El Salvador - National Communication

Summary:
Key Vulnerabilities
  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Coastal Zones and Marine 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
  • 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.

Dominican Republic - National Communication

Summary:
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Second National Communication - 17 December 2009
Key Vulnerabilities
  • Agriculture
  • Water Resources
  • Health
  • Tourism
  • Biodiversity
Potential Adaptation Measures

Agriculture

  • Climate scientific studies in agricultural production;
  • Regionalization of crops;
  • Introduction of varieties resistant to unfavorable climatic conditions;
  • Improvement technologies and technological discipline in agricultural production;
  • Redistribution of sowing areas between different crops;
  • New techniques in agricultural production;
  • Adopting new nutritional habits;
  • Adaptation to new conditions as related to the integrated fight against pests and diseases in agricultural crops.

Water Resources

  • The country must continue to receive economic and technical support in order to deepen its knowledge of priority objectives and support those strategies that will lead us to the desired scenario, both locally and worldwide.

Health (Malaria)

  • Availability of a malaria epidemiological vigilance system, integrated and decentralized, which will allow for timely decision-making at all levels.
  • An integrated and decentralized laboratory network which allows for fast and trustworthy diagnosis for an opportune and efficient treatment, based on health services.
  • An integrated and decentralized entomological vigilance network which allows for information analysis for an efficient and timely vector control.
  • Implementation of a health education strategy and an effective community participation, where all sectors of society would come together to optimize actions for the prevention and control of malaria.

Tourism

Biodiversity

Full Report

Djibouti - National Communication

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

Water Resources

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

Democratic Republic of the Congo - National Communication

Summary:

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - SECOND NATIONAL COMMUNICATION - 28 November 2009

Key Vulnerabilities

  • Water Resources
  • Coastal Area
  • Health
  • Agriculture
  • Land and Ecosystem Degradation

Potential Adaptation Measures

Water Resources

Funding Source:
GEF-Trust Fund

Democratic People's Republic of Korea - National Communication

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

Water Resources

  • Increase water supply, e.g. by using groundwater, building reservoirs, improving or stabilizing watershed management, desalination
  • Decrease water demands, e.g. by increasing efficiency, reducing water losses, water recycling, changing irrigation practices
  • Develop and introduce flood and drought monitoring and control system
  • Improve or develop water management
  • Alter system operating rules, e.g.

Cuba - National Communication

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

Agriculture and Food Security

  • Educational & outreach activities to change management practices to those suited to climate change
  • Switch to different cultivars
  • Agricultural research and transfer of technology
  • Improve pest and disease forecast and control

Water Resources

  • Increase water supply, e.g.

Cote D'Ivoire - National Communication

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

Water Resources

  • Increase water supply, e.g. by using groundwater, building reservoirs, improving or stabilizing watershed management, desalination
  • Decrease water demands, e.g. by increasing efficiency, reducing water losses, water recycling, changing irrigation practices
  • Reduce water pollution
  • Improve or develop water management
  • Alter system operating rules, e.g.

Cook Islands - National Communication

Summary:
Cook Islands - National Communication - 30 October 1999
Key Vulnerabilities
  • Water Resources
  • Coastal Zones
  • Natural Resources
  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Health
Potential Adaptation Measures

Agriculture and Food Security

Information Gaps

  • Understanding of areas most vulnerable to changes in weather patterns
  • Understanding causal factors leading to insect and disease outbreaks
  • Identification of most suitable plants, crops, varieties and cultivars to climate change
  • Additional methods of quarantine to reduce further pests and diseases

Congo - National Communication

Summary:

CONGO (BRAZZAVILLE) - SECOND NATIONAL COMMUNICATION - 27 NOVEMBER 2009

Key Vulnerabilities

  • Water Resources
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Energy

Potential Adaptation Measures

Water Resources

Agriculture and Forestry

  • Forestation or reforestation of littoral savannas and the Cataractes plateau
  • Protection of the Forest Ecosystems
  • Agroforestation and the Community forestation in savannas of the valley of Niari

Energy

Funding Source:
GEF-Trust Fund

Comoros - National Communication

Summary:

Key Vulnerabilities

  • Agriculture/Food Security
  • Coastal Zones and Marine Ecosystems
  • Water Resources
  • Public Health

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
  • Improve pest and disease forecast and control

Water Resources

Funding Source:
GEF-Trust Fund