National Biodiversity Strategy Action Plan
Major features of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan
Theme A: Endangered Species Management Strategic Goal A1: Conserve Cook Islands native and important naturalised plants and animals, and provide for their sustainable use. Strategic Goal A2: Conserve important agricultural and non-naturalised species and provide for their sustainable use (Agro-biodiversity).
Theme B: Invasive Species Management Strategic Goal B1: Reduce the adverse impacts of invasive species on indigenous species and ecosystems, and prevent new invasions. Strategic Goal B2: Reduce the adverse impacts of invasive species on agricultural species and ecosystems and prevent new invasions.
Theme C: Ecosystem Management Strategic Goal C: Conserve important ecosystems through a system of protected areas with regulated and monitored activities.
Theme D: Equitable Sharing of Benefits Strategic Goal D: Ensure that the uses of biodiversity, including genetic resources, bring equitable benefits to relevant stakeholders.
Theme E: Management of Knowledge related to Biodiversity Strategic Goal E: Record and maintain records of scientific and traditional knowledge related to biodiversity, with consideration of Intellectual Property Rights.
Theme F: Biodiversity Awareness and Education Strategic Goal F: Make biodiversity information more readily available to all stakeholders and interested people.
Theme G: Mainstreaming Biodiversity Strategic Goal G: Integrate biodiversity into national and sectoral legislation, policies, plans and programmes.