Bhutan

  • Income group: lower middle income
  • National biodiversity index: 0.607
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 1,001
  • Population: 720,679
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • Detailed adaptation plan
  • Low climate risk

    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Water
  • Biodiversity / ecosystems
  • Forestry
  • Energy
  • Adaptation Outcomes
    • Increase resilience / reduce risk
    • Protect against extreme events / disasters
    • Food security
    • Water security
    • Protect biodiversity / ecosystems
    • Economy
    • Sustainable development / green growth
    • Livelihood security
    • Protect natural capital / ecosystem services
    • Energy security
  • Broad type of indirect action
    • Investment in climate change research / monitoring
    • Disaster risk reduction
    • Institutional capacity building
    • Raising public awareness
    • Health research / action
    • Risk transfer initiatives
  • Broad type of hybrid action
    • Climate Smart Agriculture
    • Resilient water infrastructure \n / water management
    • Resilient energy infrastructure \n / energy management
    • Resilient transport \n infrastucture
 

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Integrated watershed and wetland management.

Protecting catchment areas for hydropower through watershed and sustainable land management approaches.

Sustainable forest management and conservation of biodiversity to ensure sustained environmental services through: sustainable management of forest management units (FMUs), protected areas, community forests, forest areas outside FMUs, and private forests