- Member Since: 2009
National Focal Points
CHIEF ENVIRONMENT OFFICER
National Environment Commission (NEC)
Ms. Pema Tshomo*
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
National Climate Change Actions
Summarized Information derived from Nationally determined contributions (NDCs) submitted by parties
Emissions mitigation: Remain carbon neutral + efforts to maintain current levels of forest cover, currently at 70.46%, with a minimum objective of maintaining 60% of total land under forest conditional to external support. Adaptation: Priority actions: 1) Increase resilience to the impacts of climate change on water security; 2) Promote climate resilient agriculture to contribute towards achieving food and nutrition security; 3) Sustainable forest management and conservation of biodiversity to ensure sustained environmental services; 4) Strengthen resilience to climate change induced hazards + 5 other highlighted priority actions.
United Nations Population Division
GNI per capita (2016)
PPP current international dollar.
Emissions per capita (2014)
Annual tons of CO2 equivalent per capita including land-use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) and all Kyoto Protocol greenhouse gases.
Climate Vulnerability Level
DARA and the Climate Vulnerable Forum
Multi-dimensional climate change vulnerability for 2030 (2012).