Law on Disaster Response, Management, and Preparedness ( 2012 )

This law was enacted to oversee the management, prevention and mitigation of causes of all sorts of disasters, as well as post disaster management in the country. The natural disasters in scope include droughts, landslide, forest fires "and others". The National Disaster Management Commision is charged by art. 6 to do the management of all…read more

National Comprehensive Agriculture Development Priority Program 2016 – 2020 ( 2016 )

This Program sets a strategic framework for the development and reform of the agriculture sector in Afghanistan over the period 2016-2020. It defines seven strategic priorities: 1) improving irrigation systems, 2) increased wheat production, 3) horticulture value-chain, 4) livestock development, 5) climate-sensitive natural resource management, 6) food and nutrition security, and resilience building, and 7)…read more

National Renewable Energy Policy ( 2015 )

This document sets the government's renewable energy policy. It promotes the production and use of energy from renewable sources. It sets development targets for the years 2015-2020 and 2021-2032. The government intends to foster renewable energies through 1) private investment, 2) on-grid and off-grid projects, 3) favorable/mandatory purchasing rules for utilities, 4) net-metering for producer-consumers,…read more

National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan ( 2014 )

This document notably examines the threats on biodiversity of climate change and desertification. The document establishes a number of sectoral targets and subtargets to organise the resilience of the components of biodiversity to adapt to climate change maintained and enhanced; pollution and its impacts on biodiversity reduced.…read more

Rural Renewable Energy Policy (RREP) ( 2013 )

This policy aims at creating better social, economic and environmental conditions for people living in rural areas. This includes energy services, electric lighting, and energy efficiency. Renewable energy is notably promoted. The document further sets out legal and regulatory framework objectives and standards.…read more

Strategic National Action Plan for Disaster Risk Reduction (SNAP) ( 2011 / Adaptation Framework )

This Action Plan includes the objective of utilising the convergence of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. Community resilience shall be strenghtened to learn and adapt to risks and get multi-sectoral, governmental and other types of support.…read more

The National Environmental Action Plan (NEAP) ( 2009 )

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Energy Sector Strategy 1387-1391 (2007/8-2012/3) ( 2008 )

This strategy sets the vision and goals for the energy sector between 2008 and 2013. It aims at increasing the efficiency of operations in parallel to capital investments, to provide affordable supply including in rural areas, and enocourage public-private partnerships. New supply including wind should also be pursued through large projects. Renewable energy is set…read more

National Forestry Management Policy (NFMP) ( 2007 )

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Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

13.6% reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 compared to a business as usual (BAU) scenario, conditional on external support

Economy Wide | Baseline Scenario Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: business as usual scenario

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.

target for deploying 4500 – 5000 MW of REN capacity by 2032, which is equivalent of 95% of the total energy mix of 5000 –6000 MW

Renewable Energy | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2032 | Source(s): National R... (2015 / Executive)

Deploy 10 MW of Wind Power in by 2011, then 50 MW in 5-10 years by 2016

Renewable Energy | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2016 | Base year: Business as usual scenario | Source(s): Energy Sec... (2008 / Executive)

Rehabilitate 94 MW of hydropower capacity by 2008 against a 2006 baseline

Renewable Energy | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2008 | Base year: 2006 | Source(s): Energy Sec... (2008 / Executive)

Agriculture

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Buildings

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Coastal Zones

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Cross-Cutting Area

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Environment

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Health

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Industry

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

LULUCF

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Social Development

NDC Laws and National Policies

To cover 70 million rural poor households, across 600,000 villages in the country through self-managed self help groups and federated institutions to support the rural communities in strengthening their livelihood

Poverty Reduction

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Tourism

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Transportation

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Urban

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Waste

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Water

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.
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Last modified 9 May, 2017