• Income group: low income
  • National biodiversity index: 0.522
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 8,427
  • Population: 23,700,715
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • No details in adaptation plan
  • Medium climate risk
Vision Statement

The strategic actions to be included in the National Adaptation Plan are: increase the effectiveness of land use and spatial planning (protection of floodplains, coastal and other areas vulnerable to floods); increase the resilience of agriculture, livestock and fisheries, guaranteeing the adequate levels of food security and nutrition; ensure biodiversity’s protection.

Empirical evidence from Mozambique on NbS effectiveness

Articles about NbS from Mozambique

    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Water
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Biodiversity / ecosystems
  • Fisheries
  • Highly vulnerable groups
  • Transport / infrastructure
  • Rural population
  • Urban settlements
  • Adaptation Outcomes
    • Increase resilience / reduce risk
    • Protect against extreme events / disasters
    • Food 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
    • Raising public awareness
    • Risk transfer initiatives

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Reduce soil degradation and promote mechanisms for the planting of trees for local use.

Recovering from damage already caused by climate change, e.g. rehabilitation of degraded forests and restoration of local ecosystems for people affected due to extreme weather events.