Geothermal Resources Development Act, 2016 ( 2016 )

The Geothermal Resources Development Act of 2016 provides legal basis for the development, exploration and use of geothermal resources. It replaces the Geothermal Energy Act of 1976. The Act's objectives are to 1) enable the sustainable use of geothermal energy according to Dominica's population needs, 2) safeguard the life-supporting capacity of air, water, soil and ecosystems,…read more

Growth and Social Protection Strategy (2014-2018) ( 2014 )

The Growth and Social Protection Strategy (GSPS) is a document setting out the governmental commitments to sustainable development. It is the most central and comprehensive policy developed by Dominica Island in the matter. The GSPS is prepared via an extensive consultation process of public servants. It was first published in April 2006 and is updated…read more

National Land Use Policy ( 2014 )

The National Land Use Policy provides direction for all land use decisions and how best to manage land according to sustainable development objectives in Dominica. It seeks to: 1) invest in physical infrastructure to enable social and economic development 2) enhance forest, natural environment and agricultural vitality, 3) an increase resilience to climate change. The…read more

Low-Carbon Climate-Resilient Development Strategy 2012-2020 ( 2012 / Mitigation and adaptation Framework )

The Low-Carbon Climate-Resilient Development Strategy is a broad governmental document aimed at providing Dominica with a green, productive economy, and developing sectoral pathways to concile mitigation, adaptation and social development goals including poverty alleviation. The Strategy acts as a supporting platform to the Growth and Social Protection Strategy (GSPS) that is updated every four years. The…read more

National Climate Change Adaptation Policy ( 2002 / Adaptation Framework )

The National Climate Change Adaptation Policy was adopted in 2002 by the Cabinet following the Initial National Communication to the 2002 UNFCCC Conference of the Parties. The Policy aims at fostering and guiding a national action plan to address short, medium and long term effects of Climate Change while providing the greatest possible quality of life…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

17.9% by 2020, 39.2% by 2025 and 44.7% by 2030 reduction in GHG emissions compared to 2014 (164.5 Ggs est.)

Economy Wide | Base Year Target | Target year: 2016 | Base year: 2014

Source: NDC

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

Agriculture

NDC Laws and National Policies

-8.1% emission in commercial/institutional, residential, agriculture, forestry, fishing

Agriculture: General

Source: NDC

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

Buildings

NDC Laws and National Policies

-8.8% emission in the construction (a sub-sector of Building) and manufacturing sector

Buildings

Source: 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

-98.6% emission in the sector

Energy: General

Source: 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

-8.1% emission in commercial/institutional, residential, agriculture, forestry, fishing

LULUCF/Forestry: General

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

-16.9% emission in the sector

Transport: General

Source: 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

-78.6% emission in the sector

Solid Waste

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.
To date, Dominica does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 13 February, 2018