Country Profiles

Timor-Leste - 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 for Priority Strategy 1 PRIORITY STRATEGY 1: Mainstreaming biodiversity into sectoral plans and programmes to address the underlying causes of biodiversity loss. TARGET: By 2015, public awareness on biodiversity has increased and participation in conservation activities (through sustainable tourism and sustainable agriculture) by private sector, media, and local communities, including women and youth has been enhanced. 1, 2, 3, 4
Target for Priority Strategy 2 PRIORITY STRATEGY 2: Protecting Biodiversity and Promoting Sustainable Use TARGET: By 2015, rehabilitation activities in critical watersheds and degraded lands have been undertaken and at least one million trees planted per year, providing sustainable livelihoods to local communities through ecosystem restoration activities. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Target for Priority Strategy 3 PRIORITY STRATEGY 3: Building climate-resilient ecosystems through effectively managing protected areas and reducing threats to biodiversity. TARGET: By 2020, the status of biodiversity has improved by safeguarding ecosystems, species and genetic diversity in the 30 declared protected areas. 11, 12, 13
Target for Priority Strategy 4 PRIORITY STRATEGY 4: Enhancing biodiversity and ecosystems services to ensure benefits for all. TARGET: By 2020, enhanced ecosystems services through promoting economic values of biodiversity and ecosystems and promoting benefits sharing. 14, 15, 16
Target for Priority Strategy 5 PRIORITY STRATEGY 5: Enhancing implementation of the NBSAP through participatory planning, knowledge management and capacity building, including district and sub-district and community levels. TARGET: By 2015, a national biodiversity monitoring and reporting system on biodiversity has been established, using the CHM as a platform for information, knowledge management and networking. 17, 18, 19, 20