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SBSTTA 8 Recommendation VIII/4
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Dry and sub-humid lands biodiversity: matters requested by the Conference of the Parties in paragraphs 5 and 6 of its decision V/23 and decision VI/4

The Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

1. Invites the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, as the executing agency of the Global Land Degradation Assessment of Drylands and the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment to consider integrating, in the context of their respective mandates, the needs for information on status and trends of dry and sub-humid land biodiversity, and ways to strengthen national efforts to conduct assessments, and to report on this matter to the seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties.

2. Recommends that the Conference of the Parties:

      (a) Adopts the proposed process for the periodic assessment of the status and trends of biological diversity, in dry and sub-humid lands, as described in table 1 below, taking into account national laws, policies and programmes and recognizing the urgency for action in those countries severely affected by land degradation, focusing on strengthening the capacities of developing countries and countries with economies in transition to conduct assessments at the national level and build on the knowledge and structures of ongoing global assessments, as well as national assessments;

      (b) Adopts the proposal prepared by the Executive Secretary for the further refinement of the programme of work and suggesting collaborating partners as indicated in the annex to the present recommendation;

      (c) Request s the Executive Secretary to ensure that the parts of the programme of work relating to other thematic programmes of work of the Convention are taken into account when developing and reviewing these programmes of work;

      (d) Requests the Executive Secretary, in consultation with Parties, to develop targets for the implementation of the programme of work, taking into account especially national action programmes to combat desertification (NAPs), the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation, the Global Taxonomy Initiative, the Strategic Plan of the Convention, as well as the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development, for consideration by Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice. Such a process could follow the approach taken in the development of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (decision VI/9, annex);

      (e) Requests the Executive Secretary, in collaboration with the Secretariats of the other Rio Conventions and other biodiversity-related conventions, to further develop mechanisms for facilitating the synergistic implementation of these conventions, especially at the national level, as described in sections III and IV of the note by the Executive Secretary on dry and sub-humid lands prepared for the eighth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/8/10). Such mechanisms could include:

          (i) Joint work programmes,
          (ii) The activities of the joint liaison group of the three Rio conventions and potential additional members, and
          (iii) Joint activities with a focus on several elements:

          a. Integration of activities related to national biodiversity strategies and action plans with national action programmes for the Convention to Combat Desertification, national adaptation programmes of action under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Ramsar wetland policies and other relevant programmes, including national strategies for sustainable development and poverty reduction,
          b. Capacity-building, information systems, institutional arrangements and joint planning activities between the coordinating bodies and focal points of the conventions,
          c. Development of criteria for synergy projects and creation of "good practice" synergy projects;
          d. Sound preparation, formulation of objectives, organization and follow-up of national and regional synergy workshops,
          e. Training courses and awareness-raising among relevant stakeholders,
          f. Consultation, decision-making and implementation processes with the full participation of relevant stakeholders, including indigenous peoples and local communities, non-governmental organizations and the private sector. .

      This process should take into account existing experience, as documented by, inter alia , the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention to Combat Desertification (CRIC), and the "Operational Guidelines for Expedited Funding of National Self Assessment of Capacity-building Needs" of the Global Environment Facility;

      (f) Further requests the Executive Secretary, in collaboration with the other Rio and other biodiversity-related conventions, to facilitate the review of the national biodiversity strategies and action plans under the Convention on Biological Diversity, in order to harmonize them with the national action programmes under the Convention to Combat Desertification, with a focus on poverty alleviation and intersectoral integration;

3. Recognizes that the effective implementation of this programme of work is subject to the availability of financial, technological and human resources, and urges Parties, countries and international organizations that are in a position to do so, to provide the necessary support.

Table 1 . Proposed process for the periodic assessment of status and trends of biological diversity in dry and sub-humid lands
(Phases II-IV will depend on the recommendations made after completion of phase I).

Phase I : 2002-2004 (COP7)

    1. Invite LADA and the Millennium Assessment to investigate how the needs of the dry and sub-humid lands could be integrated into the ongoing assessments, emphasizing proposals and ways to strengthen national efforts to conduct assessments.
    2. Develop proposals for mechanisms(s) linking national assessment to regional/global assessment/report processes.
    3. Participatory development of draft guidelines for national assessments, including indicators initiated.

