Country Brief

Niger is a Sahelian country, three-fourths of the area is situated in the desert zone, which makes it highly exposed to climate risks, Niger is not a country that represents a source of GHG emissions, but rather a net absorption sink. The country has experienced average losses due to drought and Damage to the economy from floods. The country’s objective includes Assuring food security; combat poverty; contribute to the reduction of world greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions promote rational management of natural resources, a low-carbon and green-growth development strategy; enhance the resilience of populations and agricultural. Adaptation is essential for the country. While mobilising its own national resources, the country hopes to use climate financing and benefit from the support of international cooperation.