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Philippines - 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
Conservation Targets
No. 1 By 2028, the conservation status of nationally and globally threatened species in the country from 2016 levels is maintained or improved.
No. 2 By 2028, there will be no net loss in natural forest cover.
No. 3 By 2028, there will be no net loss in presence and area distribution of live coral cover, mangrove and seagrasses.
No. 4 By 2028, over 50% of genetic diversity of cultivated plants and farmed and domesticated animals and wild relatives will be conserved or maintained.
No. 5 By 2028, the population of migratory bird species identified in selected inland and coastal wetlands along the EAAF will be maintained.
No. 6 By 2028, there will be a 5% increase in the proportion of green spaces in the five largest cities.
Ecosystem services provided
No. 7 By 2028, as result of improved conservation, ecosystem services provided by key biodiversity areas will be enhanced.
No. 8 By 2028, fish stocks of economically important species will be maintained.
Human wellbeing target
No. 9 By 2028, there will be an annual increase of at least 5% in biodiversity conservation related jobs (ecotourism, sustainable agriculture, ecosystem restoration).
Results related to reducing threats to biodiversity
No. 10 By 2028, the key threats to biodiversity will be reduced, controlled or managed.
Results related to addressing drivers of threats
No. 11 By 2028, there will be a 10% increase in agricultural areas devoted to all types of biodiversity-friendly agriculture.
No. 12 By 2028, capacity for biodiversity conservation of public and private sector groups in terrestrial and marine PAs/KBAs will be strengthened.
No. 13 By 2028, 50% of LGUs will have formulated and adopted the enhanced CLUP using revised HLURB framework.
No. 14 By 2028, 1 million ha of degraded ecosystems will be restored and/or will be under various stages of restoration.
No. 15 By 2028, there will be at least 10 nationally recognized agricultural heritage systems.
No. 16 By 2028, there will be improved conservation management of caves.
No. 17 By 2020, relevant biodiversity conservation policies to address existing gaps are in place.
No. 18 By 2028, there will be a 10% annual increase from the 2015 baseline in the number of schools, POs, media organizations, LGU, private companies, policy makers, government offices that are aware and supportive of biodiversity, its importance, threats and benefits of protecting it.
No. 19 By 2028, there will be a 10% increase in total area from 2015 levels of terrestrial including inland wetlands PAs managed through NIPAS and other conservation measures (indigenous community conserved areas, local conservation areas, critical habitats) that overlap with KBAs.
No. 20 By 2028, there will be a 20% increase from 2015 levels in the coverage of established MPAs/sanctuaries across various aquatic habitats.