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The national targets (or equivalent) presented in this database are taken from the NBSAPs received since COP-10, fifth national reports or separate submissions and provide examples of national targets established by Parties that contribute to the implementation of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets. 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.

In addition, national biodiversity targets (primarily quantitative), and other relevant targets, for 2010 and beyond 2010, based on the information provided in the fourth national reports and other related information published by countries, are available here. Although these targets have not been specifically established within the framework of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, certain national targets can nevertheless be linked to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the 2020 implementation framework.

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Reference Target Related Strategic Goals/Aichi Targets
Albania
National Objective Raising awareness on biodiversity - in line with target 1, Aichi. 1
Antigua and Barbuda
Target 1 By 2020, at the latest, people are aware of the value of biodiversity and the steps they can take to conserve and use it sustainably. 1
Bahrain
Target 5 Raise awareness among 90% of key stakeholders and 50% of the general public 1
Target 8 Rehabilitate desert ecosystems for the promotion of eco-tourism by 17% 1, 4, 5, 14, 15
Target 12 Increase green area in the governorates by 30% 1, 14, 15
Belarus
Target 1 To raise the awareness of the state agencies, population and other organizations, including non-governmental ones, about the state and values of biodiversity and measures that should be taken to conserve and use it sustainably. 1
Belgium
Op. obj. 4c.2 Enhance and encourage the role of farmers as biodiversity actors 1
Op. obj. 4c.4 Promote the integration of biodiversity into rural development 1
Op. obj. 4d.1 Promote the implementation of good fishing practices in the North Sea, favourable to fish protection and their habitats, including the implementation of the Common Fishery Policy 1
Op. obj. 4f.1 Promote the conservation of forest biodiversity through independent credible forest certification systems that provide a guarantee for sustainable forest management 1
Op. obj. 4g.1 Promote integrated management of hunting grounds in cooperation with farmers, foresters and environmental NGOs and the application of good hunting practices 1
Op. obj. 4g.2 Promote the involvement of hunters as biodiversity actors 1
Op. obj. 5.3 Ensure that this Strategy is taken into account in decision-making and policy discussions and encourage the development and use of guidelines for the integration of biodiversity into all relevant sectoral policies 1
Obj. 8 Involve the community through communication, education, public awareness and training (all operational objectives) 1
Op. obj. 9.3 Ensure full compliance with and enforcement of the environmental liability regime (i.e. Directive 2004/35 CE on environmental liability) towards biodiversity offences 1
Bhutan
National Target 1 By 2018, at least 60 percent of the population aware of values of biodiversity and steps they can take to conserve and use it sustainably. 1
Botswana
National Target 1 By 2025, all people in Botswana appreciate how biodiversity contributes to their lives, and are aware of steps they can take to conserve and use it sustainably. 1
Brazil
National Target 1 By 2020, at the latest, Brazilian people are aware of the values of biodiversity and the steps they can take to conserve and use it sustainably. 1
Cambodia
Target 1 By 2020, knowledge of the stakeholders on biodiversity values (economic, social, health, recreational etc.) has been improved. 1
Cameroon
Target 1 By 2020, at least 80% of the population are aware of the importance of biodiversity with an increased knowledge on the link and impact of human activities on the major ecosystems. 1
Target 2 By 2020, significant increase in the contribution of scientifically-based information into biodiversity decision making processes and management interventions. 1, 19
Canada
Target 17 By 2020, measures of natural capital related to biodiversity and ecosystem services are developed on a national scale, and progress is made in integrating them into Canada's national statistical system. 1
Target 18 By 2020, biodiversity is integrated into the elementary and secondary school curricula. 1
Target 19 By 2020, more Canadians get out into nature and participate in biodiversity conservation activities. 1, 4
China
National Target Practical efforts will be made in environmental education and communication, popularizing environmental knowledge and increasing public environmental awareness. 1
National Target By 2030, biodiversity conservation will become voluntary action of the public. 1
Côte d'Ivoire
Objectif 12 D’ici à 2020, les ressources halieutiques sont exploitées en tenant compte du renouvellement des stocks. 1
Czech Republic
National Target 1.1 Society recognizing the value of natural resources 1, 2, 17
Denmark
Initiative 1 A new biodiversity map will ensure better nature conservation planning 1, 5, 11, 12, 15, 19
Initiative 2 Establishment of the Danish Nature Foundation 1, 5, 15
Initiative 8 National Parks will continue to be beacons for nature 1
Initiative 17 Biodiversity in national forests must be improved 1, 5, 7, 11, 12
Initiative 19 Bringing nature into gardens 1
Initiative 21 More people will volunteer to work with nature 1
Egypt
National Target 16 By 2020, enhancing environmental awareness of Egyptians of the importance of biodiversity and ecosystem services through integrating environmental themes into university and school curricula, promoting green media, and supporting youth clubs and eco-industry. 1, 2
National Target 17 By2018, biodiversity values are promoted and integrated into national planning process and mechanisms to support their incorporation into national accounting and reporting systems to be developed. 1, 2, 17
Ethiopia
Target 1 By 2020, awareness of public and decision makers on the values of biodiversity and ecosystem services is raised, and the steps they can take to conserve and use them sustainably is improved. 1, 2, 4, 19
Target 3 By 2020, biodiversity values and ecosystem services are communicated and integrated into national and local development and poverty reduction strategies and plans. 1, 2, 19
France
Target 1 Foster, enrich and share a nature-oriented culture 1
Gambia (the)
Target 1 By 2020, at the latest, 50% of The Gambia’s populations are aware of the values of biodiversity and the steps they can take to conserve and use it sustainably. 1
Georgia
National Target A.1. By 2020, at least 50% of the population of Georgia is informed about biodiversity; this segment of the populace is aware of the value biodiversity provides to society and the economy, knows about the ways it is threatened, and is acquainted with the steps necessary to mitigate those threats 1
National Target A.2. By 2020, significantly more people, especially local populations, are interested and effectively taking part in decision making processes that contribute both to conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and to biosafety 1
National Target A.4. By 2020, an effective and fully functional national biosafety system has been put in place ensuring adequate protection of the country’s biodiversity from any potential negative impact from living modified organisms 1, 7
Greece
General Target 1 Increase knowledge for the assessment of biodiversity status 1, 12, 13, 14, 19
Specific Target 11.1 Integrating biodiversity issues in formal and non-formal education and the promotion of the value of biodiversity. 1
Specific Target 11.2 Promoting environmental awareness in biodiversity conservation. 1
Guatemala
Meta 2 Al 2015, se han implementado mecanismos que permiten la valoración de la diversidad biológica y sus servicios ecosistémicos, considerándola una prioridad nacional para el desarrollo humano integral intergeneracional. 1, 2
Guinea
Cible 1 Conscientisation des populations sur les valeurs de la diversité biologique (au moins 45% de la population est conscientisée). 1
Cible 2 Définition et exécution de mesures de conservation et d’utilisation durable de la diversité biologique par les différents acteurs concernés. 1
Guyana
Strategic Objective 3 (SO3) Expand and improve awareness, appreciation and communication on biodiversity and ecosystems. 1

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