Vanuatu

  • Income group: lower middle income
  • National biodiversity index: 0.393
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 154
  • Population: 258,213
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • No details in adaptation plan
  • Medium climate risk
Vision Statement

Strategic priorities from 2015 to 2020 include the need for: These strategic priorities from 2015 to 2020 include the need for: 1. Climate Change vulnerability and multi sector impact assessments. 2. Integrated climate change and disaster risk reduction. 3. Community based adaptation. 4. Loss and damage. 5. Ecosystem based approaches.

Papers based on country

    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Fisheries
  • Tourism
  • Adaptation Outcomes
    • Increase resilience / reduce risk
    • Protect against extreme events / disasters
    • Food security
    • Water security
    • Protect biodiversity / ecosystems
    • Human well-being / health
    • Economy
    • Protect natural capital / ecosystem services
  • Broad type of indirect action
    • Disaster risk reduction
    • Institutional capacity building
    • Community capacity building
    • Raising public awareness
    • Health research / action
 

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Adaptation action building on and incorporating taboos, conservation areas and locally managed areas and protects vulnerable habitats and ecosystems and carbon sinks will be prioritized.

Sustainable forest management.