Members States

Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo-Kinshasa, Zaire, DR Congo, DRC, the DROC, or simply the Congo, is a country in Central Africa. It was formerly called Zaire. It is, by area, the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa, the second-largest in all of Africa, and the 11th-largest in the world.

Member since: 2015

 

Capital

Kinshasa

Population (2015)

86,790,568

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$450.0

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

0.070 tons

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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 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 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.

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.

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