Country Profiles

Sri Lanka - 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
Strategic Objective 1 Ensure the long-term conservation of biodiversity
Target 1 By 2022, a system is established and ongoing for inventorising species (taxonomy conservation status), ecosystems (structure, function, composition and distribution), their services and values, to inform conservation planning and decision making. 19
Target 2 By 2022, habitat loss, degradation and fragmentation are significantly reduced. 5, 8, 9, 10, 15
Target 3 By 2022, the PA network is made representative of all critical ecosystems and species and managed effectively. 11
Target 4 By 2022, the loss of species is significantly reduced. 12, 19
Strategic Objective 2 Promote sustainable use of biological resources
Target 5 By 2022, the valuation of biodiversity is mainstreamed. 1, 2
Target 6 By 2022, mechanisms are established to ensure sustainable use of biodiversity. 3, 4, 6
Target 7 By 2022, traditional sustainable uses of biodiversity are promoted and established. 6, 18, 19
Strategic Objective 3 Conserve agrobiodiversity
Target 8 By 2022, sustainable agriculture practices are promoted and established. 4, 7, 18, 19
Target 9 By 2022, genetic diversity of crop wild relatives, cultivated species and livestock is conserved. 13
Strategic Objective 4 Promote equitable sharing of benefits from biodiversity
Target 10 By 2022, a mechanism for equitable sharing of benefits arising from biodiversity is established and implemented. 16
Strategic Objective 5 Improve human well-being through the restoration and enhancement of key ecosystems
Target 11 By 2022, the capacity of ecosystems to deliver goods and services and provide protection from hazards is enhanced. 14, 15
Target 12 By 2022, Biosafety is assured.