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ND-GAIN Index Country Rankings

Top 5 Countries Score
1
82.6
2
82.1
3
81.5
4
81.5
5
81.4
Bottom 5 Countries Score
174
34.0
175
33.9
176
33.7
177
33.7
178
31.5

Featured Countries

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From 2008 to 2013, Rwanda's readiness improved more than any other country on the ND-GAIN Index. Although its vulnerability is high, it has the potential to accept adaptation investments to quickly improve its overall resiliency. The nation has also improved its governance and social sectors.

From 2000 to 2013, Mongolia's vulnerability and readiness scores have improved each by more than one point. This shows that it is indeed possible to takes steps to make significant improvements in resiliency while at the same time leverage readiness to make even further improvements in the nations standing.

About the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index

The Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index, ND-GAIN, is a non-profit organization guided by a vision of building resilience to climate change and other global forces as a key component to sustainable development. Our mission is to enhance the world's understanding of the urgency for adaptation to climate change and other global forces through private and public investments for vulnerable communities.

ND-GAIN Index

Methodology The ND-GAIN Index, a project of the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN), summarizes a country's vulnerability to climate change and other global challenges in combination with its readiness to improve resilience. It aims to help businesses and the public sector better prioritize investments for a more efficient response to the immediate global challenges ahead.

Methodology

Countries of the world by their position on the ND-GAIN Index.

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