Hauling fuelwood in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo. Ollivier Girard/CIFOR photo
Lima call for climate action: Paving the way to revisit Central Africa’s adaptation agenda
BY DENIS SONWA
One of the main outputs of the UNFCCC COP 20 in Lima was significant progress on recognizing the importance of adaptation when responding to climate change. The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process gained more interest, and how NAP can be supported by the GFC (Green Climate Fund) will be a subject of further discussions before the Paris talks in 2015. The Global Landscape Forum (GLF) organized by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and partners as a side event during the COP clearly states that adaptation and mitigation approaches can be combined and reinforced through “landscape approaches.”
It is now time for countries and regions to turn the outputs of Lima into realities, both nationally and regionally.
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