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Ghana

Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country along the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean, in the sub region of West Africa.

Member since: 2009

 

Capital

Accra

Population (2015)

30,417,858

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$1814.9

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

1.058 tons

Website Links

National Focal Points

Mr. Kyekyeku Yaw Oppong-Boadi

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Environmental Protection Agency

koppongboadi@gmail.com

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 Sectors:

1) Agriculture and food security;

2) Sustainable forest resource management;

3) Resilient infrastructure in built environment;

4) Climate change and health + 2 other priority sectors.

Reduce GHG emissions by 15% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2010)) by 2030 unconditionally and reduce GHG emissions by 45% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2010)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of energy, transport, industrial process and product use, agriculture, forestry and land use and waste.

Priority Policy Actions:

1) Agriculture resilience building in climate vulnerable landscapes;

2) Value addition-based utilization of forest resources;

3) City-wide resilient infrastructure planning;

4) Early warning and disaster prevention + 3 other highlighted priority policy action.

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