National Adaptation Plans in focus: Lessons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo
This country briefing on the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) considers firstly the country context and the climate change risks. The groundwork for supporting NAPs is reviewed, covering the policy, planning and budgetary framework, priority adaptation sectors in the NDC, climate assessments, the implementation of adaptation actions and plans thus far. The briefing contains a timeline of the process to formulate and implement NAPs in the DRC. Challenges, successes and opportunities are also discussed.