Sierra Leone National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA)

The government of Sierra Leone has adopted short-term development plans based on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP), the vision 2025 Sierra Leone document and a series of action plans which are project (short-term) driven. These development (sectoral) plans constitute baseline development strategies which have not taken onboard stresses that can be created by climate change. The NAPA projects seeks to address climate change related stresses or shocks that may disrupt these ongoing development plans. This report contains priority activities and projects which are to be undertaken to enable Sierra Leone meet its immediate needs and respond to her most urgent concerns with regards to adaptation to the adverse effects of climate change.

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