Here you can explore key trends in how NAP documents are structured and how they address different aspects of the NAP process. Click on the icons at the top to explore the elements you are interested in.


# of NAPs with specific adaptation actions identified


Average # of adaptation actions identified

31Gender responsive37Participatory29Inclusive of vulnerable groups and communities23Ecosystem-based, environmentally sustainable24Guided by best-available science19Coordinated13Multi-sectoral18Transparent20Guided by Traditional and Indigenous Knowledge35Other

# of NAPs that identify guiding principles

Data reflects NAPs submitted to the UNFCCC as of

* The list of NAPs on NAP Central includes a sector-specific NAP for agriculture from Uruguay—this was not included in the analysis as we are focusing on multi-sector NAP documents.

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