Sao Tome and Principe (STP) is a small island state consisting of two islands and several islets located in the Gulf of Guinea, with an area of 1001 km inhabitants, of which over 65% electricity services. GDP grow development needs. Furthermore debt rate is high (70% of GDP). The country is an absolute sink of greenhouse gases, i.e. to the sequestration of CO2 but change (CC).
Climate change adaptation and risk national authorities, although, STP has taken steps to contribute to the reduction of national adaptation and mitigation require through external assistance.
The state of Sao Tome and Principe challenges on environmental Environment, through the General Directorate of Environment (DG Presidential Decree No. 2/2007, involved in the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, in collaboration with the National the Law No.10/99 – Basic Law on the environment in Sao Tome and Principe.
The Decree No.13/2012, published created the National Committee for Climate Change for and evaluation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.