Enabling Activities for the Preparation of Initial National Communications Related to the UNFCCC

The evaluation begins by looking at Mauritius' early interest in environmental issues such as the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm. It is also noted that Mauritius was the first country in the world to ratify the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in September 1992. the evaluation looks at the important sectors driving Mauritius' economy which include: textile manufacturing, agriculture and tourism. About half the country's land area is under agriculture (sugar cane).

Area of Evaluation: 

Mitigation

Thematic Cluster: 

Enabling/ empowering activities/ capacity building (government)

Theme of Evaluation: 

Enabling Activities

GEF Funding: 

Yes

Level of Evaluation: 

Country

Region: 

Subsaharan Africa

Type of Evaluation: 

Final Evaluation

Country: 

Mauritius

Institution: 

UNEP

Evaluation Author: 

Evaluation and Oversight Unit - T. Ngara

Year of Evaluation: 

2000