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National Cimate Change Policy

legislation type Executive
Adaptation Framework
Mitigation Framework
Passed in 2020
Published in 2020, the National Climate Change Policy replaces the previous 2011 policy, in part to more effectively give effect to Constitutional provisions guaranteeing the right of every citizen to live in a clean and healthy environment. The stated goal of the policy is to "contribute to socio-economic prosperity of the nation by building a climate resilient society." The specfic objectives of the policy include: a) to enhance climate change adaptation capacity b) to build resilience in at risk ecosystems c) to promote a green economy through low carbon development d) to mobilize nation and international climate finance in a just manner e) to conduct research and development and develop a climate information service f) to mainstream climate change into policies, plans and programs at all levels and sectors g) to mainstream gender equality and soical inclusion into climate change mitigation and adaptation programs The policy provides a number of sector specific and inter-sectoral strategies, including strategies on the development of necessary laws, multi-level governance, and capacity building activities.


from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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