Philippines

  • Income group: lower middle income
  • National biodiversity index: 0.786
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 105,654
  • Population: 92,337,852
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • Some detail in adaptation plan
  • High climate risk
Vision Statement

The Philippines is endowed with diverse ecosystems, which are considered extremely important for enabling the country to develop resilience in the face of climate change. Among these are its forests and marine resources, which are seen as contributing to both adaptation and mitigation needs.

Development of climate and disaster-resilient ecosystem(s).

Papers based on country

    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Water
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Biodiversity / ecosystems
  • Fisheries
  • Highly vulnerable groups
  • Adaptation Outcomes
    • Increase resilience / reduce risk
    • Protect against extreme events / disasters
    • Food security
    • Water security
    • Protect biodiversity / ecosystems
    • Human well-being / health
    • Economy
    • Sustainable development / green growth
 

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

The Philippine legislature is poised to declare by law 97 protected areas as national parks under the Expanded National Integrated Protected Areas Systems, which could contribute to increasing resiliency against climate change.

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Declare by law 97 protected areas as national parks.