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National Adaptation Plan in Focus: lessons from South Sudan

This NAP in focus country briefing on the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans in South Sudan considers firstly the country context and the climate change risks. The briefing highlights a number of relevant policies and strategies in order to prepare for adaptation planning developed by South Sudan. UNEP supported the country in preparing its National Adaptation Plan proposal for funding from the Green Climate Fund Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme.

National Adaptation Plan in Focus: lessons from South Sudan

This NAP in focus country briefing on the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans in South Sudan considers firstly the country context and the climate change risks. The briefing highlights a number of relevant policies and strategies in order to prepare for adaptation planning developed by South Sudan. UNEP supported the country in preparing its National Adaptation Plan proposal for funding from the Green Climate Fund Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme.

National Adaptation Plan in Focus: lessons from Guinea Bissau

This NAP in focus country briefing on the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans in Guinea Bissau considers firstly the country context and the climate change risks. The briefing highlights a number of relevant policies and strategies in order to prepare for adaptation planning developed by Guinea Bissau. The NAP-GSP supported the country in preparing its National Adaptation Plan proposal for funding from the Green Climate Fund Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme. In addition, adaptation priorities were added to the 2021 NDC update, which gives further scope to the NAP formulation process. 

National Adaptation Plan in Focus: lessons from Guinea Bissau

This NAP in focus country briefing on the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans in Guinea Bissau considers firstly the country context and the climate change risks. The briefing highlights a number of relevant policies and strategies in order to prepare for adaptation planning developed by Guinea Bissau. The NAP-GSP supported the country in preparing its National Adaptation Plan proposal for funding from the Green Climate Fund Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme. In addition, adaptation priorities were added to the 2021 NDC update, which gives further scope to the NAP formulation process. 

National Adaptation Plan in Focus: lessons from Timor-Leste

This NAP in focus country briefing on the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans in Timor-Leste considers firstly the country context and the climate change risks. The briefing highlights a number of relevant policies and strategies in order to prepare for adaptation planning developed by Timor-Leste. The NAP-GSP supported the country in preparing its National Adaptation Plan, which the country submitted to the UNFCCC in March 2021. The Government of Timor-Leste will implement its NAP in line with the implementation plan which includes near, medium (2022-2025) and long-term (2025-2030) actions.

National Adaptation Plan in Focus: lessons from Timor-Leste

This NAP in focus country briefing on the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans in Timor-Leste considers firstly the country context and the climate change risks. The briefing highlights a number of relevant policies and strategies in order to prepare for adaptation planning developed by Timor-Leste. The NAP-GSP supported the country in preparing its National Adaptation Plan, which the country submitted to the UNFCCC in March 2021. The Government of Timor-Leste will implement its NAP in line with the implementation plan which includes near, medium (2022-2025) and long-term (2025-2030) actions.

Using climate services in adaptation planning for the agriculture sectors

This brief provides an overview of climate services (CS) and how they can be used to assess risk and optimise adaptation decision-making in the agriculture sectors.1 It highlights entry points to integrate CS across all elements of adaptation planning, while acknowledging the challenges and limitations of using CS, particularly in Least Developed Countries (LDCs). The brief also discusses key considerations in using climate services for planning and provides technical guidance on dealing with the uncertainty and confidence of climate projections.

National Adaptation Plans in focus: lessons from Tanzania

This NAP in focus country briefing on the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans in Tanzania considers firstly the country context and the climate change risks. The briefing highlights how Tanzania has been working closely with international partners alongside the Ministries for Agriculture; Livestock and Fisheries; Energy and Minerals; Finance and Planning; Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children; Natural Resources and Tourism; Water and Irrigation; corresponding Ministries from Zanzibar, as well as the Tanzania Meteorological Agency and National Environment Management Council, to conduct a consultative NAP process. The process aims at improving cross-sectoral coordination, integration of adaptation into development planning, and strategic access to climate finance.

National Adaptation Plans in focus: lessons from Tanzania

This NAP in focus country briefing on the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans in Tanzania considers firstly the country context and the climate change risks. The briefing highlights how Tanzania has been working closely with international partners alongside the Ministries for Agriculture; Livestock and Fisheries; Energy and Minerals; Finance and Planning; Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children; Natural Resources and Tourism; Water and Irrigation; corresponding Ministries from Zanzibar, as well as the Tanzania Meteorological Agency and National Environment Management Council, to conduct a consultative NAP process. The process aims at improving cross-sectoral coordination, integration of adaptation into development planning, and strategic access to climate finance.

UNDP Issues Brief on Nature-Based Climate Solutions

The conservation, rehabilitation and climate-informed management of biodiversity and ecosystems increases resilience to climate change and provides low-cost and long-term solutions to protect lives, livelihoods and infrastructure, and advance progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

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