Burundi

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0.02%
Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2018), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#168
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.
#185
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2020), developed by UNDP.
15.65%
Conditional emissions reduction target by 2030
(compared to business as usual)
The highest emissions reduction target, conditional or unconditional, included in the country’s latest NDC.
NDC Status 

Burundi submitted its revised NDC in October 2021.

Key highlights from the NDC 
  • In its updated NDC, Burundi expanded the geographical and sectoral scope of its adaptation ambition, while making an unconditional pledge to reduce emissions by 3.04% by 2030, or 12.61% with international support. 
  • The NDC includes the development of a logical framework to monitor and assess the implementation of the priority mitigation and adaptation actions. 
  • Women, youth, indigenous communities, researchers, civil society and the private sector participated in its revision, helping ensure that the path of climate action in Burundi considers the distinct needs of communities from the ground level up. 
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC 
  • Energy
  • Agriculture
  • Water
  • Health
  • Ecosystems
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February 21, 2022

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29 countries in the Africa region submitted more ambitious climate pledges in 2021 with support from Climate Promise.