Climate change and extreme weather events, from heat waves to drought and flooding, are more frequent than ever before. How are the agriculture sectors and farmers expected to adapt?
 
The Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAP-Ag) programme, jointly coordinated by the United Nations Development Programme and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), is working with eleven countries to identify and integrate climate adaptation measures into national planning and budgeting processes, in support of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement. As the NAP-Ag programme phases out, a new programme called Scaling up Climate Ambition on Land Use and Agriculture through NDCs and NAPs (SCALA) was launched in December 2019 to build on its achievements and continue to support countries through a wide range of activities.
 
This website gives an overview of our work at international and national level, country activities, a knowledge tank, case studies and much more.

News

Webinar recordings: Strengthening monitoring and evaluation for adaptation in the agriculture sectors

This webinar provided an overview of key steps for the development of a national monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems for tracking adaptation in the agriculture sectors. During the webinar, the FAO and UNDP Guidance Note was presented and partner countries shared their experiences in developing and operationalising M&E systems for adaptation.

Event: Webinar on monitoring and evaluation 23 April 2020

On Thursday, 23 April 2020, the FAO-UNDP “Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans” (NAP-Ag) Programmeis is organizing a webinar from 16:00 - 17:30 (CET) on Strengthening monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for adaptation planning for the agriculture sectors, based on the recently published M&E guidance note.

Farmers and government partners forge new pathways paved by the success of NAP-Ag in the Philippines

28 February 2020, Manila, Philippines – As the NAP-Ag programme came to a close in the Philippines in December 2019, government partners were brought together to share insights with key stakeholders, and reflect on the outcomes achieved over the past four years.

Event: Webinar on mainstreaming gender equality in NDCs

On Tuesday18 February at 8:00 AM EST, the UNDP NDC Support Programme and FAO-UNDP “Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans” (NAP-Ag) Programme are co-organizing a webinar on mainstreaming gender in adaptation planning for the agriculture sectors.

Using NAP-Ag knowledge products in adaptation project design

The NAP-Ag programme has developed a range of knowledge products that can be used at various steps during adaptation project design. This articles provides a selection of these products, describing how and when they can be applied.

COP25: Discussing opportunities for improved land use management to achieve climate action

5 December 2019, Madrid, Spain – NAP-Ag partner countries as well as members of the global team got together at the climate change conference (COP25) in Madrid to showcase country experiences of integrating agricultural sectors in national climate policies, as well as international commitments, such as the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture. 

UNDP and FAO partner on agriculture and land-use planning to support developing countries in accelerating ambition of climate actions

€20 million programme funded by Germany will boost agriculture sectors’ role in addressing climate change impacts and reaching targets for low-carbon climate-resilient development

Gambian ministries discuss agricultural priorities for climate change adaptation

7 November, 2019, Banjul, The Gambia - In November, representatives from Gambian ministries gathered for the National Workshop on Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) in Banjul to address long-term resilience planning in agriculture, a sector that will critically impact 70 percent of the nation’s poor, and up to 91 percent of Gambia’s extreme poor.

Peer-to-peer exchange held on climate change adaptation metrics in agriculture and food security with LAC countries

In October 2019, Guatemala, Uruguay and Colombia came together for a productive exchange at the regional level on their progress towards the development of national M&E systems. The meeting is part of a series of NAP-Ag peer-to-peer exchanges that facilitate the exchange of ideas amongst country representatives in order to remove potential bottlenecks in adaptation planning processes.

Uruguay launches National Adaptation Plan for the agricultural sector

23 September 2019, Uruguay - To cope with the impacts of climate change faced by the agriculture sector, Uruguay developed a new plan for climate action that was launched on 18 September 2019.

 

Resources

This case study documents insights on gender mainstreaming practices implemented in a large-scale agriculture development project with a climate change adaptation component in Western Province, Zambia. It describes the key gender issues in the project context, as well as the gender mainstreaming practices that are in place and have potential for scaling up.Recommendations for policymakers indicate a way forward to enhance the promotion of gender equality in the context of adaptation to climate change impacts on agriculture.

The importance of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of climate change adaptation has been highlighted at global level, including under the Paris Agreement. Simultaneously, adaptation M&E systems are beginning to emerge at the national level in the context of national planning and budgeting processes. This technical guidance note details how to develop M&E systems for adaptation planning in agriculture sectors.

This Guide for Trainers, based on workshops in nine countries, provides a complete set of materials for use in training sessions on mainstreaming gender in adaptation planning in the agriculture sectors. It is designed for a trainer or team responsible for delivering a training workshop for stakeholders who are involved in adaptation planning and related budgeting processes in agriculture.