Day 4 Update

The fourth day of the NAP Expo featured keynote presentations addressing saving species on the brink of extinction, a strategic approach to comprehensive management in response to climate change impacts, and the proactive engagement of youth in ensuring transformations to adapt.  “Saving species on the brink of extinction: What emerging conservation leaders can do” Prof. […]

Day 3 Update

Adaptation for LDCs is not a choice, but a development and a socio-economic imperative. The NAP Expo featured a high-level segment graced by H.E Dr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, the President of the Republic of Botswana. The President cited the event, happening under the umbrella of the Botswana Global Adaptation Week, as the first of its […]

Day 2 Update

The second day of the NAP Expo 2022 explored the theme “transformations to adapt” featuring keynotes on food and the agricultural system, climate change and economics, and analytics of big data. Transformation of the food and agricultural system and its implication for adaptation actions Our current food system has many challenges, including entrenched rural poverty, […]

Day 1 Update

The 7th global NAP Expo successfully kick-started in Gaborone, Botswana under the umbrella of the Botswana Global Adaptation Week. An estimate of 400 participants registered to the event and are composed of experts, representatives from national and sub-national governments, United Nations organizations and other international organizations, bilateral and multilateral agencies, regional centers and networks, the […]

Meet our keynote speakers series: Prof. Bruce Campbell

For about a decade, my work has focused exclusively on dealing with climate change in agriculture, leading a research program that had three areas of focus relevant to adaptation: (i) how do policies and institutions need to change to ensure adaptation, (ii) how can climate information services deliver information to farmers and service providers to […]

Meet our keynote speakers series: Ms. Gladys Habu

Can you tell us about your work on adaptation? At present I am completing my Masters in the United Kingdom. However, in general all my voluntary work is focused around climate change awareness (as well as health), and contributing to the momentum that keeps the conversation going on behalf of our vulnerable populations. Our local […]

Meet our keynote speakers series: Prof. Jonah Ratsimbazafy

Can you tell us about your work on adaptation? The island of Madagascar is considered as the sanctuary of recent biodiversity through its notable fauna and flora. However, Madagascar suffers from habitat loss and the degradation of the environment caused by human activities. The GERP association, which I am the president, aims to conduct researches […]

Meet our keynote speakers series: Prof. Godwell Nhamo

Can you tell us about your work on adaptation? My most recent work focused on the increasing risks of tropical cyclones, floods and tornadoes in southern Africa. The work is well-documented in four book volumes published by Springer Nature in 2021. The work was triggered by the catastrophic impact of Tropical Cyclone Idai and Tropical […]

Government of Botswana to host NAP Expo in August 2022

At the opening plenary of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) held on 6 June 2022 during the Bonn Climate Change Conference 2022, Ambassador Mmasekgoa Masire- Mwamba of the Government of Botswana announced the offer of her government to host the 2022 NAP Expo.  The seventh global NAP Expo will take place from 22 to […]

NAP Expo to resume this year

The NAP Expo is an outreach event organized by the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) under the UNFCCC in collaboration with UN agencies and organizations supporting NAPs. It promotes the exchange of experiences and fosters partnerships between a wide range of actors and stakeholders on how to advance National Adaptation Plans (NAPs). After a […]