SPECIAL SESSION OF AMCEN ON CLIMATE CHANGE, NAIROBI 25 TH – 29 TH MAY 2009. Case Study : Ghana’s CC vulnerability assessment Presented by : Rudolph S. Kuuzegh Director, Min of Environment, Science & Technology, Ghana. Outline of Presentation. Ghana: UNFCCC Implementation
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Case Study : Ghana’s CC vulnerability assessment
Presented by : Rudolph S. Kuuzegh
Director, Min of Environment,
Science & Technology, Ghana
In further fulfillment of obligations under the Convention;
-Prepared the 2nd communication; to be published soon.
“ the process of estimating the susceptibility to potential natural hazards, or environmental changes”
From national vulnerability assessments, it has more apparent that climate change will affect the economy of Ghana because of observed adverse impacts on the following sectors
2. Temperature Assessment
3. Rainfall Assessment
4. Sea level rise Assessment
Sudan Savannah Zone ecological zones
Guinea Savannah Zone ecological zones
Transitional Zone ecological zones
Forest Zone ecological zones
Rain-Forest Zone ecological zones
Coastal Savannah Zone ecological zones
Agric (cereals), coastal areas, water resources were assessed in an earlier phase.
2nd phase was conducted on the ff eight thematic areas;
Thank you ecological zones