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Gender analysis to inform NAP processes

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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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa


Africa has a large and growing coastal population, including a number of important coastal cities. With sea-level rise, flooding and inundation of coastal areas would be expected...

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Heifer International

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Heifer International's mission is to work with communities to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth.

It all started with a cow.

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Ghana Health

Climate change, in the form of thermal stress, can directly affect cardiovascular and respiratory morbidity and mortality. Indirectly, climate variability can influence food production,...

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Mitigation: Guinea has committed to a 13% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, when compared to 1994 emissions and excluding land-use change and forestry. Guinea is currently a carbon sink, and committed to maintaining that status. Guinea will achieve the stated reduction, and contribute to global efforts to decarbonize, through sustainable development powered by actions within the energy, extraction, and forestry sectors. Guinea will look specifically at renewable energy expansion, energy efficiency, climate compatible mining, and sustainable forestry. Effective mitigation will require external support with technical knowledge, financial resources, and building human capital. Adaptation: Adaptation to climate change will be critical to minimizing the impact of changing rain patterns, rising temperatures, and rising sea levels on economic development and livelihoods. Particularly vulnerable areas and sectors, that require adaptation, include crop and livestock farming, water supply, and coastal and forest zones. Guinea currently plans to facilitate adaptation by preserving water quality, encouraging ecosystem conservation, building the resilience of coastal communities, and supporting attempts to development agropastoral approaches that are resilient to climate change impacts. International Climate and Environmental Commitments: The Paris Agreement (Party), United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Party), Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Party), United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (Party), Convention on Biological Diversity (Party), Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (Party), Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat (Party)


Guinea's NDC-SDG Connections

Guinea faces serious social, economic and political challenges, worsened in the recent past by the Ebola public health crisis. Development, and food security, are significant national concerns. Guinea has considerable natural resource wealth to support development - including forests, mineral resources, and agriculturally productive land - however climate change is likely to threaten these resources and to increase their use and rate of exhaustion. Guinea is at risk of falling average rainfall, an increase in average temperatures, and rising sea levels. Climate change mitigation and adaptation will be critical to the country's continued development and the extension of support and resources to its citizens.





International Commitments and Reporting

Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)

Nationally Determined Contribution Under the Paris Agreement -

NDC Monitoring and Reporting

World Bank Country Factsheet on Intended NDCs -
World Bank’s Climate Knowledge Portal -
ClimateWatch Profile -
NDC Partnership Page -

SDG Voluntary National Review

2018 Voluntary National Review -

National SDG Monitoring and Reporting

World Bank Overview -
UNDP's Open SDG Data Hub -

NDCs and SDGs

Mapping of NDC-SDG Connections -

NDCs, SDGs, and Climate Change

NDC Partnership Dashboard on NDCs and relation to the SDGs and Climate Change Vulnerability -

Emissions Data

Guinea does not currently have a dynamic online emissions tracking platform, but national emissions reporting can be found within this report -

Sendai and Hyogo Frameworks

National Progress Report on the Implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action -
Plan national de gestion des catastrophes -

National Coordination and Reporting

National Appropriate Mitigation Actions

No Action to date -

National Action Plans

Plan d'action national d'adaptation aux changements climatiques de le République de Guinée -

National Strategies Related to International Mechanisms

Convention to Combat Desertification National Action Programme -
National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan -

National Regulations/Policies

Vision 2040 pour une Guinée émergente et prospère -
Plan national de développement économique et social 2016-2020 -
Ordonnance nº 045\PRG\87 portant Code sur la protection et la mise en valeur de l'environnement -
Programme Accéléré, de Sécurité Alimentaire et Nutritionnelle et de Développement Agricole Durable 2016-2020 -
Politique Nationale de Développement Agricole, 2017 -
Plan d'action national visant à prévenir, à contrecarrer et à éliminer la pêche illicite, non déclarée et non réglementée, 2017 -
Decree D/2004/065/PRG/SGG on the powers and organization of the Ministry of the Environment -
Ordinary law L/2017/060/AN Forest Code -
Decree D/98/194/PRG/SGG creating and organizing the FOMI Hydropower Development Project -
Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper -
Loi L/2013/061/CNT du 20 septembre 2013, portant sous-secteur de l’électrification rurale -
Ordonnance nº 22/PRG/SGG/89, modifiant le Code de l'environnement -
Ordonnance 0/92/019 portant Code foncier et domanial -
Loi L/95/51/CTRN portant Code pastoral -
Loi nº L/94/005/CTRN portant Code de l'eau -
Loi nº L/97-038/AN adoptant et promulguant le Code de protection de la faune sauvage et réglementation de la chasse -

Reviews of National Legislation and Policy

London School of Economics: National Climate Legislation -


Key Areas of Climate Investment

Financing climate services and early warning systems -
Financing ecosystem-based adaptation -
Financing rural mobility and connectivity -
Financing the integration of development and climate change adaptation -
Financing expanded electricity access -
Financing the development of a biogas market -
Financing adaptation in coastal zones -
Financing community-based land management -
Financing improved rural water supply -

Selected Relevant Sources of Climate Related Funding

Climate Funds Update -
OECD Climate Change -
OECD Investment for Green Growth -
African Development Bank Group -

Multilateral Funders

Guinea receives climate funding from the World Bank, the Islamic Development Bank, the Green Climate Fund, the Global Environment Facility, and the Least Developed Countries Fund, among others.

Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Planning

Vulnerability/Adaptation Capacity Data

Notre Dame's Global Adaptation Initiative Vulnerability/Readiness Climate Change Index -
Environmental Performance Index -

Natural Disaster/Hazards

Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery -
PreventionWeb -

Land Use

LandLinks Country Profile -
Land Use and Land Cover Dynamics: The Republic of Guinea -

Economic Development/Quality of Life and Livelihoods

Guinea and FAO -
Guinea Economic Outlook -

Summaries of Programming and Priorities

Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment in Guinea's second National Communication -
Review of Current and Planned Adaptation Action -

Case Studies

Islamic Development Bank Reports

IsDB Country Page -

Climate, Climate Change, and Environmental Data

Natural Disaster/Hazards Data

ThinkHazard -

Energy Supply and Demand Data

Renewable Energy Mapping -

Land Use Data

FAOStat -

Weather/Meteorological Data

World Meteorological Organization Profile -

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