Inception Report - NAP-Ag Thailand

6 October 2016

Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAPs-Ag) with funding support by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature, Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB). The project is under the CPF and collaborative workplan between FAO and UNDP. The project aims to integrate agriculture in National Adaptation Plans will support partner countries to identify and integrate climate adaptation measures for the agricultural sector into relevant national planning. Climate change in Thailand is significantly adversely affected the countries water resources, marine and coastal ecosystems, forest, agriculture systems and biodiversity. The average annual temperature will continue to increase approximately 2 °C centigrade by 2050, approximately 4 °C centigrade by 2080. Increasing in temperature is directly effect to crops, livestock and fisheries. MoAC-led NAP-Ag which is OAE is the secretariat for development of the Agriculture Strategic Plan on Climate Change 2017-2021. A three-year project (2015-2018) is partnership with FAO and UNDP and about 26-month time to the end date of December 30, 2018. The project is composed of 24 activities, 9 outputs and 4 outcomes. The activities will be included climate risk, vulnerability assessment, adaptive capacity, training on investment appraisal, budgeting/coding and tracking. Monitoring framework and indicator developed and trained to MoAC staffs. Vulnerable group, especially women will be concerned to participate in project activities. The results will be documented for a lesson learned materials and integrated into broader MoNRE-led NAP.