Phase II : 2004-2006 (COP8)

    4. Agree to final guidelines for national assessments and adoption for implementation.
    5. Implementation mechanism agreed upon and functional.

Phase III : 2006-2012

    6. Data collection, processing and communication according to agreed guidelines and mechanisms.
    7. In 2010, Parties report on WSSD biodiversity-related targets, as appropriate.
    8. Global assessment report on status and trends of biological diversity, including information from national assessments.

Phase IV : 10-year periodic assessment reports

    9. Periodic ten-year report based on continuous assessments at national level and up-scaling.

Annex

SYNTHESIS TABLE OF EXPECTED OUTCOMES AND TIMEFRAMES, POTENTIAL ACTORS, AND INDICATORS OF PROGRESS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAMME OF WORK








Activity

EXPECTED OUTCOMES

TIME-FRAME

KEY ACTORS §

STATUS

PROGRESS INDICATORS

DATE

PART A: ASSESSMENTS
ACTIVITY 1 . ASSESSMENT OF STATUS AND TRENDS

    · COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT REPORT ON STATUS AND TRENDS OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY IN DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS

2012 FAO, LADA, MA, PARTIES, SCBD PLANNED PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT
DRAFT FULL ASSESSMENT
2006
2010
ACTIVITY 2 . AREAS OF
PARTICULAR VALUE AND/OR
UNDER THREAT

    · REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT OF AREAS OF VALUE/UNDER THREAT

2012 WORLD HERITAGE CENTRE, MAB SECRETARIAT, WCPA, IUCN, WCMC, PARTIES PLANNED DRAFT MAP AND ASSESSMENT REPORT 2008
ACTIVITY 3 . INDICATORS

    · INDICATORS FOR ASSESSMENT OF STATUS AND TRENDS FULLY OPERATIONAL

2012 FAO, LADA, MA, PARTIES,
SCBD.
IN
PROGRESS
DRAFT SET OF INDICATORS 2004
ACTIVITY 4 . KNOWLEDGE ON PROCESSES THAT AFFECT
BIODIVERSITY

    · REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS ON THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONING OF DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS ECOSYSTEMS, INCLUDING THE POTENTIAL IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND POVERTY ON DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS

ONGOING VARIOUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTES, INCLUDING LOCAL KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS, PARTIES ONGOING DRAFT SUMMARY PUBLICATION
AHTEG ON BIODIVERSITY AND
CLIMATE CHANGE
2006
2003
ACTIVITY 5 . BENEFITS DERIVED FROM THE BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

    · COMPILATION OF INFORMATION ON LOCAL AND GLOBAL BENEFITS

2012 VARIOUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTES, INCLUDING LOCAL KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS, PARTIES. IN PROGRESS AHTEG ON DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS
DRAFT PUBLICATION
2002

2006


    · ASSESSMENT OF THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF BIODIVERSITY LOSS AND LINKAGE TO POVERTY

2006 PARTIES, VARIOUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTES, INCLUDING LOCAL KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS IN
PROGRESS
AHTEG ON DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS
DRAFT REPORT
2002

2005


    · CASE-STUDIES ON INTER-LINKAGES BETWEEN BIODIVERSITY LOSS AND POVERTY

2006 PARTIES, COLLABORATING PARTNERS, SCBD PLANNED SUBMISSION OF CASE-STUDIES
FROM PARTIES
2005
ACTIVITY 6 . BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

    · CASE-STUDIES INCLUDING CONSIDERATION OF TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE
    · GUIDELINES FOR ASSESSMENT OF GOOD PRACTICES
    · CASE-STUDIES OF APPLIED ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT APPROACH

2006

2004

PARTIES, COLLABORATING PARTNERS, SCBD
SCBD, PARTIES
PLANNED

PLANNED

SUBMISSION OF CASE-STUDIES FROM PARTIES
DRAFT GUIDELINES
2005

2003

PART B: TARGETED ACTIONS
ACTIVITY 7 . MEASURES FOR CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE





(A) PROTECTED AREAS

    · GUIDELINES ON ESTABLISHMENT OF "ADEQUATE AND EFFECTIVE PROTECTED AREAS NETWORKS"

