Government officials are joining #CBA12 participants to share information and exchange experiences of how countries are #adapting to climate change.



On Day 4, CBA12 participants joined government representatives at the Regional National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Expo.The NAP Expo is an outreach event organised by the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) under the UNFCCC. 

As the Director of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) Saleemul Huq explained: it is where  grassroots CBA actions meet national processes: 

Paul Desanker, Manager of the Adaptation Programme at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) set out the aims of the day. The event brought adaptation teams from national governments together with the CBA community of practice – including civil society, researchers and youth – to discuss how national climate plans are advancing. Participating countries are at different stages in their planning, with each encountering different challenges such as how to scale-up adaptation, access finance and how to ensure adaptation is gender sensitive. The NAP creates a space for these groups to exchange knowledge and good practice and to share ideas on how to identify and plug gaps in their national climate action plans. Read more...