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Afghanistan

Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.

Member since: 2011

 

Capital

Kabul

Population (2015)

38,042,000

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$550.4

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

0.519 tons

Website Links

National Focal Points

Mr. Noorullah Kaleem

FIRST SECRETARY

The Embassy and Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Vienna, Austria

Mr. Mohammad Zaman Stanikzai

UNFCCC FOCAL POINT FOR AFGHANISTAN

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

National Climate Vulnerability Level and actions

0 Average

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Adaptation: Priority Focus Actions:

1) Reducing vulnerability of the country and its population through enhancement of adaptive capacity and resilience, and deployment of disaster risk reduction approaches;

2) Integrating climate change consideration into the national planning processes;

3) Promoting economic development and sustainable rural livelihoods through sustainable management of environmental resources;

4) Increase access to modern forms of efficient and sustainable energy services and improvement of technical capacity in governmental institutions + 3 other highlighted focus actions.

Reduce GHG emissions by 13.6% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2005)) by 2030 conditional to external support in the sectors of energy, natural resource management, agriculture, waste management and mining.

Adaptation: Priority Focus Actions:

1) Reducing vulnerability of the country and its population through enhancement of adaptive capacity and resilience, and deployment of disaster risk reduction approaches;

2) Integrating climate change consideration into the national planning processes;

3) Promoting economic development and sustainable rural livelihoods through sustainable management of environmental resources;

4) Increase access to modern forms of efficient and sustainable energy services and improvement of technical capacity in governmental institutions + 3 other highlighted focus actions.

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