Members

National Focal Points

Mr.Jigme Nidup*

CHIEF ENVIRONMENT OFFICER

National Environment Commission (NEC)

Ms. Pema Tshomo*

DESK OFFICER

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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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.

Population (2015)

787'000

United Nations Population Division

GNI per capita (2016)

$8'070

World Bank

PPP current international dollar.

Emissions per capita (2014)

2.702 tons

Climate Analytics

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

Acute

DARA and the Climate Vulnerable Forum

Multi-dimensional climate change vulnerability for 2030 (2012).

Mortality attributable to joint effects of household and ambient air pollution (2015)

456.3 (58.9 per 100 000)

World Health Organization

Climate change attributable deaths (2015) (Data by region 2004)

23.2

World Health Organization

Climate change attributable deaths for children under 5 (2015) (Data by region 2004)

224.7

World Health Organization

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