Elevating Women’s Voices in Climate Change Adaptation Through Visual Storytelling

By David Hoffmann and Angie Dazé

The NAP Global Network partnered with Lensational to amplify the voices of underrepresented women in NAP processes by equipping motivated trainees with digital cameras and providing participatory photography and storytelling training with a specific focus on climate change adaptation and resilience.

Elevating Women’s Voices in Climate Change Adaptation Through Visual Storytelling

Unique photography and storytelling programs in Kenya and Ghana are well underway. The NAP Global Network launched these programs with Lensational on International Women’s Day 2021 to amplify the voices of underrepresented women in NAP processes by equipping motivated trainees with digital cameras and providing participatory photography and storytelling training with a specific focus on […]

Business-as-Unusual: Working with Ghana’s Private Sector on Climate Change Adaptation

Paolo Cozzi and Kouassigan Tovivo, Implementation Specialists, Climate Analytics Inc.

Creating more climate-resilient societies will also require action from businesses. We supported the government of Ghana in developing an innovative strategy for leveraging the private sector to ensure the success of its national adaptation planning.

Ghanaian Stakeholders Validate Two Key NAP Process Strategies on Private Sector Engagement and Adaptation in the Infrastructure Sector

Ghana’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), part of the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, hosted two national workshops in Accra this week to validate the drafts of two key National Adaptation Planning (NAP) documents: a private sector engagement strategy and a sectoral adaptation strategy for the infrastructure sector (water, energy and transport). With a […]

Ghana Hosts High-Level Regional Consultations on National Adaptation Planning

The Government of Ghana is hosting a series of high-level regional consultations this week in order to build momentum for medium- and long-term national adaptation planning efforts.  Led by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, the consultations are meant to build political momentum and support for the […]

Ghana’s Vision for National Adaptation Planning

By Philip Antwi-Agyei (Ph.D.), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana; and Antwi-Boasiako Amoah (Ph.D.), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Ghana

Ghana’s climate is changing. Increasing temperatures, changing rainfall patterns, stronger and less predictable storms will all present a serious challenge to the people of Ghana and their livelihoods, including farmers, herders, foresters and tourism operators, among others. This will have significant repercussions for the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals. With the agriculture sector employing […]