Member States

The Gambia

The Gambia is a tropical country located in Africa with large floodplains.

Climate Change Policies

Reduce GHG emissions by 44.4% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2010)) by 2025 and reduce GHG emissions by 45.4% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2010)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of agriculture, energy, industrial processes and product use (IPPU), transport, and waste management.

Adaptation: Priority Actions:

1) Improve the Climate and Climate Change Resilient urban and peri-urban infrastructure;

2) Adapting the Agriculture System to Climate Change;

3) Continue to mainstream climate change in all national development frameworks;

4) Planning, development and implementation of an effective disaster preparedness and response strategy in support of climate change adaptation and loss and damage; + 6 other highlighted priority actions.

Adaptation: Priority Actions:

1) Improve the Climate and Climate Change Resilient urban and peri-urban infrastructure;

2) Adapting the Agriculture System to Climate Change;

3) Continue to mainstream climate change in all national development frameworks;

4) Planning, development and implementation of an effective disaster preparedness and response strategy in support of climate change adaptation and loss and damage; + 6 other highlighted priority actions.

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Year of joining the CVF

2016

Capital

Banjul

Year of national independence

1965

Website Links

National Focal Points

Mr. Alpha A. K. Jallow

METEOROLOGIST

Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Water and Wildlife

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