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SBSTTA 11 Recommendation XI/7

Vision, mission and goals of the programmes of work on the biological diversity of dry and sub-humid lands, mountains and forest biological diversity

The Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

1. Requests the Executive Secretary to prepare an information document for consideration by the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties, on the status and application and relationship between:

(a) Goals and targets (VI/26 and VII/30);

(b) Headline global indicators established in decision VII/30;

(c) Indicators proposed for assessing progress in implementing goals and objectives of the strategic plan;

(d) Indicators proposed for programmes of work of the Convention; and

(e) Any national indicators;

This document should refer to the means of development, implementation, reporting and review of the indicators including timescales and data flows;

I. GLOBAL OUTCOME-ORIENTED TARGETS FOR THE PROGRAMME OF WORK ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY OF DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS

2. Requests the Executive Secretary to prepare a matrix relating the goals and targets of the programme of work on dry and sub-humid lands to the activities in the programme of work for consideration by the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties.

3. Recommends that the Conference of the Parties at its eighth meeting:

(a) Endorses the goals and global outcome-oriented targets integrated into the programme of work on the biodiversity of dry and sub-humid lands, as annexed to the present recommendation noting the relationship between these targets and those of the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development, the Millennium Development Goals, and the joint work programme between the Convention on Biological Diversity and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification on dry and sub-humid lands;

(b) Considers the elaborated technical rationale and proposed global indicators provided in the annex to the note by the Executive Secretary (UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/11/4/Add.2);

(c) Emphasizes that the global application of indicators as well as the assessment of the progress towards the 2010 target should not be used to evaluate the level of implementation of the Convention in individual Parties or regions;

(d) Further emphasizes that the targets, as applied to the programme of work on the biodiversity of dry and sub-humid lands, should, in accordance with decision VII/30, be viewed as a flexible framework within which national and/or regional targets may be developed, according to national and/or regional priorities and capacities, taking into account differences in diversity between countries;

(d) Urges Parties and invites other Governments to develop national and/or regional goals and targets and related national indicators, considering submissions from indigenous and local communities and other stakeholders, as appropriate, and to incorporate them into relevant plans, programmes and initiatives, including national biodiversity strategies and action plans as well as in national action plans of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification;

(e) Emphasizes the need for capacity-building, technology transfer and adequate financial resources, especially for developing countries, particularly the least developed and small island developing States amongst them, and countries with economies in transition, in order to enable them to develop knowledge, including taxonomic knowledge, to gain access to relevant information on their biodiversity to better implement activities to achieve and monitor progress towards the goals and targets;

(f) Emphasizes the need for taxonomic studies in the implementation of the programme of work on the biological diversity of dry and sub-humid lands, taking into account the relevant activities in the programme of work for the Global Taxonomy Initiative;

(g) Invites the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification to take note of the outcome-oriented targets for the programme of work on the biodiversity of dry and sub-humid lands, especially when developing its strategic plan and to further refine them within the framework of the joint work programme in addition to contributing to the implementation of these targets at the regional level as appropriate, and to monitor progress towards them;

II. GLOBAL OUTCOME-ORIENTED TARGETS FOR THE EXPANDED PROGRAMME OF WORK ON FOREST BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

4. Also recommends that the Conference of the Parties at its eighth meeting:

(a) Endorses the integration of the global outcome-oriented targets, contained in the annex to the present recommendation, into the expanded programme of work on forest biological diversity as an additional way to assess progress in the implementation of the expanded programme of work on forest biological diversity in the context of the 2010 global biodiversity target, noting the relationship between these targets and those of the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development and the Millennium Development Goals;

(b) Emphasizes that the global application of indicators as well as the assessment of the progress towards the 2010 target should not be used to evaluate the level of implementation of the Convention in individual Parties or regions;

(c) Further emphasizes that the targets, as applied to the expanded programme of work on forest biological diversity should, in accordance with decision VII/30, be viewed as a flexible framework within which national and/or regional targets may be developed, according to national and/or regional priorities and capacities, taking into account differences in diversity between countries;

