Webinar - Ecosystem-based Adaptation and National Adaptation Planning: Opportunities for the Agricultural Sectors

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 | 10:00 – 11:30 CET - Rome, Italy


  • Ninni Ikkala Nyman, Monitoring and Evaluation and Knowledge Management Expert, UNDP
  • Luna Bharati, Principal Researcher and Project Leader, International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
  • Jaruwan Ngamsing, NAP Advisor, Thailand, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ)


This webinar provided an overview of how EbA can be effectively integrated into the agriculture sectors’ adaptation strategies and broader national adaptation planning processes. Presentations focused on the entry points for mainstreaming EbA in the formulation and implementation stages of a National Adaptation Plan (NAP). They also outlined opportunities, experiences and approaches in mainstreaming EbA into adaptation policy planning processes in the case of Nepal and Thailand and discussed strategies at different scales. This webinar is also listed as the third webinar in Module 1 of the EbA webinar series “Scaling up of Adaptation in the Agricultural Sectors (SAAS)” 

 Speakers and materials:

  • Introduction to the Webinar – Manar Abdelmagied

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  • National adaptation planning (NAP) processes and EbA - Ninni Ikkala Nyman

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  • Ecosystems based Adaptation for Sustainable Growth – Luna Bharati 

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  • Mainstreaming EbA into Thailand’s NAPs and Opportunities for the Agricultural Sectors - Jaruwan Ngamsing

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