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The Gambia

The Gambia is a small West African country, bounded by Senegal, with a narrow Atlantic coastline. It's known for its diverse ecosystems around the central Gambia River. Abundant wildlife in its Kiang West National Park and Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve includes monkeys, leopards, hippos, hyenas and rare birds. The capital, Banjul, and nearby Serrekunda offer access to beaches.

Member since: 2015

 

Capital

Banjul

Population (2015)

2,347,696

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$601.9

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

0.408 tons

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National Focal Points

Mr. Alpha A. K. Jallow

METEOROLOGIST

Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Water and Wildlife

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 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.

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.

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