Law no 23 – 2012 establishing the National Institute of Forestry Research ( 2012 )

This law creates the National Institute of Forestry Research. The Institute's missions are 1) to organize, conduct and carry out basic and applied research aimed at the promotion of sustainable forest development, particularly in the fields of forest management, forestry, agroforestry, forest genetics , wood technology, non-timber forest products, conservation and management of biodiversity, climate…read more

Law no. 15-2003 (creating the National Rural Electrification Agency) ( 2003 )

This law creates the National Agency for Rural Electrification, under the legal authority of the Ministry for Electricity. The law further defines the Agency's missions, including rural electrification planning, promotion of new technologies including renewables and energy efficiency, and seeking budgets for related programmes.…read more

Decree No. 2015-260 on the implementation of the process of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the forestry sector ( 2015 )

This decree establishes, organises, allocates and operates the management bodies for the implementation of the process of reducing greenhouse gas emissions related to deforestation, forest degradation with Including the inclusion of sustainable forest management, biodiversity conservation and increased carbon stocks. Article 4 states that the national REDD committee is a steering and decision-making body for…read more

Decree No. 2013 – 221 of 30 May 2013 establishing, allocating and organizing the national afforestation and reforestation program (PRONAR) ( 2013 )

This decree creates and defines the organisations and missions of the national afforestation and reforestation program (PRONAR). The programme is in charge of 1) promote forest plantations on the national territory; 2) to encourage, record and assist actors in afforestation and reforestation activities to supply domestic and international markets with timber and non-timber forest products;…read more

Decree no. 2010-729 (creating the National Committee on Climate Change) ( 2010 )

This decree creates the National Committee on Climate Change and details its composition, functioning and missions. Thematic groups will be in charge of looking into detail 1) Power; 2) industry; 3) transportation; 4) land use, land change and forestry; 5) waste; 6) adaptation and vulnerability; and 7) attenuation.…read more

Decree no. 2007-291 (approving the statutes of the National Rural Electrification Agency) ( 2007 )

This decree approves and specifies the statutes of the National Rural Electrification Agency, including its missions of promoting renewable energy sources and technologies favouring energy efficiency.…read more

Decree no. 98-135 (on the organization of the Energy Directorate-General) ( 1998 )

This decree details the organisation and functioning of the Energy Directorate-General. The Directorate is notably in charge of conceiving and apply the executive energy policy, set up bills and reglementary texts and look after their implementation, ensure the promotion and development of the energy sector, set up and control national energy equipment plans, ensure rural…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

Abouth 48% (or 8 MtCO2e) reduction in 2025 and 54% (or 19 MtCO2e) reduction in 2035 in GHG emission compared to the baselinescenario

Economy Wide | Baseline Scenario Target | Target year: 2035 | Base year: N/A

Source: NDC

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

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.

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies

75% increase access to energy for urban households to by 2025 and 100% by 2035 | 50% increase in rural households to by 2025 and 75% by 2035

Energy: General | Target year: 2035

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

85% increase production by 2025

Renewable Energy: Hydro | Target year: 2025

90% increase production by 2025 and 95% by 2035

Renewable Energy | Target year: 2035

Source: NDC

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

-20% in non-planned deforestation by 2035

LULUCF/Forestry: General | Target year: 2035

Source: NDC

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

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
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 8 May, 2017