Constitution of Bolivia (Spanish: Constitución Política del Estado)
In the Constitution’s preamble, there is a reference to the “strength of Pachamama”, Mother Nature. Moreover, it includes in its main text a provision specific to climate change. Article 407 of the Constitution states that rural development policy objectives include protecting agricultural and agro-industrial production from climate-related risks, as follows:
“Article 407. The objectives of the policy of the State for comprehensive rural development, in coordination with the autonomous and decentralized territorial entities, are the following: […] 4.To protect agricultural and agro-industrial production from natural disasters and inclement climate, and geological catastrophes. The law shall provide for the creation of agricultural insurance. […]”.