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Integrating international climate change commitments into national development planning

This report examines how to support the successful integration of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) into national development planning.

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Financing NAP Processes: Contributing to the achievement of NDC adaptation goals

This guidance note aims to assist countries with determining how to secure the financing for their National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes. 

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 A Framework for Gender-Responsive National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes
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A Framework for Gender-Responsive NAP Processes

Gender equality is a key area of intersection across both the SDGs and the Paris Agreement. This brief discusses gender equality in the context of the formulation and implementation of NAPs.

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Building a Foundation for Evidence-based Climate Research Action in Thailand

This article describes how USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific, at the request of the Royal Thai Government, provided assistance in the preparation of a National Climate Change Research Strategy.

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Getting Started on Vertical Integration

This sNAPshot policy brief introduces the topic of vertical integration, the process of linking national and sub-national adaptation planning through the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process.

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Using NDCs and NAPs to Advance Climate-Resilient Development

This article proposes a framework for mapping out the links between National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). 

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2016 ADA/UNDP Moldova Project Photobook

This photobook highlights activities from the "Supporting Moldova’s National Climate Change Adaptation Planning Process" including adaptation stories, publications and resources.

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Domestic public finance for implementation of NAPs

This policy brief introduces the topic of using domestic public finance for the implementation of National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes. 

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Vertical Integration in National Adaptation Plan Processes

This guidance note aims to strengthen vertical integration in NAP processes, presenting a flexible approach to link national and sub-national adaptation planning, implementation and M&E.

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Planning for NDC implementation: A Quick-Start Guide

CDKN and Ricardo Energy & Environment have developed a new ‘Quick-Start Guide’ to support planning for Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) implementation.

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Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change Planning for Canada
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Low Carbon Resilience to Climate Change in Canada

This paper points to the co-benefits and synergies we can achieve if we take a  'low carbon resilience' approach and consider climate change adaptation and mitigation simultaneously.

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Ghana National Climate Change Policy Action Programme

Ghana’s National Climate Change Policy (NCCP) put's into place robust measures needed to address most, if not all, of the challenges posed by climate change and climate vulnerability.

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Building climate adaptation capacity in water resources planning

This report synthesizes lessons from a three-year project that used participatory planning processes to build capacity and develop tools to support climate change adaptation in Colombian watersheds.

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Climate Change Adaptation Planning in Moldova

The Supporting Moldova’s National Climate Change Adaptation Planning Process project aims to ensure that Moldova has a system in place for medium- to long term adaptation planning and budgeting.

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Climate resilience and financial services: Lessons from Mali, Myanmar and Ethiopia

This BRACED working paper provides a high-level overview of the context and structure of the financial services sector in three BRACED countries; Ethiopia, Mali and Myanmar.

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Banking on resilience: building capacities through financial services inclusion

This BRACED policy brief looks at experiences in Mali, Ethiopia and Myanmar in helping to build resilience to climate extremes and disasters through increased financial inclusion.

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Inaction on climate change will cost Uganda 20 times more than adaptation

A new report finds that adaptation to climate change today is well worth the investment. The costs of inaction on climate change by 2025 are 20 times the costs of adaptation.

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Low Emission Development in Africa and Southeast Asia (V-LED)

The Vertical Integration and Learning for Low Emission Development project aims to strengthen policy coordination and mutual learning to support LED in Kenya, S. Africa, Vietnam and the Philippines.

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Compendium: The USAID Climate-Resilient Development Project

The USAID CCRD Compendium describes CCRD's activities, products, findings, accomplishments. It links practitioners to resources, tools, guidance, trainings, reports and journal articles.

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Climate change adaptation readiness in the ASEAN countries

This review looks at the steps taken so far to reduce rural populations’ vulnerability in ASEAN countries, and identifies gaps and key concerns for furture research, action and policy development

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The BioClim climate change adaptation strategy project, Estonia

The BioClim project contributed to the compilation of the Estonian national climate adaptation strategy and action plan. It considers two general themes: natural environment and bioeconomy.

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sNAPshot: Initiating sector integration of adaptation considerations

This overview brief from the NAP Global Network introduces the topic of sector integration and different ways to initiate it in the national adaptation plan (NAP) process.

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Estonian Climate Adaptation Strategy for Infrastructure and Energy

The Estonian Climate Adaptation Strategy for Infrastructure and Energy project aims to supplement knowledge gaps on climate change impacts, adaptation needs and options.

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Improving the Climate Resilience of Kazakhstan Wheat and Central Asian Food Security

Kazakhstan is a major wheat exporter in Central Asia. Sustainable climate-resilience in the national agriculture sector is therefore a safeguard of food security in the whole region.

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