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National Geospatial Database for Maldives to Mainstream Climate Change Adaptation in Development Planning

Publication | November 2019
National Geospatial Database for Maldives to Mainstream Climate Change Adaptation in Development Planning

This brief discusses the establishment of a geospatial database to help Maldives integrate climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in development planning.

It explains how technical assistance helped build a geospatial database on coastal and marine ecosystems and how climate risk screening was tested on selected development projects. It highlights lessons and suggests ways forward for policymakers in Maldives.