Workshop on tracking progress on adaptation to climate change in Uganda
From the 8th to the 10th of May of 2019, about 35 country representatives and 16 participants from international organizations and initiatives met in Kampala, Uganda, to discuss tracking progress on adaptation to climate change under the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF). The workshop aimed at adaptation technical experts, either government officials or employees of state umbrella organizations, managing and overseeing technical dossiers in the field of M&E of climate change adaptation.
The workshop is jointly organised by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the UN Environment Global Support Programme, and the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. The workshop is hosted by the Ministry of Water and Environement of the Republic of Uganda.
This technical workshop aims to bring together participants from Anglophone African countries to provide a space for exchange and learning about:
- Share experiences, challenges and potential solutions related to adaptation to climate change with a special focus on the agricultural sector, and how it relates to the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF).
- Foster South-South Learning.
- Promote technical capacity building on M&E of adaptation to climate change.
Day 1 - Wednesday 8th May 2019
Stanford Mwakasonda (GSP) - Key Messages from the African Climate Week with regard to Adaptation & Transparency
Barry Smith (IIED) - The Global Challenges in Adaptation M&E and the Importance of National Systems
Elisa DiStefano (FAO) - Introduction to M&E of adaptation in the agriculture sector
Barry Smith (IIED) - Institutional Mapping Excercise: Sketching National Systems
Day 2 - Thursday 9th May 2019
Elisa DiStefano (FAO) - Function and Types of Adaptation Indicators
Barry Smith (IIED) - Preliminary Examples of Good Practice
Deborah Murphy (NAP GN) - National Adaptation Plan (NAP) M&E and the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF)
Elisa DiStefano (FAO) - Stocktake of Existing National Indicators and Data Sources: Challenges and Actions
Deborah Murphy (NAP GN) - M&E of National Adaptation Plans
Day 3 - Friday 10th May 2019
Tracy Kajumba (IIED) - Gender-responsive adaptation
Henry Neufeldt (UNEP DTU) - Linking Adaptation to the Global Context: Towards Implementing the Paris Agreement
Deborah Murphy (NAP GN) - Alignment of country efforts under the 2030 Agenda, Paris Agreement and Sendai Framework