Law no. 008-2014/AN (concerning framework law on sustainable development) ( 2014 )

Decree no 2014-343/PRES promulgates the law n ° 008-2014 / AN of the 08 April 2014 bearing law of orientation on the sustainable development in Burkina Faso. The law's purpose is to set the general rules for guiding the implementation of sustainable development in Burkina Faso. The law enounces core principles of sustainable development to…read more

Law no. 006-2013 (on the Code for the Environment) ( 2013 / Mitigation and adaptation Framework )

The Code for the Environment sets the basic rules that govern the environment in Burkina Faso. Title II of the law focuses on climate change, the maintenance of ecological balances and improving the living environment. Article 17 stipulates that the government must take action on the adverse effects of climate change. Article 24 states that…read more

Law of finance 2013 relative to the deletion of customs charges on equipments and material of solar energy ( 2013 )

The law no 051-2012/AN set sets the 2013 budget for Burkina Faso. Article 29 of this law exonerates solar equipments of customs and VAT taxes. The article lists the equipments concerned by the exoneration.…read more

Decree No. 2015-1189 / PRESTRANS / PM / MERH / MEF of 22 October 2015 adopting the National Adaptation Plan for Climate Change (NAP) ( 2015 / Adaptation Framework )

This decree approves the country's National Adaptation Plan for Climate Change. The Plan intends to reduce the vulnerability to climate change of Faso and increase its resilience through the integration of the adaptation objective to current and future development policies. The Plan stresses that new administrative capacities are needed to respond satisfactorily to the sectoral…read more

Decree no. 2013-151 (on the National Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development) ( 2013 )

This decree defines the attributions and missions of the National Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development. Its permanent secretariat is notably in charge of mobilising financial, human and technical resources for the implementation, by national actors, of projects and programs of environment, adaptation to climate change, conservation of biodiversity and investment in sustainable management…read more

Decree no. 2013-325 (establishing the mission of a national entity responding to climate change) ( 2013 )

This Decree creates within the Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development (SP-CONEDD), a National Entity implementing the Climate Change Adaptation Fund of Burkina Faso (EMOFA-B). The Decree states that the National Entity for the Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation Funds of Burkina aims to provide a financing framework for…read more

Strategy for Accelerated Growth and Sustainable Development 2011–2015 ( 2012 )

This Strategy examines how Burkina Faso can best allocate efforts to maximise growth and enable sustainable development over the period 2011-2015. The document notably emphasises on 1) the importance of fighting against land degradation in a context of a deteriorating climate, 2) making the energy system more sustainable and protecting carbon sequestration wells by reducing…read more

National Vision for 2020 ( 2008 )

Sets out energy goals for 2020, including renewable energy goals…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

6.6% (unconditional), 11.6% (hybrid conditional), or 36.95% (adaptation co-benefits) reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 compared to the BAU scenario

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

540000 household cook stoves over 15 years;|180000 dolo cook stoves over 15 years.|

Biomass Energy

1,319 schools (out of 17,338) supplied by solar energy by 2020

Renewable Energy | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: N/A | Source(s): National V... (2008 / Executive)

Installation of 20 MW of PV solar connected to the network every 10 years (beginning in 2015)

Renewable Energy: Solar: Utility Scale | Target year: 2025

8% of population (mostly in rural communities) supplied by solar energy by 2020

Renewable Energy | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: N/A | Source(s): National V... (2008 / Executive)

-11.76% emissions by 2030

Supply-Side Efficiency | Target year: 2030

-21.65% emissions 2030

Demand-Side Efficiency: Buildings | Target year: 2030

-2% per year: distribute 2 million low-consumption bulbs in the industrial and tertiary sectors

Demand-Side Efficiency: Industries

-3% per year with Energy-efficient technologies

Demand-Side Efficiency: Industries

Source: NDC

Agriculture

NDC Laws and National Policies

Restore and develop 5055 million ha of degraded land in 2030 scenario

Land And Soil Management | Target year: 2030

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

-10% emissions of agriculture, land-use and forestry by 2030

Agriculture: General | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

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

100 trained specialists;|1 health monitoring centre;|11 hydro equipped stations 50 automatic stations;|1 rehabilitated radar;|1 radiosonde instrument;|1 satellite imagery instrument;|11 trained teams.

Health Services And Assessment

Source: NDC

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

Industry

NDC Laws and National Policies

-3% emissions by 2030

Industries: General | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

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

LULUCF

NDC Laws and National Policies

30000 ha stream banks;|900000 ha biodiversity conservation spaces;|Development plans for 450000 ha forests;|800000 ha ANR.

Sustainable Land Management

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

-10% emissions of agriculture, land-use and forestry by 2030

LULUCF/Forestry: General | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

Social Development

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.

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

-42% emissions by 2030

Transport: General | Target year: 2030

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

Replace 10% of gasoline and 5% of diesel consumption with Biofuels in 2030

Transportation Fuels | Target year: 2030

-30% in fuel consumption in 2025

Vehicle Fleet | Target year: 2025

Source: NDC

Urban

NDC Laws and National Policies

399 settlements of flood-risk zones;|2700 km channels/culverts for flood water;|19152 private dwellings;|2298 community buildings;|50 Kwh/m2 energy efficiency gain.

Sustainable Urban Planning

Source: NDC

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

Waste

NDC Laws and National Policies

-4% emissions by 2030

Solid Waste | Target year: 2030

Source: 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 8 May, 2017