238,533 sq km
GDP per capita
Population below National poverty line
CO2 emission estimates per capita
0.71 Tons (2012)
Cost of Environmental Degradation
8.95% of GDP (2012)
Total National Emissions Stock
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 Agriculture, forestry and other land use policies & measures below.
CLIMATE CHANGE policies & measures
|Name | Document Title||Policy Type||Policy Target||Jurisdiction||Status||Lead Institution|
|National Climate Change Policy||Policy support||Multi-sector policy||National||In force||Ministry of Environment|
|Climate Change Master Plan||Policy support||Multi-sector policy||National||Planned||Ministry of Environment|
|National System for Climate Reporting||Information and Education||Multi-sector policy||National||In force||Environment Protection Agency|
|Environemtal Performance and Rating System (Akobenn)||Regulatory instruments||Industry||National||Under review||Environment Protection Agency|
|Cleaner Production Centre||Information and Education||Industry||Municipal||In force||Environment Protection Agency|
|Environmental Impact Assessment (L1 1652, 1999)||Regulatory instruments||Multi-sector policy||National||In force||Environment Protection Agency|
|Strategic Environment Assessment||Regulatory instruments||Multi-sector policy||National||Under review||Environment Protection Agency|
|Environmental Fiscal Reforms (Ghana Green Fund)||Economic instruments||Energy sector||National||Planned||Ministry of Finance|
|Ghana Climate Innovation Centre||Economic instruments||Small Medium Enterprise||National||In force||Asashe University|
|National Planning Guidelines||Policy support||Multi-sector policy||Region||In force||NDPC|
|Financial Administaration Act||Policy support||Multi-sector policy||Districts||In force||NDPC|
|Environmental Tax||Economic instruments||Multi-sector policy||National||Under review||Ministry of Finance|
|National Development Planning System Act||Policy support||Multi-sector policy||National||In force||NDPC|
|Functional Organisational Assesment Tool||Regulatory instruments||Multi-sector policy||Districts||In force||Local Government Service|
|Tax and Duty Exemptions||Economic instruments||Multi-sector policy||National||In force||Ghana Revenue Authority|
|National Designated Authority (GCF-NDA)||Economic instruments||Multi-sector policy||National||In force||Ministry of Finance|
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