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 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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