Target 1: By 2020, at the latest, people are aware of the values of biodiversity



 

Strategic Goal A: Address the underlying causes of biodiversity loss by mainstreaming biodiversity across government and society

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

Proposed National targets

By 2020 40 % of the population to have
been made aware of biodiversity issues and the steps to be taken to conserve
and use them sustainably.

Progress towards the target

Communication Educational and Public awareness (CEPA) on biodiversity conservation and sustainable use targeting terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems carried out in the country.

CFAs, WRUAs, PPP, community based conservation initiatives, strengthened collaboration between civil societies and government institutions

Strong community wildlife service, education and awareness department at KWS

Establishment of community and private conservancies increased by about 100%.

Initiated incorporation of environmental (including biodiversity) education programmes within the national educational curriculum (from primary to tertiary level).

Revision of national food composition table to capture the values of local agro-biodiversity initiated

Establishment of Resource Centres and Green points by various organisations

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Education plays critical role in promoting environmental conservation
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