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Aichi Biodiversity Targets Summary

Health Topic
 
Health Sector Opportunity for Health and Biodiversity Co-Benefits
 
Relevant Aichi Biodiversity Targets
1. Food   Direct
  • Recognize and promote dietary diversity, food cultures and their contribution to good nutrition
  • Recognize synergies between human health and sustainable use of biodiversity
Indirect
  • Promote sustainable production harvesting and conservation of agricultural biodiversity
  T1; T4;; T5; T6; T7; T13; T14;
2. Water   Direct
  • Integrate ecosystem management considerations into health policy
Indirect
  • Promote protection of ecosystems that supply water and promote sustainable water usePromote protection of ecosystems that supply water and promote sustainable water use
  T1; T5; T8; T9; T14;
3. Disease Regulation   Direct
  • Integrate ecosystem management considerations into health policy
Indirect
  • Promote ecosystem integrity
  T1; T2; T5; T8; T9; T14;
4. Traditional Medicine   Direct
  • Recognize contribution of genetic resources and traditional knowledge to traditional medicine
Indirect
  • Protect genetic resources and traditional knowledge
  • Ensure benefit sharing
  T1; T5; T13; T9; T14; T16; T18;
5. Modern Medicine   Direct
  • Recognize contribution of genetic resources and traditional knowledge to modern medicine
  • Recognize and monitor the impacts of drug accumulation on ecosystems
Indirect
  • Protect genetic resources and ensure benefit sharing
  T1; T5; T13; T14; T16; T18;
6. Physical, mental and cultural well-being   Direct
  • Integrate 'values of nature' into health policy, including mental health and non-communicable diseases
Indirect
  • Promote protection of values, species and ecosystems
  T1; T2; T11; T12; T13; T14; T18;
7. Adaptation to Climate Change   Indirect
  • Promote ecosystem resilience and conservation of genetic resources
  T1; T3; T5; T8; T10; T14; T15;

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  • United Nations Environment Programme