Comoros

Accelerated Growth and Sustainable Development Strategy 2015-2019 (SCA2D)

Executive
Strategy
Passed in 2014
The Accelerated Growth and Sustainable Development Strategy (SCA2D) aims to strengthen the Comores social, economic and environmental situation over the period 2015-2019. It details specific measures to be taken by the government to achieve such development, notably regarding land degradation, vulnerability to climate change related disasters, the promotion of a green economy, and raising public awareness to climate change.

The Strategy further promotes sustainable production and demand in the sectors of agriculture, tourism, energy and waste management. It seeks a sustainable natural and biodiversity resources management, climate change mitigation. Land-use measures include soil restauration, tree plantations, technical education programmes. Specific targets of land use and wood burning are set out.

The document specifies mid and long term energy measures to reduce costs, reduce dependency to imported fuels and promote renewable sources. It seeks a better management of energy demand and efficiency, better access to energy in urban and rural areas, a long term economic and environmental credibility. Renewable energy targets include potential geothermal solutions.

The Strategy further discusses institutional and implementation strategies.

  • Increase the territory's share covered by forests by 6% by 2019 against a 2015 baseline
    LULUCF | Fixed level target | Target year: 2019 | Base year: 2015
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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