Cameroon

  • Income group: lower middle income
  • National biodiversity index: 0.689
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 7,004
  • Population: 19,406,100
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • Detailed adaptation plan
  • Low climate risk
Vision Statement

Strengthen sustainable management and enhancement of forests and biodiversity.

    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Water
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Biodiversity / ecosystems
  • Fisheries
  • Highly vulnerable groups
  • Forestry
  • Energy
  • Tourism
  • Urban settlements
  • Broad type of indirect action
    • Investment in climate change research / monitoring
    • Disaster risk reduction
    • Institutional capacity building
    • Community capacity building
    • Raising public awareness
    • Health research / action
 

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Reduction of forest vulnerability to climate change in Cameroon: inventories, management and conservation of forest blocks, reconstitution of forest cover, especially in sensitive areas (headlands, banks, etc.); village agroforestry.

Coastal Protection and Management of the Effects of Climate Change; Restoration and management of mangroves.

Promote the rehabilitation of degraded lands and the reforestation of anthropogenic savannas, and strengthen carbon sinks in degraded forests.