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Aichi Biodiversity Targets Summary



Health Topic Health Sector Opportunity for Health and Biodiversity Co-Benefits Relevant Aichi Biodiversity Targets
1. Food  
 Direct
  • Recognize and promote dietary diversity, food cultures and their contribution to good nutrition
  • Recognize synergies between human health and sustainable use of biodiversity
 Indirect
  • Promote sustainable production harvesting and conservation of agricultural biodiversity
T1T4; T5T6;
T7T13T14
2. Water  
 Direct
  • Integrate ecosystem management considerations into health policy
 Indirect
  • Promote protection of ecosystems that supply water and promote sustainable water use
T1T5T8
T9T11T14
3. Disease Regulation  
 Direct
  • Integrate ecosystem management considerations into health policy
 Indirect
  • Promote ecosystem integrity
T1T2T5
T8T9T14
4. Traditional Medicine  
 Direct
  • Recognize contribution of genetic resources and traditional knowledge to traditional medicine
 Indirect
  • Protect genetic resources and traditional knowledge
  • Ensure benefit sharing
T1T5T13
T14T16;  T18
5. Modern Medicine  
 Direct
  • Recognize contribution of genetic resources and traditional knowledge to modern medicine
  • Recognize and monitor the impacts of drug accumulation on ecosystems
 Indirect
  • Protect genetic resources and ensure benefit sharing
T1T5T13
T14T16T18
6. Physical, mental and cultural well-being  
 Direct
  • Integrate 'values of nature' into health policy, including mental health and non-communicable diseases
 Indirect
  • Promote protection of values, species and ecosystems
T1T2T11T12
T13T14T18
7. Adaptation to Climate Change  
 Indirect
  • Promote ecosystem resilience and conservation of genetic resources
T1T3; T5T8;
T10T14T15

Cross cutting: Target 17 (national biodiversity strategies and action plans), Target 19 (knowledge, science and technology) and Target 20 (resource mobilization).

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For more information on the targets, please see the Aichi Biodiversity Targets webpage.


Updated 1 April, 2014