Climate change is likely to have significant economic and health effects on the people of Rwanda.
By 2030, climate change impacts may cost up to 1% of Rwanda’s GDP annually.
Sustainable wetlands management offers an opportunity for climate action.
This document is based on two briefs, Climate Change Adaptation within Land Use and Tenure Reforms in Rwanda and Balancing Wetland Sustainable Use and Protection through Policy in Rwanda, both produced by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Rwanda Land Project. More can be found at www.rwandaland.org.