Law No. 1 of 2009 on Electricity ( 2009 )

Seeks to promote renewable and sustainable sources of energy.…read more

Law No. 26 of 1995 on Environment Protection ( 1995 )

This law aims at protecting the environment, organise the conservation and maintenance, maintain the safety and balance of its natural ecosystems. It also aims at 1) combating all types of pollution resulting from implementation of economic, agricultural, industrial, construction development programs, 2) protecting local species, 3) protecting society and health, 4) protecting the national environment…read more

National Agriculture Sector Strategy 2012-2016 ( 2012 )

The National Agriculture Sector Strategy for the period 2012-2016, updated on May 31st, 2013, recognises the challenges an strengths of Yemen's agricultural sector to identify new policies forward. It is accompanied by an implementation and investment plan. The Strategy aims in particular at increasing production, food security and climate resilience, and fight rural poverty and…read more

National Strategy for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency ( 2009 )

Seeks to promote renewable power generation and energy efficiency. Has a reference to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.…read more

National Strategy for Environmental Sustainability 2005-2015 and National Environmental Action Plan 2005-2010 ( 2005 )

Yemen's National Strategy for Environmental Sustainability 2005-2015 and National Environmental Action Plan 20005-2010 focus on increasing sustainability in four key areas: water, land resources, biological diversity and coastal and the marine environment, and waste management. It recognizes the potentially negative consequences of climate change for coastal ecosystems, land resources, biodiversity, and migration. The National Strategy…read more

Presidential Decree No.101 of 2005 on the establishment of the Public Environmental Protection Authority ( 2005 )

One of the responsibilities of the Authority is to reduce air pollution and mitigate the effects of climate change.…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

1% (unconditional) and 14% (conditional) reduction (representing estimated total cumulative GHG reduction of about 35 MtCO2e from 2020 through 2030) in GHG emissions by 2030 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.

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies

Grid electricity from renewables (large scale electricity generation): 15% generation mix in 2025 (2600 GWh)

Renewable Energy | Target year: 2025

Solar Water Heaters: 40% of market potential in 2025 (200,000 units) representing a saving potential of 457 GWh by 2025 against a 2009 baseline

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2009 | Source(s): National S... (2009 / Executive)

15% energy efficiency gains in the power sector until 2025

Supply-Side Efficiency: Grid/Energy Loss Reduction | Target year: 2025

110,000 rural HH (45% of identified market potential) to be electrified Solar Home Systems until 2025 (installed capacity app. 5.5 MWp) by 2025 against a 2009 baseline

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2009 | Source(s): National S... (2009 / Executive)

Electrified Solar Home Systems in 110.000 rural household until 2025 (installed capacity around 5.5 MWp)

Renewable Energy: Solar | Target year: 2025

Source: NDC

15% of generation mix in 2025 (2600GWh), from which 400 MW wind, 160 MW geothermal and 6MW landfill gas by 2025 against a 2009 baseline

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2009 | Source(s): National S... (2009 / Executive)

The identified saving potential of app.220MW generation capacity or 650 GWh electricity generation should be un-locked within 3 - 5 years by 2012-2015 against a 2009 baseline

Energy Intensity | Trajectory Target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2009 | Source(s): National S... (2009 / Executive)

15% increase in energy efficiency in the power sector until 2025 by 2025 against a 2009 baseline

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2009 | Source(s): National S... (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
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.

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