Looking at the financial and economic value of adaptation actions
Public expenditure analysis for climate change adaptation and mitigation in the agricultural sector – A case study of UgandaPDF
This paper presents a methodology for public expenditure review and analysis for climate change adaptation and mitigation in the agricultural sector. It outlines the basic methodological concepts, including the classification of public expenditures in the context of their links to climate change...
Investing in natural capital for a sustainable future in the greater Mekong subregionPDF
This report highlights how investments in natural capital present some of the most economically viable and socially inclusive adaptation and resilience strategies in the Greater Mekong subregion. It provides a reflection on how to prioritize natural capital when planning for adaptation,...
Guidebook for direct access entities engaging in the Green Climate Fund accreditation processPDF
The document aims to provide the main guidelines that potential entities should consider before engaging in the Green Climate Fund (GCF) accreditation process. It includes a brief description of the main steps of the GCF accreditation process, information on the most relevant policies, as well as...
Financing National Adaptation Plan processes: Contributing to the achievement of nationally determined contribution adaptation goalsPDF
This guidance note aims to assist countries with the development of strategies for securing funding for the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process. Its objectives include: 1) provide a clear understanding of the NAP process from a financing perspective; 2) present the range of potential and most...
The economic advantage: Assessing the value of climate change actions in agriculturePDF
This publication provides an outline on cost benefit analysis and other financial activities for examining the agricultural value chain for entry points for adaptation. It discusses the synergies between NDC implementation and the NAP process in areas like economic assessment and financial...
A review of domestic data sources for climate finance flows in recipient countriesPDF
This document outlines how six NAP-Ag partner countries are measuring their climate finance activities. It discusses how countries are measuring the cost of climate change finance, and their reporting framework at a national level and under the UNFCCC. It also outlines how countries are...
Adaptation Gap Report 2020Website
The fifth edition of the UNEP Adaptation Gap Report looks at progress in planning for, financing and implementing adaptation – with a focus on nature-based solutions.
Adaptation Gap Report 2021Website
Even as the world looks to step up efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the need to adapt to the impacts of climate change already locked in are just as important. The sixth edition of the UNEP Adaptation Gap Report: The Gathering Storm looks at how the world is doing in adapting to these...
Adaptation Gap Report 2022Website
The report looks at progress in planning, financing and implementing adaptation actions. At least 84 per cent of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have established adaptation plans, strategies, laws and policies – up 5 per cent from the previous year. The...
Global outlook on climate services in agriculturePDF
The report presents the latest data on the state of climate services for agricultural users with surveys from 36 countries across all FAO regions. The report’s findings have major implications for institutional frameworks to effectively target investments in resilience, preparedness and recovery....
Economics of adaptation toolkit PDF
Integrating climate change adaptation into national, sub-national and sector planning and budgeting. This toolkit addresses these gaps and provides a capacity building programme aimed at strengthening the skills and knowledge base of technical officers in Ministries of Planning and Finance as...
Toolkit for value chain analysis and market development integrating climate resilience and gender responsivenessPDF
The objective of the toolkit is to help countries in selecting and analysing value chains for opportunities to improve climate change resilience and reduce gender inequalities. It helps in identifying and prioritizing investments to promote market development in line with these opportunities.
Methodologies and guidelines
Studies and reports
|Kind of Activities||Leveraging finance and support|
|Collection Updated||November 2022|