Antigua and Barbuda

Latin America and the Caribbean

The state of Antigua and Barbuda is currently in the process of working on its TNA. It has prioritised its key sectors, and work is now underway to determine which technologies to prioritize.

The state of Antigua and Barbuda is an archipelago located in Central America between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It consists of two principal islands, Antigua and Barbuda, as well as a number of smaller islands. Tourism is a major sector in the country, contributing more than half of annual GDP, and the marine and coastal environment is particularly important. The agricultural sector is also an important part of the country’s economy, with major crops, including fish, cotton, livestock, vegetables and pineapples.

Following the general climate trends in the eastern Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda faces increasing temperatures and a combination of lower average rainfall with higher rainfall variability, which translates into more intense downpours and extended periods of drought.

Antigua and Barbuda’s TNA contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals:

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Key sectors for adaptation

  • Buildings
  • Water

Key sectors for mitigation

  • Transport

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