Unlocking Kenya´s Business Potential Arising from the use of its Biodiversity and Associated Traditional Knowledge
Towards 10% forest cover
NEMA Board Members holding a Bamboo seedling during a tree planting exercise during the World Wetlands Day Celebrations at Enapuiyapui Swamp, Nakuru County [PHOTO: S. IRUNGU/NEMA]
Rare Migratory Bird lands in Kenya from Finland
NEMA Chairman, Mr. John Konchellah planting a tree seedling with Entarara Women [PHOTO: A. MWANGI/NEMA]
Dignitaries during the World Wetlands Day Celebrations at Enapuiyapui Swamp, Nakuru County [PHOTO: S. IRUNGU/NEMA]
NEMA Ag. Director General, Mamo Boru (L) with EABL official Erick Kaniti during the water conference at Acacia Hotel Kisumu [PHOTO: COURTESY]
Section of Kenyan delegation pose for a photo after being awarded a Bronze Medal for the outstanding and most significant progress made in the establishment and development of her national Clearing-House Mechanism (CHM)
A training-workshop organized by the Indo-German ABS Partnership and the National Biodiversity Authority of India, in collaboration with the UNDP-GEF Global ABS Project in India
From Left: NEMA’s Board Member Dr. Juma Ngeiywa, CCCM Evans Nyabuto and CDA Director Mwanasita Kavemba planting a Mangrove seedling at Ganzi in Kwale County
he Endangered Mountain Bongo grazing in a Protected Forest Area. KENYA FOREST SERVICE (KFS) provides space for conservation of critically endangered bongo antelopes
CS Environment and Forestry Keriako Tobiko planting a tree seedling with NEMA Board members at Sierra Leone Maasai Mau forest [PHOTO: S. IRUNGU/NEMA]
TEAMEnvironment KENYA in Partnership with the COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF MACHAKOS Invites you to MACHAKOS COUNTY CONSERVATION MISSION 20,000 Thousand Tree Planting Expedition
NEMA Board Member, Augustihno Neto snow cling into the rehabilitated Coral reefs in Indian Ocean near Wasini [PHOTO:S. IRUNGU/NEMA]
From L-R John Kepue, Head of NIE Wangari Kirumba, Tracy Amasa and Harron Wanjohi taking part in a tree planting exercise in Entarara Forest Kajiado County [PHOTO: G. MAINA]
NEMA Board members, Ag. Director General, Mamo B. Mamo with pupils of Tiigo primary school during a tree planting drive for the World wetlands day 2020[PHOTO: S. IRUNGU/NEMA]
Target 6:: By 2020 all fish and invertebrate stocks and aquatic plants are managed and harvested sustainably, legally and applying ecosystem based approaches.
Target 8: By 2020, pollution, including from excess nutrients, has been brought to levels that are not detrimental to ecosystem function and biodiversity.
By 2020, knowledge, the science base and technologies relating to biodiversity, its values, functioning, status and trends, and the consequences of its loss, are improved, widely shared and transferred, and applied.
Target 16: By 2015, the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization is in force and operational.
By 2015,Pressures on coral reefs, and other vulnerable ecosystems impacted by climate change or ocean acidification are minimized.
Target 3: By 2020, at the latest, positive incentives for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity are developed and applied
Target 7: By 2020 areas under agriculture, aquaculture and forestry are managed sustainably, ensuring conservation of biodiversity.
Target 15: By 2020, ecosystem resilience and the contribution of biodiversity to carbon stocks has been enhanced, through conservation and restoration,
Target 11 By 2020, at least 17 per cent of terrestrial and inland water, and 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas, especially areas of particular importance for biodiversity and ecosystem services, are conserved
Target 2: By 2020, at the latest, biodiversity values have been integrated into national and local development Plans
Target 1: By 2020, at the latest, people are aware of the values of biodiversity and the steps they can take to conserve and use it sustainably.
Target 14: By 2020, ecosystems that provide essential services, including services related to water, and contribute to health, livelihoods and well-being, are restored and safeguarded.
Target 18: By 2020, the traditional knowledge, innovations and practices of indigenous and local communities relevant for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, and their customary use of biological resources, are respected.
By 2020 the extinction of known threatened species has been prevented and their conservation status, particularly of those most in decline, has been improved and sustained.
Target 17: By 2015 each Party has developed, adopted as a policy instrument, and has commenced implementing an effective, participatory and updated national biodiversity strategy and action plan.
Target 13: By 2020, the genetic diversity of cultivated plants and farmed and domesticated animals and of wild relatives, including other socio-economically as well as culturally valuable species, is maintained
Target 5: By 2020, the rate of loss of all natural habitats, including forests, is at least halved and where feasible brought close to zero, and degradation and fragmentation is significantly reduced
Target 20: By 2020, at the latest, the mobilization of financial resources for effectively implementing the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020
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 manage pathways to prevent their introduction and establishment.
Target 4: By 2020, at the latest, Governments, business and stakeholders at all levels have taken steps to achieve or have implemented plans for sustainable production and consumption.