Supporting developing countries to integrate the agricultural sectors into National Adaptation Plans

The Integrating Agriculture in NAPs Programme will support partner countries to identify and integrate climate adaptation measures for the agricultural sector into relevant national planning and budgeting processes. It will be 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.

News

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.

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, have for the first time actively engaged in discussing how to ensure the integration of the agriculture sectors and sub-sectors into National Adaptation Planning processes, at a Global Capacity Development Workshop on this topic in Rome, Italy from 5-7 April 2016.

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.

COP21 SIDE EVENT: NAPS - Changing the way we work and benchmarking success

Dec 4, 2015, Paris, France: A side event was held in Paris during the COP21 Climate Conference to discuss the progress made by countries with the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process.
 

Resources

This document provides a overview of the 'Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans' programme, which brings a focus on adaptaing agricultural sectors of Least Developed and Developing Countries to the challenges caused by climate change.

An overview of Kenya's National Adaptation Plan at the Inception Workshop for the 'Integrating NAPs into Agricultural Sectors' provides context for the 'Integrating NAPs into Agricultural Sectors' programme, which is now being implemented in Kenya as part of the National Adaptation Plan.

A list of participants in the NAPs Agriculture Inception Workshop held in Kenya.