(d) Recognizes that the list of proposed global indicators for further development as contained in annex I to the report of the Expert Group (UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/11/INF/3) needs refinement, and existing global data sources should be used whenever reporting on any indicators in order to minimize the reporting burden;

(e) Invites the members of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests to take note of the global outcome-oriented targets for the expanded programme of work on forest biological diversity and related proposed global indicators;

(f) Invites the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to explore options to include reporting related to forest targets and indicators in the context of the 2010 global biodiversity target in its Global Forest Resources Assessment process;

(g) Requests the Executive Secretary to explore options, subject to availability of funding, for the establishment of a liaison group consisting of experts, relevant organizations, including relevant members of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, representatives of relevant regional criteria and indicator processes and indigenous and local communities, to assess the suitability of the list of proposed global forest-related indicators referred to in the report of the Expert Group in terms of available data, means to collect data, technical feasibility, cost effectiveness in their application, and to provide a draft report for peer-review by Parties prior to its finalization and then for consideration by a meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice prior to the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties;

(h) Urges Parties and invites other Governments to develop national and/or regional goals and targets considering participation of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders, and, as appropriate, to incorporate them into relevant plans, programmes and initiatives, including national biodiversity strategies and action plans and national forest programmes;

(i) Invites Parties to share their experiences in the application of the global outcome-oriented targets in the national implementation of the expanded programme of work on forest biological diversity and in the development and application of national indicators;

(j) Emphasizes the need for taxonomic studies in forest biodiversity, especially in megadiverse and developing countries, taking into account the relevant activities in the programme of work for the Global Taxonomy Initiative;

(k) Also emphasizes the need for capacity-building, technology transfer and adequate financial resources, especially for developing countries, to enable the development of taxonomic knowledge on their biodiversity for improved implementation of activities and monitoring of progress towards relevant outcome-oriented targets;

III. GLOBAL OUTCOME-ORIENTED TARGETS FOR THE PROGRAMME OF WORK ON MOUNTAIN BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

5. Further recommends that the Conference of the Parties at its eighth meeting:

(a) Endorses the goals and outcome-oriented targets integrated into the programme of work on mountain biological diversity annexed to the present recommendation, noting the relationship between these targets and those of the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development and the Millennium Development Goals;

(b) Considers the technical rationale and proposed global indicators contained in the note by the Executive Secretary (UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/11/10);

(c) Emphasizes that the global application of indicators as well as the assessment of the progress towards the 2010 target should not be used to evaluate the level of implementation of the Convention in individual Parties or regions;

(d) Further emphasizes that the targets, as applied to the programme of work on mountain biodiversity, should, in accordance with decision VII/30, be viewed as a flexible framework within which national and/or regional targets may be developed, according to national and/or regional priorities and capacities, taking into account differences in diversity between countries;

(e) Urges Parties and invites other Governments to develop national and/or regional goals and targets and related national indicators, considering submissions from indigenous and local communities and other stakeholders, as appropriate, and to incorporate them into relevant plans, programmes and initiatives;

(f) Emphasizes the need for capacity-building , technology transfer, and adequate financial resources, especially for developing countries, particularly the least developed and small island developing States amongst them, and countries with economies in transition,, in order to enable them to develop knowledge, including taxonomic knowledge, to gain access to relevant information on their biodiversity to better implement activities to achieve and monitor progress towards the goals and targets.


Annex

VISION, MISSION AND GOALS OF THE PROGRAMMES OF WORK ON DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS, MOUNTAIN AND FOREST BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

Programme of work on dry and sub-humid lands biological diversity Programme of work on mountain biological diversity Programme of work on forest biological diversity
Vision

The long-term vision of the programme of work on the biodiversity of dry and sub-humid lands is to support the conservation. sustainable use and the fair and equitable sharing benefits arising from the use of biodiversity in dry and sub- humid lands, in order to effectively halt the human-induced loss of dry and sub- humid land biological diversity and ensure its capacity to provide goods and services and to sustain indigenous and local communities dependent on dry and sub-humid lands goods and services and to significantly contribute to poverty alleviation.

