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  • 1. GWP Regional Days Water and Climate Session Stockholm, 28 August 2013 Andrew Takawira GWP Water and Climate Programme Work Package 2 – National Development and Sector Plans
  • 2. WP 2: National Development and Sector Plans Over view
  • 3. Work Package 2 – Overview • Water is central to socio-economic development in our countries • Impacts of climate change will be manifested through water • Climate Change will impact socio-economic development (e.g. loss in GDP, loss of life, damages to infrastructure) and ecosystems • Need to build water security and contribute to climate resilience to guarantee socio-economic development and ecosystem integrity
  • 4. Water related adaptation responses to climate change issues are fragmented IWRM Plans NAPAs/ NAPs DRR Plans NBSP (UNCBD) UNCCD Water related sector plans Other sectors Etc.. National Development • Water related adaptation responses to climate change issues are fragmented – need for coherence
  • 5. Overall Objective – Work Package 2  Support countries to integrate water security and climate resilience into national development planning, decision-making processes
  • 6. Specific Objectives • To build a case for integration of water security and climate resilience in development (providing economic, social and environmental arguments) • To review and synthesise existing information on climate risks, vulnerability and impacts of climate change to water resources, energy, food security and other development priorities; and assess the overall impact on national development
  • 7. Specific Objectives • To identify and strengthen synergies among existing water and adaptation related plans • To assess the institutional development and public investment planning processes and identify suitable entry points for integrating water security and climate resilience • To ensure water security and climate resilience are taken on board when making investment decisions in development
  • 8. Work Package Key Output  Support packages to national organisations in developing legal frameworks / policies / strategies, sectoral and development plans- that integrate water security and climate resilience
  • 9. • National Assessments: develop country baseline evidence to help better understand the impact of climate change on development  Deliverables: Country Climate Risk and Vulnerability Report (showing vulnerable zones/hotspots) Country Document: Building a case for water security and climate resilience (promoting the importance of investing) Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change (related to water security and climate resilience) Examples on types of activities in Work Package 2
  • 10. • Stakeholder engagement and institutional analysis: Support in identifying key stakeholders for water, climate and development and understanding the national development planning context  Deliverables Country stakeholder analysis for water, climate and development leading to multi-stakeholder engagement process Country Report on national development planning context (institutional arrangements, budget processes) – leading to a coordinating mechanism for in integrating water issues Examples on types of activities in Work Package 2
  • 11. • National Adaptation Responses: support sectors that depend and impact on water to screen and prioritise for investments in water security and climate resilience  Deliverables  Report on expert contributions to national organisation/s on integrating water security and climate resilience. Examples on types of activities in Work Package 2
  • 12. Thank you
  • 13. www.gwp.org/wacdep
  • 14. Work Package 2: Indicator Number of national organisations supported in developing legal frameworks/policies/strategies, sectoral and development plans - integrating water security and climate resilience Results which demonstrate that support activities (the need for which is acknowledged, and even identified, by the recipient) to complete specific tasks have been carried out at the national level Baseline 2012 Milestone 2014 Milestone 2015 Target 2016 Target 0 2 6 8 Observed