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Rwanda Environment Management Authority

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Rwanda Climate change Ambition

The Government of Rwanda announced an ambitious climate action agenda that features a 38% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions compared to business as usual by 2030, equivalent to an estimated mitigation of up to 4.6 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e). The climate action plan, known officially as the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), has been submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and forms part of Rwanda’s obligations under the Paris Agreement. All countries are required to submit an updated plan every five years, each with a greater level of ambition. Rwanda is the first country in Africa to submit its updated NDC, and the ninth country globally. The updated NDC climate action plan has been informed by in-depth analysis, improved information and data, increased ambition, and an extensive stakeholder driven consultation process. It will see Rwanda invest billions of dollars in the transition to an inclusive, sustainable economy driven forward by green growth and green job creation.

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  • Peter Kamau

    31 w

    Congrats Rwanda for setting precedence.We should mount pressure on our president (of Kenya) to speed up Kenyas climate action plan too one which I anticipate to learn of. We're so hit by devastating climate change affects and I wonder why and how we're lagging in taking the necessary steps towards salvaging this dire situation.

    • Tabitha Kimani

      31 w

      We salute his execellency Kagame for the great work. Rwanda is also very clean.

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