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United Republic of Tanzania - 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 2020, at least 60% of the population is aware of the importance of biodiversity and its impact on human wellbeing and socioeconomic development of the country. 1
Target 2 By 2020, Programmes for the valuation of biodiversity and payments for ecosystem services developed and integrated into national and local development strategies and plans. 2
Target 3 By 2020, incentives harmful to biodiversity are eliminated, phased out or reformed and positive incentives conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity are developed and applied. 3
Target 4 By 2020 investments in systems of production and consumption based on sustainable eco-friendly practices increased. 4
Target 5 By 2020, the rate of degradation and fragmentation of ecosystems and the loss of habitats is significantly reduced. 5
Target 6 By 2020, at least three Legislations that govern exploitation of aquatic and associated terrestrial resources are reviewed and enforced. 6
Target 7 By 2020, biodiversity and agriculture related policies, laws and strategies promote sustainable management of forest, agricultural and aquaculture ecosystems. 7
Target 8 By 2020, all forms of pollution from water and land-based activities are brought to levels that are non-detrimental to biodiversity ecosystem functions. 8
Target 9 By 2020, invasive alien species and pathways are identified and prioritized, priority species are controlled or eradicated, and measures are in place to prevent their introduction and establishment. 9
Target 10 By 2020, the multiple anthropogenic pressure on coral reef, and vulnerable ecosystems impacted by climatic change are minimized. 10
Target 11 By 2020, area covered under marine protected areas be increased from 6.5% to 10% and effectively manage existing terrestrial and marine protected areas. 11
Target 12 By 2020, species that require special attention are identified and managed for long-term sustainability in a nationwide biodiversity assessment. 12
Target 13 By 2020, strategies to reduce genetic erosion developed and implemented to maintain genetic diversity of cultivated plants, farmed and domesticated animals and their wild relatives. 13
Target 14 By 2020, ecosystems that provide essential services, related to water, and contribute to health, livelihoods and well-being, are restored and safeguarded, taking into account the needs of women, local and vulnerable communities. 14
Target 15 By 2020, ecosystem resilience and the contribution of biodiversity to carbon stocks has been enhanced, through conservation and restoration, thereby contributing to climate change mitigation and adaptation and to combating desertification. 15
Target 16 By 2020, Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits from utilization of biodiversity resource is in force and operational, consistent with national and international legislation. 16
Target 17 By 2016, Tanzania has adopted NBSAP as a policy instrument, and has commenced implementation with effective, participation. 17
Target 18 By 2020, traditional knowledge, innovation and practices relevant for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity respected and safeguarded. 18
Target 19 By 2020, significant increase in the contribution of knowledge, technology and scientifically based information generated and shared. 19
Target 20 By 2020, financial resources in support of biodiversity programmes significantly increased. 20