Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC)


Focal cities

2021 January

Adaptation: Risk & Vulnerability assessment
Adaptation: Target
Adaptation: Plan
Mitigation: Baseline inventory of GHG emissions
Mitigation: Target
Mitigation: Plan
Access to energy: Access to energy assessment
Access to Energy: Target
Access to Energy: Plan



  • AuthorGIZ

    City Infographic | AMAC – General Information

    Abuja’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is Nigeria’s first planned city and became its capital in 1991. The Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) is one of the six local governments in the FCT.

  • AuthorGIZ

    City Infographic | AMAC – Private Sector & Financiers

    Businesses in AMAC are already feeling the impact of climate change and limited access to energy, from profit losses due to decreasing crop yields to reduced access to markets during floods.

    Climate finance
  • AuthorGIZ

    City Infographic | AMAC – Baseline Poster

    Local governments in Sub-Saharan Africa are key actors in mitigating and adapting to climate change. Therefore, the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in Nigeria has developed a Sustainable Energy Access and Climate Action Plan (SEACAP) to define the strategies, plans and actions that the city is taking towards sustainable development and lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

  • AuthorGIZ

    City Infographic | AMAC – Civil Society

    While AMAC is already taking climate action at the council level, its citizens can also help it become greener, healthier and more resilient to climate change.

  • AuthorGIZ

    City Infographic | AMAC – Mitigation Pillar

    AMAC's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions come mostly from three sectors: energy (53%), transport (29%) and waste (18%).

  • AuthorGIZ

    City Infographic | AMAC – Adaptation Pillar

    AMAC is vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. 40% of its population does not have access to clean drinking water and 40% of urban areas do not have access to waste management systems.

  • AuthorGIZ

    City Infographic | AMAC – Access to Energy

    Currently, 93.2% of households in AMAC have access to electricity, but the Council wants to expand access to energy to almost all citizens by 2030 through the installation of mini-grids and campaigns to raise awareness on the use of energy within households.

    Access to energy

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