Suriname - National Communication

Summary:
Key Vulnerabilities
  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Coastal Zones and Marine Ecosystems
  • Water Resources
  • Public Health
  • Fisheries
  • Biodiversity
Potential Adaptation Measures

Agriculture and Food Security

  • Enhance irrigation efficiency and/or expand irrigation
  • Agricultural research and transfer of technology
  • Develop new crops

Water Resources

  • Increase water supply, e.g. by using groundwater, building reservoirs, improving or stabilizing watershed management, desalination
  • Decrease water demands, e.g.

Sri Lanka -National Communication

Summary:
Key Vulnerabilities
  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Coastal Zones and Marine Ecosystems
  • Water Resources
  • Public Health
  • Fisheries
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
Potential Adaptation Measures

Agriculture and Food Security

  • Educational & outreach activities to change management practices to those suited to climate change
  • Enhance irrigation efficiency and/or expand irrigation
  • Develop new crops

Water Resources

  • Increase water supply, e.g.

South Africa - National Communication

Summary:
Key Vulnerabilities
  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Water Resources
  • Public Health
  • Biodiversity
Potential Adaptation Measures

Solomon Islands - National Communication

Summary:
Key Vulnerabilities
  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Coastal Zones and Marine Ecosystems
  • Water Resources
  • Public Health
  • Disasters
Potential Adaptation Measures

Agriculture and Food Security

  • Improve and conserve soils
  • Develop new crops

Water Resources

  • Increase water supply, e.g. by using groundwater, building reservoirs, improving or stabilizing watershed management, desalination
  • Improve or develop water management

Coastal Zones and Marine Ecosystems

  • Protect, including building sea walls, and beach nourishment

Sierra Leone - National Communication

Summary:
Sierra Leone - Initial National Communication - 8 January 2007
Key Vulnerabilities
  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Coastal Zones and Marine Ecosystems
  • Water Resources
  • Public Health
  • Fisheries
  • Land Resources
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
  • Soils
  • Biodiversity
  • Energy
Potential Adaptation Measures

Agriculture and Food Security

  • Educational & outreach activities to change management practices to those suited to climate change
  • Switch to different cultivars
  • Improve and conserve soils
  • Enhance irrigation efficiency and/or expand irrigation
  • Es

Seychelles - National Communication

Summary:
Key Vulnerabilities
  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Coastal Zones and Marine Ecosystems
  • Water Resources
  • Public Health
  • Fisheries
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
  • Disasters
Potential Adaptation Measures

Agriculture and Food Security

  • Switch to different cultivars
  • Improve and conserve soils
  • Develop new crops
  • Develop and introduce policy measures, including taxes, subsidies, facilitation of free market
  • Develop early warning systems and disaster preparedness

Water Resources

  • Increase water supply, e.g.

Senegal - National Communication

Summary:
Key Vulnerabilities
  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Coastal Zones and Marine Ecosystems
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
  • Industry
Potential Adaptation Measures

Saudi Arabia - National Communication

Summary:

Key Vulnerabilities

* Agriculture/Food Security
* Coastal Zones and Marine Ecosystems
* Water Resources
* Biodiversity

Potential Adaptation Measures

Water Resources

* Increase water supply, e.g. by using groundwater, building reservoirs, improving or stabilizing watershed management, desalination
* Reduce water pollution
* Improve or develop water management

Coastal Zones and Marine Ecosystems

* Develop Integrated Coastal Zone Management
* Develop planning/new investment requirements

Samoa - National Communication

Summary:

Key Vulnerabilities * Agriculture/Food Security * Coastal Zones and Marine Ecosystems * Water Resources * Public Health * Terrestrial Ecosystems Potential Adaptation Measures Agriculture and Food Security * Educational & outreach activities to change management practices to those suited to climate change * Switch to different cultivars Water Resources * Increase water supply, e.g. by using groundwater, building reservoirs, improving or stabilizing watershed management, desalination * Decrease water demands, e.g.

Funding Source:
SDC
GEF-SCCF
Spanish Government
European Union (EU)

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - National Communication

Summary:
Key Vulnerabilities
  • Coastal Zones
  • Biodiversity
  • Water Resources
  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Energy resources.
Potential Adaptation Measures
  • Revision and enforcement of the Town and Country Planning Act, establishing land use as a high priority with sound land-use controls along with flexibility to address the dynamic aspects of long-term shoreline retreat and climatic change.
  • Strengthening of the building codes and the initiation of builder certification to assure that adequate construction standards are being met.
  • The development of a thorough vul