Cameroon

Africa
0.25%
Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2018), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#145
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.
#153
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2020), developed by UNDP.
35%
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 

Cameroon submitted its revised NDC in October 2021.

Key highlights from the NDC 
  • Cameroon increased their mitigation target to 35% by 2030 compared to 2010, including an unconditional contribution of 12%. 
  • The updated NDC also reflects Cameroon's vision for adaptation, including the goal to turn climate-related challenges into development solutions in the five agro-ecological zones of the country.
  • Through the implementation of its NDC, the country is aiming at reducing the vulnerability of local populations and achieving sustainable development for all. 
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use
  • Energy
  • Waste
  • Industry
The Climate Promise is being delivered in collaboration with key partners. Thanks to our partners in Cameroon:

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February 21, 2022

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