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)
2.702 million megatonnes
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).