Law on the promotion of electricity generation from renewable sources ( 2018 )

This law aims at enabling the country to enjoy 50 % of renewable sources in its mix of electricity supply by 2030, in line with its electrification strategy spanning the period 2018 to 2030 (Horizon 2030). The law puts in place a legal framework to attract investors in the production and commercialisation areas. Solar and…read more

Law 2008-005 – Framework Law on the Environment ( 2008 )

This law sets the general legal framework for environmental management in Togo. It aims to 1) preserve and sustainably manage the environment, 2) guarantee to all citizens an ecologically sound living environment and balanced, 3) create conditions for rational and sustainable management of resources natural for present and future generations, 4) establish the basic principles for managing, preserving the environment against all forms…read more

Strategic Investment Framework for Environment and Natural Resources Management (CSIGERN) ( 2018 )

The Strategic Investment Framework for Environment and Natural Resources Management (CSIGERN) replaces the National Program of Investment for the Environment and Natural Resources. It is a programmatic framework defining interventions related to the environment and natural resource management. It constitutes the reference document for the Ministry of the Environment and Forestry Resources interventions over the period 2018-2022,…read more

National Programme for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) 2010-2050 ( 2015 )

Mentioned in INDC and other online sources, but not available online.…read more

National Strategy and Action Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 ( 2014 )

This document sets Togo's strategy and implementation actions towards biodiversity conservation over the period 2011-2020. It seeks to ensure that the national biodiversity is able to cope to climate change. It further aims to minimise climate change impacts on all ecosystems.…read more

National Policy for the Agricultural Development of Togo 2013-2022 ( 2013 )

Mentioned in INDC and other online sources, but not available online. A summary is available at http://www.slire.net/document/2318?locale=fr.…read more

National Strategy for Reducing the Risk of Catastrophes ( 2013 )

This Strategy aims at reducing disaster risks by defining and promoting solutions tailored to the country's context. It notably seeks to mainstream adaptation efforts into sectoral policies. The document specifies that local environmental risks amplified by climate change include violent winds. It states that all levels of threats related to climate change should be dealt…read more

National Strategy for the Development of Transport in Togo ( 2012 )

Mentioned in INDC and other online sources, e.g. an overview of the transport sector prepared by the Transport Department (https://www.afdb.org/fileadmin/uploads/afdb/Documents/Publications/AfDB_-_Togo_-_Note_sur_le_secteur_du_transport.pdf). Not available online.…read more

National Sustainable Development Strategy ( 2012 )

Mentioned in INDC and other online sources, not available online. Validated in Sep 2011 (http://www.ifdd.francophonie.org/programmes/operation.php?id=267)…read more

National Forest Action Plan 2011-2019 ( 2011 )

The 2305 objective of this plan is that the country reach a forest cover of 20%, fully covers its needs for wood energy, conserves its biodiversity and ensures sustainable protection of risk areas as well as wildlife habitats. To do that, the plan defines five strategic goals structuring its forestry policy: 1) promoting forestry production,…read more

National Forest Policy ( 2011 )

The motivations behind developing the Policy include the effects of climate change on forests and the role of forests in mitigation. The Policy has multiple references to climate change, carbon sequestration, greenhouse gases, etc.…read more

National Programme for Agricultural Investment and Food Security (PNIASA and PNIASAN) ( 2010 )

The Programme for Agricultural Investment and Food Security (PNIASA) was initially launched in 2010. The programme includes an investment plan and a strategy to combat food insecurity, ensure sustainability in the sector and raising farmers' wages. PNIASAN, a sub-programme focusing on food security and nutrition, was launched in 2013. The programme was revised in 2017 to…read more

National Environmental Action Plan ( 1999 )

This Action Plan aims at improving the national capacity of environmental management and natural resources for the promotion of a sustainable development of the country through four specific objectives: 1) develop, adopt, implement and promote a national environmental policy, 2) develop relevant tools, projects and programs for the strategic management of the environment and natural…read more

National Environmental Policy ( 1998 )

This policy aims at defining specific actions to protect the environment in Togo and ensure a sustainable growth to the country in the medium to long term. Climate change is identified as one of the cross-sectoral concern to take into account when developing sectoral strategies, alongside desertification, biodiversity and scarcity of water resources. Point 3.2.2.3.…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

11.14% (unconditional) and 31.14% (conditional) reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 compared to the baseline scenario

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.

LULUCF

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

Forest cover to reach 9% by 2015

Preservation | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: N/A | Source(s): ...

Forest cover to reach 20% by 2035

Preservation | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2035 | Base year: N/A | Source(s): National F... (2011 / Executive)

Forest cover to reach 30% by 2050

Preservation | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: N/A | Source(s): National F... (2011 / Executive)

Energy

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4% of the energy mix

Renewable Energy

Source: NDC

50% of energy from renewable energy resources by 2030 against a 2018 baseline

Renewable Energy | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2018 | Source(s): Law on the... (2018 / Legislative)

Agriculture

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

Buildings

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

Coastal Zones

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Fighting coastal erosion from PK 11 to PK 45

Coastal Management

Source: NDC

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

Cross-Cutting Area

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

Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

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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.

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

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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

-20% of consumption of fossil fuels in Togo

Road Sector

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
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, Togo does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 14 September, 2017