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The objective of Côte d’Ivoire’s NDC is to increase renewable energy in the energy mix by 42%, intensify and mechanize agricultural production, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the forestry sector, and sustainable management and recovery of waste.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of DRC’s NDC is to transform the Congolese society by implementing inclusive and participatory climate actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 and a carbon neutral development by 2100.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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Ethiopia’s NDC has three complementary objectives, namely, (1) fostering economic development and growth, (2) ensuring abatement of future emissions by reducing emissions by 64% (255 Mt CO2) below the ‘business-as-usual’ by 2030 and (3) setting priorities for resilience building with a focus on drought, flood and cross cutting intervention.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Ghana’ NDC is to reduce emissions by 15-45% below business-as-usual (BAU) and strengthen climate resilience in close alignment with its development priorities. In all, 20 mitigation and 11 adaptation actions in 7 priority economic sectors have been committed for implementation in the next 10-year period (2020-2030).

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Kenya’s NDC is to lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30% by 2030, despite the fact that Kenya contributes a mere 0.1% to the total global emissions. Towards this end, the NDC specifies adaptation and mitigation actions and responses.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Mali’s first NDC is to keep the country as a carbon sink by limiting emissions in the energy, agriculture and land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) sectors and by prioritizing a green and climate resilient economy.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Nigeria’s first NDC is to support economic and social development, grow the economy by 5% per year, improve the standard of living and ensure electricity access for all.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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In May 2020, Rwanda became the first least developed country (LDC) and the first African country to submit its enhanced NDC. It committed to a reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of up to 38% compared to business-as-usual (BAU) in 2030.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Togo’s NDC is to embark in a low-carbon and climate compatible development pathway and to make its production systems more climate resilient

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Uganda’s NDC is to pursue a low-carbon development pathway and reduce the vulnerability of the population, environment and economy to the impacts of climate change by implementing measures and policies that build resilience.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Zambia’s NDC is to reduce total emissions by 38,000 GgCO2eq by implementing three programs driven by Zambia’s Climate Response Strategy in the areas of sustainable forest management, sustainable agriculture and renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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Mapping for Resilience – Using New Technology to map Oruchinga Refugee Settlement

The climate action grants will focus on women and youth-led innovative technology solutions with high impacts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, contribute to NDC implementation and sustainable development.

Posted on July 28, 2020

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Zimbabwe recently launched a green jobs assessment to support improvements of the national climate plan or Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).

Posted on July 21, 2020

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Through the NDC Support Programme, in collaboration with the Climate Change Department in the Ministry of Water and Environment and Private Sector Foundation Uganda, these six climate challenge grants were selected from a pool of 325 proposals from registered groups.

Posted on June 16, 2020

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UNDP’s offer to the COVID-19 response is three pronged: We support countries to prepare for, respond to, and recover from the pandemic in a robust manner. In Uganda, UNDP’s support to the government of Uganda includes socio-economic assessments, the provision of digital solutions for business continuity in the public sector, as well as coordination and resource mobilization.

Posted on May 29, 2020

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The report looks at how to incorporate climate change issues into the full Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) processes, as a practical way to ensure that development projects align with climate adaptation and mitigation measures.

Posted on April 20, 2020