Member States

Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a landlocked country located in Asia with desert and mountainous areas.

Climate Change Policies

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.

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.

Year of joining the CVF

2011

Capital

Kabul

Year of national independence

1919

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

News from Afghanistan

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