Climate Change Strategy for Protected Areas Mexico 2011

Name of policy Climate Change Strategy for Protected Areas
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Mexico
Region North America


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
  • Adaptation
  • Land use
Type of policy instrument
  • Policy support
    • Strategic planning
    Sector name
    • Agriculture and forestry
      Policy description "The Climate Change Strategy for Protected Areas gives strategies and actions for mitigating climate change, identifying adaptation priority measures and establishing management guidelines regarding the National Commission for Protected Areas. Under the mitigation component, the main objective focuses on reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation of protected areas and their buffer zones, and increasing carbon sinks. Strategies to achieve these goals include: 1) fire management; 2) REDD+ programmes in and around protected areas; 3) conservation and management of carbon sinks; 4) restoration and establishment of new protected areas with high biodiversity; and, 5) carbon reservoirs"
      Policy type
      • Changing activity
      • Non-energy2
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2011
      Start date of implementation
      End date of implementation
      High impact
      Impact indicator


      Source or references http://theredddesk.org/countries/plans/climate-change-strategy-protected-areas
      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment) National policy strategy
      Status Final

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