Mongolia

  • Income group: lower middle income
  • National biodiversity index: 0.358
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 20,840
  • Population: 2,736,800
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • Detailed adaptation plan
  • Medium climate risk
Vision Statement

Vision for adaptation: Increased adaptive capacity to overcome negative impacts of climate change, and to strengthen resilience of ecosystem and socio-economic sectors.

    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Water
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Biodiversity / ecosystems
  • Forestry
  • Adaptation Outcomes
    • Increase resilience / reduce risk
    • Protect against extreme events / disasters
    • Food security
    • Water security
    • Protect biodiversity / ecosystems
    • Sustainable development / green growth
    • Protect natural capital / ecosystem services
  • Broad type of indirect action
    • Investment in climate change research / monitoring
    • Disaster risk reduction
    • Institutional capacity building
    • Community capacity building
 

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

To build capacity of community forestry groups to conduct modern technologies for forest seedlings and tree plantations.

To make forests resilient to climate change by improving their productivity and changing their composition and structure.

To train human resources for forest management practices.

Cons/To maintain availability of water resources through protection of runoff formation zones and their native ecosystems in river basins

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Forest area will be increased to 9% by 2030 through reforestation activities.