Implementation of the Convention
Measures Taken to Achieve the 2010 Target
Mauritania intends to achieve this target through the implementation of national plans and international treaties (ex. CBD, CITES, reforestation plan, strategy on rural development, strategy on conservation of nature, etc.) The Third National report mentions legislations for specific issues related to the six work programmes of the CBD... More »
Initiatives in Protected Areas
The national parks and reserves cover more than 2 487 000 ha. Two parks, the “Parc National du Banc d’Arguin” and the “Parc National du Diawling” are listed as Ramsar sites. In addition, 30 forests are currently under protection (48 000 ha). Problems occur in managing these protected areas for such reasons as the lack of financial and technical resources, low participation of local populations (which often don’t understand the purpose of these sites), lack of data, and low representation of arid and semi-arid ecosystems... More »
Initiatives for Article 8(j)
A study on article 8j has been undertaken but there was no follow up due to lack of funds.