Under this assignment, the capacities of national institutions with regard to the short and long-term environmental and climate change needs were assessed, priorities identified and a Capacity Development Program (CDP) for these institutions proposed.
In phase 1 a Capacity Assessment (CA) of a group of government institutions with a view to planning, formulation, management, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of climate change adaptation/mitigation programs was conducted. Based on a wider stakeholder assessment, secondary stakeholders were identified that were also to be taken into account during the implementation of the assignment, i.e. the CA and CDP, but at a less intensive level.
A CDP for climate change adaptation based on the emerging priority capacity development needs identified during the CA, addressing also mitigation aspects where there are overlaps and synergies, was developed and recommended in phase 2.