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Madagascar

Madagascar, officially the Republic of Madagascar, and previously known as the Malagasy Republic, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, approximately 400 kilometres off the coast of East Africa. At 592,800 square kilometres Madagascar is the world's second-largest island country.

Member since: 2011

 

Capital

Antananarivo

Population (2015)

26,969,306

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$225.7

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

0.266 tons

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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)

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) 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.

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.

News from Madagascar

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