2008 WCPA, ENVIRONMENTAL CONVENTIONS, IUCN, WORLD HERITAGE, MAB SEC. IN PROCESS PROTECTED AREAS REPORT 2012

    · ADDITIONAL PROTECTED AREA ESTABLISHED

ONGOING PARTIES ONGOING

(B) REHABILITATION AND/OR RESTORATION

    · REPORT AND DATABASE ON APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGIES AND TRANSFER MECHANISMS

2002
ONGOING
NORWAY, SCBD, PARTIES AND VARIOUS COLLABORATING PARTNER ONGOING WORKSHOP ON TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGIES 2003

    · EVALUATION OF EFFECTIVENESS OF MEASURES AT TEST SITES


PARTIES PROPOSED/ SITES 7 STABLISHED; EXCHANGE VISITS BETWEEN AFFECTED COUNTRIES 2008

    · MEASURES IMPLEMENTED THROUGH NBSAPS AND NAPS


PARTIES PROPOSED EXPLICIT REHABILITATION PROJECT IMPLEMENTED WORLDWIDE 2008
(C) INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES

    · INCREASED INFORMATION AND INFORMATION EXCHANGE ON INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES

ONGOING PARTIES, SUPPORTED BY GISP IN PROGRESS WORKSHOPS, CHM INCLUDES EXPLICIT INFORMATION 2008

    · GUIDELINES AND MECHANISMS FOR BEST MANAGEMENT; INTEGRATION THROUGH NBSAPS

2008 PARTIES, GISP IN PROGRESS DRAFT GUIDELINES 2006
(D) PRODUCTION SYSTEMS

    · OPERATIONAL GUIDELINES ON SUSTAINABLE USE, GOOD FARMING PRACTICES, INTEGRATED PRODUCTION SYSTEM AND DROUGHT PREPAREDNESS

2004 PARTIES, FAO, CGIAR CENTRES, WB, VARIOUS RESEARCH INSTITUTES IN PROGRESS DRAFT GUIDELINES 2003

    · PROGRESS REPORT ON DEVELOPMENT OF INCENTIVES, INCLUDING "FAIR AND EQUITABLE" MARKETS

2004 PARTIES PROPOSED DRAFT RESOURCE PAPER; 3 RD NATIONAL REPORTS 2006
(E) WATER RESOURCES

    · GUIDELINES ON MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF WATER RESOURCES IMPLEMENTED


PARTIES, RAMSAR AND OTHER ENVIRONMENTAL CONVENTIONS, GIWA, RESEARCH INSTITUTES PROPOSED GUIDELINES DRAFTED 2008

    · CASE-STUDIES ON BEST PRACTICES AVAILABLE


PARTIES PROPOSED SUBMISSION OF CASE-STUDIES BY PARTIES 2007
(F) IN SITU AND EX SITU CONSERVATION

    · GUIDELINES FOR IN SITU AND EX SITU CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT NEEDS BASED ON BEST PRACTICES IMPLEMENTED


WCPA, IUCN, WWF, CGIAR CENTRES, PARTIES PROPOSED DRAFT GUIDELINES 2006

    · CAPACITIES OF ZOOS AND SEEDBANKS AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS FOR EX SITU CONSERVATION STRENGTHENED


PARTIES, REGIONAL CENTRES PROPOSED INTEGRATION INTO NBSAP AND NAP 2008
(G) ECONOMIC VALUATION AND ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

    · STUDY ON ECONOMIC VALUATION OF GOODS AND SERVICES IN AREAS OF SPECIFIC VALUE FOR BIODIVERSITY


PARTIES, WB, VARIOUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTES PROPOSED DRAFT REPORT BY AHTEG 2002

    · GUIDELINES FOR THE USE OF ECONOMIC INSTRUMENTS IMPLEMENTED THROUGH NBSAP


PARTIES, VARIOUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTES PROPOSED DRAFT GUIDELINES 2006
(H) PLANT AND ANIMAL BIOMASS

    · CASE STUDIES ON BEST PRACTICES


PARTIES, VARIOUS COLLABORATING PARTNERS PROPOSED


    · INCORPORATION OF LESSONS LEARNT IN NBSAPS AND NAPS


PARTIES PROPOSED

(I) TRAINING, EDUCATION AND PUBLIC AWARENESS

    · TRAINING PROGRAMMES NATIONALLY AND REGIONALLY IN PLACE


PARTIES, REGIONAL CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE, TPN OF UNCCD, GM PROPOSED TRAINING WORKSHOPS PER YEAR PER REGION 2006

    · PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS BIODIVERSITY


PARTIES, CBD, UNCCD PROPOSED YEAR OF BIODIVERSITY IN DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS
(J) INFORMATION ON SUSTAINABLE USE

    · DEVELOPMENT OF INFORMATION EXCHANGE MECHANISMS


PARTIES, SUB-REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, TPNS PLANNED, ONGOING TPNS DISCUSS 2 THEMES RELEVANT TO POW PER YEAR 2008
(K) PROMOTION OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

    · RESEARCH PRIORITIES ESTABLISHED


PARTIES, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTES PLANNED, ONGOING PARTNERSHIPS FOR COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH

    · PILOT PROJECTS DEVELOPED AND IMPLEMENTED ON LOCAL LEVEL


PARTIES PLANNED, ONGOING DEMONSTRATION SITES PER REGION PER YEAR 2006
(L) INTEGRATED CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AND ENDANGERED SPECIES

    · CASE-STUDIES ON (I) INTEGRATED CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT, (II) MIGRATORY SPECIES CORRIDORS, (III) CONSERVATION OF RARE AND ENDANGERED SPECIES


PARTIES PROPOSED CASE-STUDIES PER REGION DOCUMENTED 2006
(M) COOPERATION WITH RELEVANT CONVENTIONS

    · MEMORANDA OF COOPERATION (MOC) WITH RELEVANT CONVENTIONS


VARIOUS CONVENTIONS IN PROGRESS


    · JOINT WORK PROGRAMME WITH RELEVANT CONVENTIONS


VARIOUS CONVENTIONS IN PROGRESS SYNERGY WORKSHOPS
PILOT SYNERGY PROJECTS

ACTIVITY 8 . PROMOTION OF RESPONSIBLE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT





(A) LOCAL INSTITUTIONAL STRUCTURES; AND INDIGENOUS AND LOCAL TECHNIQUES

    · CASE-STUDIES IN PLACE AND SUCCESS STORIES DOCUMENTED AND SHARED


PARTIES PROPOSED REGIONAL LEVEL EXCHANGE
VISIT PROGRAMMES IN PLACE
2006

    · BROAD IMPLEMENTATION THROUGH NBSAPS AND NAPS


PARTIES, GM PROPOSED

(B) DECENTRALIZATION OF MANAGEMENT

Dry and sub-humid lands biodiversity: matters requested by the Conference of the Parties in paragraphs 5 and 6 of its decision V/23 and decision VI/4

The Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

1. Invites the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, as the executing agency of the Global Land Degradation Assessment of Drylands and the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment to consider integrating, in the context of their respective mandates, the needs for information on status and trends of dry and sub-humid land biodiversity, and ways to strengthen national efforts to conduct assessments, and to report on this matter to the seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties.

2. Recommends that the Conference of the Parties:

      (a) Adopts the proposed process for the periodic assessment of the status and trends of biological diversity, in dry and sub-humid lands, as described in table 1 below, taking into account national laws, policies and programmes and recognizing the urgency for action in those countries severely affected by land degradation, focusing on strengthening the capacities of developing countries and countries with economies in transition to conduct assessments at the national level and build on the knowledge and structures of ongoing global assessments, as well as national assessments;

      (b) Adopts the proposal prepared by the Executive Secretary for the further refinement of the programme of work and suggesting collaborating partners as indicated in the annex to the present recommendation;

      (c) Request s the Executive Secretary to ensure that the parts of the programme of work relating to other thematic programmes of work of the Convention are taken into account when developing and reviewing these programmes of work;

      (d) Requests the Executive Secretary, in consultation with Parties, to develop targets for the implementation of the programme of work, taking into account especially national action programmes to combat desertification (NAPs), the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation, the Global Taxonomy Initiative, the Strategic Plan of the Convention, as well as the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development, for consideration by Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice. Such a process could follow the approach taken in the development of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (decision VI/9, annex);

      (e) Requests the Executive Secretary, in collaboration with the Secretariats of the other Rio Conventions and other biodiversity-related conventions, to further develop mechanisms for facilitating the synergistic implementation of these conventions, especially at the national level, as described in sections III and IV of the note by the Executive Secretary on dry and sub-humid lands prepared for the eighth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/8/10). Such mechanisms could include:

