Income group: upper middle income
National biodiversity index:
CO2 emissions (kilotons): 1,335
Population: 317,280 NDC submitted by nation Detailed adaptation plan Climate risk not assessed
Coral reefs are an important contributor the economy supporting tourism and fisheries. The reefs support rich biodiversity providing food and livelihoods to island communities. Coral reefs conservation through ecosystem approach as an adaptation measure to increase the resilience of the coral reef ecosystem.
Empirical evidence from Maldives on NbS effectiveness
Articles about NbS from Maldives
Stated Vulnerabilites Agriculture / livestock Water Health and wellbeing Biodiversity / ecosystems Fisheries Highly vulnerable groups Transport / infrastructure Tourism Urban settlements
Adaptation Outcomes Increase resilience / reduce risk Protect against extreme events / disasters Food security Water security Human well-being / health Sustainable development / green growth Protect natural capital / ecosystem services
Broad type of indirect action Disaster risk reduction Institutional capacity building Raising public awareness Health research / action Risk transfer initiatives
Broad type of hybrid action Coastal / marine Climate Smart Agriculture Resilient water infrastructure \n / water management Resilient tourism Resilient urban settlements
Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan
Coral reefs conservation through ecosystem approach as an adaptation measure to increase the resilience of the coral reef ecosystem.