The Good Practice Database presents various examples of good practices worldwide which demonstrate how climate policies and actions are being effectively designed and implemented across a range of national contexts. This analysis is a joint initiative of the Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement, the UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building Programme and the NDC Support Cluster.

Burkina Faso’s National Adaptation Plan: A Long-Term Planning Effort

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Burkina Faso, Sub-Saharan Africa
In 2012, Burkina Faso launched a comprehensive effort to develop a National Adaptation Plan (NAP). This case study explores Burkina Faso’s national process to formulate a medium- and long-term strategy for climate change adaptation, which …

Climate Change Adaptation Planning in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

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Vietnam, East Asia and Pacific
Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is considered among the world’s five most vulnerable deltas (Governments of Vietnam and the Netherlands 2013). Socioeconomic exposure is very high due to high population density, meaning that about 11 million people …

Experiences of Midterm Planning in The Colombian Electricity System

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Colombia, Latin America and Caribbean
In the early 1990s, Colombia suffered an extreme drought that caused nationwide programmed blackouts of up to 10 hours daily. As a result, the Colombian government asked for long and midterm planning tools to forecast electricity demand, as …

Lessons from low-emission development strategies to support long-term strategy development and implementation

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Chile, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Philippines, Uganda, South Africa, Latin America and Caribbean, East Asia and Pacific, Sub-Saharan Africa
Long-term strategies can enable enduring economic growth and sustainable development while also aligning with climate objectives in the Paris Agreement. It is increasingly recognized that, when developing LTS, many countries are not …

Long-term Climate Strategies: A Case Study of Germany

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Germany, Europe and Central Asia
This case study describes the process of developing Germany’s long-term strategy, “Climate Action Plan 2050.” The Climate Action Plan 2050 focuses on the economy-wide mitigation efforts required for Germany to achieve extensive greenhouse …