Reports and Publications of relevance to Country Teams
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Using impact evaluation to improve policymaking for climate change adaptation in the agriculture sectors
Impact evaluation (IE) enables programme managers and policymakers to plan interventions in a rational and evidence-based manner. While a range of evaluation methods exists, this briefing note provides an overview of rigorous and quantitatively sound IE methods. These methods provide programme managers and policymakers with thorough evidence on the impact of adaptation interventions, allowing them to make informed policy choices on adaptation options. By engaging in detailed, evidence-based evaluation, policymakers and programme managers can address critical elements for the formulation and implementation of the National Adaptation Plans (NAPs).
Institutional capacity assessment approach for national adaptation planning in the agriculture sectors
The briefing note highlights the need to apply a country-driven institutional capacity development approach for the formulation, implementation and monitoring of National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) for more impactful and sustainable climate adaptation action.
Promoting gender-responsive adaptation in the agriculture sectors: Entry points within National Adaptation Plans
Using the framework of the National Adaptation Plans (NAP) process, this brief provides an overview of the key issues to consider as well as the main entry points for gender mainstreaming in the development of NAPs for the agriculture sectors.
Madagascar launched its National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process in 2012 aiming to reduce climate vulnerability in the medium- and long term, and to integrate climate-related risks and opportunities into development planning and budgeting systems. Upon request from the Government of Madagascar, UNDP and the Global Water Partnership (GWP) under the umbrella of the NAP-GSP conducted a stocktaking mission and training on the NAP process. This Stocktaking Report covers institutional mechanisms, stakeholder mapping, an analysis of climate change initiatives, recommendations for strategic intervention areas and a NAP roadmap.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the Government of Liberia (GOL) requested support from UNDP to help identify entry points and a plan to institutionalise their National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process. In response, the UNDP-led Global Support Programme on NAPs (NAP-GSP), financed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF), agreed to support the Government to facilitate the start up of the process and conduct a stocktaking of Liberia’s relevant NAP activities. This Stocktaking Report covers an overview Liberia's climate change vulnerability and of the NAP process, outlines the relevant processes, actors and entry points, reviews Liberia's Climate Change Strategic Plan and Climate Change Action Plan, provides recommendations for strategic intervention areas and a NAP roadmap.
In 2014, the Union of the Comoros launched its NAP process with the aim to reduce climate vulnerability in the medium- to long-term and to integrate climate-related risks and opportunities into existing development planning and budgeting systems. At the request of the government of Comoros, the joint UNDP-UN Environment National Adaptation Plan Global Support Programme (NAP-GSP) conducted a stocktaking of NAP activities. This Stocktaking Report covers an overview of the NAP process, an analysis of NAP-relevent processes and actors in the Comoros, a review of Comoros's Climate Change Action Plan, recommendations for the NAP process in Comoros, strategic areas of intervention, and a NAP roadmap.
In response to Cambodia’s efforts to integrate climate change into planning, the joint UNDP/UN Environment National Adaptation Plan Global Support Programme (NAP-GSP) together with Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) agreed to support the Royal Government of Cambodia to conduct a stocktaking of National Adaptation Plan (NAP) activities. This Stocktaking Report covers an overview of the NAP processs in Cambodia, reviews Cambodia's Climate Change Action Plan, offers recommendations for the NAP process, suggests strategic intervention areas and provides a NAP Roadmap
This Stocktaking Report for the NAP process in Senegal was drafted based on the results of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) training workshop in July 2015, complemented by a desk review. The report covers policy and planning entry points for the NAP, institutional mechanisms and stakeholder mapping, existing CCA and initiatives of relevence to the NAP, status of climate change integration, a SWOT analysist for the NAP, and a summary of challenges, barriers and gaps for the NAP.
Improved national financial monitoring systems will increase accountability on climate change spending and foster transparency for global efforts to reach the goals outlined through the Paris Agreement and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, according to a joint study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Latin American and Caribbean Climate Finance Group (GFLAC).