About

This portal serves as an information hub on climate change in Rwanda and provides a platform for the public and stakeholders to discuss, network and share climate change knowledge and data to support Rwanda to become a developed, carbon-neutral and resilient nation.

Rwanda Climate Change Portal

The Rwanda Climate Change Portal aims to inform the public, partners, students and researchers about how the country is affected by and responding to climate change. The portal shares information about Rwanda’s laws, policies and strategies that are fostering climate action and green investment as well as data on the country’s greenhouse gas emissions and how Rwanda is working to become a developed, carbon-neutral and climate resilience nation by 2050. 

Through the portal, learn about Rwanda’s Climate Action Plan, Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy, as well as the country’s emerging carbon market and latest news. The portal aims to inspire citizens and friends of Rwanda to contribute to mitigation and adaptation and build the country’s resilience to climate change. Partners working on climate change issues in Rwanda can join the Rwanda Climate Change Portal forum, a space to share and discuss insights on climate change, activities, events, and research. 

The portal was established and is managed by the Rwanda Environment Management Authority with support from the Green Climate Fund and Global Green Growth Institute.

Origin

The Rwanda Climate Change Portal was created to support implementation of the country’s Green Growth and Climate Resilient Strategy by enhancing knowledge creation and sharing, especially between the government, citizens and partners.

Goal

The Rwanda Climate Change Portal aims to provide information on climate change in Rwanda, create awareness about the country’s Green Growth and Climate Resilient Strategy and inspire action to address climate change and build resilience.

What information is on the portal?

Adaptation

Learn how Rwanda is implementing unique community-led approaches inspired by the country’s culture to adapt to a warming world and build resilience to extreme weather.

Mitigation

Find out how Rwanda is working to reduce its greenhouse gases emissions by 38 percent by 2030, and become carbon-neutral by 2050.

International Agreements

Learn about the international agreements Rwanda is signatory to and how the country is working with partners to foster greater global action to address climate change.

Knowledge

Learn about climate change, the impacts in Rwanda and how the country is mitigating its emissions, adapting to a warmer world and investing in green growth.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are a number of ways you can contribute to the Rwanda Climate Change Portal. If you have feedback, please use this form to contact the Rwanda Environment Management Authority. 

If you would like to join the discussion on climate change in Rwanda, or contribute knowledge by sharing information or documents (e.g. research), you are encouraged to join the Rwanda Climate Change Portal forum. The forum was established as an interactive online space to share and discuss insights on climate change, activities, events, and research. The forum will facilitate discussion to share information, boost new initiatives and project ideas and foster greater investment in green growth. The forum enables users to collaborate and learn from one another to address shared challenges and identify new connections or partnerships.

On this portal, you will find information and resources to help you understand how Rwanda is being affected by climate change and how the country is working with partners to respond to the challenge. The portal contains information on the country’s major climate strategies and policies, as well as updates on climate negotiations, programmes and ways for citizens to contribute to mitigation and adaptation while also increasing their resilience to the changing climate.

Please use this form to contact the Rwanda Environment Management Authority for more information on the portal and climate change in Rwanda. 

The Rwanda Climate Change Portal was established to be an information hub on climate change and provide a platform for all climate change practitioners, stakeholders and the general public to discuss and share climate change knowledge and information.

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