Mali ratified the majority of Multilateral Agreements on the Environment (MEAs), in particular the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in December 1994, the Kyoto Protocol in March 2002, the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol in December 2015, and the Paris Agreement in September 2016. Mali is also member of the Great Green Wall. In July 2011, Mali developed its National Policy on Climate Change (NPCC) which serves as a reference for various interventions in the areas of climate change in the country. Mali 2017-2020 Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) is expected to be renewed and presented in September 2021 for validation and adoption. The first plan included three sectors (energy, agriculture, and forestry) and the second one should incorporate waste.