Implementation of the Convention
Measures Taken to Achieve the 2010 Target
The country is firmly committed to achieving the 2010 Target, by implementing the provisions of the CBD and other biodiversity treaties such as CITES and CCD to which Qatar is a Party.
Legislation has been enacted to deal with with habitat protection and species conservation, addressing issues like overgrazing, hunting, wildlife trade, etc ... More »
Initiatives in Protected Areas
Qatar has achieved a substantial increase in the coverage of the protected area (PA) system by the designation of new areas for protection. Capacity improvement for the effective management of the PAs is regularly being undertaken and the legal regime for protection is also being strengthened.
Several protected areas serve as sites for the restoration of endangered wildlife species through reintroductions... More »