Honduras submitted its revised NDC in May 2021.
Key highlights from the NDC
- Honduras increased its ambition in comparison to the 2015 targets, proposing to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions by 16% by 2030 through 7 measures linked to the prioritized sectors.
- The updated NDC has a strong focus on functional restoration of the rural landscape, and it aims to increase the ambition from restoring 1 million to 1.3 million hectares of a reforested land.
- The update is presented as a "commitment of our people" with more robust content that defines 13 national strategic objectives for the NDC, a strengthened chapter for adaptation that includes 9 contributions and 14 measures, and 3 additional chapters for social inclusion (gender equality and equity, young people, and Indigenous and Afro-Honduran peoples), climate finance and Measurement, Reporting and Verification.
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
- Biodiversity and ecosystem
Honduras presented its second national climate pledge to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), marking its renewed…