Project profile — Advancing National Adaptation Planning in Developing Countries


IISD - International Institute for Sustainable Development (21039)
2020-02-06 - 2024-03-31
Global Affairs Canada
MFM Global Issues & Dev.Branch

Country / region 

• Marshall Islands (30.00%)
• Côte d'Ivoire (30.00%)
• South of Sahara, regional (40.00%)


• Environmental policy and administrative management:
Environmental policy and administrative management (41010) (80.00%)
Environmental research (41082) (20.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (principal objective)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (principal objective)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project is a part of a multi-donor, global initiative that aims to reduce vulnerability to climate change for women and men, by improving the quality and integration of gender equality into national adaptation planning and action (a process that facilitates the integration of climate change adaptation into relevant new and existing policies) in developing countries. Projects activities include: (1) providing long and short-term in-country technical assistance; (2) facilitating peer-learning events between government policy-makers; and (3) developing and disseminating knowledge development and policy analysis. The project also works to improve the capacity of government actors and other stakeholders, particularly in small island developing states and in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Expected results 

Results achieved as of March 2022 include: (1) five Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries (Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya) and two Small Island Developing States (SIDS) (Dominican Republic, Republic of the Marshall Islands) showing evidence of gender-responsiveness in their NAP processes; and (2) four SSA countries (Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Somalia, South Africa) and two SIDS (Grenada Republic of the Marshall Islands) showing evidence of improved effectiveness characteristics.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Transaction Date Type Value
26-03-2024 Disbursement -$250,000
26-03-2024 Disbursement $250,000
26-03-2024 Disbursement $250,000
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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