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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
Antigua and Barbuda
Target 6 By 2020, policies and sustainable use plans are put in place for the sustainable management of Fisheries resources. 6
Bahrain
Target 2 To reduce the number of bycatch from fishing by 10% 4, 6, 19
Belarus
Target 3 To ensure the sustainable use of the fauna, including fish stocks and game resources. 6, 7
Belgium
Op. obj. 4b.1 Avoid or minimise the risk to biodiversity posed by production and consumption, products and services 6
Op. obj. 4c.1 Promote measures favourable to biodiversity under the implementation of the Common Agricultural Policy 6
Op. obj. 4.d Fishery in marine and inland waters 6
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 6
Op. obj. 4d.2 Ensure that recreational and sport fishing practices at sea and inland waters respond to ecological management objectives to avoid adverse impacts on biodiversity 6
Op. obj. 4d.3 Prevent GM fish from threatening marine and freshwater biodiversity and populations 6
Bhutan
National Target 6 By 2020, the baseline for fish and key aquatic biodiversity is established for implementation of sustainable management plans, as appropriate. 6
Botswana
National Target 6 By 2025, animal and plant resources in Botswana’s wetlands, woodlands and savannas are sustainably managed using the ecosystem approach, so that the impacts of harvesting remain within safe ecological limits. 6
Brazil
National Target 6 By 2020, all stocks of any aquatic organism are managed and harvested sustainably, legally and applying ecosystem based approaches, so that overharvesting is avoided, recovery plans and measures are in place for depleted species, fisheries have no significant adverse impacts on threatened species and vulnerable ecosystems, and the impacts of fisheries on stocks, species and ecosystems are within safe ecological limits, when scientifically established. 6
Cambodia
Target 4 By 2020, aquatic biodiversity and ecosystems have been improved and managed sustainably. 6
Cameroon
Target 7 By 2020, endemic and threatened species of flora and fauna should be sustainably managed. 4, 6, 9, 12
China
National Target By 2020, aquatic environment and ecology will be gradually restored and decline of fishery resources and increase in endangered species will be basically contained. 6
National Target By 2020, the environmental and ecological worsening trends in coastal and near-shore areas will be fundamentally reversed and marine biodiversity decline trend will be basically contained. 6
Côte d'Ivoire
Objectif 2 D’ici à 2020, 50 % des écosystèmes aquatiques des eaux intérieures, marines et côtières sont protégés afin d’assurer la conservation de la diversité biologique. 6
Czech Republic
National Target 1.2 Public administration 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 13
National Target 1.3 Private Sector 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 13, 16
National Target 3.3 Water ecosystems 6, 7
Egypt
National Target 2 By 2020, develop and implement unified Egyptian methodology for the identification and monitoring of priority of all components of biodiversity according to the international standards to ensure the maintenance or rehabilitation of 50% of our most threatened species focusing on mammals and reptiles to a favorable conservation status. 5, 6, 12
National Target 3 By 2030, National conservation and rehabilitation programmes of threatened and endemic species at risk are developed and implemented with measures to evaluate its implementation. 5, 6, 7, 12
National Target 5 By 2020, Conservation of natural resources through the adoption of ecologically sustainable agricultural management practices. 6, 7
National Target 9 By 2021, rate of wetland loss reduced by 25% and water efficiency in irrigation improved by 50%. 6, 8, 10
National Target 10 By 2027, promote the implementation of good fishing practices in both Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea, favorable to fish protection and their habitats. 6
Ethiopia
Target 5 By 2020, unsustainable utilization of biodiversity and ecosystem services are reduced. 6, 7, 8
France
Target 12 Safeguard sustainability of biological resource use 4, 6, 7
Gambia (the)
Target 6 By 2020, 60% of areas that are suitable for spawning and nursery grounds are protected, while the use of wrong fishing gears reduced by 40%. 6
Georgia
National Target B.5. By 2020, the impact of fisheries on stock, species and ecosystems is within safe ecological limits 6
Greece
General Target 2 Conservation of national natural capital and ecosystem restoration 2, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
General Target 3 Organisation and operation of a National System of Protected Areas and enhancement of benefits from their management 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
General Target 5 Enhancing the synergies among the main sectoral policies for the conservation of biodiversity. Establishing incentives. 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 14, 15
General Target 8 Protection of biodiversity from invasive alien species 6, 9, 14
Guinea
Cible 1 L’Etat et les parties prenantes à tous les niveaux et chacun en ce qui le concerne, ont pris et appliqué des mesures pour une gestion et une exploitation durable et légale de tous les stocks de poissons, d’invertébrés et de plantes aquatiques et pour l’ application d’approches fondées sur les écosystèmes, de telle sorte que la surpêche soit évitée. 6
Cible 2 L’Etat et les parties prenantes à tous les niveaux et chacun en ce qui le concerne, ont pris et appliqué des mesures et des plans de récupération d’un certain nombre d’espèces épuisées par les pêcheries. 6
Cible 3 L’Etat et les parties prenantes à tous les niveaux et chacun en ce qui le concerne, ont pris et appliqué des mesures pour que les pêcheries n’aient pas d’impacts négatifs marqués sur les espèces menacées et les écosystèmes vulnérables. 6
Cible 4 L’Etat et les parties prenantes à tous les niveaux et chacun en ce qui le concerne, ont pris et appliqué des mesures pour que l’impact de la pêche sur les stocks, les espèces et les écosystèmes reste dans des limites écologiques sûres. 6
India
National Biodiversity Target 5 By 2020, measures are adopted for sustainable management of agriculture, forestry and fisheries. 6, 7, 8
Ireland
Target 1 Shared responsibility for the conservation of biodiversity and the sustainable use of its components is fully recognised, and acted upon, by all sectors. (14 ACTIONS) 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 14, 17, 18, 19
Target 6 Principal pollutant pressures on terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity substantially reduced by 2015. (3 ACTIONS) 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 14, 15, 19, 20
Target 10 Continued rehabilitation or restoration of biodiversity elements. (7 ACTIONS) 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 14, 15, 19
Target 13 Substantial progress made towards 'good ecological status' of marine waters over the lifetime of this Plan. (2 ACTIONS) 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 19
Target 14 Stock levels maintained or restored to levels that can produce maximum sustainable yield. (6 ACTIONS) 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 19
Target 21 Substantial reduction in the impact of Irish trade on global biodiversity and ecosystem services. (5 ACTIONS) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 12, 14, 15, 19
Japan
Target B-2 Engage in agriculture, forestry, and fisheries that ensure the conservation of biodiversity in a sustainable manner by 2020. 6, 7
Kiribati
Sustainable use of island biodiversity 6
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Target 1.2.1 At least 250 Fish Conservation and breeding sites (that include local/indigenous species) are established and are recognized /supported by stakeholders living in the watersheds where these sites belong. 6
Lebanon
National Target 6 By 2030, 50% of all natural ecosystems are sustainably managed and properly considered in land-use planning implementation. 2, 4, 5, 6, 7
National Target 7 By 2030, the gap between Lebanon's ecological footprint and biocapacity is alleviated to reach an equal state. 2, 4, 5, 6, 7
National Target 8 By 2030, the private sector has taken steps to implement plans for sustainable production and consumption to mitigate or prevent negative impacts on ecosystem carrying capacity through the use of natural resources. 2, 4, 5, 6, 7

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