Here you will find details of essential resources (data, networks, organisations) for those involved or simply interested in the design and implementation of policy involving nature-based solutions.
The Paris Agreement builds upon the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate change. For the first time, all nations have been brought into a common cause to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt to its effects, with enhanced support to assist developing countries to do so.
Nature-based Solutions (NbS) are defined by IUCN as “actions to protect, sustainably manage, and restore natural or modified ecosystems, that address societal challenges effectively and adaptively, simultaneously providing human well-being and biodiversity benefits”.
The German Environment Ministry established the NDC Support Cluster in the framework of its International Climate Initiative (IKI) to support developing countries in a timely and comprehensive manner with the implementation of their nationally determined contributions (NDCs).
weADAPT is a collaborative platform on climate adaptation issues. It allows practitioners, researchers and policy-makers to access credible, high-quality information and connect with one another.
The NDC Partnership builds in-country capacity and increases knowledge sharing so that climate policies have meaningful and enduring impacts, and drive increasing global ambition over time.
The NAP Global Network aims to enhance national adaptation planning and action in developing countries through coordination of bilateral support and in-country actors.