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Common Ground Between the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework

Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction

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Countries are faced with the growing challenge of managing increasing risks from climate change and climate variability, putting development and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals at risk. The adoption in 2015 of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Paris Agreement on climate change provides a clear mandate for increased coherence in countries’ approaches to climate and disaster risk reduction. Countries increasingly recognise the benefits of improved coherence between the two policy areas, exemplified by the number of countries that either have developed joint strategies or put in place processes that facilitate co-ordination.

Informed by the country approaches of Ghana, Peru and the Philippines, in addition to a review of relevant literature, this report examines the potential for increased coherence in approaches to climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction across levels of government and sectors. It identifies ways in which government officials, development co-operation and other stakeholders can support efforts to further enhance coherence between the two policy areas, not only in the three case study countries, but also those in other countries as well as providers of development co-operation.

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Approaches in Ghana to increased coherence in climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction

This chapter presents national and sub-national approaches to policy development and implementation on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in Ghana. It outlines the policy context and governance arrangements for these two policy agendas, approaches to implementation of the policies, financing, and monitoring and evaluation. The chapter also provides dedicated discussion on the approaches in the agriculture sector and those in urban areas. The role of developing co-operation in supporting domestic efforts to manage climate risks and build resilience is also outlined. Drawing on these insights, the chapter highlights ways forward on how the government and development co-operation can facilitate greater coherence in efforts to build resilience to climate and disaster risks.

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