Honduras

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0.06%
Share of global GHG emissions
Extracted from the CAIT Climate Data Explorer (2018), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#139
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.
#132
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2020), developed by UNDP.
16%
Emissions reduction target by 2030
The highest emissions reduction target, conditional or unconditional, included in the country’s latest NDC.
NDC Status

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
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity and ecosystem
  • Infrastructure
  • Water
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Last Updated

February 17, 2022

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