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The least developed countries (LDC) Portal provides links to information that is of specific interest to LDCs, including the work on national adaptation programmes of action (NAPAs), the LDC work programme, the national adaptation plan (NAP) process, the work of the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG), databases of relevance to the LDCs, the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) and other sources of funding, Article 4.9 of the Convention, a best practices and lessons learned platform and links to other useful sites.

What is new

NAPA process from preparation to implementation and information on some  of the support available for the NAPA, in particular from the LEG
Overview and in-depth information about the work of the LEG, including training and training materials
Platform presenting over a decade of rich experiences, best practices and lessons learned in addressing adaptation in LDCs
NAPA priorities, LDCF/NAPA projects, local coping strategies, and more
Activities undertaken as part of the LDC work programme including linkages to mitigation, technology, finance and capacity-building under the Convention
Access to data, information and knowledge on adaptation to all relevant stakeholders that are developing adaptation plans
Funding for NAPA preparation and implementation, the LDC work programme and other adaptation activities
Specific consideration under the Convention on special situation of LDCs concerning funding and transfer of technology
Other organizations providing support to LDCs to adapt to the adverse effects of climate change and increase resilience

What's new?

Coming up

LEG technical meeting on NAP
Venue: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Date: 24-26 February 2014

Update on SB 39 and COP 19, Warsaw

Equatorial Guinea submitted its NAPA at the start of COP 19, thus successfully concluding the NAPA preparation process for all 48 LDC Parties.

The decisions that were adopted by the COP at this session and that are relevant to the LDCs and the work of the LEG, include:

The conclusions that were adopted by the SBI at this session and that are relevant to the LDCs and the work of the LEG, include:

Last modified: 3 February 2014

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