Environment, climate change & adaptation

Adaptation and mitigation

As island states, Mauritius and Seychelles are prone to many environmental threats such as climate change, coastal erosion, and water management, loss of biodiversity, soil degradation, invasive species, marine pollution, waste management, sustainable land use.
These factors have made UNDP Country Office to support governments pathway for sustainable development and environmental protection promoting adaptation and mitigation measures. Hence, mainstreaming environment, climate and natural resource management in its development programmes is of prime importance.

Programmes and Initiatives



are being floated to limit coastal erosion and restore marine habitats as part of the Adaptation Programme in Mauritius.