Timor-Leste

  • Income group: lower middle income
  • National biodiversity index: 
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 469
  • Population: 1,066,409
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • Some detail in adaptation plan
  • Low climate risk

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    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Water
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Biodiversity / ecosystems
  • Highly vulnerable groups
  • Transport / infrastructure
  • Forestry
  • Energy
  • Rural population
  • 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
    • Livelihood security
    • Energy security
  • Broad type of indirect action
    • Investment in climate change research / monitoring
    • Disaster risk reduction
    • Institutional capacity building
    • Community capacity building
    • Raising public awareness
    • Health research / action
    • Risk transfer initiatives
  • Broad type of hybrid action
    • Climate Smart Agriculture
    • Resilient water infrastructure \n / water management
    • Resilient urban settlements
    • Resilient energy infrastructure \n / energy management
 

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Develop integrated agroforestry and watershed management including climate change dimensions.

Reforestation of degraded land to prevent landslides and provide a sustainable fuel wood source in priority areas with high vulnerability to climate-related risks.

Improve physical infrastructure / civil engineering and natural vegetation methods to prevent landslides in hill sites, roads and riverbanks.

Maintain mangrove plantations and promote awareness raising to protect coastal ecosystems from the impact of sea level rise […] and protection to enhance coastal resilience.