Geothermal Resources Development Act ( 2015 )

The Geothermal Resources Development Act was published in 2015 to foster the use of geothermal resources in the national energy matrix. The Act establishes the National Energy Committee to formally rule over the developments in the sector. It designates the relevant Minister to declare a given portion of land to be exploited for its geothermal potential.…read more

National Economic and Social Development Plan ( 2013 )

The National Economic and Social Development Plan is a broad document developed through public participation and setting the government's vision for national development over the period 2013-2025. The Plan outlines a strategy to achieve sustainable economic growth, job creation, and poverty reduction. Goals formulated in the Plan include an improved physical infrastructure and environmental sustainability for…read more

National Energy Policy and Energy Action Plan ( 2009 )

The National Energy Policy (NEP) was released in 2009 mainly to promote sustainable energy production and use. The government acknowledges the central role of energy in poverty reduction, the importance of security of supply and of controlling carbon emissions. The Policy encourages a liberalisation of the energy market and a shift towards local renewable resources.…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

22% reduction in GHG emissions by 2025 compared to the BAU scenario

Economy Wide | Baseline Scenario Target | Target year: 2025 | 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

-15% in electricity consumption below BAU by 2025

Energy: General | Target year: 2025

Source: NDC

30% of electricity from renewable sources by 2015, and 60% by 2020

Renewable Energy | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2010 | Source(s): National E... (2009 / Executive)

Reduce projected electricity generation by 5% by 2015 and 15% by 2020 by 2015, 2020 against a 2010 baseline

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2010 | Source(s): National E... (2009 / Executive)

Transportation

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

Reduce projected consumption of fossil fuels in the transport sector by 10% by 2015 and 15% by 2020 by 2015, 2020 against a 2010 baseline

Fuels | Trajectory Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2010 | Source(s): National E... (2009 / 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

Protect 20% of its near shore marine and coastal resources by 2020

Coastal Management | Target year: 2020

Source: 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
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.

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 13 February, 2018