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Turkmenistan - 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
Objective 1 By 2023, the rules and regulations will be updated in order to take into account all environmental legislation of Turkmenistan. (Unofficial translation)
Objective 2 By 2023, the organizational structure, material and technical base and skills will be improved, as well as interagency cooperation on legislation to implement the conservation of biodiversity. (Unofficial translation)
Objective 3 By 2023, develop and adopt a long-term program for the sustainable management of natural pastures in Turkmenistan. (Unofficial translation)
Objective 4 By 2023, implement the main provisions for the development of forestry in Turkmenistan. (Unofficial translation)
Objective 5 By 2023, develop and begin implementing programs for the rational use of water resources of Turkmenistan, which appropriately include biodiversity issues. (Unofficial translation)
Objective 6 By 2023, develop and begin implementing programs for the rational use of aquatic and biological resources. (Unofficial translation)
Objective 7 By 2022, develop and implement a scientifically-sound system on the use of hunting species in Turkmenistan. (Unofficial translation)
Objective 8 By 2022, improve the regulatory framework for "strengthening" biodiversity monitoring and conservation (EIA process and environmental management) with respect to the extractive industries. (Unofficial translation)
Objective 9 By 2023, develop and implement a financing mechanism for biodiversity conservation, derived from the for-profit sectors of the economy which significantly impact biodiversity. (Unofficial translation)
Objective 10 By 2023, management effectiveness for the protected areas system will be significantly strengthened. (Unofficial translation)
Objective 11 By 2030, expand protected areas, including national parks, natural monuments and sanctuaries, covering 95% of endangered species and ensuring the provision of important ecological functions (protection of watersheds, combating soil erosion, prevention of desertification, etc.). (Unofficial translation)
Objective 12 By 2023, the system of protected natural areas provides various measurable socio-economic benefits, including ecotourism and ecosystem services. (Unofficial translation)
Objective 13 By 2023, raise public awareness and understanding, including among decision-makers, of the (monetary) values and importance of biodiversity and ecosystem services. (Unofficial translation)