Ethiopia Launches 15 Year National Adaptation Plan to Address Climate Change

Ethiopia has launched a fifteen-year National Adaptation Plan (NAP-ETH) that will cost about USD 6 billion annually to address climate change.

NAP-ETH plans to bring about transformational change in the country's capacity to address the adverse consequence of climate change, according to Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC).

The National Adaptation Plan released today focuses on agriculture, forestry, health, transport, power, industry, water, and urban sectors that are identified as most vulnerable.

Within these sectors, 18 adaptation options have been identified for implementation at all level and across different development sectors, recognizing the considerable diversity in context and vulnerability across Ethiopia's regions and social groups, it was learned.



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