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Brunei Darussalam - Overview

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Biodiversity Facts

Status and trends of biodiversity, including benefits from biodiversity and ecosystem services

The content of this biodiversity profile is still draft. The text below has been prepared by SCBD and remains subject to final approval by the Party concerned.

Brunei Darussalam is a small country on the northwest coast of Borneo, an island in southeast Asia hosting three countries: Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei... More »

Main pressures on and drivers of change to biodiversity (direct and indirect)

The content of this biodiversity profile is still draft. The text below has been prepared by SCBD and remains subject to final approval by the Party concerned.

Threats to ecosystems include land development, pollution, encroachment, climate change and invasive alien species. Threats to species include poaching and collection and invasive alien species... More »

Measures to Enhance Implementation of the Convention

Implementation of the NBSAP

The content of this biodiversity profile is still draft. The text below has been prepared by SCBD and remains subject to final approval by the Party concerned.

Various policy and laws in Brunei address biodiversity conservation; direction is also provided for implementing the Convention through 15 relevant strategies, consisting of 87 action plans... More »

Actions taken to achieve the 2020 Aichi Biodiversity Targets

The content of this biodiversity profile is still draft. The text below has been prepared by SCBD and remains subject to final approval by the Party concerned.

All notified protected areas are forest reserves. Except for swamp forest habitats, in general, the major habitat types are well represented within the protected areas system... More »

Support mechanisms for national implementation (legislation, funding, capacity-building, coordination, mainstreaming, etc.)

The content of this biodiversity profile is still draft. The text below has been prepared by SCBD and remains subject to final approval by the Party concerned.

There are various legislations that contribute towards implementation of the Convention in the country. Each sector has its own sets of laws, regulations and guidelines to regulate biodiversity-related issues... More »

Mechanisms for monitoring and reviewing implementation

The content of this biodiversity profile is still draft. The text below has been prepared by SCBD and remains subject to final approval by the Party concerned.

Monitoring of the water quality of river basins, which provides indication of biodiversity that is dependent on water quality, is carried out by the Department of Parks and Environment, as well as the Department of Irrigation and Drainage... More »

National Contacts

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Convention on Biological Diversity

Mr. Haji Saidin Haji Salleh
CBD Primary NFP

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Ministry of Development
BCH NFP

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