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Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2019), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
Climate Vulnerability Index ranking
A higher number means a higher vulnerability to climate change. Based on the ND-GAIN Index (2020), developed by the University of Notre Dame.
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2021), developed by UNDP.
NDC Status

Afghanistan submitted its first NDC in November 2016.

The revision of the NDC is currently underway. The country is focusing on increasing mitigation ambition and on expanding adaptation actions with mitigation co-benefits in key sectors such as energy, water, agriculture, health, rural rehabilitation, and disaster risk reduction.

The current NDC commits to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 13.6% by 2030 compared to business as usual, conditional on external support.

The Climate Promise is being delivered in collaboration with key partners. Thanks to our partners in Afghanistan:

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January 27, 2023

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