Location

Africa

Total Area

238,533 sq km

Population

25,241,998 (2011)

GDP per capita

$1,461 (2014)

Population below National poverty line

28.5% (2006)

CO2 emission estimates per capita

0.71 Tons (2012)

Cost of Environmental Degradation

8.95% of GDP (2012)

Total National Emissions Stock

33.7MtCO2e (2012)

The D-PaMs is the dashboard of policies and measures of all climate related policies and measures in the productive economic sectors in Ghana. The dashboard has a tracker which is meant to track the progress of implementation towards attainment of its goals. The impacts, achievement and envisaged actions toward archiving its strategic objectives are also contained in the database.

 

See policies and measures on sustainable development and climate change stategies below

Agriculture, Forestry & Other Land Use

Name Policy type Policy target Jurisdiction Policy Status Lead Institution
National Forest and Wildlife Policy Policy support Forestry National In force Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources
National Plantation Fund Economic instruments Agric and forestry National In force Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources
Forest Stumpage Fees Economic instruments Forestry National In force Forestry Commission
National Forest Plantation Programme Policy support Agric and forestry National In force Forestry Commission
National REDD+ Strategy Policy support Forestry Region In force Forestry Commission
Forest Investment Programme Economic instruments Forestry Region In force Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources
Emission Reduction Programme Economic instruments Forestry Region Planned Forestry Commission/Cocobod
Annual Allowalable Cut in Forest Harvesting Regulatory instruments Forestry National Planned Forestry Commission
Forest Certification Programmes (VPA - FLEGT) Research, development and deployment Forestry National In force Forestry Commission
Agric Facts and Figures Information and Education Agriculture National In force Ministry of Food and Agriculture
Fertilizer import subsidy Economic instruments Agriculture National In force Ministry of Food and Agriculture
Forest Inventory Surveys Information and Education Forestry National In force Forestry Commission

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