Country Profiles

Afghanistan - Country Profile

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
Preliminary Target 1 At least 10% of each ecological region effectively conserved, and areas of particular importance to biodiversity protected 11
Preliminary Target 2 Populations of species of selected taxonomic groups restored, maintained or decline reduced; status of threatened species improved 12
Preliminary Target 3 Genetic diversity of crops, livestock and of harvested species of trees, fish and wildlife and other valuable species conserved, and associated indigenous and local knowledge maintained 13
Preliminary Target 4 Biodiversity-based products derived from sources that are sustainably managed, and production areas managed consistent with the conservation of biodiversity 7
Preliminary Target 5 Rate of loss and degradation of natural habitats decreased 5
Preliminary Target 6 Pathways for major potential alien species controlled, and management plans for major alien species that threaten ecosystems, habitats or species in place 9
Preliminary Target 7 Resilience of the components of biodiversity to adapt to climate change maintained and enhanced; pollution and its impacts on biodiversity reduced 8, 10
Preliminary Target 8 Capacity of ecosystems to deliver goods and services maintained; biological resources that support sustainable livelihoods, local food security and health care, especially of poor people, maintained 14
Preliminary Target 9 Traditional knowledge, innovations and practices protected, and rights of indigenous and local communities over their traditional knowledge, innovations and practices, including their rights to benefits sharing, protected 18
Preliminary Target 10 All access to genetic resources in line with the Convention on Biological Diversity and its relevant provisions, and benefits arising from the commercial and other utilization of genetic resources shared in a fair and equitable way with the countries providing such resources in line with the Convention on Biological Diversity and its relevant provisions 16
Preliminary Target 11 New and additional financial resources and technology transferred to Afghanistan, to allow for the effective implementation of commitments under the Convention 20