Policies, measures and actions on climate change and
environmental protection in the context of COVID-19 recovery.
Sao Tome and Principe
Last update 2 Sep. 2020
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 energyResponse Recovery RedesignProject for installation of solar panels in hospitals and health center
OthersResponseDistribution of facial masks to communities vulnerable to climate changeContact Ministry of Public Works, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Environment
OthersResponse Recovery RedesignNDC updatesContact Ministry of Public Works, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Environment
GovernanceResponseHiring Economic advisor to support the Ministry of Finance for situations of planning climate resilienceContact Ministry of Finance and Blue Economy
3.Other environmental measures
Measures related to ecosystem services / biodiversity / land use / agricultureResponseIn 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.Contact Ministry of Public Works, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Environment
Operationalism of the observation structures of the climate dossier
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Costa Rica
- El Salvador
- The European Commission
- The Marshall Islands
- The Netherlands
- New Zealand
- North Macedonia
- The Philippines
- Republic of Korea
- San Marino
- The United Kingdom