Gambia, The

  • Income group: low income
  • National biodiversity index: 0.602
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 513
  • Population: 1,825,000
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • Some detail in adaptation plan
  • Medium-low climate risk
Vision Statement

Climate Change Adaptation through large scale ecosystem restoration of the River Gambia Watershed.

    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Water
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Fisheries
  • Transport / infrastructure
  • Energy
  • Rural population
  • Urban settlements
  • Adaptation Outcomes
    • Increase resilience / reduce risk
    • Protect against extreme events / disasters
    • Water security
    • Human well-being / health
    • Economy
    • Livelihood security
  • Broad type of indirect action
    • Investment in climate change research / monitoring
    • Disaster risk reduction
    • Institutional capacity building
    • Community capacity building
    • Raising public awareness
    • Resilient livelihoods
  • Broad type of hybrid action
    • Coastal / marine
    • Climate Smart Agriculture
    • Resilient water infrastructure \n / water management
    • Resilient transport \n infrastucture
    • Resilient urban settlements
 

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Enrichment and management of rangelands.