Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust of Seychelles Act ( 2015 )

This Act establishes the Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust of Seychelles for the purpose of regulating debt swap transactions. The Trust shall 1) develop and administer the Endowment Fund, the Revolving Fund and the Additional Endowment Fund, and any other sources of funding, 2) administer the assets of the Trust, intended to provide a sustainable flow…read more

Disaster Risk Management Act ( 2014 )

This Act aims at implementing effective management of disaster risk through a comprehensive and integrated all-hazard approach. A Disaster Risk Division is created in Part II. The document defines the missions and organisation of this Division. Part II, art. 4, mentions climate change effects as one of the factors to monitor. Part III states that…read more

Energy Act ( 2012 )

This Act repeals and replaces the Seychelles Energy Commission Act 2010, and notably makes provisions for renewable energy and energy efficiency. The Commission is notably in charge of designing tariffs that are favourable to renewable energy sources, and foster public awareness about the importance of renewable energy in all sectors. Part VI of the document…read more

Seychelles’ National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan 2015-2020 ( 2014 )

This document outlines the government's strategy for biodiversity conservation over the period 2015-2020. It aims in particular to integrate biodiversity into climate change adaptation programmes.…read more

Seychelles Sustainable Development Strategy 2012-2020 ( 2012 )

The Seychelles Sustainable Development Strategy (SSDS) 2012-2020 is a national instrument which incorporates national priorities for sustainable development and lays out a roadmap for the implementation of those priorities. The Strategy aims at contributing to the realisation of the nation’s economic, social and cultural potential through an innovative, knowledge-led approach, while being mindful of the…read more

Seychelles National Climate Change Strategy ( 2009 / Mitigation and adaptation Framework )

This strategy seeks to minimise the impacts of climate change through concerted and proactive action at all levels of society. It lists the main impacts of climate change that the country will face, stresses the need to develop cross-sectoral programmes addressing matters of policy, institutions, capacity building and civil society involvement. It defines five strategic…read more

This table compares quantified targets in countries’ NDCs with those in their national laws and policies. The purpose is to indicate the level of alignment. Robust, consistent and measurable targets are crucial to the credibility of countries’ commitments to the Paris Agreement.

For further analysis and explanation, see our October 2018 policy brief.

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

122.5 KtCO2e (or 21.4%) reduction in 2025 and 188 ktCO2e (or 29.0%) reduction in 2030 in GHG emissions compared to baseline projections

Economy Wide | Baseline Scenario Target | Target year: 2030 | 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

Cover 20% hot water needs by 2035

Supply-Side Efficiency: Power Generation Efficiency Improvement: Cogeneration Plants | Target year: 2035

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

-20% energy demand in the service sector

Demand-Side Efficiency: Buildings

-10% energy demand in 2035 (-50% energy demand on fans & AC in households by 2035)

Demand-Side Efficiency: Appliances | Target year: 2035

10% reduction in the energy intensity in 2020

Demand-Side Efficiency | Intensity Target | Target year: 2020

80% of households and services of need have solar water heating by 2035

Renewable Energy: Solar | Target year: 2035

15% renewables in the energy supply by 2030 | 5% renewables by 2020; 100% renewables long-term

Renewable Energy | Target year: 2030

15%-30% emission reduction from electricity consumption below BAU by 2030 | 15%-20% emission reduction from electricity generation below BAU by 2030

Energy: General | Target year: 2030

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
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.

Transportation

NDC Laws and National Policies

15-30% reduction in oil imports for transport below BAU by 2030

Transportation Fuels | Target year: 2030

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

26.5 ktCO2e reduction below BAU in 2025 | 50.13 ktCO2e reduction below BAU in 2030

Transport: General | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

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

50% of the emissions from landfill methane are captured for flaring

Waste: General

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, Seychelles does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 8 May, 2017