||Related Strategic Goals/Aichi Targets
|GOAL A (MAINSTREAMING)
||Improved environmental stewardship is demonstrated across all society in Belize, with an understanding and appreciation of marine, freshwater and terrestrial biodiversity, its benefits and values.
||By 2020, a framework has been designed and adopted to guide the harmonization of policies that positively impact biodiversity, across all Government departments.
||By 2020, Belize has legislated and implemented a national harmonized system of environmental standards and incentives that promote environmental responsibility and sustainability.
||By 2020, 100% of relevant national development decisions in Belize take into consideration ecosystem services and biodiversity relevance to the national economy.
||2, 4, 20
||By 2020, 100% of relevant Government, 75% of civil society and 50% of the general public in Belize have increased awareness and appreciation of biodiversity and demonstrate active good stewardship.
|GOAL B (PRESSURES)
||Direct and indirect pressures on Belize’s marine, freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems are reduced to sustain and enhance national biodiversity and ecosystem services.
||By 2020, primary extractive natural resource use in terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments is guided by sustainable management plans, with improved biodiversity sustainability.
||By 2020, 80% of businesses monitored in Belize are compliant with environmental standards.
||Between 2016 and 2020, Belize has limited its net rate of land use change for prioritized natural ecosystems/areas to no more than 0.6% per year.
||By 2020, Belize is restoring 30% of degraded ecosystems to maintain and improve the status of ecosystems and ecosystem services essential for increasing Belize’s resilience to climate change impacts.
||5, 10, 15
||By 2025, Belize is addressing its trans-boundary issues, with 20% reduction in terrestrial impacts and 50% reduction in illegal fishing from trans-boundary incursions.
||5, 7, 10
||By 2018, Belize has a strengthened system in place for early detection and effective management of invasive species.
|GOAL C (PROTECTION)
||Functional ecosystems and viable populations of Belize’s biodiversity are maintained and strengthened
||By 2030, Belize’s natural landscapes and seascapes are all functional and build biodiversity resilience to climate change.
||By 2020, three key corridors identified under the National Protected Areas Policy and System Plan are physically and legally established, and effectively managed.
||Between 2016 and 2030, no species will become functionally extinct in Belize.
||By 2020, average management effectiveness of the National Protected Areas System has increased to 80%.
||By 2020, Belize is implementing a biosafety policy that safeguards against large-scale loss of biological integrity.
|GOAL D (BENEFITS)
||Strengthened provision of ecosystem services, ecosystem-based management and the equitable sharing of benefits from biodiversity.
||By 2025, key ecosystem services are sustainably managed and resilient to threats.
||By 2025, access to genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge is regulated and benefits arising from utilization are shared in a fair and equitable manner.
|GOAL E (IMPLEMENTATION)
||The National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan is implemented effectively through capacity building, informed strategic decision making and integrated public participation.
||By 2020, all relevant government Ministries, 75% of relevant civil society, and 25% of the private sector and general public are effectively involved in the implementation of the NBSAP.
||2, 17, 18, 20
||By 2020, accurate and current data on Belize's natural resources and environmental services informs relevant national development decisions.
||By 2020, Belize's NBSAP is being implemented effectively, monitored and evaluated, and achieving desired outcomes.