Zimbabwe

  • Income group: low income
  • National biodiversity index: 0.586
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 12,020
  • Population: 12,973,808
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • Some detail in adaptation plan
  • Medium-low climate risk
Vision Statement

Promoting non-timber forest products and sustainable agro-forestry practices to enhance forest-based adaptation.

Strengthening biodiversity conservation management and integrity of natural ecosystems to adapt to climate change.

    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Water
  • Biodiversity / ecosystems
  • Highly vulnerable groups
  • Forestry
  • Energy
  • Rural population
  • Tourism
  • Adaptation Outcomes
    • Increase resilience / reduce risk
    • Protect against extreme events / disasters
    • Food security
    • Water security
    • Protect biodiversity / ecosystems
    • Economy
    • Sustainable development / green growth
    • Livelihood security
  • Broad type of indirect action
    • Investment in climate change research / monitoring
    • Disaster risk reduction
    • Institutional capacity building
    • Community capacity building
    • Resilient livelihoods
    • Risk transfer initiatives
 

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Strengthening management of water resources and irrigation in the face of climate change by:

Developing, rehabilitate and maintain surface and groundwater resources

Strengthening institutional capacity, research and extension for integrated water resources management.

Strengthening biodiversity conservation management and integrity of natural ecosystems to adapt to climate change.