Represented by the Ministry of Living Environment and Sustainable Development (MLESD), Bénin joined the Coalition in 2013 to build on the activities already taking place in the country in the industrial, agricultural, transport and waste sectors. The country looks to combat climate change and improve the lives of its people, expressing strong interest in promoting energy-efficient technologies and reducing short-lived climate pollutant emissions from the agriculture and forestry sectors. 

Bénin remains highly involved in the Agriculture, Heavy Duty Vehicles, Household Energy Waste, and Supporting National Planning (SNAP) initiatives of the CCAC, continuing efforts to reduce black carbon and other SLCPs.  

CCAC activities

Activity | National Planning and Policy
Benin | Ongoing
Bénin has worked extensively with the Supporting National Planning (SNAP) Initiative to build integrated emission inventories and increase technical and human capacity within government to mitigate...
Street view in Comè, Benin in December 2017 by Kulttuurinavigaattori. CC BY 2.0
Activity | Health, National Planning and Policy
BreatheLife is a global campaign that mobilizes cities and individuals to take action on air pollution to protect our health and the planet. The campaign is led by the World Health Organization (WHO...

Other activities

The Ministry of Living Environment and Sustainable Development of Benin is working to increase awareness about short-lived climate pollutants and the activities that cause emissions.

Example of a national public service announcement


Ministry of Environment in charge of the management of Climate Change, Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Resources and Forestry, 01 BP 3621
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