Institutional support towards climate change reporting to the UNFCCC - Third National Communication (TNC)



This project is being implemented to strengthen Nigeria’s technical and institutional capacity to enable it respond effectively to climate change challenges and meet its obligations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The preparation of the Third National Communication (TNC) and the strengthening of institutional and analytical capacities would enable the country to prepare improved climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies, enhanced technology transfer for adaptation and mitigation, and functional, as well as sustained institutional capacity for developing future national communications. 

Project Goal

The goal of this project is to enable Nigeria to prepare and submit its third national communication in accordance with its commitment as a non-Annex 1 Party to the convention. It will contribute to the building of information/knowledge regarding national sources of GHGs, the impacts of climate change on sustainable social and economic development, highlighting the potential which exist for opportunities to abate the emission, and setting priorities national adaptation measures.





Project start date:

June 2015

Estimated end date:

December 2019

Focus area:

  • eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Nigeria

    Implementing partner:

    FMENV, DEPT of Pollutn Control

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    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • United Nations Development Pro
  • Global Environment Fund Truste
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

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