National targets

Title Rationale Aichi targets
National Biodiversity Target (NBT) -01 By 2020, awareness of public and decision makers on the values of biodiversity an

In Ethiopia, local communities and most decision makers have limited knowledge and awareness on biodiversity and ecosystem services. Therefore, policy makers are occupied with poverty reduction and...

National Biodiversity Target (NBT) -01 By 2020, awareness of public and decision makers on the values of biodiversity an

In Ethiopia, local communities and most decision makers have limited knowledge and awareness on biodiversity and ecosystem services. Therefore, policy makers are occupied with poverty reduction and...

National Biodiversity Target (NBT) -02 By 2020, the existing biodiversity related laws, regulations and strategies, incl

Like in many other developing countries, the importance of biodiversity, especially of ecosystem services are not widely reflected in decision making processes in Ethiopia, resulting from the absence...

National Biodiversity Target (NBT) -03 By 2020, biodiversity values and ecosystem services are communicated and integrat

Similar to many other developing countries, the importance of biodiversity, especially of ecosystem services are not widely reflected in decision making processes in Ethiopia, resulting from the...

National Biodiversity Target (NBT) -04 By 2020, habitat conversion due to expansion of agricultural land is halved from

Habitat conversion is one of the major factors of biodiversity loss in Ethiopia. Rising demands for food and other agricultural products, as a major factors, have resulted in conversion of natural...

National Biodiversity Target (NBT) -05 By 2020, unsustainable utilization of biodiversity and ecosystem services are red

Unsustainable utilization of biological resources is one of the major threats to biodiversity in Ethiopia; contributing to degradation of rangelands, forest ecosystems, wetlands and aquatic ecosystems...

National Biodiversity Target (NBT) -06 By 2020, the area invaded by invasive species is reduced by 75% and measures are

Invasive species are threats to biodiversity and ecosystem services. Since they are spreading rapidly into agro-ecosystems, aquatic ecosystems and rangelands of Ethiopia, they caused loss of...

National Biodiversity Target (NBT) -07 By 2020, area coverage of ecologically representative and effectively managed PAs

Well governed and effectively managed protected areas (PAs) are proven methods for safeguarding both habitats and populations of species and for delivering important ecosystem services. About 14% of...

National Biodiversity Target (NBT) -08 By 2020, ex situ conservation of agro-biodiversity, wild plants, animals and micr

The diversity of crops and their wild relatives, animals, forest and rangeland plants and microbial genetic resources have been contributing to national economy and local livelihood improvements of...

National Biodiversity Target (NBT) -09 By 2020, in situ conservation sites for important species and breeds are increase

The diversity of crops and their wild relatives, animals, forest and rangeland plants and microbial genetic resources have been contributing to national economy and local livelihood improvements of...