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Belarus - National Targets

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The national targets (or equivalent) presented in this database are taken from the NBSAPs received since COP-10, fifth national reports or from documents submitted separately. The mapping of national targets to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets by the Party concerned is indicated in the last column “Related Aichi Target(s)”. All Parties are encouraged to undertake this mapping exercise and to submit this information to SCBD for incorporation in this database.

Reference Target Related Aichi Target(s)
To carry out efficient monitoring so as to provide safety of the genetic engineering activity
To create new populations containing at least 5 species of wild animals and plants included into the Red Book of the Republic of Belarus in-situ
To decrease the share of monodominant forest plantation when effecting reforestation with simultaneous increase of woodiness of sparsely wooded regions, to decrease the area of valuable forests growing for a long time, as well as to implement the concept of conserving forests with high level of biological diversity, to carry out forest utilization with the international forest administration certification and forest utilization requirements taken into account
To develop instruments to effect economic estimation of the resources of conservation and sustainable utilization of biological diversity and ecological and economic mechanism of stimulating conservation and sustainable utilization of biological diversity based on the ecological rent and target budget financing
To develop reproduction technologies ex-situ for at least 10 species of wild animals and plants, that are under threat of extinction and included into the Red Book of the Republic of Belarus
To establish a network of “green schools” and provide their functioning
To establish at least 15 ecological centers, museums so as to make the elements of folk culture and traditions more popular in order to conserve wild nature
To form national ecological network and create conditions for its integration into the pan-European ecology net
To improve methods of monitoring the animal and vegetable world, complex monitoring of ecosystems in specially protected natural territories, cadastral registering of the animal and vegetable world
To include conservation of biological diversity into plans for land-utilization in the regions (at least 20)
To minimize negative impact of invasive foreign species of wild animals and plants upon the state of populations of indigenous species and ecosystems, to improve mechanisms that prevent invasion of new foreign species of wild animals and plants, as well as to decrease their negative impact upon the environment
To obtain new up-to-date fundamental and application-oriented scientific knowledge in the sphere of ecology, biology, geography, economics of environmental management
To optimize the system of specially protected natural sites in the territory of not less than 8.3 percent of the territory of the country, having taken into account the increase in the structure of specially protected natural sites based on the types of dominating ecosystems of the share of swamp and meadow ecosystems, as well as managing the specially protected natural sites of international importance on the basis of the plan of managing these territories (not less than 20 management plans)
To prevent further decrease of the number of species of wild animals that are under the threat of global extinction, including aquatic warbler, greater spotted eagle, corncrake, double snipe, bear, otter
To provide complete and system legal regulation of public relations concerning conservation and sustainable utilization of biological diversity
To provide conservation of populations of rare and endangered species of wild animals and plants (greater spotted eagle, serpent eagle, fish-hawk, golden plover, black-tailed godwit, double snipe, aquatic warbler etc.) via protecting their main biotopes (open lowland swamp – 30,000 ha, inundated meadowy lands – 40,000 ha, upland and transition swamp – 160,000 ha)
To provide ecological tourism development in the specially protected natural sites which offer many opportunities for tourism development
To provide functioning of the “green routes” network
To raise the level of education and awareness among the state authorities, other organizations, as well as ordinary people in the sphere of conservation and sustainable utilization of biological diversity
To request international technical assistance so as to solve main problems in the sphere of conservation and sustainable utilization of biological diversity
To restore at least 15 percent of degraded or transformed ecosystems
To work out and approve normative standards for the acceptable level of anthropogenic stress in case of specially protected natural sites, utilized for tourism (at least 15 specially protected natural sites)
To work out at least 10 national action plans aiming at conserving species of wild animals and plants, included into the Red Book of the Republic of Belarus, and provide their fulfillment

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  • United Nations Environment Programme