Member States

Madagascar

Madagascar is an island country located in Africa with a diverse subtropical climate.

Climate Change Policies

Reduce GHG emissions by 14% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2000)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of energy, agriculture, LULUCF and waste.

Adaptation: Priority Actions:

1) Finalisation and implementation of the National Adaptation Plan;

2) Strengthen climate change adaptation mainstreaming in all strategic/framework documents;

3) Multi-hazard early warning systems primarily that mainly consider cyclones, floods, drought and the public health surveillance;

4) Effective application of existing or newly established sectorial policies: flood and cyclone-resistant hydro-agricultural infrastructures standards, cyclone resistant buildings standards, flood-resistant terrestrial transport infrastructure standards, local for climate hazard community guideline for Water-Sanitation-Hygiene + 18 other highlighted priority actions.

Adaptation: Priority Actions:

1) Finalisation and implementation of the National Adaptation Plan;

2) Strengthen climate change adaptation mainstreaming in all strategic/framework documents;

3) Multi-hazard early warning systems primarily that mainly consider cyclones, floods, drought and the public health surveillance;

4) Effective application of existing or newly established sectorial policies: flood and cyclone-resistant hydro-agricultural infrastructures standards, cyclone resistant buildings standards, flood-resistant terrestrial transport infrastructure standards, local for climate hazard community guideline for Water-Sanitation-Hygiene + 18 other highlighted priority actions.

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Year of joining the CVF

2011

Capital

Antananarivo

Year of national independence

1960

Website Links

National Focal Points

Mr. Tojonirina Ramarolahy

HEAD OF BUSINESS SERVICES, ENVIRONMENT, MARITIME AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

M. Michel Omer Laivao

CLIMATE VULNERABLE FORUM NATIONAL FOCAL POINT, MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, ECOLOGY, SEA AND FORESTS

Ministère de l’Environnement et des Forêts (MEEFT)

News from Madagascar

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