Why Gender Matters for Effective Adaptation to Climate Change

By Angie Dazé

Adaptation to climate change fosters resilient communities, economies, and ecosystems by considering climate risks in decision making at all levels. National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes must take into account differing backgrounds, genders, and socio-economic realities to be effective.

Eight Key Lessons of NAP Progress Reporting From Kenya and Burkina Faso

By Patrick Guerdat, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

During a webinar in June 2021, NAP focal points Kouka Ouedraogo (Burkina Faso) and Thomas Lerenten Lelekoitien (Kenya) shared key lessons from their work on approaching NAP progress reporting.

Open Call for Requests: Technical assistance to develop adaptation communications (AdComs) and more

The NAP Global Network accepting short-term technical assistance requests from developing countries

Français | Español The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network has launched an open call for countries to request technical assistance to develop their first adaptation communication (AdCom). With funding made available by the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), short-term technical assistance will be available to all official development assistance (ODA) eligible […]

Five New Tools for Coordinating Climate Change Adaptation in Kiribati

Julie Dekens and David Hoffmann, the International Institute for Sustainable Development.

The Government of Kiribati recognizes the risks that climate change poses to the livelihoods of its people. Accordingly, it is putting in place measures to ensure the activities they depend on can withstand more intense and frequent climate hazards. Our team at the NAP Global Network recently helped Kiribati publish several important documents that work […]