Webinar: Assessment of options for adaptation measures: Methods and experiences of selection and prioritization in Paraguay and Uruguay

Thursday, 4th of May, at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Bogota, Lima, Quito)

The NAPS Community is an UN Environment Initiative through the REGATTA project implemented in collaboration with Practical Action.

The NAPS Community gives public officials, researchers and specialists in international cooperation and civil society, involved in the preparation of the National Adaptation Plans of their respective countries in Latin America and the Caribbean the opportunity to support each other by exchanging good practices and challenges in this work.

In this Webinar, they will show you methodologies for selecting measures to adapt to climate change in Paraguay and Uruguay, particularly through the cost-benefit analysis. The presentation will highlight the experience in:

·         Project prioritization methodologies: cost-effectiveness, cost-benefit

·         Cost Benefit Analysis (CB) applied to CC policies, main challenges

·         Case Study: CB Analysis of the Asuncion Wastewater Treatment System

·         Assessment and prioritization of adaptation measures in Uruguay


Welcome to the NAPS Community of Practice

Dr. Lili Ilieva, Moderator and climate adaptation expert – Practical Action, Peru

Selecting adaptation measures using cost-benefit analysis: Experience from Asunción

Dr. Roberto Ponce, Professor, Faculty of Business and Economy, University of Excellence (Universidad de Desarrollo), Chile

Assessment and prioritization of adaptation measures in Uruguay

Mónica Gómez, Expert, Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and Environment (MVOTMA), Uruguay

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 10:00
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 16:00