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France - 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
Target 1 Foster, enrich and share a nature-oriented culture 1
Target 2 Reinforce mobilisation and citizen initiatives
Target 3 Turn biodiversity into a positive issue for decision-makers 2
Target 4 Preserve species and their diversity 12, 13
Target 5 Build a green infrastructure including a coherent network of protected areas 11
Target 6 Preserve and restore ecosystems and their functioning 11, 14, 15
Target 7 Include preservation of biodiversity in economic decisions 2, 3
Target 8 Develop innovations for and through biodiversity 4, 8, 19
Target 9 Develop and perpetuate resources for biodiversity 20
Target 10 Turn biodiversity into a driver for development and for regional cooperation in the overseas entities
Target 11 Control pressures on biodiversity 5, 8, 9, 10
Target 12 Safeguard sustainability of biological resource use 4, 6, 7
Target 13 Share equitably the benefits arising out of the utilization of biodiversity on all scales 16
Target 14 Ensure consistency across public policies on all scales 3, 17
Target 15 Ensure ecological efficiency of public and private policies and projects
Target 16 Develop national and international solidarity amongst territories
Target 17 Reinforce green diplomacy and international governance for biodiversity
Target 18 Develop research, organise and perpetuate the production, analysis, sharing and dissemination of knowledge 18, 19
Target 19 Improve expertise in order to build capacity to anticipate and to act, mobilising all sources of knowledge
Target 20 Develop and organise mainstreaming of biodiversity issues in all education and training courses