Supporting Bangladesh to advance their NAP process

Project Overview

Status of assistance to Bangladesh for their NAP process:

  • A Green Climate Fund (GCF) financed project has been launched to support the formulation and advancement of the Bangladesh National Adaptation Plan (NAP) with a focus on long term adaptation investment and enhancing national capacity for integration of climate change adaptation in planning, budgeting and financial tracking processes. The Ministry of Environment and Forests, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Planning and key personnel working on climate change adaptation relevant programming in water resources, agriculture and food security, coastal zones, and urban habitation (the “priority sectors”) will be the beneficiaries of this project.
  • Support provided from NAP-GSP to leverage finance for NAPs, NAP readiness proposal to the GCF prepared. NAP in focus: Lessons from Bangladesh publication prepared in collaboration with the Government of Bangladesh;
  • With support from Norway, a National NAP road map has been produced by a team of national experts in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and UNDP. Bangladesh has subsequently applied for LDCF funding through UNDP support to facilitate the implementation of this road map. The GSP provided a review for this road-map. 
  • Delegates from Bangladesh attended the NAP-GSP Regional Training Workshop for Asian LDCs in February 2014 - in which a NAP timeline schedule was formulated by the Bangladesh country team (view below).
  • The ECCA programme is Bangladesh is potentially an important building block for NAP and so is the work for mainstreaming environment and climate in national processes through PEI including the CPEIR.

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Reports and Publications

Project Brief / Fact Sheet

National Adaptation Plan process in focus: Lessons from Bangladesh