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Approaches to Transformative Adaptation in Agriculture

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The NAP Expo at Sharm El Sheikh focussed on transformational change in the National Adaptation plan process. The Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans team presented at the forum “Long-term adaptation planning and transformation” titled “Approaches to transformative adaptation in agriculture” highlighting that transformative role FAO has in adapting agriculture to Climate Change. This PowerPoint was presented by Claudia Garcia of the Climate and Environment Division

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Approaches to Transformative Adaptation in Agriculture

  1. 1. Approaches to Transformative Adaptation in Agriculture Claudia Garcia Climate and Environment Division, FAO NAP Expo 2018 | 05 April 2018 Long-term adaptation planning and transformation
  2. 2. 5 Principles for Sustainable Food and Agriculture 2030 Agenda Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Addis Ababa Action Agenda Paris Agreement The way forward for agriculture  Improving efficiency in the use of resources is crucial for sustainable agriculture;  Sustainability requires direct action to conserve, protect and enhance natural resources;  Agriculture that fails to protect and improve livelihoods, equity and social well-being is unsustainable;  Enhanced resilience of people, communities and ecosystems is key to sustainable agriculture; and  Sustainable food and agriculture requires responsible and effective governance systems.
  3. 3. Supplementary Guidelines Addressing Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in National Adaptation Plans NAP-Ag Guidelines NAP Expo 2018: Long-term adaptation planning and transformation Available in English, French and Spanish.
  4. 4. Target groups Non-Ag SpecialistsNon-Ag Specialists Ag SpecialistsAg Specialists 11 22 National planners and decision makers working on climate change National planners and decision makers working on climate change Authorities and experts of the agriculture sectors Authorities and experts of the agriculture sectors NAP Expo 2018: Long-term adaptation planning and transformation NAP-Ag Guidelines
  5. 5. Overview Lay the groundwork and address gaps A Prepare a NAP Framework B Implementation strategies C Monitor, review, report and communicate Monitor, review, report and communicate DD NAP Expo 2018: Long-term adaptation planning and transformation NAP-Ag Guidelines
  6. 6. Element A: Lay the groundwork and address gaps Element A: Lay the groundwork and address gaps Ensure and facilitate the appropriate involvement of relevant stakeholders from the various agriculture sectors in the process to formulate and implement NAPs 1. Initiating and launching1. Initiating and launching 2. Stocktaking2. Stocktaking 3. Addressing gaps and weaknesses 3. Addressing gaps and weaknesses •Has the process to formulate and implement NAP started at the national level? •Key Ag sectors aware of the process? •What are Ag sector challenges? •What are existing key strategies links to climate change and the Ag sectors? •Who are the stakeholders in climate change and Ag issues? •Existing plans and resources to address capacity gaps in the NAP-Ag planning •What coordination mechanisms are needed? 4. Linking adaptation and development 4. Linking adaptation and development •What are the development goals in the Ag sectors? •How to best integrate adaptation in Ag development? Element A – Lay the groundwork and address the gaps
  7. 7. Element B: Prepare a NAP Framework Element B: Prepare a NAP Framework Analysis of climate change scenarios, vulnerabilities and risks in the agriculture sectors for identifying, selecting and prioritizing medium- to long-term adaptation options Element B – Prepare a NAP Framework NAP Expo 2018: Long-term adaptation planning and transformation 1. Climate scenarios 1. Climate scenarios 2. Impacts and vulnerabilities 2. Impacts and vulnerabilities 3. Adaptation options 3. Adaptation options •Is climate information available and accessible? •What are the climate scenarios for the country and the regions? •Which Ag sectors and systems are amongst the most exposed? •What are the adaptation options? •What is currently in place? •How are adaptation options ranked and prioritized? By whom? •Are food security, nutrition and poverty reduction considered? 4. Compiling and communicating priorities 4. Compiling and communicating priorities 5. Reviewing integration 5. Reviewing integration •How are adaptation options ranked and prioritized? By whom? •Are food security, nutrition and poverty reduction considered? •How are adaptation options ranked and prioritized? By whom? •Are food security, nutrition and poverty reduction considered?
  8. 8. Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans Flagship Programme Objective | To identify and address climate change adaptation measures for the agriculture sectors in relevant national planning and budgeting processes through the formulation and implementation of a National Adaptation Plan (NAP). Global Programme Budget: USD 17 million Donor | BMUB Partner | UNDP Supporting Countries on NAPs (11): Colombia, Gambia, Guatemala, Kenya, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Uganda, Uruguay, Viet Nam and Zambia NAP-Ag Programme NAP Expo 2018: Long-term adaptation planning and transformation
  9. 9. Thematic Working Group (TWG) on Agriculture, Food Security and Land Use With the aim to: •Support NDC implementation •Facilitate a peer to peer network for countries and international organizations •Explore opportunities of transformational change and paradigm shift in the agricultural sectors The story so far… •Two TWG workshops held •E-discussion on adaptation •TWG workplan 2018 under review •Goal to present the results of the TWG during COP24 in Poland • A country-led pilot group under the NDC Partnership • Facilitated by FAO in close collaboration with the NDC-P Support Unit • A country-led pilot group under the NDC Partnership • Facilitated by FAO in close collaboration with the NDC-P Support Unit TWG | Agriculture, Food Security and Land Use NAP Expo 2018: Long-term adaptation planning and transformation
  10. 10. Thank you! UNDP-FAO NAP-Ag Programme Julia.Wolf@fao.org and Rohini.Kohli@undp.org TWG on Agriculture, Food Security and Land Use Martial.Bernoux@fao.org
  11. 11.  TWG workplan 2018 will give detailed modalities Groups are divided by themes, allowing focused exchanges along a ‘common thread’  Exchange via email and skype calls  Group-owned online depository for documents  Per session and group, a one page brief on:  Learning outcomes  Success stories to share  P2P diary: reflections on the P2P learning experience during the session  The brief will be shared with the full group and feed into a peer-to-peer learning synthesis report Modalities of the TWG peer-to- peer learning TWG | Agriculture, Food Security and Land Use

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