          (i) Joint work programmes,
          (ii) The activities of the joint liaison group of the three Rio conventions and potential additional members, and
          (iii) Joint activities with a focus on several elements:

          a. Integration of activities related to national biodiversity strategies and action plans with national action programmes for the Convention to Combat Desertification, national adaptation programmes of action under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Ramsar wetland policies and other relevant programmes, including national strategies for sustainable development and poverty reduction,
          b. Capacity-building, information systems, institutional arrangements and joint planning activities between the coordinating bodies and focal points of the conventions,
          c. Development of criteria for synergy projects and creation of "good practice" synergy projects;
          d. Sound preparation, formulation of objectives, organization and follow-up of national and regional synergy workshops,
          e. Training courses and awareness-raising among relevant stakeholders,
          f. Consultation, decision-making and implementation processes with the full participation of relevant stakeholders, including indigenous peoples and local communities, non-governmental organizations and the private sector. .

      This process should take into account existing experience, as documented by, inter alia , the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention to Combat Desertification (CRIC), and the "Operational Guidelines for Expedited Funding of National Self Assessment of Capacity-building Needs" of the Global Environment Facility;

      (f) Further requests the Executive Secretary, in collaboration with the other Rio and other biodiversity-related conventions, to facilitate the review of the national biodiversity strategies and action plans under the Convention on Biological Diversity, in order to harmonize them with the national action programmes under the Convention to Combat Desertification, with a focus on poverty alleviation and intersectoral integration;

3. Recognizes that the effective implementation of this programme of work is subject to the availability of financial, technological and human resources, and urges Parties, countries and international organizations that are in a position to do so, to provide the necessary support.

Table 1 . Proposed process for the periodic assessment of status and trends of biological diversity in dry and sub-humid lands
(Phases II-IV will depend on the recommendations made after completion of phase I).

Phase I : 2002-2004 (COP7)

    1. Invite LADA and the Millennium Assessment to investigate how the needs of the dry and sub-humid lands could be integrated into the ongoing assessments, emphasizing proposals and ways to strengthen national efforts to conduct assessments.
    2. Develop proposals for mechanisms(s) linking national assessment to regional/global assessment/report processes.
    3. Participatory development of draft guidelines for national assessments, including indicators initiated.

Phase II : 2004-2006 (COP8)

    4. Agree to final guidelines for national assessments and adoption for implementation.
    5. Implementation mechanism agreed upon and functional.

Phase III : 2006-2012

    6. Data collection, processing and communication according to agreed guidelines and mechanisms.
    7. In 2010, Parties report on WSSD biodiversity-related targets, as appropriate.
    8. Global assessment report on status and trends of biological diversity, including information from national assessments.

Phase IV : 10-year periodic assessment reports

    9. Periodic ten-year report based on continuous assessments at national level and up-scaling.

Annex

SYNTHESIS TABLE OF EXPECTED OUTCOMES AND TIMEFRAMES, POTENTIAL ACTORS, AND INDICATORS OF PROGRESS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAMME OF WORK








Activity

EXPECTED OUTCOMES

TIME-FRAME

KEY ACTORS §

STATUS

PROGRESS INDICATORS

DATE

PART A: ASSESSMENTS
ACTIVITY 1 . ASSESSMENT OF STATUS AND TRENDS

    · COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT REPORT ON STATUS AND TRENDS OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY IN DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS

2012 FAO, LADA, MA, PARTIES, SCBD PLANNED PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT
DRAFT FULL ASSESSMENT
2006
2010
ACTIVITY 2 . AREAS OF
PARTICULAR VALUE AND/OR
UNDER THREAT

    · REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT OF AREAS OF VALUE/UNDER THREAT

2012 WORLD HERITAGE CENTRE, MAB SECRETARIAT, WCPA, IUCN, WCMC, PARTIES PLANNED DRAFT MAP AND ASSESSMENT REPORT 2008
ACTIVITY 3 . INDICATORS

    · INDICATORS FOR ASSESSMENT OF STATUS AND TRENDS FULLY OPERATIONAL

2012 FAO, LADA, MA, PARTIES,
SCBD.
IN
PROGRESS
DRAFT SET OF INDICATORS 2004
ACTIVITY 4 . KNOWLEDGE ON PROCESSES THAT AFFECT
BIODIVERSITY

    · REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS ON THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONING OF DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS ECOSYSTEMS, INCLUDING THE POTENTIAL IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND POVERTY ON DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS

ONGOING VARIOUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTES, INCLUDING LOCAL KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS, PARTIES ONGOING DRAFT SUMMARY PUBLICATION
AHTEG ON BIODIVERSITY AND
CLIMATE CHANGE
2006
2003
ACTIVITY 5 . BENEFITS DERIVED FROM THE BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

    · COMPILATION OF INFORMATION ON LOCAL AND GLOBAL BENEFITS

2012 VARIOUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTES, INCLUDING LOCAL KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS, PARTIES. IN PROGRESS AHTEG ON DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS
DRAFT PUBLICATION
2002

2006


    · ASSESSMENT OF THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF BIODIVERSITY LOSS AND LINKAGE TO POVERTY

2006 PARTIES, VARIOUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTES, INCLUDING LOCAL KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS IN
PROGRESS
AHTEG ON DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS
DRAFT REPORT
2002

2005


    · CASE-STUDIES ON INTER-LINKAGES BETWEEN BIODIVERSITY LOSS AND POVERTY

2006 PARTIES, COLLABORATING PARTNERS, SCBD PLANNED SUBMISSION OF CASE-STUDIES
FROM PARTIES
2005
ACTIVITY 6 . BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

    · CASE-STUDIES INCLUDING CONSIDERATION OF TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE
    · GUIDELINES FOR ASSESSMENT OF GOOD PRACTICES
    · CASE-STUDIES OF APPLIED ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT APPROACH

2006

2004

PARTIES, COLLABORATING PARTNERS, SCBD
SCBD, PARTIES
PLANNED

PLANNED

SUBMISSION OF CASE-STUDIES FROM PARTIES
DRAFT GUIDELINES
2005

2003

PART B: TARGETED ACTIONS
ACTIVITY 7 . MEASURES FOR CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE





(A) PROTECTED AREAS

    · GUIDELINES ON ESTABLISHMENT OF "ADEQUATE AND EFFECTIVE PROTECTED AREAS NETWORKS"

2008 WCPA, ENVIRONMENTAL CONVENTIONS, IUCN, WORLD HERITAGE, MAB SEC. IN PROCESS PROTECTED AREAS REPORT 2012

    · ADDITIONAL PROTECTED AREA ESTABLISHED

ONGOING PARTIES ONGOING

(B) REHABILITATION AND/OR RESTORATION

    · REPORT AND DATABASE ON APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGIES AND TRANSFER MECHANISMS

2002
ONGOING
NORWAY, SCBD, PARTIES AND VARIOUS COLLABORATING PARTNER ONGOING WORKSHOP ON TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGIES 2003

    · EVALUATION OF EFFECTIVENESS OF MEASURES AT TEST SITES


PARTIES PROPOSED/ SITES 7 STABLISHED; EXCHANGE VISITS BETWEEN AFFECTED COUNTRIES 2008

    · MEASURES IMPLEMENTED THROUGH NBSAPS AND NAPS


PARTIES PROPOSED EXPLICIT REHABILITATION PROJECT IMPLEMENTED WORLDWIDE 2008
(C) INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES

    · INCREASED INFORMATION AND INFORMATION EXCHANGE ON INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES

ONGOING PARTIES, SUPPORTED BY GISP IN PROGRESS WORKSHOPS, CHM INCLUDES EXPLICIT INFORMATION 2008

    · GUIDELINES AND MECHANISMS FOR BEST MANAGEMENT; INTEGRATION THROUGH NBSAPS

2008 PARTIES, GISP IN PROGRESS DRAFT GUIDELINES 2006
(D) PRODUCTION SYSTEMS

    · OPERATIONAL GUIDELINES ON SUSTAINABLE USE, GOOD FARMING PRACTICES, INTEGRATED PRODUCTION SYSTEM AND DROUGHT PREPAREDNESS

