Country Profiles

Cabo Verde - 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
National Target 1 By 2030, society at large will be aware of the importance and values of Biodiversity and the measures required for its conservation and sustainable use. 1, 2, 4
National Target 2 By 2025, the ecological, economic and social values of biodiversity will have been integrated into national and local strategies and planning, and poverty reduction processes, and duly incorporated in national accounts. 2
National Target 3 By 2025, the government, businesses and civil society will have implemented plans and measures to ensure the sustainable production and consumption, while maintaining the impacts of use of natural resources well within safe ecological limits. 3, 4, 7
National Target 4 By 2018, Pollution sources will have been identified and controlled to levels that are not detrimental to the normal functioning of ecosystems. 8
National Target 5 By 2020, marine resources of economic interest will be managed sustainably. 6
National Target 6 By 2025, at least 20% of terrestrial areas and 5% of coastal and marine areas, especially those of ecological relevance and importance will be conserved through a coherent system of PAs and managed effectively and equitably through the implementation of Special Management Plans for Protected Areas (SMPPA). 11
National Target 7 By 2025, endangered and priority marine and terrestrial species will be conserved and enhanced. 9, 12
National Target 8 By 2025, get to know and improve the genetic heritage of cultivated plants and domesticated animals with economic and cultural value. 13
National Target 9 By 2025, Cabo Verde will have strengthened protection, improved connectivity and recovered key ecosystems so that they will continue to provide essential services to the economy and the welfare of the population. 14, 15
National Target 10 By 2018, all approved national conservation strategies and plans will integrate elements of resilience and adaptation to climate change. 15
National Target 11 The Nagoya Protocol is implemented by 2015. 16
National Target 12 By 2015, Cabo Verde will have adopted the NBSAP as policy instrument and will have commenced implementing it with the broad participation of all key sectors of society. 17
National Target 13 By 2025, local communities will have full and effective participation in the implementation of conservation programs and their traditional knowledge valued. 18
National Target 14 By 2025, scientific and empirical knowledge will contribute to the conservation of Biodiversity in Cabo Verde. 19
National Target 15 By 2025, Cabo Verde will have mobilized 70% of the necessary financial resources to implement the Strategy. 20