Supporting developing countries to advance national adaptation plans (NAPs)

Projects

GCF National Adaptation Plans project in Liberia

The GCF-funded project "To advance the National Adaptation Plans (NAP) process for medium-term investment planning in climate-sensitive sectors (i.e.

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

The agriculture sectors, in particular livestock farming, plays a major role in the Uruguayan economy, accounting for 7 percent of the GDP and 70 percent of the country’s total exports. 
 

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

Zambia is highly vulnerable to climate change as its socio-economic development and livelihoods are very much dependent on natural resources.
 

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

Viet Nam’s agricultural sector contributes 18.1 percent to its GDP and employs approximately 47 percent of the labour force. Viet Nam has seven different climate regions with variations of temperature, rainfall patterns, and frequencies/ intensities of cyclones, floods, and droughts.
 

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

In Thailand agriculture constitutes 10.5 percent of the GDP (2014) and employs approximately  25 million people, accounting for 42 percent of the labour force. Over 80 percent of the country's poor live in rural areas (as of 2014) and are particularly dependent on agriculture.

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

The agricultural sectors form the basis of Kenya’s economy and employ a large percentage of the population. Over 80 percent of the population derive their livelihoods mainly from agricultural activities and the agricultural sector constitutes about a quarter of the GDP.
 

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

Agriculture is a crucial sector in Uganda, accounting for approximately 21.9 percent of its GDP, 85 percent of its export earnings, and 68 percent of total employment. The country is experiencing the effects of climate change including increased temperatures, frequent disease and insect infestations, disrupted rainfall patterns, and frequent floods, droughts and extreme weather events.

Supporting Non-LDCs to advance National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)

The National Adaptation Plan - Global Support Programme (NAP-GSP) for non-Least Developed Countries (non-LDCs) commenced in July 2015. The NAP-GSP is funded by the Special Climate Change Fund of the Global Environment Facility.

Building Capacity of Negotiators in LDCs

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Environment (UNEP) have jointly launched a global support programme to assist Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to strategically engage in intergovernmental climate change negotiation processes.