2004 PARTIES, FAO, CGIAR CENTRES, WB, VARIOUS RESEARCH INSTITUTES IN PROGRESS DRAFT GUIDELINES 2003

    · PROGRESS REPORT ON DEVELOPMENT OF INCENTIVES, INCLUDING "FAIR AND EQUITABLE" MARKETS

2004 PARTIES PROPOSED DRAFT RESOURCE PAPER; 3 RD NATIONAL REPORTS 2006
(E) WATER RESOURCES

    · GUIDELINES ON MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF WATER RESOURCES IMPLEMENTED


PARTIES, RAMSAR AND OTHER ENVIRONMENTAL CONVENTIONS, GIWA, RESEARCH INSTITUTES PROPOSED GUIDELINES DRAFTED 2008

    · CASE-STUDIES ON BEST PRACTICES AVAILABLE


PARTIES PROPOSED SUBMISSION OF CASE-STUDIES BY PARTIES 2007
(F) IN SITU AND EX SITU CONSERVATION

    · GUIDELINES FOR IN SITU AND EX SITU CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT NEEDS BASED ON BEST PRACTICES IMPLEMENTED


WCPA, IUCN, WWF, CGIAR CENTRES, PARTIES PROPOSED DRAFT GUIDELINES 2006

    · CAPACITIES OF ZOOS AND SEEDBANKS AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS FOR EX SITU CONSERVATION STRENGTHENED


PARTIES, REGIONAL CENTRES PROPOSED INTEGRATION INTO NBSAP AND NAP 2008
(G) ECONOMIC VALUATION AND ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

    · STUDY ON ECONOMIC VALUATION OF GOODS AND SERVICES IN AREAS OF SPECIFIC VALUE FOR BIODIVERSITY


PARTIES, WB, VARIOUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTES PROPOSED DRAFT REPORT BY AHTEG 2002

    · GUIDELINES FOR THE USE OF ECONOMIC INSTRUMENTS IMPLEMENTED THROUGH NBSAP


PARTIES, VARIOUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTES PROPOSED DRAFT GUIDELINES 2006
(H) PLANT AND ANIMAL BIOMASS

    · CASE STUDIES ON BEST PRACTICES


PARTIES, VARIOUS COLLABORATING PARTNERS PROPOSED


    · INCORPORATION OF LESSONS LEARNT IN NBSAPS AND NAPS


PARTIES PROPOSED

(I) TRAINING, EDUCATION AND PUBLIC AWARENESS

    · TRAINING PROGRAMMES NATIONALLY AND REGIONALLY IN PLACE


PARTIES, REGIONAL CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE, TPN OF UNCCD, GM PROPOSED TRAINING WORKSHOPS PER YEAR PER REGION 2006

    · PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS BIODIVERSITY


PARTIES, CBD, UNCCD PROPOSED YEAR OF BIODIVERSITY IN DRY AND SUB-HUMID LANDS
(J) INFORMATION ON SUSTAINABLE USE

    · DEVELOPMENT OF INFORMATION EXCHANGE MECHANISMS


PARTIES, SUB-REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, TPNS PLANNED, ONGOING TPNS DISCUSS 2 THEMES RELEVANT TO POW PER YEAR 2008
(K) PROMOTION OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

    · RESEARCH PRIORITIES ESTABLISHED


PARTIES, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTES PLANNED, ONGOING PARTNERSHIPS FOR COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH

    · PILOT PROJECTS DEVELOPED AND IMPLEMENTED ON LOCAL LEVEL


PARTIES PLANNED, ONGOING DEMONSTRATION SITES PER REGION PER YEAR 2006
(L) INTEGRATED CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AND ENDANGERED SPECIES

    · CASE-STUDIES ON (I) INTEGRATED CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT, (II) MIGRATORY SPECIES CORRIDORS, (III) CONSERVATION OF RARE AND ENDANGERED SPECIES


PARTIES PROPOSED CASE-STUDIES PER REGION DOCUMENTED 2006
(M) COOPERATION WITH RELEVANT CONVENTIONS

    · MEMORANDA OF COOPERATION (MOC) WITH RELEVANT CONVENTIONS


VARIOUS CONVENTIONS IN PROGRESS


    · JOINT WORK PROGRAMME WITH RELEVANT CONVENTIONS


VARIOUS CONVENTIONS IN PROGRESS SYNERGY WORKSHOPS
PILOT SYNERGY PROJECTS

ACTIVITY 8 . PROMOTION OF RESPONSIBLE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT





