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A regional project to strengthen flood and drought management and early warnings in the Volta Basin has been selected by the Adaptation Fund portfolio monitoring mission in order to highlight implementation experience that will benefit future projects.
World Meteorological Organization
In 2022, the world saw floods in Pakistan, droughts in the Horn of Africa, and hurricanes in the Caribbean. With each new day comes yet another headline pointing to a climate disaster unfolding somewhere in the world.
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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.
National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network

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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

Ghana - government
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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