The long-term vision of the programme of work on mountain biological diversity is conservation, sustainable use and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the use of mountain biological diversity, in order to effectively halt the human-induced loss of mountain biological diversity and ensure its capacity to provide goods and services and to sustain indigenous and local communities dependent on mountain and adjacent lowland ecosystem goods and services and to significantly contribute to poverty alleviation.

The long-term vision of the expanded programme of work on forest biological diversity is conservation, sustainable use and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the use of forest biological diversity, in order to effectively halt the human-induced loss of forest biological diversity and ensure its capacity to provide goods and services and to sustain indigenous and local communities dependent on forest goods and services and to significantly contribute to poverty alleviation.

Mission

The mission of the programme of work on the biodiversity of dry and sub-humid lands is to promote, within dry and sub-humid lands, the implementation of the three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity consistent with the Strategic Plan of the Convention as adopted in decisionVI/26. This mission is intended to achieve a significant reduction in the current rate of dry and sub-humid lands biological diversity loss by the year 2010 at the global, regional and national level as a contribution to poverty alleviation and for the benefit of life on Earth.

The mission of the programme of work on mountain biological diversity is to promote in mountain ecosystems the implementation of the three objectives of the Convention consistent with the Strategic Plan of the Convention as adopted in decision VI/26. This mission is intended to achieve a significant reduction in the current rate of mountain biological diversity loss by the year 2010 at the global, regional and national level as a contribution to poverty alleviation and for the benefit of life on Earth.

The mission of the programme of work on forest biodiversity is to promote in forest ecosytems the implementation of the three objectives of the Convention, consistent with the Strategic Plan of the Convention, as adopted in decision VI/26. This mission is intended to achieve a significant reduction of the current rate of forest biological diversity loss by the year 2010 at the global, regional and national level as a contribution to poverty alleviation and to the benefit of life on Earth.

Goals and Targets

Eleven long-term goals and 21 outcome-oriented targets are proposed. The targets are considered as a means for communicating the priority issues for dry and sub-humid lands biological diversity conservation at the global level, facilitate the review of the programme of work on dry and sub-humid lands biological diversity in the context of the 2010 global biodiversity target, and as a flexible framework within which national and/or regional targets may be developed, according to national priorities and capacities, and taking into account differences in dry and sub-humid lands biological diversity between countries.

Eleven goals and 21 outcome-oriented targets are proposed. The targets are considered as a means for communicating the priority issues for mountain biological diversity conservation at the global level, facilitate the review of the programme of work on mountain biological diversity in the context of the 2010 global biodiversity target, and as a flexible framework within which national and/or regional targets may be developed, according to national priorities and capacities, and taking into account differences in mountain biological diversity between countries.

Eleven global goals and 21 global outcome-oriented targets are proposed. The targets are considered as a means for communicating the priority issues for forest biodiversity conservation at the global level, facilitate the review of the expanded programme of work on forest biological diversity in the context of the 2010 global biodiversity target, and as a flexible framework within which national and/or regional targets may be developed according to national priorities and capacities and taking into account differences in forest biological diversity between countries.

PROPOSED GLOBAL OUTCOME-ORIENTED TARGETS FOR THE PROGRAMMES OF WORK ON OF DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS, MOUNTAIN AND FOREST BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

Goals and targets as per the framework (decision VII/30, annex II) Programme of work on dry and sub-humid lands biological diversity Programme of work on mountain biological diversity Programme of work on forest biological diversity
Protect the components of biodiversity
Goal 1. Promote the conservation of the biological diversity of ecosystems, habitats and biomes

Target 1.1: At least 10% of each of the world's ecological regions effectively conserved.

At least 10% of each of the world's dry and sub-humid lands ecosystems effectively conserved. At least 10% of each of the world's mountain ecosystems effectively conserved. At least 10 % of each of the world's forest types effectively conserved.

Target 1.2: Areas of particular importance to biodiversity protected.

