Belize

  • Income group: upper middle income
  • National biodiversity index: 0.643
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 495
  • Population: 312,971
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • Detailed adaptation plan
  • Medium climate risk
Vision Statement

The proposed interventions to mainstream adaptation and mitigation to Climate Change will be achieved by providing guidance for actions that concerns the direct and indirect threats posed by global Climate Change on forests and forest dependent people in order to reduce their vulnerability, increase their resilience and adaptation to Climate Change.

The overall goal is to enhance the protection and restoration of forest ecosystems and build the resiliency of water catchment areas.

Papers based on country

    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Water
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Biodiversity / ecosystems
  • Fisheries
  • Transport / infrastructure
  • Forestry
  • Tourism
  • Settlements in general
  • Adaptation Outcomes
    • Increase resilience / reduce risk
    • Food security
    • Water security
    • Protect biodiversity / ecosystems
    • Human well-being / health
    • Economy
    • Sustainable development / green growth
    • Livelihood security
 

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Interventions under the fisheries sector aim to achieve the sustainable management of the fisheries resources, and the conservation and preservation of fisheries resources and marine habitats in promoting reef ecosystem resilience.