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Medium-Term Development Policy Framework 2022-2025

legislation type Executive
Framework
Passed in 2021
This document sets the government's development vision as following:  “create an optimistic, self-confident and prosperous nation, through the creative exploitation of our human and natural resources, and operating within a democratic, open and fair society in which mutual trust and economic opportunities exist for all”. To realise this vision, the document defines the following priorities:  economic growth; digitisation; science, technology, and innovation; urbanisation and infrastructural deficits; youth unemployment; public health; emergency preparedness, the fight against pandemics; and climate change.

The document sets specific targets to protect the natural and built environments, notably to  promote sustainable extraction of mineral resources; improve coastal and marine management; combat deforestation, desertification and soil erosion; enhance climate change resilience; improve efficiency and effectiveness of road transport infrastructure and services; modernise and extend railway network; expand the digital landscape; mainstream science, technology and innovation in all socio-economic activities; ensure availability of clean, affordable and accessible energy; promote sustainable spatially integrated development of human settlements; enhance the quality of life in rural areas; promote resilient urban development; and efficient and effective land administration.


Documents

  • an increase to about 5,000 hectares, restored or rehabilitated degraded forest, mining areas, dry and wet lands within forest reserves.
    LULUCF | Fixed level target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2022
  • a 57.6MTCO2e (million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent) reduction in greenhouse gas emissions;
    Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2022
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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