Supporting Guinea Bissau to advance their NAP Process

Introduction

Status of assistance to Guinea Bissau for their NAP process:

  • A Government  delegation from Guinea Bissau attended the NAP-GSP Africa Regional Training Workshop (Anglophone) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in April 2014.
  • The government of Guinea Bissau requested support from the NAP-GSP in January 2014. Preliminary discussions took place with the government in July 2014 in coordination with the UNDP Country Office to initiate the NAP process. Guineu Bissau has identified a need for technical facilitation from the NAP-GSP in-country consultations on the NAP process.

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Project Details

PNA - expérience en adaptation au changement climatique

Présenté par la délégation du gouvernement du Guinée Bissau à la Atelier régional de formation en Afrique Organisé par le PAG-PNA - Addis Abeba, Ethiopie, 21-24 Avril 2014.
 
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Country Initiatives

Strengthening Adaptive Capacity & Resilience to Climate Change in the Agrarian & Water Sectors in Guinea-Bissau

Guinea National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA)

National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPAs) provide a process for Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to identify priority activities that respond to their immediate needs to adapt to climate change, ultimately leading to the implementation of projects aimed at reducing the economic and social costs of climate change.

The Main Human Vulnerabilities and Livelihood Impacts identified in Guinea's National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) include:

  • Agriculture
  • Water Resources
  • Forests
  • Coastal regions

Increased Resilience and Adaptation to Adverse Impacts of Climate Change in Guinea’s Vulnerable Coastal Zones

The impacts of climate change on the Guinean coastal zone are predicted to adversely affect coastal economic development, coastal natural resources, coastal agricultural production and globally, food security.

Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems for Climate Resilient Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in Guinea-Bissau

Strengthening the Resilience of Vulnerable Coastal Areas and Communities to Climate Change in Guinea-Bissau

The "Strengthening the Resilience of Vulnerable Coastal Areas and Communities to Climate Change in Guinea-Bissau" Project will leverage a proposed US$12 million Global Environment Facility Least Developed Country Fund Grant to develop the strong institutions and policies needed to improve risk management in coastal zones, protect investments in coastal infrastructure and diffuse new technologies to strengthen resilience within coastal communities.