Tongan government.