Areas of particular importance to dry and sub-humid lands biodiversity are protected through comprehensive, effectively managed and ecologically representative national and regional protected area networks. Areas of particular importance to mountain biodiversity protected through comprehensive, effectively managed and ecologically representative national and regional protected area networks. Areas of particular importance to forest biodiversity protected in the most threatened and vulnerable forest ecosystems through comprehensive, effectively managed and ecologically representative national and regional protected area networks.
Goal 2. Promote the conservation of species diversity
Target 2.1: Reduce the decline of restore, or maintain, populations of species of selected taxonomic groups. Restore, maintain, or substantially reduce the decline of populations of the most vulnerable and threatened dry and sub-humid lands species. Restore, maintain or substantially reduce the decline of populations of species of the most vulnerable and threatened mountain species. Populations of forest species of threatened and most vulnerable taxonomic groups restored, maintained, or their decline substantially reduced.
Target 2.2: Status of threatened species improved. Status of threatened dry and subhumid lands species substantially improved. Status of threatened mountain species substantially improved. Conservation status of threatened forest species substantially improved.
Goal 3. Promote the conservation of genetic diversity
Target 3.1: Genetic diversity of crops, livestock, and of harvested species of trees, fish and wildlife and other valuable species conserved, and associated indigenous and local knowledge maintained. Genetic diversity of crops, livestock, harvested species of trees, fish and wildlife and other valuable dry and sub-humid lands species is conserved, and associated indigenous and local knowledge is protected and maintained. Genetic diversity of crops, livestock, and of harvested species of trees and other species providing non-timber forest products, fish, and wildlife and other valuable mountain species conserved, associated indigenous and local knowledge is protected and maintained. Genetic diversity of valuable forest species, and other species providing non-timber forest products, conserved and associated indigenous and local knowledge is protected and maintained.
Goal 4. Promote sustainable use and consumption
Target 4.1: Biodiversity-based products derived from sources that are sustainably managed, and production areas managed consistent with the conservation of biodiversity. Dry and sub-humid lands biodiversity-based products are derived from sources that are sustainably managed, and production areas managed so as to be consistent with the conservation of biodiversity. Mountain biodiversity-based products derived from sources that are sustainably managed, and production areas managed consistent with the conservation of biodiversity. Forest goods and services are derived from sources and concessions managed according to the principles of sustainable forest management including conservation of biological diversity
Target 4.2 Unsustainable consumption, of biological resources, or that impacts upon biodiversity, reduced. Unsustainable consumption of biological resources and its impact upon dry and sub-humid lands biodiversity is reduced. Unsustainable consumption of biological resources, and its impact upon mountain biodiversity, reduced. Unsustainable consumption of biological resources, and its impact upon forest biological resources, reduced
Target 4.3:No species of wild flora or fauna endangered by international trade

[Option 1: No species of dry and sub-humid lands wild flora and fauna are endangered by international trade.]

[Option 2: Number of species of dry and sub-humid lands wild flora and fauna endangered by international trade significantly reduced.]

[Option 1: No species of wild mountain flora or fauna endangered by international trade.]

[Option 2: Number of species of mountain wild flora and fauna endangered by international trade significantly reduced.]

[Option 1: No species of forest flora or fauna, including timber species, endangered by international trade.]

[Option 2: Number of species of forest wild flora and fauna endangered by international trade significantly reduced.]

Address threats to biodiversity
Goal 5. Pressures from habitat loss, land use change and degradation, and unsustainable water use, reduced.
Target 5.1: Rate of loss and degradation of natural habitats decreased. Current rate of loss and degradation of natural habitats in dry and sub-humid lands substantially reduced and the impact on dry and sub-humid lands biodiversity of human-induced uncontrolled/unwanted fires substantially reduced.

Current rate of loss and degradation of natural mountain habitats substantially reduced and the impact on mountain biodiversity of human-induced uncontrolled/unwanted fires substantially reduced.

The current rate of forest loss, degradation, and conversion to other land uses are substantially reduced and the impact on forest biodiversity of human-induced uncontrolled/unwanted forest fires substantially reduced.

Goal 6. Control threats from invasive alien species
Target 6.1: Pathways for major potential alien invasive species controlled. Pathways for major potential alien invasive species are identified and controlled in dry and sub-humid lands.

Pathways for major potential invasive alien species in mountain ecosystems identified and controlled.

