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Armenia - 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
Strategic Direction 1 Improvement of legislative and institutional frameworks related to biodiversity
National Target To stipulate by legislation the mechanism of monetary valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services.
National Target To stipulate by legislation the mechanisms for assessment of biological resources and determination of their quotas subject to use, improve the system of bioresources management.
National Target To ensure accessibility of data on genetic resources.
Strategic Direction 2 Enhancement of biodiversity and ecosystem conservation and restoration of degraded habitats
National Target To enhance conservation of biodiversity habitats with minimizing their degradation.
National Target To enhance in-situ and ex-situ conservation of biodiversity
Strategic Direction 3 Reduction of direct pressures on biodiversity and promotion of sustainable use
National Target To take necessary steps to reduce the direct pressures on biodiversity.
National Target To set up incentive mechanisms for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use.
National Target To enhance conservation of genetic diversity of wild relatives of cultivated plants and domestic aminals as well as of species having socio-economic and cultural values.
Strategic Direction 4 Elimination of the main causes of biodiversity loss through regulation of intersectoral relations and public awareness raising
National Target To take steps aimed at introduction of mechanisms in intersectoral relations, which will exclude disturbance of ecological stability due to use of natural resources.
National Target To strengthen cooperation between state structures and civil society and to raise public awareness about biodiversity problems.
Strategic Direction 5 Enhancement of scientific research, knowledge management and capacity building in the field of biodiversity conservation and sustainable use of natural resources
National Target To improve the knowledge, scientific foundations and technologies related to biodiversity status and trends, its monetary value as well as consequenses of biodiversity loss.
National Target To enhance the training of specialists in biodiversity studies and to strenghten their professional capacities.