The Integrating Agriculture in NAPs Programme supports partner countries to identify and integrate climate adaptation measures for the agricultural sector into relevant national planning and budgeting processes. It is a multi-year initiative funded by the German Government that responds to country driven needs. This integration will help to enhance:
  • institutional capacities and processes for operationalizing climate response strategies in the sector.
  • access to international climate finance sources such as GEF and Green Climate Fund.
  • more strategic allocations of national budgets earmarked for adaptation investments.

News

Our planet’s agricultural moonshot

UNDP-FAO - Transforming how we farm and how we think about agriculture, food systems and climate change is key to keeping temperature rises below 2 degrees

Government and United Nations in Uganda launch new strategic framework to tackle climate change in the agriculture sector

28 November 2018, Uganda - The Government of Uganda launched its first ever National Adaptation Plan for the Agriculture Sector (NAP-Ag), which will guide mainstreaming of climate change in agriculture sector policies, plans and budgets.
 

Monitoring and evaluating climate change adaptation in the Colombia’s agricultural sector

Colombia’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR in Spanish)  hosted a seminar in Bogotá, Colombia, October 3 and 4 to address the monitoring and evaluation of climate change adaptation in the agricultural sector. The seminar was hosted through the Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans Programme (NAP-Ag), a multi-country support programme led by the UNDP and FAO and financed by the Government of Germany (BMU).

Kenya launches 10-year Climate Smart Agriculture Implementation Framework

The Government of Kenya in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched the Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Implementation Framework.

Monitoreo y Evaluación para la adaptación al cambio climático del sector agropecuario

El Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural –MADR- en colaboración con el programa Integración de la Agricultura de los Planes Nacionales de Adaptación NAP-Ag en Colombia, un programa liderado por el PNUD y la FAO y financiado por el Gobierno de Alemania (BMU), realizó el taller sobre monitoreo y evaluación de la adaptación al cambio climático en el sector agropecuario los días miércoles 03 y jueves 04 de octubre en Bogotá.         

La agricultura en África, clave para la paz

Para frenar el cambio climático y cumplir los compromisos para poner fin a la pobreza en 2030 hay que pensar en el papel del campo y la alimentación en el continente

 

Transforming agriculture in Africa is key to a more peaceful world

Celebrity chefs the Roca Brothers: ‘In order to get there, the people of Africa are transforming the way they view farming, the way they view the environment, and the way they view markets and manage risks.’

Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week galvanizes climate action

This year’s Latin American and Caribbean Climate Week (LACCW), hosted in Uruguay from August 20 to 23, pushed global ambitions to address climate change and facilitated important discussion between country representatives, organizations and the private sector on moving forward on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and synergies to reach the global targets outlined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Talking about challenges and opportunities for adaptation to climate change in four regions of Colombia

Using the Three Horizons Methodology for innovation, joint FAO-UNDP Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans Programme (NAP-Ag) facilitates dialogues to improve climate governance in Colombia and rethink the way the country integrates agriculture into climate change planning processes. 

Bringing adaptation into the Francophone Cluster of the Partnership for Transparency in the Paris Agreement

In late May, in Douala, Cameroon, a three-day workshop on “How to measure, monitor, evaluate and report on the progress in implementing climate change adaptation measures” took place. Organised by the NAP-Ag team and attended by 57 participants from 21 countries, the objective of the workshop was to sensitise and strengthen technical capacities for a monitoring system that serves both national and international needs.

Resources

The co-led UNDP and FAO Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAP-Ag) Programme is a multi-year (2015-20), USD 17 million initiative funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU). The Programme supports 11 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

As the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of adaptation at the national level is becoming ever more important, a number of countries have built their own M&E frameworks, with others stating their intention do so in the near future. This document provides an overview of the potential steps needed in designing an adaptation M&E framework and plan for the agriculture sectors.

Impact evaluation (IE) enables programme managers and policymakers to plan interventions in a rational and evidence-based manner. While a range of evaluation methods exists, this briefing note provides an overview of rigorous and quantitatively sound IE methods. These methods provide programme managers and policymakers with thorough evidence on the impact of adaptation interventions, allowing them to make informed policy choices on adaptation options. By engaging in detailed, evidence-based evaluation, policymakers and programme managers can address critical elements for the formulation and implementation of the National Adaptation Plans (NAPs).