Pathways for major potential invasive alien species in forest ecosystems identified and controlled

Target 6.2: Management plans in place for major alien species that threaten ecosystems, habitats or species. Management plans in place and implemented for major alien species that threaten dry and sub-humid lands ecosystems, habitats or species.

Management plans in place and implemented for major alien species that threaten mountain ecosystems, habitats or species.

Management plans in place and implemented for invasive alien species that are considered a significant threat to forest ecosystems, habitats or species.

Goal 7. Address challenges to biodiversity from climate change, and pollution
Target 7.1: Maintain and enhance resilience of the components of biodiversity to adapt to climate change. Resilience of the components of biodiversity to adapt to climate change in dry and sub-humid lands maintained and enhanced. Resilience of the components of biodiversity to adapt to climate change in mountain ecosystems maintained and enhanced. Resilience of the components of biodiversity to adapt to climate change in forest ecosystems maintained and enhanced.
Target 7.2: Reduce pollution and its impacts on biodiversity The adverse impact of pollution on dry and sub-humid lands biodiversity substantially reduced. The adverse impact of pollution on mountain biodiversity substantially reduced. The adverse impact of pollution on forest biodiversity substantially reduced.
Maintain goods and services from biodiversity to support human well-being
Goal 8. Maintain capacity of ecosystems to deliver goods and services and support livelihoods
Target 8.1: Capacity of ecosystems to deliver goods and services maintained.

Capacity of dry and sub-humid lands ecosystems to deliver goods and services maintained or improved.

Capacity mountain ecosystems to deliver goods and services maintained or improved.

Capacity of forest ecosystems to deliver goods and services maintained or improved.

Target 8.2: biological resources that support sustainable livelihoods, local food security and health care, especially of poor people maintained.

Biological resources that support sustainable livelihoods, local food security and health care, especially of poor people living in dry and sub-humid lands, maintained.

Mountain biological resources that support sustainable livelihoods, local food security and health care, especially of poor people living in mountains, maintained.

Forest biological resources that support sustainable livelihoods, local food security and health care, especially of poor people dependent upon forests, maintained.

Protect traditional knowledge, innovations and practices
Goal 9 Maintain socio-cultural diversity of indigenous and local communities
Target 9.1 Protect traditional knowledge, innovations and practices Measures to protect traditional knowledge, innovations and practices associated with dry and sub-humid lands biological diversity implemented, and the participation of indigenous and local communities in activities aimed at this promoted and facilitated. 3/ Measures to protect traditional knowledge, innovations and practices associated with mountain biological diversity implemented, and the participation of indigenous and local communities in activities aimed at this promoted and facilitated.3/ Measures to protect traditional knowledge, innovations and practices associated with forest biological diversity implemented, and the participation of indigenous and local communities in activities aimed at this promoted and facilitated. /3
Target 9.2: Protect the rights of indigenous and local communities over their traditional knowledge, innovations and practices, including their rights to benefit sharing

[Option 1: Traditional knowledge, innovations and practices regarding dry and sub-humid lands biodiversity respected, preserved and maintained, the wider application of such knowledge, innovations and practices promoted with the prior informed consent and involvement of the indigenous and local communities providing such traditional knowledge, innovations and practices, and the benefits arising from such knowledge, innovations and practices equitably shared.] *

[Option 2: The rights of indigenous and local communities over their traditional knowledge, innovations and practices, including their rights to benefit sharing regarding dry and sub-humid lands biodiversity protected, the wider application of such knowledge, innovations and practices promoted with the prior informed consent and involvement of the indigenous and local communities providing such traditional knowledge, innovations and practices, and the benefits arising from such knowledge, innovations and practices equitably shared.]

[Option 1: Traditional knowledge, innovations and practices regarding mountain biodiversity respected, preserved and maintained, the wider application of such knowledge, innovations and practices promoted with the prior informed consent and involvement of the indigenous and local communities providing such traditional knowledge, innovations and practices, and the benefits arising from such knowledge, innovations and practices equitably shared.] *

[Option 2: The rights of indigenous and local communities over their traditional knowledge, innovations and practices, including their rights to benefit sharing regarding mountain biodiversity protected, the wider application of such knowledge, innovations and practices promoted with the prior informed consent and involvement of the indigenous and local communities providing such traditional knowledge, innovations and practices, and the benefits arising from such knowledge, innovations and practices equitably shared.]

