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Malaysia - 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
Target 1 By 2025, more Malaysians are aware of the values of biodiversity and the steps they can take to conserve and use it sustainably.
Target 2 By 2025, the contributions of indigenous peoples and local communities, civil society and the private sector to the conservation and sustainable utilisation of biodiversity have increased significantly.
Target 3 By 2025, biodiversity conservation has been mainstreamed into national development planning and sectoral policies and plans.
Target 4 By 2025, our production forests, agriculture production and fisheries are managed and harvested sustainably.
Target 5 By 2025, tourism is sustainably managed and promotes biodiversity conservation.
Target 6 By 2025, at least 20% of terrestrial areas and inland waters, and 10% of coastal and marine areas, are conserved through a representative system of protected areas and other effective area-based conservation measures.
Target 7 By 2025, vulnerable ecosystems and habitats, particularly limestone hills, wetlands, coral reefs and seagrass beds, are adequately protected and restored.
Target 8 By 2025, important terrestrial and marine ecological corridors have been identified, restored and protected.
Target 9 By 2025, the extinction of known threatened species has been prevented and their conservation status has been improved and sustained.
Target 10 By 2025, poaching, illegal harvesting and illegal trade of wildlife, fish and plants are under control and significantly reduced.
Target 11 By 2025, invasive alien species and pathways are identified, priority species controlled and measures are in place to prevent their introduction and establishment.
Target 12 By 2025, a comprehensive biosafety system inclusive of a liability and redress regime is operational to manage potential adverse impacts of modern biotechnology on biodiversity and human health.
Target 13 By 2025, the genetic diversity of cultivated plants and farmed and domesticated animals and of wild relatives is adequately conserved.
Target 14 By 2025, Malaysia has an operational ABS framework that is consistent with the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilisation.
Target 15 By 2025, capacity for the implementation of the national and subnational biodiversity strategies, the CBD and other related MEAs has significantly increased.
Target 16 By 2025, knowledge and the science base relating to biodiversity, its values, functioning, status and trends, and the consequences of its loss, are significantly improved and applied.
Target 17 By 2025, there is a significant increase in funds and resources mobilised for the conservation of biodiversity from both government and non-government sources.