Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Member since: 2015

National Focal Points

Mr. Aimé Mbuyi Kalombo

Chef de Division Changement Climatique, Ministère de l’Environnement et Développement Durable

Division des Changements Climatiques


National Climate Change Actions

Summarized Information derived from Nationally determined contributions (NDCs) submitted by parties

Emissions mitigation: Reduce GHG emissions by 17% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2000)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of agriculture, forestry and energy. Adaptation: Priority focus areas: 1) Securing the means of subsistence and the ways of life of the rural and urban communities; 2) Rational management of forest resources; 3) Protection and preservation of vulnerable ecosystems of coastal areas. 

Population (2015)

76.2 million

United Nations Population Division

GNI per capita (2016)


World Bank

PPP current international dollar

Emissions per capita (2014)

0.61 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


Climate Vulnerability Level

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

Climate/Disaster Displacement

130 thousand displaced by climate related disasters (2016


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

91,482 (118.5 per 100 000)

World Health Organization

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


World Health Organization

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


World Health Organization

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