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Germany - 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
ACTION AREA I. (and measures until 2020) FIELD AND MEADOWS - CULTIVATED LANDSCAPES FOR MAN AND NATURE
Abolish agricultural subsidies after 2020 - Pay farmers for specific nature conservation services
Review the 2017 CAP - Strengthen greening
Joint Task of “Rural Development” with a focus on nature conservation
Grassland initiative to extensify fens
Ban the cultivation of genetically modified agricultural products
Adopt a comprehensive strategy on nitrogen
Give appropriate consideration to biodiversity impacts when approving pesticides
No further arable land to be used for biomass cultivation once Germany has reached the 2.5 million hectare limit.
ACTION AREA II. (and measures until 2020) COASTS AND MARINE WATERS - MORE THAN AN ECONOMIC ZONE
Adopt eco-friendly fishing policies
Manage Germany’s marine protected areas in the North and Baltic Seas in line with best conservation practice, and enforce environmentally friendly fishing methods
No-take zones (NTZ) in marine and coastal protected areas
ACTION AREA III. (and measures until 2020) FLOODPLAINS - MORE SPACE TO SUPPORT LIFE BETWEEN WATER AND LAND
“National Blue Ribbon Programme” for eco-friendly river development
National flood protection programme: Giving back space to our rivers
ACTION AREA IV. (and measures until 2020) FORESTS - WOODLAND MANAGEMENT IN HARMONY WITH NATURE
Contract-based nature conservation programmes for forests
Best conservation practice in public forests
10 percent of public woodland allowed to develop naturally
Practise fuel wood production on an eco-friendly scale
ACTION AREA V. (and measures until 2020) WILDERNESS - FREEDOM FOR NATURAL ADVENTURES
Initiative for more wilderness in Germany
Public relations work for more wilderness
ACTION AREA VI. (and measures until 2020) PROTECTED AREAS, NATURE 2000 AND INTERLINKED BIOTOPES - HABITATS AND LIFELINES FOR FAUNA AND FLORA
“National Action Plan for Protected Areas”
Improve the conservation status of species and habitats
Cross-Lander network of interlinked biotopes
“Green Infrastructure Concept”
“Land Protection Action Plan”
Careful, eco-friendly siting of renewable energy installations
ACTION AREA VII. (and measures until 2020) GREENING OUR CITIES - ENGAGING WITH NATURE AT HOME
Use urban development funding to make cities greener
Help municipalities to conserve local biological diversity
More funding for the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity
“Cultural and religious diversity and nature conservation” alliance
ACTION AREA VIII. (and measures until 2020) INTERNATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY - NATURE KNOWS NO BORDERS
More funding for biological diversity worldwide
Consumer behaviour and biological diversity initiative
Make the international trade in wild species sustainable
Economic dialogue on biodiversity
Strengthen global forest protection and reforestation
ACTION AREA IX. (and measures until 2020) KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING - PRESERVING AND SHARING OUR KNOWLEDGE OF NATURE
Introduce comprehensive, nationwide biodiversity monitoring
Central, publicly accessible information system on flora and fauna
Taxonomy training initiative by the Federal Government and Lander
Establishment of a “Red List Centre”
ACTION AREA X. (and measures until 2020) FINANCING - NATURE IS A PROFITABLE INVESTMENT
New EU funding programme for nature conservation
Develop and strengthen the National Biological Diversity and “chance.natur” nature conservation programmes

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  • United Nations Environment Programme