Angola

Africa
Next Benin
0.25%
Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2018), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#160
Climate Vulnerability Index ranking
A higher number means a higher vulnerability to climate change. Based on the ND-GAIN Index (2019), developed by the University of Notre Dame.
#148
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2020), developed by UNDP.
24%
Conditional emissions reduction target by 2025
(compared to business as usual)
The highest emissions reduction target, conditional or unconditional, included in the country’s latest NDC.
NDC Status 

Angola submitted its preliminary revised NDC in May 2021.

Key highlights from the NDC 
  • Under their revised NDC, Angola brought forward their target year for cutting emissions from 2030 in their first NDC to 2025, with the country aiming to reduce emissions up to 14% compared to business-as-usual, with a further 10% conditional on support. 
  • The NDC now lists mitigation actions across all sectors and elaborates on how the country plans to adapt. 
  • The product of a wide consultation, the NDC also outlines how climate action links to Angola’s broader development vision.
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC 
  • Agriculture
  • Costal zone 
  • Energy
  • Health
  • Land use, land-use change and forestry
  • Water 
  • Disaster Risk Management

Last Updated

February 14, 2022

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