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 […]

Participatory development of vulnerability assessments in Benin, Burkina Faso, and Senegal for better adaptation planning

By Sönke Marahrens, GIZ, Sarah D’haen & Melinda Noblet, Climate Analytics

Vulnerability assessments are an important part of a country’s National Adaptation Planning process, providing evidence for adaptation practitioners to make informed decisions about where adaptation action is needed most. Supported by Climate Analytics through the project “Science-based support for NAP processes in francophone Least Developed Countries of sub-Saharan Africa” (PAS-PNA)[1], the governments of Benin, Burkina […]

Benin Advances Integration of Gender Considerations into its NAP Process

The Government of Benin has validated a study to help mainstream gender considerations into its National Adaptation Planning (NAP) process. Developed with the support of the NAP Global Network, the gender analysis was validated on Thursday, August 8, during a national workshop in Cotonou. The event brought together representatives from seven ministries, public agencies and […]

Ten Stories of Progress in National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes in 2018

View the story Menu Introduction Fiji Grenada Benin Kenya Burkina Faso Saint Lucia Ethiopia Uganda Uruguay GCF support Ten Stories of Progress in National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes in 2018 As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change special report on 1.5°C makes clear, the impacts of climate change are more clearly being felt. Adjustments to […]

Forum Francophone sur le processus de Plans Nationaux d’Adaptation (PNA)

Communiqué de presse | Le Ministre du Cadre de vie et du Développement Durable, Bénin

Cotonou—Dans le cadre de l’élaboration de son Plan National d’Adaptation (PNA), le Bénin en collaboration avec la République Fédéral d’Allemagne et le Réseau Mondial de PNA organisera, du 28 au 31 août 2018, au Millenium Popo Beach Hotel de Grand-Popo, le Forum Francophone sur le processus de Plans Nationaux d’Adaptation. Le Projet d’Appui Scientifique aux […]