Angie Dazé has been an Associate with IISD’s resilience program since 2014. Her work focuses on policy and practice related to climate change adaptation and resilience building. This includes analysis, guidance and technical support for National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes through the NAP Global Network, whose Secretariat is hosted by IISD. She co-leads the Network’s work on gender-responsive NAP processes, including technical assistance to countries, analysis and development of practical tools for integrating gender considerations in NAP processes. In addition, Angie coordinates programs of technical support for the NAP processes in Ethiopia and South Africa.
Past projects include research and development of tools and guidance on different aspects of resilience, such as migration and conservation, ecosystem-based adaptation and the role of financial services in supporting climate risk management. She has extensive experience providing training and capacity building on adaptation, resilience, gender and related topics. Angie’s past work includes positions with CARE, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and Natural Resources Canada.
- Why Gender Matters in Climate Change AdaptationEffective climate change adaptation recognizes that women, men and children experience impacts differently depending on where they live, how they sustain their livelihoods, and the roles they play in their families and communities.
- Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Overview Brief 1 Introduction to AlignmentThis is the first in a series of briefs focusing on alignment of country efforts under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
- Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Overview Brief 2 Getting Started on AlignmentThe brief explores how the different agendas and policy processes relate to each other and to a country’s national development planning processes. It describes the enabling factors for alignment and discusses how alignment objectives can be defined.
- Conducting Gender Analysis to Inform National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes: Reflections from six African countriesThis briefing note describes the rationale and approach that we have taken in supporting NAP-focused gender analyses in six African countries (Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Guinea-Conakry, Madagascar and Togo).
- Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Overview Brief 3This brief explores country perspectives on alignment of national-level policy processes under the Paris Agreement—specifically, NAPs and NDCs—as a basis for broader alignment toward climate-resilient development.
- Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development | Country Case Study: Sri Lanka This case study on Sri Lanka is part of a series of briefs focusing on alignment of country efforts under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
- sNAPshot: Linking sectoral adaptation planning processes at national and subnational levels: Lessons from SenegalThis sNAPshot takes a closer look at Senegal’s approach to vertical integration, the process of linking national and sub-national adaptation planning through the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process.
- ALivE Adaptation, Livelihoods and Ecosystem Planning Tool: User ManualThe ALivE user manual provides detailed guidance on applying the computer-based ALivE tool designed to support the planning of effective and feasible ecosystem-based adaptation options.
- Gender-Responsive Climate ActionWhat does gender-responsive climate action look like? Expert commentary on achieving gender-responsive climate action through women’s empowerment, inclusive policy-making and other innovative practices.
- Towards Gender-Responsive NAP Processes: Progress and Recommendations for the Way ForwardThis report presents an analysis of progress on integrating gender responsive considerations in NAP processes. While there is no single approach to gender inequality and the linkages to climate change adaptation planning, implementation and M&E, countries often face similar challenges.
- Financing National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes: Contributing to the achievement of nationally determined contribution (NDC) adaptation goalsThis guidance note aims to assist countries with determining how to secure the financing for their National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes.
- A Framework for Gender-Responsive National Adaptation Plan (NAP) ProcessesThis brief discusses gender equality in the context of the formulation and implementation of National Adaptation Plans (NAPs).
- sNAPshot | Developing Capacity for Subnational Adaptation Action in the Republic of the SudanThis sNAPshot policy brief explores Sudan's approach to developing capacity for subnational adaptation action, which supports the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process.
- sNAPshot | Information Sharing for Adaptation Planning at Subnational Levels: South Africa's Let's Respond ToolkitThis sNAPshot policy brief explores South Africa's approach to information sharing in the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process to promote vertical integration, which is the process of linking national and subnational adaptation planning, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.
- Connecting the Dots: How ecosystem services support adaptation to climate change What does Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) look like in practice? This blog looks at lessons from recent work in Nepal.
- sNAPshot: Getting Started on Vertical IntegrationThis sNAPshot policy brief from the NAP Global Network introduces the topic of vertical integration, the process of linking national and sub-national adaptation planning through the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process.
- Taking Stock of Adaptation Progress: Some lessons and challengesOn November 4, the international community celebrated as the Paris Agreement came into effect.
- Vertical Integration in National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes: A guidance note for linking national and sub-national adaptationThis guidance note aims to strengthen vertical integration in National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes, presenting a flexible approach to link national and sub-national adaptation planning, implementation and monitoring & evaluation.
- How Small Businesses Can Support Climate-Resilient Value Chains: Lessons from UgandaThis brief focuses on investments by domestic seed companies in quality seeds, including climate-resilient varieties, in developing countries and the climate risk management benefits for other actors along the value chain. It is designed for researchers and practitioners working on agricultural value chains, food security and climate resilience in developing countries.
- Review of Current and Planned Adaptation Action in GhanaThis report summarizes the climate risks and vulnerable sectors in Ghana, providing an overview of climate change adaptation policies and initiatives that have been introduced at the national and sub-national levels.
- Review of Current and Planned Adaptation Action in TajikistanThis report summarizes the climate risks and vulnerable sectors in Tajikistan, providing an overview of policies and initiatives introduced in response at the national and sub-national levels.
- Financial Services for Climate-Resilient Value Chains: The case of the Centenary Bank in UgandaThis briefing note presents the results of case study research on financial services and climate risk management along agricultural value chains, focusing on the Centenary Bank’s services to rice value chain actors in Eastern Uganda.
- Enabling Climate Risk Management Along Agricultural Value Chains: Insights from the rice value chain in UgandaThis briefing note proposes a framework of core functions for climate risk management (CRM) along agricultural value chains and highlights the role of service providers in supporting CRM efforts.
- Policy Solutions for Climate-Resilient Agricultural Value ChainsClimate change poses serious risks to agriculture in many developing countries.
- Migration and Conservation: A toolkit for conservation and development practitionersThis toolkit helps conservation practitioners assess the impacts of human migration on critical ecosystems.
- How Should Conservation Actors Approach Migration?Migration has always been an important strategy for coping with variability and change in Africa’s Great Lakes region.
- Human Migration and Ecosystems: Insights from the Great Lakes Region of East and Central AfricaFor centuries, people in east and central Africa have used migration as a strategy to respond to...
- Promoting Climate-Resilient Peacebuilding in Fragile StatesEfforts to help fragile states move onto a path toward stability and sustainability continue to...