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El Salvador

ES' National Plan for Adaptation to Climate Change (NAP)

legislation type Executive
Passed in 2019
The key principles of this plan are:
• The national plan for adaptation to climate change is part of the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals, the National Plan for Climate Change and the Nationally Determined Contributions.
• The formulation of the plan must consider different approaches: gender, multi-ethnic groups, generational.
• Establish and strengthen institutional, sectoral and local capacities to achieve adaptation to climate change.
• The plan must be approached from a sectoral and territorial perspective, since it is precisely in the territories where the impact of climate change is felt, with the effects on the populations and resources that cohabit there.
• Empowerment of the national adaptation plan and its sectoral plans involving the different sectors and the population in general, and especially vulnerable groups, for which a participatory approach is established, and with a “bottom-up” construction scheme. ”, through consultation and validation processes. This participation must involve municipalities, government institutions and agencies, non-governmental organizations, the private sector, academia, and other relevant sectors.
• The national plan and the sectoral and intersectoral plans must be constituted in an integrated set of measures that allow generating climate resilience in El Salvador.


from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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