Regional Briefing on NAPs: Africa in Focus
Date : 01 December 2017
This Regional briefing on National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) is based on the consultations and discussions held at the NAP Training Workshop for African Developing Countries which took place in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire from 17-19 October 2017. Delegations from twelve African sub-Saharan countries attended the workshop; Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Cote D’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Seychelles, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. This briefing aims to provide a brief overview of NAP experiences in these sub-Saharan African countries, highlighting emerging issues, challenges and opportunities – with a focus on the countries whose delegates participated in the workshop. A brief desk review was carried out of for five additional sub-Saharan countries: Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, Mauritius, and Cabo Verde.