Members

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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 million megatonnes

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).

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