2016-2020 Implementation Plan on mitigating the impact of climate change ( 2016 )

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National Policy on Climate Change ( 2016 / Mitigation and Adaptation Framework )

Approved by cabinet in April 2016 (http://www.znbc.co.zm/?p=36140) but not available online.…read more

National Strategy for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation ( 2015 )

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Second National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan 2015-2025 ( 2015 )

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National Forestry Policy of 2014 ( 2014 )

Launched in 2014 (http://zambia-weekly.com/article/new-forestry-policy/) but not available online. Draft dated October 2009 available at http://www.unredd.net/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=979&Itemid=53.…read more

Revised Sixth National Development Plan 2013-2016 and seventh Development Plan 2017-2021 ( 2014 )

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National Agriculture Policy 2012-2030 ( 2011 )

Acknowledges that crop production varies from year to year due to the effects of climate change; that the agriculture sector contributes to climate change through emissions and unsustainable production practices, and provides that the agriculture sector will promote production practices that minimise contribution to climate change, such as conservation farming, tree planting, etc.…read more

National Climate Change Response Strategy ( 2010 )

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National Energy Policy ( 2008 )

Objectives include reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and increased deployment of renewable energy sources.…read more

National Policy on Environment ( 2007 )

Multiple references to climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.…read more
To date, Zambia does not have any litigation listed.

Emissions More information

Rank as emitter (including LULUCF):
11-20
Country-reported GHG emissions (incl. LULUCF) (MTCO2):54.72 (reporting year: 2000 )
Country-reported GHG emissions (excl. LULUCF) (MTCO2):14.4 (reporting year: 2000 )

Information More information

GHG inventory:1994, 2000
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Targets

Economy wide targets - Up to (and including) 2020

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    Economy-wide targets - Beyond 2020

    GHG emissions reduction of 47% by 2030 compared to 2010 levels, conditional on external support.

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    • Country's iNDC
    Targets - Energy demand

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      Targets - LULUCF

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        Targets - Renewables

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          Targets- Transport

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            Targets - Other

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              Policies

              GHG Mitigation framework More information

              National Policy on Climate Change

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              Adaptation framework More information

              National Policy on Climate Change

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              Policies - Carbon pricing

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                Policies - Promotion of low-carbon energy (inc. renewables)

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                  Policies - Energy demand

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                    Policies - Transport

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                      Policies - LULUCF

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                        Last modified 8 May, 2017