Lao People's Democratic Republic
Strategy on Climate Change of the Lao PDR 2010 and Climate Change Action Plan 2013 – 2020
It seeks to 1) reinforce Sustainable Development Goals of the Lao PDR, including measures to achieve low-carbon economic growth, 2) increase resilience of key sectors of the national economy and natural resources to climate change and its impacts, 3) enhance cooperation, strong alliances and partnerships with national stakeholders and international partners to implement the national development goals, and 4) improve public awareness and understanding of various stakeholders about climate change, vulnerabilities and impacts, GHG emission sources and their relative contributions, and of how climate change will impact the country's economy, in order to increase stakeholder willingness to take actions. The document discusses key strategic priorities, mitigation and adaptation options for different sectors, incluing agriculture, forestry and land use, energy and transport.
The Climate Change Action Plan 2013 – 2020 was released in 2013 and builds on the strategy.