United NationsDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs Sustainable Development

Green Growth and Climate Resilience - National Strategy for Climate Change and Low Carbon

Publication Year: 2011 Publisher: Rwanda


The Rwanda National Strategy on Climate Change and Low Carbon Development was developed over a period of nine months, from November 2010 to July 2011, as a collaborative effort between the Government of Rwanda, the Smith School of Enterprise and Environment (SSEE) at the University of Oxford, and the donor institutes UK DFID-Rwanda and the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN). The Principal Investigator was Professor Sir David King and the Programme Manager was Megan Cole, from SSEE. The project was coordinated by the Ministry of Natural Resources (MINIRENA), and was directed through a Steering Committee consisting of ten Cabinet Ministers from the following ministries: Disaster Management (MIDIMAR), Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI), Trade and Industry (MINICOM), Finance and Economic Planning (MINECOFIN), Education (MINEDUC), Infrastructure (MININFRA), Natural Resources (MINIRENA), Local Government (MINALOC) and Health (MOH).