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NAP climate resilient development in Nepal
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Policy alignment to advance climate-resilient development in Nepal

This paper explores entry points for increased alignment of policy processes related to the Agenda for Sustainable Development, Paris Agreement and Sendai Framework for DRR

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People gathered and discussed, sitting on green grass
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Accelerating Adaptation in India with State Action Plans on Climate Change

The following brief presents 5 key pillars for successful climate change adaptation mainstreaming into development planning.

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In Somalia, the occurrence of drought can lead to food insecurity and famine. (UN Photo/Tobin Jones)
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The NAP Process and Peacebuilding

This briefing note explores the importance and difficulties of bringing adaptation planning and peacebuilding agendas together in contexts of fragility and instability. 

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Discussion group with women farmers in Wendu Bosseabe Senegal
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Private adaptation in semi-arid lands

This paper argues for a shift in semi-arid policy landscapes, that refocuses on leveraging existing adaptive capacities of private actors to respond to environmental shocks and weather extremes.

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Toolkit for a Gender-Responsive Process to Formulate and Implement National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)
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Toolkit for a Gender-Responsive Process to Formulate and Implement NAPs

This toolkit is designed to support country efforts to pursue a gender-responsive NAP process.

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Kenya - April 07, 2018:Kenyan Waterman - Water Seller with Donkey and cart and He is going to water resource and He will fill the plastic barrels with the water.
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Kenya’s Monitoring and Evaluation of Adaptation: Simplified, integrated, multilevel

This Country Brief presents Kenya’s experience with the design of its adaptation monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system.

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Almaty City Panorama, Kazakhstan
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Entry Points for Vertical Integration of Climate Action in Kazakhstan

This study aims to identify and analyze potential ways to use existing institutional mechanisms in Kazakhstan to strengthen sub-national level adaptation planning capacities.

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Gender analysis to inform NAP processes
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Conducting Gender Analysis to Inform National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes

This briefing note describes the rationale and approach that NAP Global Network has taken in supporting NAP-focused gender analyses in six African countries. 

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Assessment being conducted in Tuvalu.
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How Integrated Vulnerability Assessments Support NAP Processes in the Pacific Region

This briefing note highlights the significance of the IVA Framework to the NAP processes underway in three Pacific island states: Kiribati, Tuvalu and the Solomon Islands.

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NDC-NAP alignment
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Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development | Overview Brief 3

This brief explores country perspectives on alignment of national-level policy processes under the Paris Agreement as a basis for broader alignment toward climate-resilient development.

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Bringing adaptive management to life: Insights from practice
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Bringing adaptive management to life: Insights from practice

The paper sets out a framework for an adaptive programme, including a set of essential core principles, to assist in integrating climate change adaptation into development planning. 

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Two women carrying baskets with vegetables
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Engaging the Private Sector in National Adaptation Planning Processes

This study aims to offer guidance to governments and their partners on how to engage the private sector in the NAP process.

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Kampala, Uganda
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Integrating Climate Adaptation in Water Catchment Planning in Uganda

This briefing note provides an overview of the results of a climate risk assessment of water resources in the Ruhezamyenda catchment in Uganda.

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Colombian peasant
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Colombia’s Progress in Developing a National Monitoring and Evaluation System for Climate Change Adaptation

This sNAPshot describes the development of the National Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system for adaptation in Colombia and shares lessons learned and the next steps in the process.

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Cambodian family in a forest
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Funding Adaptation Through Cambodia’s National Budget

Building on an overview brief on domestic public finance options for NAP processes, this sNAPshot takes a closer look at how Cambodia is funding adaptation action through its national budget. 

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Facilitator writes the advantages of alignment on a flip board chart.
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Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development

The brief explores how the different agendas and policy processes relate to each other and to a country’s national development planning processes.

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hydro dam
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Safeguarding NDC Implementation: Building resilience into energy systems

This short brief aims to enhance awareness and highlight the importance of integrating weather and climate-related risk into the planning stages of energy infrastructure development.

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Linking sectoral adaptation planning processes at national and subnational levels: Lessons from Senegal
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Linking sectoral adaptation planning processes at national and subnational levels: Lessons from Senegal

Senegal’s NAP process has created institutional mechanisms that facilitate strategic linkages between local and national adaptation planning in climate-sensitive sectors.

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Strengthening institutional climate capabilities
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Strengthening institutional climate capabilities

This paper shows how institutions can strengthen their capabilities to tackle climate change across different levels of government.

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Amazon, credit CIAT - Neil Palmer
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The IPCC’s 1.5°C Report – What are the implications for development choices in Latin America?

Blog: Maria Jose Pacha says that the IPCC's 1.5C Report implies far more integrated public policy-making in Latin America that takes account of food, energy, water and climate securities at once.

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gender entry points for NAP formation
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Promoting gender-responsive adaptation in the agriculture sectors

Using the framework of the NAP process, this brief provides an overview of the key gender issues to consider and main entry points for gender mainstreaming in the agriculture sector.

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 Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development
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Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development

This brief introduces the topic of alignment of country efforts under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. 

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canada climate resilience
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Measuring progress on adaptation and climate resilience in Canada

The Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience was asked to recommend a suite of indicators to measure progress on adaptation and climate resilience in Canada. 

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Nature-based Solutions Initiative
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Nature-based Solutions Policy Platform

This platform allows users to explore and analyse countries' Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and links pledges to the underlying evidence for the effectiveness of nature-based solutions.

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