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Law 1-12: National Development Strategy 2030

legislation type Legislative
Law
Passed in 2012
The National Development Strategy was signed into law in January 2012. It contains a central theme that mandates national adaptation to climate change. The Law establishes a binding commitment to achieve a reduction in GHG emissions of 25% by 2030, compared to 2010 levels, and mandates a review of targets to reduce emissions every five years until 2030. Additionally, mandates that GDP increase by 140% over the period 2010-2030.

Documents

  • Deforestation rates per year are reversed to -0.2% (recovery) by 2030 against a 2005 baseline
    LULUCF | Trajectory target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2005
  • Reach 3.4 metric tonnes per capita of CO2 by 2015, 3.2 metric tonnes by 2020, 3 metric tonnes by 2025 and 2.8 metric tonnes by 2030
    Economy-wide | Intensity target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2010
  • Raise effective use of distributed water in irrigation to 45% of distributed volume by 2030
    Water | Base year target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2010
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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