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Vanuatu - 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
STRATEGIC AREA 1 CONSERVATION AREAS MANAGEMENT
Target 1 By 2030, representative examples of at least 17% of terrestrial and 10% of coastal and marine areas to support 100% of local communities’ livelihoods and kastom importance are conserved through effective community and government management measures.
Target 2 By 2020, there are 10 legally registered CCAs and 50% of CCAs are effectively supported and managed in Vanuatu.
Target 3 By 2030, 90% of CCA management committees are complying with their reporting obligations to DEPC (NEPIP, 2016).
Target 4 Targets for conservation areas set in provincial strategic plans are achieved.
STRATEGIC AREA 2 FOREST AND INLAND WATERS ECOSYSTEMS CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT
Target 1 By 2030, at least 17% of important biodiversity areas, livelihoods and kastom importance are conserved through community and government effective management measures.
Target 2 By 2030, at least 15% of natural forest and 10% of wetland areas are conserved through effective community and government management measures.
Target 3 By 2030, 30% of Vanuatu’s natural forest (Forestry) is being actively managed and protected.
STRATEGIC AREA 3 COASTAL AND MARINE ECOSYSTEMS CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT (CME)
Target 1 By 2030, at least 10% of important marine biodiversity areas, and areas of livelihood and kastom importance are conserved through effective community and government management areas.
STRATEGIC AREA 4 SPECIES MANAGEMENT (SM)
Target 1 By 2030, the conservation status of at least 10 known threatened species has been improved and sustained, particularly for those most in decline.
STRATEGIC AREA 5 MANAGEMENT OF INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES
Target 1 By 2030 Vanuatu’s invasive alien species and pathways are identified and prioritised, priority species are controlled or eradicated, and measures are in place to manage pathways to prevent their introduction and establishment.
Target 2 Emphasis will be placed on maintaining current status of native species, improving border control, developing inter-island biosecurity programmes, IAS eradication and control.
Target 3 Communities’ understanding on invasive alien species is increased.
STRATEGIC AREA 6 MAINSTREAMING BIODIVERSITY ACROSS SECTORS AND SOCIETY (MB)
Target 1 By 2020, government has put in place relevant legislations and policies and Access and Benefit- Sharing (ABS) protocols to support NBSAP implementation; businesses and production sectors are adopting Vanuatu’s National Sustainable Development Plan; and stakeholders at all levels have taken steps and implemented plans for sustainable production and consumption.
STRATEGIC AREA 7 RESOURCE MOBILISATION FOR THE NATIONAL BIODIVERSITY STRATEGY AND ACTION PLAN
Target 1 The Ministry of Finance will need to set realistic annual budgetary targets and DEPC to do 3 yearly resource mobilisation plan based on realistic NBSAP Actions & Targets.

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