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Bahrain - National Targets

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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 from documents submitted separately. 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.

Reference Target Related Strategic Goals/Aichi Targets
Target 1 Protect an additional 10% of Bahrain's territorial maine and coastal areas 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 19
Target 2 To reduce the number of bycatch from fishing by 10% 4, 6, 19
Target 3 Improve seawater quality by 50% from wastewater and sewage discharge resulting from municipal treatment plants 8
Target 4 Protect no less than 25% of remaining unprotected coral reefs 2, 4, 10, 15, 19
Target 5 Raise awareness among 90% of key stakeholders and 50% of the general public 1
Target 6 Rehabilitate mangroves by 25% and increase migratory bird species by 10% 3, 7, 8, 10, 12, 15, 19
Target 7 To protect at least 60% of remaining desert ecosystems and wildlife 12, 13, 16, 19
Target 8 Rehabilitate desert ecosystems for the promotion of eco-tourism by 17% 1, 4, 5, 14, 15
Target 9 Revive agricultural land systems including Palm groves by 25% 7, 9, 13, 15, 16, 19
Target 10 Decrease pest infestations in Palm grove by 100% and reduce other infestation 9
Target 11 Protect no less than 100% of healthy freshwater spring 11, 14, 15, 19
Target 12 Increase green area in the governorates by 30% 1, 14, 15

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  • United Nations Environment Programme