Indicators for Tracking the Global Goal on Adaptation: Insights from 50+ African Countries
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Nowak A, Njuguna L, Zorrilla-Miras P, Sanz MJ, Lopez-Gunn E, Zafra-Calvo N, Wamukoya G, Rosenstock T. 2021. Indicators for Tracking the Global Goal on Adaptation: Insights from 50+ African Countries. AICCRA Policy Brief. Accelerating the Impacts of CGIAR Climate Research for Africa (AICCRA).
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Key messages:* Measurement and tracking of adaptation at the national level is important in assessing adaptation progress towards achieving the Paris Agreement goals.* More than 400 indicators for tracking adaptation progress are included in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) of African countries. * Most of the indicators focus on measuring and tracking short- and medium-term adaptation results (outputs).* More efforts are required to develop robust indicators for measuring and tracking adaptation along it’s various dimensions and facilitate long-term adaptation planning.* A thematic approach towards adaptation tracking allow countries to measure context-sensitive indicators while allowing aggregation and comparison at different scales in the context of the Global Goal on Adaptation (GGA).
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