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National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture MOOC

There is a crucial connection between climate change adaptation, agriculture and sustainable development. This massive open online course (MOOC) presents key elements for this nexus, such as gender, NAPs, traditional knowledge, and links to other sectors, such as forestry.

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Human Rights in the Process of National Adaptation Planning

Learn about the outcomes of mapping conducted on multisectoral NAPs available in 2020-2021. This study discusses entry points to ensure that human rights principles are meaningfully integrated and guide the NAP process.

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Solutions in Nature: Lessons from Fiji and Timor-Leste

This video features two countries—Fiji and Timor-Leste—that are effectively scaling up Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) actions through their National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes.

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Guidelines for Integrating Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) into National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)

These guidelines aim to help adaptation practitioners at national and local levels to factor ecosystem functions and services into a country's National Adaptation Plan processes and instruments.

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Amplifying Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) with National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes

Learn how the opportunities and outcomes of Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) can be amplified by a country’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process.

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Current state of climate change policies and adaptation strategies in the Andes

A new regional study on the current state of climate change policies and adaptation strategies in the Andes shows the achievements in seven Andean countries, and raises future prospects. 

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BKE EU-Canada

Working with KE4CAP, the Government of Canada hosted 4 workshops to enhance knowledge exchange on topics of relevance to CAPs, including experiences in developing national adaptation strategies.

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Ecosystem-based Adaptation in National Adaptation Plan Processes

This analysis highlights the extent of integration and identification of ecosystems and EbA into NAPs, trends in how EbA was incorporated, and aspects that were limited in scope. 

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Strategic Communications in Peru’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Process

This brief highlights a selection of communications activities and good practices that the Peruvian Ministry of Environment has undertaken to support national adaptation planning and action.

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Toolkit: Facilitating a gender-responsive NAP process

This toolkit published by NAP Global Network, Least Developed Countries Expert Group and the Adaptation Committee — supports country efforts to pursue a gender-responsive NAP process.

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Taiwan Climate Change Projection Information and Adaptation Knowledge Platform (TCCIP)

The Taiwan Climate Change Projection Information and Adaptation Knowledge Platform (TCCIP) provides climate change data, information, knowledge services for governments, research, industries and the public in Taiwan.

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Transboundary Impacts of Climate Change in Asia

This paper outlines prerequisites and needs for collective adaptation solutions to address the impacts of climate change on transboundary natural resources and other teleconnections.

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Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Responding via climate change adaptation policy

This paper provides policymakers working in climate change adaptation policy with entry points for integrating responses to migration into their work.

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Planning and Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Areas of India

Climate change adaptation project implementation covering lessons on capacity building, demonstration, mainstreaming, and policy formulation for adaptation in India.

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Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Colombia Case Study

This case study explores Colombia's efforts to align its national-level policy processes under global agendas, highlighting the context-specific nature of the alignment process.

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Dusty plains during a severe drought in Kenya: Climate change has increased the frequency and magnitude of extreme weather events that have led to a loss of lives, diminished livelihoods, reduced crop and livestock production, and damaged infrastructure, among other adverse impacts.

Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Kenya Case Study

This case study explores Uganda's efforts to align its national-level policy processes under global agendas, highlighting the context-specific nature of the alignment process.

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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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Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development in Sri Lanka

This case study focuses on efforts in Sri Lanka under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.

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

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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Mauritania • Nouakchott

This case study provides a short insight of adpatation issues faced by the region of Nouakchott and the policies designed and implemented to tackle them through the AREDDUN project

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The KE4CAP Project

The Stepping-Up Knowledge Exchange between Climate Adaptation Knowledge Platforms project provides a forum for platform teams to learn from each other and work together to address challenges.

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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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Large Scale Ecosystem-based Adaptation in The Gambia

UN Environment and the government of Gambia have launched the country’s largest adaptation project, which aims to develop a sustainable natural resource-based economy.

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