Climate risk country profile: Central African Republic

This climate risk profile is intended to serve as a public good to facilitate upstream country diagnostics, policy dialogue, and strategic planning by providing comprehensive overviews of trends and projected changes in key climate parameters, sector-specific implications, relevant policies and programs, adaptation priorities and opportunities for further actions. The Central African Republic, herein CAR, is a landlocked country in Central Africa. CAR is a least-developed country and one of the poorest countries in the world and continues to be impacted by its long history of conflict, poor governance, weak institutions. The CAR submitted its Nationally-Determined Contribution to the UNFCCC in 2016 and its Second National Communication to the UNFCCC (2015), which outlines the country’s vision in building an economy that is diversified and sustainable, which also adheres to the country’s needs to protect its environmental resources.