Country: Ghana

@mfarighana ; @MLNR_Ghana ‏

  • Member since: 2009

National Focal Points

Mr. Kyekyeku Yaw Oppong-Boadi

Director and National Focal Point

Environmental Protection Agency


National Climate Change Actions

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

Emissions mitigation: Reduce GHG emissions by 15% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2010)) by 2030 unconditionally and reduce GHG emissions by 45% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2010)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of energy, transport, industrial process and product use, agriculture, forestry and land use and waste. Adaptation: Priority sectors: 1) Agriculture and food security; 2) Sustainable forest resource management; 3) Resilient infrastructure in built environment; 4) Climate change and health + 2 other priority sectors. Priority policy actions: 1) Agriculture resilience building in climate vulnerable landscapes; 2) Value addition-based utilization of forest resources; 3) City-wide resilient infrastructure planning; 4) Early warning and disaster prevention + 3 other highlighted priority policy action.

Population (2015)

27.6 million

United Nations Population Division

GNI per capita (2016)


World Bank

PPP current international dollar

Emissions per capita (2014)

0.958 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).

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

21,920 (80 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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