Panama

  • Income group: upper middle income
  • National biodiversity index: 0.793
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 8,801
  • Population: 3,405,813
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • No details in adaptation plan
  • Medium-low climate risk
Vision Statement

In September 2014, His Excellency President Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez indicated in his address to the participants at the United Nations Summit on Climate Change, the lines of action of the country facing the challenges of climate change, articulated around the Strengthening of institutions; The diversification of the energy matrix; Management and restoration of river basins; Protection, conservation and management of biodiversity.

    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Biodiversity / ecosystems
  • Highly vulnerable groups
  • Energy
  • Rural population
  • Urban population
  • Adaptation Outcomes
    • Increase resilience / reduce risk
    • Protect against extreme events / disasters
    • Water security
    • Protect biodiversity / ecosystems
    • Sustainable development / green growth
 

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Philanthropic project in order to implement sustainable development programs, projects and activities related to the conservation and management of tropical forests.

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Reforestation of 1,000,000 hectares over the next 20 years.