Member Since June 2019
Lao PDR's NDC sets a target of increasing and maintaining forest cover to 70 percent of the total land area by 2020 and increasing the share of small-scale renewable energy to 30 percent of the total energy consumption by 2030. Lao's adaptation efforts focus on five priority sectors: agriculture, forest and land use change, water resources, transport and urban development, and public health. The national context includes its eighth Five Year National Socio-economic Plan (2016-2020) with a vision to 2030; the Climate Change and Disaster Law, which was in development at the time of the INDC's submission; and the National Strategy on Climate Change (NSCC), which was approved in early 2010.
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation
Participating in Country Engagement
Current Stage of Country Engagement
Stage 1: Request from Member
Ms. Nalinthone Vilaysane
This facilitator role is funded through the NDC Partnership Support Unit.
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