Maldives

  • Income group: upper middle income
  • National biodiversity index: 
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 1,335
  • Population: 317,280
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • Detailed adaptation plan
  • Climate risk not assessed
Vision Statement

Coral reefs are an important contributor the economy supporting tourism and fisheries. The reefs support rich biodiversity providing food and livelihoods to island communities. Coral reefs conservation through ecosystem approach as an adaptation measure to increase the resilience of the coral reef ecosystem.

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    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Water
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Biodiversity / ecosystems
  • Fisheries
  • Highly vulnerable groups
  • Transport / infrastructure
  • Tourism
  • Urban settlements
  • Adaptation Outcomes
    • Increase resilience / reduce risk
    • Protect against extreme events / disasters
    • Food security
    • Water security
    • Human well-being / health
    • Sustainable development / green growth
    • Protect natural capital / ecosystem services
  • Broad type of indirect action
    • 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
    • Coastal / marine
    • Resilient urban settlements
    • Resilient tourism
 

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Coral reefs conservation through ecosystem approach as an adaptation measure to increase the resilience of the coral reef ecosystem.