The Integrating Agriculture in NAPs Programme supports partner countries to identify and integrate climate adaptation measures for the agricultural sector into relevant national planning and budgeting processes. It is a multi-year initiative funded by the German Government that responds to country driven needs. This integration will help to enhance:
  • institutional capacities and processes for operationalizing climate response strategies in the sector.
  • access to international climate finance sources such as GEF and Green Climate Fund.
  • more strategic allocations of national budgets earmarked for adaptation investments.

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Zambia introduces programme to integrate agriculture into national adaptation planning

26-28 July 2016, Siavonga, Zambia – Over thirty representatives from different Zambian institutions as well as the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) gathered from 26 to 28 July to launch the “Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plan (NAP-A

From Plans to Actions: Fostering Climate Action in the Agricultural Sectors Through National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)

8 NOV 2016, Marrakech, Morocco - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) hosted a side event during the Marrakech Climate Talks, COP22, to highlight the importance of integrating agricultural concerns into the overall National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process. Country representatives from the Gambia, the Philippines, Thailand and Uruguay, as well as partner agencies, participated in the event.

Strengthening Government's Capacity to Integrate Gender in Climate Change Adaptation Planning for Agriculture

As a follow up to a capacity needs assessment on gender knowledge in key government institutions, the  FAO Kenya and the UNDP Kenya organized a three days training in Nakuru to improve the capacity to integrate gender issues in climate change adaptation planning for the agriculture sector. The training has been organized under the auspices of the Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans project which is part of a global support programme being implemented in eight countries (Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Uruguay, Philippines, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam).

Nepal launches NAP-Agriculture programme to minimize climate change impacts on agriculture

The Government of Nepal, UNDP and the Food and Agriculture Organization on Monday launched a new project to integrate climate change adaptation in the agriculture sector. The project complements related ongoing efforts by the Ministry of Finance and National Planning Commission, and feeds into the unified National Adaptation Plan.

FAO, UNDP and Uganda Government launch project to integrate agriculture in National Adaptation Plan

Kampala, 2nd August, 2016 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) partnered with the Ugandan Government to  integrate  the agriculture sector – including crops, livestock, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture - in the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process.

Inception Workshop for Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans held in Kenya

While most African countries have the smallest contribution to the emission of greenhouse gases, they are the most threatened due to impact of climate change especially on agriculture. The Government of Kenya has embarked on a new programme, through the support of UNDP and FAO, to address the challenges that face its agricultural sector.

Blog: NAPs workshop in Thailand highlights path to climate resilient strategies

Thailand is the home to 65 million people, the majority of whom live in rural, agricultural areas. Here, the consequences of climate change will have enormous economic, cultural and environmental impacts: it threatens rice production that is central to the economy, and a few centimeters of sea level rise will submerge the capital city and devastate coastal tourism.

Eight countries discuss how to integrate agriculture in their National Adaptation Plans

Representatives of Ministries of Agriculture and Ministries of the Environment from Nepal, Kenya, the Philippines, Thailand, Uganda, Uruguay, Viet Nam and Zambia are for the first time actively engaged in discussing how to ensure the integration of the agriculture sectors and sub-sectors in national adaptation planning processes.

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This is the first issue of a quartlerly newsletter that will provide updates on project activities in 'Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans' in Kenya.

This is a report of the inception workshop of the programme on "Supporting Developing Countries to Integrate Agriculture into National Adaptation Plans" in Uruguay. The purpose of this workshop was to bring all the stakeholders in the programme together to ensure the national institutions and civil society stakeholders take the lead in planning and delivering the project in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for Uruguay.

An inception workshop was held on 8 June 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya to present the NAPs Integrating Agriculture project to stakeholders and partners. The workshop also provided an opportunity to discuss implementation and management arrangements, to ensure ownership, support and commitment to various project outputs by partners and stakeholders.

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