Benin

  • Income group: low income
  • National biodiversity index: 0.618
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 6,318
  • Population: 9,352,000
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • Detailed adaptation plan
  • Low climate risk
Vision Statement

Adaptation in the context of climate change refers to initiatives, measures, actions to reduce the vulnerability of natural systems […].

The overall objective of the CBDN for adaptation is Benin is to increase efforts to reduce vulnerability to the impacts of climate change in human systems, resilience of ecosystems in the context of global warming.

Papers based on country

    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Water
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Fisheries
  • Highly vulnerable groups
  • Forestry
  • Energy
  • Settlements in general
  • Adaptation Outcomes
    • Increase resilience / reduce risk
    • Food security
    • Protect biodiversity / ecosystems
    • Human well-being / health
    • Economy
    • Sustainable development / green growth
 

Current Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Restore fragile ecosystem (mangrove)