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Young Ghana woman watering her land with newly planted fields
The Government of Ghana has started a series of district-specific climate change vulnerability assessments across the country as part of its National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process.
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Flooding in Careiro Da Varzea Brazil 2016
How do floods affect people, especially the poorer population, living in flood-prone areas? What attracts them to settle in these areas and how do they cope with the impacts of floods?
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Wetland
Ghana has six designated Ramsar sites. These are wetlands designated under the criteria of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, an international treaty that seeks to protect them.
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National Platform

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National policies and plans

2002

The National Action Programme to Combat Drought and Desertification is a sectoral national programme of the Republic of Ghana, applicable for the period of 2002-2027. Its main objective is to sustain high agricultural production and ensure food security

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2012

This National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy intends to:

  • Ensure a consistent, comprehensive and a targeted approach to increasing climate resilience and decrease vulnerability of the populace.
  • Deepen awareness and sensitisation for the general
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2013
The National Climate Change Policy (NCCP) is Ghana’s integrated response to climate change. It provides strategic direction and coordinates issues of climate change in Ghana.
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Risk and governance profile(s)

2021

This climate risk profile is intended to serve as a public good to facilitate upstream country diagnostics, policy dialogue, and strategic planning by providing comprehensive overviews of trends and projected changes in key climate parameters, sector

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2015
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the 2013-15 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
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