National Adaptation Plans in focus: Lessons from Nepal
This NAP in focus country briefing on the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans in Nepal considers firstly the country context and the climate change risks. The groundwork for supporting NAPs is considered, covering the policy, planning and budgetary framework, priority adaptation sectors in the NDC, climate assessments, the implementation of adaptation actions and plans thus far. This brief includes the philosophy and guiding principles of the Nepal NAP. The briefing contains a timeline of the process to formulate and implement NAPs in Nepal, while challenges, successes and opportunities are also discussed.