Yemen, Rep.

  • Income group: lower middle income
  • National biodiversity index: 0.387
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 22,699
  • Population: 24,527,000
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • Some detail in adaptation plan
  • Medium-low climate risk
Vision Statement

Additional support will also needed on issues relating to Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) as well as Ecosystem-Based Adaptation (EBA) including on sustainable management of natural resources.

Empirical evidence from Yemen, Rep. on NbS effectiveness

    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Water
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Biodiversity / ecosystems
  • Fisheries
  • Highly vulnerable groups
  • Energy
  • Rural population
  • Tourism
  • 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

Current Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

A number of institutional actions are being carried out in Yemen, many of which are set to offer significant insights and experiences on current and potential mitigation and adaptation strategies for addressing climate change. A selection of the main programmes under implementation includes:

Integrated Coastal Zone Management (budget: US$ 20 Million)

Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity