[EN/FR] PRESS RELEASE | Jamaica Hosts International Forum on Gender-Responsive Adaptation to Climate Change

Experts and government representatives from 10 countries are meeting from July 26 to 28 to share lessons and experiences on promoting gender equality through climate change adaptation.

Experts and government representatives from 10 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean are meeting from July 26 to 28 in Montego Bay, Jamaica, to share lessons and experiences on promoting gender equality through climate change adaptation.

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 […]

Changer les comportements pour faire progresser l’égalité des genres dans l’action climatique : L’exemple du Tchad

Par Julie Dekens, chercheuse principale, Institut International du Développement Durable (IIDD)

Pour assurer un processus de plan national d’adaptation (PNA) qui répond aux questions de genre, il est essentiel de bien connaître les acteurs de ce processus. En 2021, le Réseau mondial de PNA a travaillé avec le Ministère de l’Environnement au Tchad pour mieux comprendre ces dynamiques et en tirer des leçons pour le développement de son processus de PNA.

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 […]