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Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development

1.

Establishing a 'solar on your roof' programme to incentivise households to invest in reducing their power bills while reducing nationwide fossil fuel consumption.

2.

Reducing import tax on renewable energy equipment, appliances and vehicles.

3.

Committing to transitioning to renewable energy sources within five years, by establishing a sizeable revolving fund for renewable energy investments.

4.

Encouraging private waste collection and management services at the island and atoll levels.

5.

Establishing at least one nature park in every atoll, with a view to presenting added economic benefits to the island community in addition to its impact on preserving the ecosystem.

6.

Establishing in-country recycling of plastic waste, to attain the Maldives' SD 12 objectives and to reduce ocean plastic pollution in the country.

7.

Designating three further strategic areas in the Maldives as biosphere reserves.

8.

Training and assigning Environment Officers to work in Council Offices in each island, to monitor erosion and related concerns, as well as to maintain environmental protection guidelines.

9.

Empowering Councils to manage the current protected and environmentally sensitive areas.

10.

Providing higher education opportunities for aspiring youths in selected disciplines related to the science, economics and policymaking in environment and climate change, to strengthen the Maldives' advocacy in the international arena.

11.

Establishing green procurement principles within government institutions to adopt energy-efficient practices to enhance efficiency and reduce recurrent expenditure.

Progressive Party of Maldives17 October 2011

PPM

People's National Congress31 January 2019

PNC

  • PPM

    Progressive Party of Maldives
  • PNC

    People's National Congress