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Ethiopia submitted its updated NDC in 2021. The updated NDC has an emissions reduction target of 68.8% by 2030. The implementation of the NDC will require USD 316 billion (20% unconditional and 80% conditional financing) over the next ten years. The NDC covers actions for land use change and forestry, livestock, energy, waste, industry, health, water, transport, urban settlements, and disaster risk reduction. The updated NDC builds upon several national climate policies and initiatives including the Climate Resilient Green Economy strategy (CRGE), the Green Legacy Initiative, and Ethiopia’s 10-Year Development Plan.  Ethiopia also submitted is first LT-LEDS in 2023 and has a target of achieving net zero emissions by 2050.


Timeline of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Document Submissions

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Climate Commitments

Partnership Engagement
  • Membership: member since 2017
  • Country Engagement: Ethiopia has requested support related to designing or improving policies, strategies, plans, and legislation; mainstreaming NDCs into national/subnational planning and budgeting; improving the quality and ambition of the NDC; improving coordination and whole-of-society approach; preparation of NDC-related projects and pipelines for investment; and mobilization of financial resources for NDC Investment project. With Partnership support, Ethiopia has developed an NDC Implementation Plan for the period 2023-2025 covering seven sectors and eight outcome areas. In addition, partners have supported various activities including a progress review of the Climate Resilience and Green Economy strategy (2011-2019), development of the updated NDC (2021-2030), and development of the LT LEDS (2020-2050) aligned with the SDGs. In addition to embedded advisors including the NDC facilitator and economic advisor with more advisors in pipeline.  For further information on the requests submitted by Ethiopia, including outstanding areas of support, please follow the links in the following section.  

Country Documents

Access the country specific documents relevant to NDC Partnership in‑country work below.

Key Contacts

Focal Point Ministries

  • Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation (MoFEC)
  • Planning and Development Commission (PDC)

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Country Highlights