Guidelines on National Adaptation Plans
CDKN planning for NDC implementation: Adaptation moduleWebsite
This module outlines how to effectively integrate a country’s nationally determined contribution (NDC) activities through their National Adaptation Plan (NAP). It explains how countries can implement the adaptation component of their NDCs. It further outlines the synergies between areas of...
National Adaptation Plans: Supplementary materials and technical guidelinesWebsite
The supplementary materials are intended to offer in-depth coverage of selected steps of the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans.
National Adaptation Plans (NAPs): Technical guidelines for the NAP processPDF
These technical guidelines are issued by the Least Developed Countries Expert Group, as part of the UNFCCC process, to provide parties, as well as organizations assisting the parties with adaptation, with technical guidance on the development of NAPs.
Initial guidelines for the formulation of national adaptation plans by least developed countriesPDF
Official UNFCCC document describing the elements that should be included in a National Adaptation Plan.
Addressing forestry and agroforestry in National Adaptation Plans (supplementary guidelines)PDF
This publication provides specific guidance for national adaptation planning in the forestry sector. They are intended to be used by national planners and decision-makers working on climate change issues in developing countries and authorities and experts who are contributing to climate change...
Recommendations for aligning National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes with development and budget planning. Supplementary material to the NAP ...PDF
These guidelines apply to all economic sectors and focuses in planning and budgeting. They are designed to help countries align their National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes with their overall national development goals. The recommendations include the following topics: development planning,...
National Adaptation Plan process: Water supplement to the technical guidelinesPDF
Developed as supporting material that focusses on the technical aspects of water and adaptation planning, the Water Supplement is intended for use by those leading the NAP process at a national level, by water planners and managers responsible for addressing adaptation in water resource...
Addressing fisheries and aquaculture in National Adaptation Plans. (Supplement to the UNFCCC NAP Technical Guidelines).PDF
The Addressing Fisheries and Aquaculture in National Adaptation Plans Supplement provides technical guidance on the integration of fisheries and aquaculture in the formulation and implementation of National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) and complements FAO’s Addressing agriculture, forestry and...
Re-envisioning Climate Change Adaptation Policy to Sustain Peace - A typology & Analysis of the NAPsPDF
This study maps the extent to which climate, peace and security intersections are addressed in the National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) and offers a blueprint for the mainstreaming of climate-related security risks into the NAPs and for synergies between adaptation policies and peacebuilding efforts.
Stocktaking for National Adaptation Planning (SNAP): Assessing capacity for implementing NDCsWebsite
SNAP is a tool to assess, enhance, and monitor a country’s capacity for adaptation planning. This publication showcases the utility and use of the tool and highlights results from its application in various geographical terrains on national and subnational scale. The SNAP tool is one of the most...
Methodologies and guidelines
Studies and reports
|Kind of Activities||Building capacity|
|Collection Updated||November 2023|