Law no. 98-56 (Framework Law on Environmental Management) ( 1998 )

This Law establishes the general legal framework and the fundamental principles of environnment management in the country. A Fund called the National Environment Fund is set up to finance the National Environmental Policy (art.15). This fund will notably be used in support of programs to combat desertification, including reforestation, fight against bush fires, improve farming…read more

National Policy on Climate Change (PNCC) ( 2012 / Mitigation and adaptation Framework )

The National Policy on Climate Change is the framework mitigation and adaptation executive document of Niger. It gathers institutional, judiciary and operational actions taken in the country to establish the following objectives: 1) improve knowledge, promote research and development, produce and communicate information on climate change, 2) reinforce adaptation capacities and resilience throughout communities, 3) develop…read more

Decree no. 2000-186/PRN/MME (amending Article 8 of Decree no. 99-460/PCRN/MME on the National Solar Energy Center) ( 2000 )

This decree amends article 8 of the decree no 99-460/PCRN/MME on the National Solar Energy Center of 1999 to change the rules setting the composition of the Center.…read more

Order Establishing the Technical Commission on Climate Change and Variability ( 1997 )

The Commission’s tasks include developing the National Policy on Climate Change, monitoring and evaluating its implementation, collecting data on climate change and developing adaptation and mitigation strategies.…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

2.5% (unconditional) to 25%(conditional) reduction by 2020 and of 3.5% (unconditional) to 34.6%(conditional) reduction by 2030 in GHG emissions 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.

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

20 MW comes from wind energy (currently 0.035 MW)

Renewable Energy: Wind

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

Exceed a capacity of 250 MW in 2030; reach 30% share

Renewable Energy | Target year: 2030

-25% in GDP energy intensity through energy efficiency improvement

Energy Efficiency | Intensity Target

Reduction of losses from 12% to less than 10% in the 2020 horizon

Supply-Side Efficiency: Grid/Energy Loss Reduction | Target year: 2020

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

Restoration of agricultural, forest and grazing land: 1,030,000 ha; Management of natural forests: 2,220,000 ha

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
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.
To date, Niger does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 8 May, 2017