||Related Strategic Goals/Aichi Targets
||By 2020, awareness of public and decision makers on the values of biodiversity and ecosystem services is raised, and the steps they can take to conserve and use them sustainably is improved.
||1, 2, 4, 19
||By 2020, the existing biodiversity related laws, regulations and strategies, including those associated with
incentives are reviewed and gaps are addressed.
||By 2020, biodiversity values and ecosystem services are communicated and integrated into national and
local development and poverty reduction strategies and plans.
||1, 2, 19
||By 2020, habitat conversion due to expansion of agricultural land is halved from the existing rate of about 10% per year.
||By 2020, unsustainable utilization of biodiversity and ecosystem services are reduced.
||6, 7, 8
||By 2020, the area invaded by invasive speices is reduced by 75% and measures are in place to regulate and monitor invasive species, including newly emerging ones.
||By 2020, area coverage of ecologically representative and effectively managed PAs is increased from
14% to 20%.
||By 2020, ex situ conservation of agro-biodiversity, wild plants, animals and microbes; with special emphasis on endemic, endangered, economically or ecologically important species and breeds is increased and standards of the existing ex situ conservation are improved.
||By 2020, in situ conservation sites for important species and breeds are increased and the standards of the existing in situ conservation are improved.
||By 2020, the contribution of biodiversity and ecosystem services, including climate change adaptation and mitigation, is improved through increasing forest cover from 15% to 20% of the country, increased designated total area of wetlands from 4.5% to 9.0% and doubling the areas of restored degraded lands.
||12, 14, 15
||By 2020, the number of genetic materials accessed for research and development, and fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from their use are increased by 24% and 39%, respectively.
||By 2020, Women’s access to and control over biodiversity resources and ecosystem services are improved.
||By 2018, benefits from biodiversity are increased through value addition to at least 12 agro-biodiversity species and products, and creating market linkages for five species of medicinal plants; taking into account the needs of women and local communities.
||By 2020, stakeholders’ integration, including the participation of local communities in biodiversity conservation and sustainable utilization is strengthened.
||By 2017, national biodiversity information system is strengthened, information dissemination strategy is devised and Clearing House Mechanism is updated.
||2, 18, 19
||By 2020, knowledge and innovations related to biodiversity values, ecosystem functioning, status and trends, and the consequences of its loss are generated, reviewed, compiled and applied.
||By 2020, community knowledge, innovations and practices of local communities related to biodiversity are
documented, subject to the national legislation, and relevant international obligations, and integrated into
the national development strategies with the full and effective participation of local communities.
||By 2020, mobilization of financial resources from internal and external sources required for effective implementation of the strategy is increased substantially.