Nature for Climate Adaptation Initiative
Creating an environment for accelerated action on NBCS for adaptation, the NCAI equips civil society organizations and practitioners involved in international development and climate adaptation with a solid baseline understanding to design compelling proposals and pursue projects, programs, and partnerships that will unleash the full potential of nature in confronting the climate crisis, while also promoting gender equality, social inclusion, the rights of Indigenous Peoples, and positive outcomes for biodiversity and ecosystems.
The NCAI offers three key tools:
- A self-paced, accessible e-learning course developed in partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
- An online learning space with technical guidance, resources, and case studies.
- Targeted virtual and in-person learning exchange opportunities that foster a community of practice.
Seeking Clarity on Nature-Based Climate Solutions for Adaptation
This guidance note clarifies the concepts behind nature-based solutions (NbS), nature-based climate solutions (NBCS), and ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA).
New Initiative to Boost Capacity for Nature-Based Climate Solutions
The Nature for Climate Adaptation Initiative (NCAI) has one crucial goal: to help enable nature-based climate action that protects both livelihoods and biodiversity in the most vulnerable parts of the world.
Nature-based solutions—solutions that involve working with nature to address societal challenges—have gained momentum as a tool that can deliver multiple benefits.
IISD Welcomes New Deal on Global Biodiversity Framework
IISD congratulates the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) for adopting the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, which will guide work within and outside the UN system on tackling biodiversity loss and help lay the groundwork towards the CBD’s vision of living in harmony with nature by 2050.
Massutrotning på agendan efter COP27 (in Swedish)
Klimatdiskussionerna fortsätter på ännu ett stort möte, nu handlar det om biologisk mångfald. Ska vi käka benig fisk för klimatets skull? Och internationella experter tror att fossilanvändningen snart minskar.
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