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Sudan - 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
PLANT AGRO-BIODIVERSITY ACTION PLAN
Component Target Promotion and strengthening of public 1
Component Target Integration of plant agro-biodiversity values and programmes into the national development strategies and planning processes by 2018 at the latest. 2
Component Target Sustainable management and development of agricultural sector in a manner ensuring in-situ and on-farm conservation of plant agro-biodiversity as well as participation of local communities in related processes and activities, by 2020. 7
Component Target Conservation of PGRFA (through different measures including building necessary capacities, and development and implementation of a national strategic action plan for the conservation of genetic resources for food and agriculture in Sudan, by 2020 at the latest. 13
Component Target Issuance and implementation of a national legislation on plant genetic resources with establishment of necessary institutional set-ups for regulating the access to plant agro-biodiversity and related indigenous traditional knowledge on the basis of fair and equitable benefit sharing, and the full consideration of farmers' and local community rights in consistence with the international instruments of relevance such as the CBD and the ITPGRFA, by 2015 at latest. 18
Component Target Improvement of the knowledge and science base on the genetic diversity of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, and information sharing mechanisms in order to enhance their use, by 2020. 19
Component Target Mobilization of necessary financial resources for effectively implementing the actions related to conservation and sustainable use of plant agro-biodiversity. 20
FOREST BIODIVERSITY ACTION PLAN
Component Target Development of public awareness/education, required for the conservation and sustainable use of forest biodiversity 1
Component Target Sustainable and efficient use of the forestry resources for purposes of social and economic development, taking into account the preservation of biodiversity 2
Component Target Promote and enhance those measures, grants and activities that reduce the loss and degradation of forest ecosystems and habitats. 3
Component Target Strengthening implementation of policies, laws and administrative measures aiming at improving natural resource rehabilitation, forest biodiversity conservation and management. 4
Component Target Minimize the loss and degradation of forest ecosystems and habitats as a result of utilization of the forests 5
Component Target Encourage and promote activities and utilization methods that sustain and protect biodiversity 7
Component Target Regulation and control the introduction of invasive alien species and spread of harmful alien species. 9
Component Target Development of reforestation and efficient use program of the forest resources, taking into account the preservation of threatened indigenous species. 12
Component Target To conserve, develop and manage the area under forests to enhance environmental protection, minimize soil degradation and preserving biological diversity. 15
Component Target Promote and encourage community participation in forest management and enhance reforestation activities at local community level. 18
Component Target To facilitate research on biodiversity and agro-forestry techniques development as conservation and an efficient land use practice. 19
Component Target Promote and encourage community participation in forest management and enhance reforestation activities at local community level. 20
RANGELAND AND LIVESTOCK BIODIVERSITY ACTION PLAN
Component Target By 2020, at the latest, people are aware of the values of range and livestock biodiversity and the steps they can take to conserve and use it sustainably. 1
Component Target By 2020, at the latest, relevant civil servants and other stakeholders trained in transforming biodiversity components into items of monetary value. 2
Component Target By 2020, at the latest, incentives, including subsidies, harmful to livestock and rangeland biodiversity are eliminated, phased out or reformed in order to minimize or avoid negative impacts, and positive incentives for the conservation and sustainable use of livestock and rangeland biodiversity are developed and applied, consistent and in harmony with the Convention and other relevant international obligations, taking into account national socio economic conditions. 3
Component Target By 2020, at the latest, Governments, business and stakeholders at all levels have taken steps to achieve or have implemented plans for sustainable production and consumption and have kept the impacts of use of natural range resources well within safe ecological limits. 4
Component Target By 2020, the rate of loss of all natural habitats, including range, is at least brought down by 25% and where feasible brought close to zero, and degradation and fragmentation is significantly reduced. 5
Component Target By 2020, areas under 25% of rangeland areas are managed sustainably, ensuring conservation of biodiversity. 7
Component Target By 2020, the extinction of known threatened range plant species has been prevented and their conservation status, particularly of those most in decline, has been improved and sustained. 12
Component Target By 2020, the genetic diversity of natural and cultivated forage plants and farmed and domesticated animals and of wild relatives is maintained, and strategies have been developed and implemented for minimizing genetic erosion and safeguarding their genetic diversity. 13
Component Target By 2020, ecosystem resilience and the contribution of biodiversity to carbon stocks has been enhanced, through conservation and restoration, including restoration of at least 15% of degraded ecosystems, thereby contributing to climate change mitigation and adaptation and to combating desertification. 15
Component Target By 2020, the traditional knowledge, innovations and practices of indigenous and local communities relevant for the conservation and sustainable use of range and farm animal biodiversity, and their customary use of them as biological resources, are respected, subject to national legislation and relevant international obligations, and fully integrated and reflected in the implementation of the Convention with the full and effective participation of indigenous and local communities, at all relevant levels. 18
Component Target By 2020, knowledge, the science base and technologies relating to range and farm animal biodiversity, its values, functioning, status and trends, and the consequences of its loss, are improved, widely shared and transferred, and applied. 19
Component Target By 2020, at the latest, the mobilization of financial resources for effectively implementing the NBSAP, including for range and farm animal biodiversity, from all sources, and in accordance with the consolidated and agreed process in the Strategy for Resource Mobilization should increase substantially from the current levels. This target will be subject to changes contingent to resource needs assessments to be developed and reported by Parties. 20
