Ethiopia

The Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP) II

Executive
Plan
Passed in 2016
The GDP II replaces the initial GDP to cover the period 2015-2020. It sets some targets for energy generation from renewables and biofuels. The Plan focuses on improving the macroeconomic indicators, sectoral economic development plans (e.g. for agriculture and rural transformation, manufacturing, mining, tourism), infrastructure (transport, digital and water supply), human and technology capacity building, good governance and cross cutting issues. New feasible agricultural varieties that are resilient to climate change and have positive contributions for climate resilient green economy development aimed at enhancing agricultural production and productivity will also be identified and disseminated. Other important GTP II goals are protecting forests and re-afforestation including carbon stocks; expanding electricity generation from renewable sources of energy; and leap-frogging to energy efficient technologies in transport, industry and construction. Building a climate resilient green economy is a pillar of the GTP. The plan notably aims at increase forest coverage from 15.5 % to 20%, thus reducing GHG emissions by 147 Mln/Metric tons.

Documents
  • Reduced GHG emission of 147 million Metric tons by 2020 compared with a 2015 baseline
    Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2015
  • Distribute 11.45 million improved biogas stoves, 31,400 improved biogas technology, 20,000 household biofuel stoves and biofuel blending technologies by 2020
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2015
  • Increase forest coverage from 15.5% to 20%, thus reducing GHG emissions by 147 Mln/Metric tons by 2020 against a 2015 baseline
    LULUCF | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2015
  • Reduce illegal action on protected areas by 80%, leading to 50% reduction in annual level of related CO2 emissions by 2020 against a 2015 baseline
    LULUCF | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2015
  • 49.8 - 65.9 tons of carbon gas and 60 tons of carbon gas per hectare are planned to be reduced from planting Jatrofa and consuming ethanol by 2020 against a 2015 baseline
    LULUCF | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2015
  • Rehabilitating protected wildlife areas & developing CO2 sinks will increase by 30% from existing 121.86 billion ton by 2020 against a 2015 baseline
    LULUCF | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2015
  • Forest coverage 15.5% to 20% by 2020 against a 2015 baseline
    LULUCF | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2015
  • 31.58 million MTCO2e to be offset by rehabilitating and developing areas through integrated watershed management and ensuring sustainable agriculture on 2.94 million hectares of land by 2020 against a 2015 baseline
    Water | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2015
  • To develop wildlife areas, reducing GHG emission & increasing CO2 sink, it is planned to reduce illegal action on protected areas by 80% during the plan period. The current level of 114 ton CO2 emission will be reduced by 50% annually. Coverage of necessary infrastructure facilities in national parks & protected wildlife zones will reach 70% by the end of the plan period. Moreover, rehabilitating protected wildlife areas & developing CO2 sinks will increase by 30% from existing 121.86 billion ton. by 2020 against a 2015 baseline
    LULUCF | Trajectory target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2015
  • Climate Resilient Green Economy awareness of 20 million citizens by 2020
    Social development | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2015
  • Support to 100,000 households to ensure benefits from green technologies by 2020
    Social development | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2015
  • Increase the power generating capacity of the country from 4,180MW in 2014/15 to 17,208MW by 2019/20; of which, 13,817MW is planned to be generated from hydro- power, 1224MW from wind power, 300MW from solar power, 577MW from geothermal power, 509MW from reserve fuel (gas turbine), 50MW from wastes, 474MW from sugar and 257MW from biomass by 2020
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2015
  • Produce 3,600,000 solar lanterns, 400,000 household solar PVs, 3600 institutional solar PVs, 500 solar thermals and 3,600 solar cookers by 2020 against a 2015 baseline
    Buildings | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2015
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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