Costa Rica

Costa Rica's Strategy and action plan for the adaptation of the Costa Rican biodiversity sector to climate change (2015-2025)

Executive
Strategy
Passed in 2015
This Strategy comes to direct the country's efforts in biodiversity, since it is complemented with other technical and legal tools that the country has developed in an innovative way, such as the National Climate Change Strategy (ENCC) and its action and the National Biodiversity Policy (GNP).The following objectives are proposed: 1) To promote the institutional adjustments required to facilitate the adaptation of biodiversity to climate change and the maintenance of associated ecosystem services, 2) To seek the adjustments required in the governance models of biodiversity to achieve Adaptation and the increase of resilience, both of the institutions responsible for its management and of civil society, 3)Promote the integration of biodiversity conservation, ecosystem services and climate change impacts in policies and national development programs, and 4) Facilitate the formal integration of knowledge in decision-making to reduce uncertainty in the face of climate change impacts in institutions and instances related to biodiversity management and territorial management.

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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