WILDLIFE, MARINE AND IN-LAND WATERS ECOSYSTEMS
Component Target By 2020, at the latest, people are aware of the values of biodiversity of Wildlife, marine and in-land waters ecosystems and the steps they can take to conserve and use it sustainably. 1
Component Target By 2020, at the latest, sustainable use and conservation of terrestrial and aquatic wildlife have been integrated into national and local development and poverty reduction strategies and planning processes. 2
Component Target By 2020, at the latest, incentives, including subsidies, harmful to biodiversity are eliminated, phased out or reformed in order to minimize or avoid negative impacts, and positive incentives for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity are developed and applied, consistent and in harmony with the convention and other relevant international obligations, and are integrated into the national development plans. 3
Component Target By 2020, at the latest, Governments, business and stakeholders at all levels have taken steps to achieve or have implemented plans for sustainable production and consumption of marine and inland water resources. 4
Component Target By 2020, the rate of loss of all natural habitats, including forests, is at least halved and degradation and fragmentation of wildlife habitat is significantly reduced. 5
Component Target By 2020, all fish and invertebrate stocks and aquatic plants in Sudan are managed and harvested sustainably, legally and applying ecosystem based approaches, so that overfishing is avoided, recovery plans and measures are in place for all depleted species, fisheries have no significant adverse impacts on threatened species and vulnerable ecosystems and the impacts of fisheries on stocks, species and ecosystems are within safe ecological limits. 6
Component Target By 2020, pollution to marine and fresh water systems has been brought to levels that are not detrimental to ecosystem function and biodiversity. 8
Component Target By 2020, invasive alien species and pathways are identified and prioritized, priority species are controlled or eradicated, and measures are in place to manage pathways to prevent their introduction and establishment especially in inland water systems. 9
Component Target By 2015, the multiple anthropogenic pressures on coral reefs in Sudan, and other vulnerable ecosystems impacted by climate change are minimized, so as to maintain their integrity and functioning. 10
Component Target By 2020, at least 17 per cent of terrestrial and inland water, and 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas, especially areas of particular importance for biodiversity and ecosystem services in Sudan, are conserved through effectively and equitably managed, ecologically representative and well connected systems of protected areas and other effective area-based conservation measures, and integrated into the wider landscapes and seascapes. 11
Component Target By 2020, the extinction of known threatened species has been prevented and their conservation status, particularly of those most in decline, has been improved and sustained. 12
Component Target By 2020, ecosystems that provide essential services, including services related to water, and contribute to health, livelihoods and well-being, are restored and safeguarded, taking into account the needs of women, indigenous and local communities, and the poor and vulnerable. 14
Component Target By 2020, knowledge, the science base and technologies relating to biodiversity of terrestrial and aquatic wildlife, its values, functioning, status and trends, and the consequences of its loss, are improved, widely shared and transferred, and applied. 19
Component Target By 2020, at the latest, the mobilization of financial resources for effectively implementing the NBSAP from all sources, including national development and economic plans as well as international donors. This target will be subject to changes contingent to resource needs assessments to be developed and reported by Parties. 20
BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOSAFETY
Component Target Enhancement of awareness programs among various sectors of the community about the beneficial role of modern biotechnology in improvement of the livelihood of people and sustainable agricultural development. 1
Component Target Integration of modern biotechnology values in agricultural and socio-economic development strategies and plans. 2
Component Target By 2020, necessary steps are taken by federal and state governments, the private sector and other stakeholders to utilize biotechnology in sustainable production with maximum biosafety precaution and measures. 4
Component Target Modern biotechnology methods and techniques are adequately used to maintain genetic diversity and minimize genetic erosion of cultivated plants and farmed and domesticated animals. 13
Component Target Approval and implementation of national legislations paving the way for modern biotechnology and biosafety measures to contribute to access to genetic diversity and equitable sharing of its benefits. 16
Component Target To maximize utilization of modern biotechnology and genetically modified crops for socio-economic development with the necessary biosafety measures in place. 19
Component Target Development of funding strategy and mechanism for biotechnology and biosafety targeting international, regional and local sources. 20
INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES ACTION PLAN
Component Target Develop a nation-wide invasive species management plan by 2020. 9
Component Target Develop mechanisms to prevent the introduction and establishment of new invasive species by 2015. 9
Component Target Develop cost effective invasive species management programmes by 2016. 9
Component Target Promote awareness of the threat to biological diversity and related ecosystem goods and services posed by invasive species by 2016. 9
Component Target Enhance and facilitate coordinated research and monitoring of invasive alien species. 9
CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ACTION PLAN
Component Target Enhancement of awareness programs about the impact of climate change on biodiversity in Sudan. 1
Component Target Maximize resilience of ecosystem which has high biodiversity and greatest capacity to buffer climate change impacts. 15
Component Target By 2020, knowledge, the science base and technologies relating to impacts of climate change on biodiversity, its values, functioning, status and trends, and the consequences of its loss, are improved, widely shared and transferred, and applied. 19
Component Target Development of funding strategy and mechanism for assessment and adaptations to climate change impact on biodiversity. 20

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