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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 separate submissions and provide examples of national targets established by Parties that contribute to the implementation of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets. 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.

In addition, national biodiversity targets (primarily quantitative), and other relevant targets, for 2010 and beyond 2010, based on the information provided in the fourth national reports and other related information published by countries, are available here. Although these targets have not been specifically established within the framework of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, certain national targets can nevertheless be linked to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the 2020 implementation framework.

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Reference Target Related Aichi Target(s)
Antigua and Barbuda
Target 15 By 2020, restoration of biodiversity hotspots in Antigua and Barbuda thereby contributing to climate change mitigation and adaptation and to combating desertification. 15
Belgium
Obj. 3 Maintain or rehabilitate biodiversity in Belgium to a favourable conservation status. 15
Op. obj. 3.3 Ecosystems, their resilience and their services are maintained and enhanced by establishing, inter alia, a green infrastructure and restoring at least 15 % of degraded ecosystems. 15
Bhutan
National Target 15 By 2020, priority degraded ecosystems and habitats are identified and rehabilitated through a landscape approach. 15
Brazil
National Target 15 By 2020, ecosystem resilience and the contribution of biodiversity to carbon stocks has been enhanced through conservation and restoration actions, including restoration of at least 15% of degraded ecosystems, prioritizing the most degraded biomes, hydrographic regions and ecoregions, thereby contributing to climate change mitigation and adaptation and to combatting desertification. 15
Cambodia
Target 11 By 2020, ecosystems and their services have been better assessed, protected and improved. 15
Cameroon
Target 9 By 2020, degraded ecosystems/habitats should be rehabilitated to re-establish and/or recover lost species and maintained at a level of conservation that ensures long-term sustainability. 5, 14, 15
Target 10 By 2020, the negative impacts of Climate Change and Climate Variation on ecosystems and human well-being are significantly reduced through ecosystem-based climate change adaptation measures. 5, 14, 15
Target 15 By 2020, the establishment and implementation of mechanisms for the payments for ecosystem services, including carbon stocks, should generate increased revenue. 14, 15
Canada
Target 3 By 2020, Canada's wetlands are conserved or enhanced to sustain their ecosystem services through retention, restoration and management activities. 4, 5, 14, 15
France
Target 6 Preserve and restore ecosystems and their functioning 11, 14, 15
Georgia
National Target B.4. By 2020, the management of agricultural ecosystems and natural grasslands is improved 7, 14, 15
National Target C.4. By 2020, at least 12% of the country’s terrestrial and inland water areas and 2.5 % of marine areas are covered by protected areas; areas of particular importance for ecosystem services are effectively and equitably managed via an ecologically representative system and other effective conservation measures; development of the protected areas network and its integration into the wider landscape and seascapes is ongoing 5, 11, 14, 15, 18
National Target D.2. By 2020, the impact of climate change on biodiversity is evaluated; ecosystems resilience has been enhanced through relevant environmental policies and activities 15
Greece
General Target 2 Conservation of national natural capital and ecosystem restoration 2, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
General Target 3 Organisation and operation of a National System of Protected Areas and enhancement of benefits from their management 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
General Target 5 Enhancing the synergies among the main sectoral policies for the conservation of biodiversity. Establishing incentives. 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 14, 15
General Target 7 Prevention and minimisation of the impacts of climate change on biodiversity 3, 15
Guinea
Cible 1 D’ici à 2020, la résilience des écosystèmes et la contribution de la diversité biologique aux stocks de carbone sont améliorées grâce aux mesures de conservation, contribuant ainsi à l’atténuation des changements climatiques et l’adaptation à ceux-ci, ainsi qu’à la lutte contre la désertification. 15
Cible 2 D’ici à 2020, les écosystèmes dégradés sont identifiés et au moins 15% sont restaurés, contribuant à l’atténuation des changements climatiques et l’adaptation à ceux-ci, ainsi qu’à la lutte contre la désertification. 15
India
National Biodiversity Target 3 Strategies for reducing rate of degradation, fragmentation and loss of all natural habitats are finalized and actions put in place by 2020 for environmental amelioration and human well-being. 5, 15
