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Least Developed Countries Portal


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?

Workshop organized by the Adaptation Committee in collaboration with the LEG
Experiences, good practices, lessons learned, gaps and needs in the process to formulate and implement national adaptation plans
16-17 April 2015, Bonn (to be confirmed), Germany

NAP Expo 2015
14-15 April 2015, Bonn, Germany

News archive

List of LDCs under the Convention

The Adaptation Exchange