What We Heard From the Global Stocktake’s First Technical Dialogue on Adaptation

By Jeffrey Qi, Policy Analyst II, International Institute for Sustainable Development

June’s Bonn Climate Change Conference started an important part of the inaugural 2-year Global Stocktake under the Paris Agreement. What did participants say about climate change adaptation during the Global Stocktake’s first Technical Dialogue, and what does it mean for global adaptation ambition?

Eswatini Launches an Adaptation Outreach Programme

Building awareness of community adaptation action and Indigenous Knowledge systems for climate adaptation

Eswatini kicked off a short-term initiative to engage adaptation stakeholders from local communities in the country’s NAP process to both grow their capacities for adaptation action and to learn from their experiences in coping with the impacts of climate change.

Scaling up Climate Resilience in Benin: The launch of the country’s first National Adaptation Plan

By Patrick Guerdat and Cesar Henrique Arrais | Videos and interviews by William Appolinaire TCHOKI and Fulbert ADJIMEHOSSOU

Submitted to UNFCCC on July 08, 2022, Benin’s first NAP defines a clear set of adaptation actions to enhance the resilience in eight key sectors: agriculture, water resources, health, coastal zones, forestry, energy, infrastructures and urban development, and tourism. We looked into some adaptation actions already successfully implemented in the country.

Scaling up Climate Resilience in Benin: The launch of the country’s first National Adaptation Plan

View the story Scaling up Climate Resilience in Benin: The launch of the country’s first National Adaptation Plan By Patrick Guerdat and Cesar Henrique ArraisVideos and interviews by William Appolinaire TCHOKI and Fulbert ADJIMEHOSSOU Thomas KPONOU, a teacher from the Aguégués lakeside community (located between Porto-Novo and Cotonou, Benin’s two largest cities) remembers the historic […]

Costa Rica Launches Its First National Adaptation Plan

Alongside the NAP, a new interactive story map platform on adaptation was launched

The NAP document establishes a roadmap to strengthen the country’s resilience to the impacts of climate change over the next five years.

Addressing climate change through integrated responses

International Climate Initiative (IKI)

With more than 100 participants, the Virtual Peer Learning Summit served as an open space for showcasing experiences from international experts, country representatives and practitioners working on integrating adaptation, mitigation, and development approaches.

Behaviour Changes to Advance Gender Equality in Climate Action: The example of Chad

By Julie Dekens, Senior Researcher, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

To ensure a gender-responsive National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process, it is vital to gain a detailed understanding of the actors involved in the process by understanding not only their knowledge but also their attitudes and behaviour regarding gender equality in the area of climate action. In 2021, the NAP Global Network worked with Chad’s Ministry […]