Thailand

  • Income group: upper middle income
  • National biodiversity index: 0.67
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 316,213
  • Population: 65,926,261
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • High climate risk
  • Some detail in adaptation plan
Vision Statement

Safeguard food security through the guidance of Sufficiency Economy Philosophy e.g. an application of the New Theory in agriculture and land management to promote appropriate resource allocation and economic diversification at the household level and sustainable management of community forests to promote food security at the community level.

Safeguard biodiversity and restore ecological integrity in protected areas and important landscapes from the adverse impacts of climate change.

    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Water
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Biodiversity / ecosystems
  • Tourism
  • 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
  • Broad type of indirect action
    • Investment in climate change research / monitoring
    • Disaster risk reduction
    • Institutional capacity building
    • Community capacity building
    • Health research / action
 

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Sustainable management of community forests to promote food security at the community level.

Increase national forest cover to 40% through local community participation, including in particular headwater and mangrove forests to enhance adaptive capacities of related ecosystem.

Develop participatory, integrated marine conservation and coastal rehabilitation plan to protect marine ecosystem and enhance climate-proofing infrastructure to strengthen coastal protection against erosion.

Safeguard biodiversity and restore ecological integrity in protected areas and important landscapes from the adverse impacts of climate change, with the emphasis on vulnerable ecosystems and red list species.

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Increase national forest cover to 40% through local community participation.