(A) LOCAL INSTITUTIONAL STRUCTURES; AND INDIGENOUS AND LOCAL TECHNIQUES

    · CASE-STUDIES IN PLACE AND SUCCESS STORIES DOCUMENTED AND SHARED


PARTIES PROPOSED REGIONAL LEVEL EXCHANGE
VISIT PROGRAMMES IN PLACE
2006

    · BROAD IMPLEMENTATION THROUGH NBSAPS AND NAPS


PARTIES, GM PROPOSED

(B) DECENTRALIZATION OF MANAGEMENT

    · CASE-STUDIES AND SUCCESS STORIES OF COMMUNITY-BASED MANAGEMENT OF RESOURCES
    · CASE STUDIES ON THE EFFECT OF USERS' ACCESS TO LAND AND WATER RESOURCES


PARTIES PROPOSED PUBLICATION OF CASE-STUDY; EXCHANGE VISITS TO SITES 2006
(C) INSTITUTIONS FOR LAND TENURE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION

    · CASE-STUDIES AND SUCCESS STORIES OF STRENGTHENED NATIONAL ORGANIZATION STRUCTURES


PARTIES PROPOSED WORKSHOPS DEMONSTRATING CASE EXAMPLES 2008
(D) TRANSBOUNDARY ISSUES

    · GUIDELINES ON TRANSBOUNDARY COLLABORATION IMPLEMENTED THROUGH NBSAPS AND NAPS


PARTIES, WCPA, IGOS PROPOSED DRAFT GUIDELINES 2008

    · INCREASED NUMBER OF BILATERAL AND SUBREGIONAL COLLABORATIVE ARRANGEMENTS IN PLACE


PARTIES ONGOING

(E) POLICIES AND INSTRUMENTS

    · MECHANISMS FOR COLLABORATION BETWEEN RESPECTIVE NATIONAL FOCAL POINTS DEVELOPED


PARTIES, SCBD, UNCCD, GM IN PROCESS SYNERGY WORKSHOPS HELD PER ANNUM 2004

    · CASE-STUDIES, GUIDELINES FOR CROSS-SECTORAL INTEGRATION, INTEGRATION OF NBSAPS AND NAPS


PARTIES IN PROCESS PRESENTATION OF FIRST CASE-STUDIES (UNCCD CRIC 1) 2002
ACTIVITY 9 . SUPPORT FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS





(A) INCOME DIVERSIFICATION

    · CASE-STUDIES ON INCOME DIVERSIFICATION


PARTIES PROPOSED INITIAL CASE-STUDIES REPORTED ON 2006

    · GUIDELINES FOR INCOME DIVERSIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES IMPLEMENTED THROUGH NBSAP AND NAPS


PARTIES PROPOSED DRAFT GUIDELINES 2008
(B) SUSTAINABLE HARVESTING

    · GUIDELINES ON BEST PRACTICES INCORPORATED IN NBSAPS, NAPS AND OTHER RELEVANT POLICIES


PARTIES PROPOSED DRAFT GUIDELINES 2004
(C) INNOVATIONS FOR LOCAL INCOME GENERATION

    · RELEVANT CASE-STUDIES MADE AVAILABLE


PARTIES PROPOSED WORKSHOPS AND EXCHANGE VISITS 2006
(D) MARKET DEVELOPMENT

    · PRODUCTS DERIVED FROM SUSTAINABLE USE INCREASINGLY MARKETED


PARTIES, WHO PROPOSED INITIAL CASE-STUDIES REPORTED ON 2006

    · CONDUCIVE MARKET RELATIONSHIPS DEVELOPED


PARTIES, WHO PROPOSED

(E) FAIR AND EQUITABLE SHARING OF THE BENEFITS

    · GUIDELINES PRODUCED AND INTEGRATED IN NBSAPS, NAPS AND OTHER RELEVANT POLICIES


PARTIES, SCBD PROPOSED DRAFT GUIDELINES 2006

Indicative List of Potential Collaborators** and abreviations
d Nations Forum On Forests; UNITAR=UN Institute For Training And Research; WB=World Bank; WCPA=WORLD Commission On Protected Areas; WHC=World Heritage Centre (UNESCO); WIPO=World Intellectual Property Organization; WMO=World Meteorological Organization; WRI=World Resource Institute; WTO=World Trade Organization; WWF=World Wide Fund For Nature

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme