Guinea-Bissau

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0.01%
Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2018), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#179
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.
#175
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2020), developed by UNDP.
30%
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 

Guinea Bissau submitted its revised NDC in October 2021.

Key highlights from the NDC 
  • Guinea-Bissau defined its first quantified target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, committing to a reduction of 30% by 2030 with support and an unconditional target of reducing emissions by 10%. 
  • The NDC sets out a vision for low-carbon and climate-resilient development in line with the country's economic and social progression. 
  • As well as linking climate action to the Sustainable Development Goals, the updated NDC reflects concerns for women’s empowerment and gender equality. 
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
  • Agriculture
  • Coastal zones 
  • Energy
  • Ecosystems
  • Water
  • Forest
  • Health
  • Infrastructure
  • Disaster Risk Management
The Climate Promise is being delivered in collaboration with key partners. Thanks to our partners in Guinea-Bissau:

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April 1, 2022

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