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Policies, measures and actions on climate change and
environmental protection in the context of COVID-19 recovery.

Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe

Last update2 Sept. 2020

Categories

Response
Emergency measures in the short term (a few months to one year) to address concerns that have directly emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic and may include forced action.
Recovery
Socioeconomic measures in the medium term (one to a few years) with an environmental and climate focus to “build back better” from COVID-19, and usually involves planned, intentional action.
Redesign
Paradigm shifts and measures in the long term (more than a few years to a few decades) toward redesigning current socioeconomic and sociocultural systems to be sustainable and resilient.

1.Climate mitigation measures

  • Transition to renewable energy

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Project for installation of solar panels in hospitals and health center

2.Cross-cutting measures

  • Others

    Response
    Distribution of facial masks to communities vulnerable to climate change
    ContactMinistry of Public Works, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Environment
  • Others

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    NDC updates
    ContactMinistry of Public Works, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Environment
  • Governance

    Response
    Hiring Economic advisor to support the Ministry of Finance for situations of planning climate resilience
    ContactMinistry of Finance and Blue Economy

3.Other environmental measures

  • Measures related to ecosystem services / biodiversity / land use / agriculture

    Response
    In the context of sustainable management of agricultural land, the cultivation of local food (production of matabala) was encouraged in order to empower communities and encourage the consumption of local products. This action focuses on preventing hunger and guaranteeing food security.
    ContactMinistry of Public Works, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Environment

4.Others

  • Operationalism of the observation structures of the climate dossier