[Option 1: Traditional knowledge, innovations and practices regarding forest biodiversity respected, preserved and maintained, the wider application of such knowledge, innovations and practices promoted with the prior informed consent and involvement of the indigenous and local communities providing such traditional knowledge, innovations and practices, and the benefits arising from such knowledge, innovations and practices equitably shared.] *

[Option 2: The rights of indigenous and local communities over their traditional knowledge, innovations and practices, including their rights to benefit sharing regarding forest biodiversity protected, the wider application of such knowledge, innovations and practices promoted with the prior informed consent and involvement of the indigenous and local communities providing such traditional knowledge, innovations and practices, and the benefits arising from such knowledge, innovations and practices equitably shared.]

Ensure the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising out of the use of genetic resources
Goal 10. Ensure the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising out of the use of genetic resources
Target 10.1:All access to genetic resources in line with the Convention on Biological Diversity and its relevant provisions All access to genetic resources derived from dry and sub-humid lands is in line with the Convention on Biological Diversity and its relevant provisions and, as appropriate and wherever possible, with the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. ** All access genetic resources derived from mountain ecosystems is in line with the Convention on Biological Diversity and its relevant provisions and, as appropriate and wherever possible, with the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. ** All access to genetic resources derived from forest biological diversity is in line with the Convention on Biological Diversity and its relevant provisions and, as appropriate and wherever possible, with the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. **
Target 10.2: Benefits arising from the commercial and other utilization of genetic resources shared in a fair and equitable way with the countries providing such resources in line with the Convention on Biological Diversity and its relevant provisions. Benefits arising from the commercial and other utilisation of dry and sub-humid lands genetic resources shared in a fair and equitable way with the countries providing such resources in line with the Convention on Biological Diversity and its relevant provisions. Benefits arising from the commercial and other utilization of mountain genetic resources shared in a fair and equitable way with the countries providing such resources in line with the Convention on Biological Diversity and its relevant provisions. Benefits arising from the commercial and other utilization of forest genetic resources shared in a fair and equitable way with the countries providing such resources in line with the Convention on Biological Diversity and its relevant provisions.
Ensure provision of adequate resources
Goal 11: Parties have improved financial, human, scientific, technical and technological capacity to implement the Convention
Target 11.1: New and additional financial resources are transferred to developing country Parties, to allow for the effective implementation of their commitments under the Convention, in accordance with Article 20. New and additional financial resources are transferred to developing Country Parties to allow for the effective implementation of their commitments under the programme of work on dry and sub-humid lands in accordance with Article 20. New and additional financial resources are transferred to developing country Parties, in accordance with Article 20, to allow for the effective implementation of their commitments under the programme of work on mountain biological diversity. New and additional financial resources from public, private, domestic and/or international sources are transferred to developing country Parties, to allow for the effective implementation of their commitments under the expanded programme of work on forest biological diversity, in accordance with Article 20.
Target 11.2: Technology is transferred to developing country Parties, to allow for the effective implementation of their commitments under the Convention, in accordance with its Article 20, paragraph 4. Technology is transferred to developing country Parties, to allow for the effective implementation of the programme of work on the biodiversity of dry and sub-humid lands and their commitments under the Convention, in accordance with Article 20, paragraph 4. Technology is transferred to developing country Parties, in accordance with its Article 20, paragraph 4, to allow for the effective implementation of their commitments under the programme of work on mountain biological diversity. Environmentally sound technology is transferred to developing country Parties, to allow for the effective implementation of the expanded programme of work on forest biological diversity under the Convention, in accordance with its Article 20, paragraph 4, and Article 16.

* These targets will be further reviewed following consideration by the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

** Noting that not all Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity are also Parties to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources.



[3]/ These targets will be further reviewed following consideration by the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article8(j) and Related Provisions of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

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