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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Women farmers sell their crops, Senegal. Photo: @Lancelot Ehode - IED Afrique/PRISE Senegal
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Supporting private adaptation in semi-arid lands

This PRISE policy brief argues that to unlock the potential of businesses to drive climate-resilient development, support for private adaptation in semi arid lands needs to be rapidly upscaled.

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CRWM Framework
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Climate-Resilient Water Management: An operational framework from South Asia

The paper presents a conceptual framework for Climate-Resilient Water Management (CRWM) and provides examples of CRWM interventions developed and deployed by the ACT programme across SE Asia.

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Mainstreaming adaptation to climate change within governance systems in South Asia

The paper introduces a general analytical framework for mainstreaming adaptation to climate change within governance systems.

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Towards Gender-Responsive NAP Processes
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Towards Gender-Responsive NAP Processes

This report presents an analysis of progress on integrating gender considerations in NAP processes.

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UNDP-FAO NAP-Ag toolkit
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Improving impact evaluation to foster climate resilient development in Zambia

This article describes the findings and outcomes of a joint FAO-UNDP Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans Programme that provided advanced training to improve adaptation planning.

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AdaptaClima: CCA Knowledge for Brazil

The AdaptaClima platform makes available various materials on adaptation to climate change, including studies, tools and methods, that are specific to Brazil. 

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Canada's Adaptation Platform: Projects and Results

This report summarises case studies across 11 sectors of industry and adaptation themes from Canada's Adaptation Platform.

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Agriculture in Nepal, courtesy Mountain Partnership.
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Learning from seven years of climate compatible development in Asia

A report by CDKN explores the value of stimulating climate compatible development at multiple levels of governance - drawing on seven years of work by in India, Indonesia, Nepal and Pakistan.

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Budgeting for NDC action – Initial lessons from climate-vulnerable countries

This paper examines the evidence of resourcing NDC policies and actions in four sub-Saharan African countries that are known to be vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

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