Mauritania

  • Income group: lower middle income
  • National biodiversity index: 0.341
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 2,710
  • Population: 3,378,254
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • Detailed adaptation plan
  • Medium-low climate risk
Vision Statement

Initiatives to combat silting, reforestation, management and protection of natural resources and biodiversity conservation.

The strengthening of the resilience of natural ecosystems to the effects of climate change.

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    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Water
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Biodiversity / ecosystems
  • Fisheries
  • Highly vulnerable groups
  • Forestry
  • Rural population
  • Urban settlements
  • Urban population
  • Rural settlements
  • Adaptation Outcomes
    • Increase resilience / reduce risk
    • Protect against extreme events / disasters
    • Food security
    • Water security
    • Protect biodiversity / ecosystems
    • Human well-being / health
    • Protect natural capital / ecosystem services
  • Broad type of indirect action
    • Investment in climate change research / monitoring
    • Institutional capacity building
    • Community capacity building
    • Health research / action
    • Resilient livelihoods
    • Risk transfer initiatives
  • Broad type of hybrid action
    • Coastal / marine
    • Climate Smart Agriculture
    • Resilient water infrastructure \n / water management
    • Resilient urban settlements
 

Current Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

In the field of nature protection, more than 20 conservation projects and programs and reforestation of nature were implemented between 1975 and 2008, relayed since 2010 through ambitious climate change adaptation programs. […] mainly initiatives to combat silting, reforestation, management and protection of natural resources and biodiversity conservation.

Protection of habitats in the euphotic zone.

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

An aerial seeding of degraded lands (10 000 ha / year) regeneration of the natural environment.

Restoration of natural pastures (defensive management and rangeland management).

Integrated and sustainable wetland rehabilitation and management effects of climate change.

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Aerial seeding of degraded lands (10 000 ha / year)