Mali

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0.09%
Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2020), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#175
Climate Vulnerability Index ranking
A higher number means a higher vulnerability to climate change. Based on the ND-GAIN Index (2021), developed by the University of Notre Dame.
#186
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2021), developed by UNDP.
39%
Conditional emissions reduction target by 2030
(for land use and forestry, compared to business as usual)
The highest emissions reduction target, conditional or unconditional, included in the country’s latest NDC.
NDC Status

Mali submitted its updated NDC in October 2021.

Key highlights from the NDC 
  • Under its revised NDC, Mali committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 31% for energy, 25% for agriculture, 39% for land use and forestry, and 31% for waste sectors by 2030 compared to business-as-usual – an overall increase on their first NDC submitted in 2015. 
  • The updated NDC also integrates gender considerations and aligns with the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • It also provides a detailed plan for monitoring, reporting and verifying NDC progress. 
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC 
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Waste
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November 24, 2023

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