Ireland
Target 2 Legislation in support of tackling biodiversity loss in Ireland strengthened. (4 ACTIONS) 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
Target 3 Knowledge on biodiversity and ecosystem services has substantially advanced our ability to ensure conservation, effective management and sustainable use by 2016. (13 ACTIONS) 1, 2, 5, 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 20
Target 5 Optimize use of opportunities under agricultural, rural development and forest policy to benefit biodiversity 2011-2016. (9 ACTIONS) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20
Target 6 Principal pollutant pressures on terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity substantially reduced by 2015. (3 ACTIONS) 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 14, 15, 19, 20
Target 7 Optimised Benefits for biodiversity in Flood Risk Management Planning. (2 ACTIONS) 2, 4, 5, 14, 15
Target 10 Continued rehabilitation or restoration of biodiversity elements. (7 ACTIONS) 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 14, 15, 19
Target 13 Substantial progress made towards 'good ecological status' of marine waters over the lifetime of this Plan. (2 ACTIONS) 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 19
Target 15 Natura 2000 network established, safeguarded, designated by 2012 (2014 for marine SPAs) and under effective conservation management by 2016. (5 ACTIONS) 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 14, 15, 18, 20
Target 16 Sufficiency, coherence, connectivity and resilience of the protected areas network substantially enhanced by 2016 and further enhanced by 2020. (2 ACTIONS) 3, 5, 11, 12, 14, 15
Target 17 No protected habitats or species in worsening conservation status by 2016; majority of habitats or species in, or moving towards, favourable conservation status by 2020. (6 ACTIONS) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 11, 12, 14, 15, 18, 19
Target 21 Substantial reduction in the impact of Irish trade on global biodiversity and ecosystem services. (5 ACTIONS) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 12, 14, 15, 19
Japan
Target D-2 Strengthen the contributions of biodiversity to resilience of ecosystem and their storage of carbon dioxide by conserving and restoring ecosystems, including restoration of at least 15% or greater for degraded ecosystems, thereby contributing to climate change mitigation and adaptation by 2020. 15
Niger
Objectif stratégique 1 Conserver et exploiter durablement les écosystèmes, les espèces et les ressources génétiques 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
Objectif stratégique 2 Réduire les pollutions diverses 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20
Objectif stratégique 3 Améliorer et développer des outils de gestion des aires protégées 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
Objectif Stratégique 4 Prendre en compte la diversité biologique dans les politiques et stratégies 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
Objectif stratégique 5 Faire face aux effets des changements climatiques 1, 3, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20
Republic of Korea
Biodiversity evaluation and restoring efforts 5, 8, 15
Rwanda
Target 14 By 2020, 30% of the country is covered by forests hence increasing carbon stocks and contributing to climate change mitigation and adaptation. 15
Slovakia
Target B.3 By 2020, ensure the preservation of ecosystems and the enhancement of ecosystem services by means of green infrastructure and the restoration of at least 15% of degraded ecosystems. 5, 8, 10, 14, 15
South Africa
National programme dealing with ecosystem adaptation to climate change has been developed and is accepted by all stakeholders. 15
Switzerland
Strategic Goal 2 By 2020, an ecological infrastructure consisting of protected and connected areas is developed. The state of threatened habitats is improved. 5, 8, 11, 14, 15
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Target 8 To integrate measures for adaptation and mitigation of climate change and combating desertification. 15
Togo
Objectif 16 Mettre en place d’ici à 2018 un système de référence MRV (Mesure, Rapportage et Vérification) afin de renforcer la résilience des écosystèmes et de la biodiversité contre les changements climatiques 15
Uganda
By 2018, biodiversity issues fully integrated into the National REDD+ program. 15
Maintain 5% of the identified national carbon sinks and storage ecosystems' integrity by 2020. 15
Restore at least 5% of the degraded CFRs and 2% of LFRs by 2020. 15
At least 15% of the communities living in biodiversity hotspots appreciate the role of biodiversity conservation in weather, climate, climate change and livelihood by 2019. 15
At least 10% of all relevant institutions have the capacity to monitor and evaluate the impacts of cc on biodiversity, ecosystems and ecosystem services by 2020. 15

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