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Seychelles First NDC (Updated submission), Nationally Determined Contribution from Seychelles in 2021


The policy aims at making the country climate resilient, sustainable and low-carbon. Its objective is to facilitate a coordinated, coherent, proactive and effective response to the local, regional and global challenges and opportunities presented by climate change.Specific objectives of the policy are as following: 1) advance understanding of Climate Change and its impacts...


This plan notably tackles the adverse impacts of climate change on the country's coastal systems.

  • achieve a substantial mitigation benefit, lowering the GHG emission to a level of 817 ktCO2eq by 2030, relatively to baseline emission From 2016 iNDC: 122.5 KtCO2e (or 21.4%) reduction in 2025 and 188 ktCO2e (or 29.0%) reduction in 2030 in GHG emissions compared to baseline projectionsEconomy-wide · Target year: 2030
  • 26.5 ktCO2e reduction below BAU in 2025 | 50.13 ktCO2e reduction below BAU in 2030Transportation: Transport: General · Target year: 2030
  • • Seychelles commits to the implementation of its adopted Marine Spatial Plan and the effective management of the 30% marine protected areas within the Seychelles’ Exclusive Economic Zone;Coastal zones · Target year: 2030
  • • Seychelles will establish a long-term monitoring programme for seagrass and mangrove ecosystems by 2025 and include the GHG sink of Seychelles’ blue carbon ecosystems within the National Greenhouse Gas Inventory by 2025;Coastal zones · Target year: 2025
  • • Seychelles will protect its blue carbon ecosystems, i.e., at least 50% of its seagrass and mangrove ecosystems by 2025, and 100% of seagrass and mangrove ecosystems by 2030;Coastal zones · Target year: 2025