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Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2018), 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 (2019), 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 (2020), developed by UNDP.
NDC Status 

Gabon submitted its updated NDC in July 2022.

UNDP has supported the country in conducting studies and developing sectoral strategies in the areas of energy, water, health, gender and youth. UNDP also helped assess the costs and opportunities for investment in the environment and resource management sectors in Gabon, with focus on forestry and energy, and the development of green agricultural value chains.

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

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July 21, 2022

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Gabon’s 885 kilometers of coastline are essential to the country’s economy. Yet, they are increasingly vulnerable to climate change.
UNDP is committed to support the government in exploring new financing instruments, particularly thematic bonds that take into account ESG criteria.
Some 85 per cent of Gabon’s land is covered in carbon- absorbing rainforest, an area about the size of the United Kingdom.

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