Target 2 : By 2020, at the latest, biodiversity values have been integrated into national and local development and poverty reduction strategies



 

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

Target 2

By 2020, at the latest, biodiversity values have been integrated into national and local development and poverty reduction strategies and planning processes and are being incorporated into national accounting, as appropriate, and reporting systems.

Proposed National targets

By 2015 to have documented the natural capital in Kenya by undertaking ecosystem valuation of identified ecosystems,
water catchment areas and other critical habitats.

By 2020 to have economic valuation of biodiversity in at least 2 major ecosystems undertaken.

Progress towards the target

Biodiversity values included in various national and sectoral development and master plans

Recognition of biodiversity values in national development blue print (vision 2030).

Kenya forestry master plan, Ecosystems/site specific  plans, National biodiversity conservation and restoration plans

Climate change strategy/action plan, Climate change Act

Strategic plans for key biodiversity management institutions

Recognition of biodiversity within the Kenya  constitution 2010

Wildlife Conservation and management Act 2013

Draft Climate change policy, National Wetlands policy

Water Act

Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research (KALR) Act 2013

Bio science bill

Environmental Act (EMCA) reviewed

Seed and plant varieties Act 2012

Land Act, Land use policy

National environment policy

Wildlife biodiversity valuation project initiated

Biodiversity valuation mainstreamed in the new wildlife law (2013) capturing need to value biodiversity resources and policy 2013

Creation of conservancies and utilization including wildlife related enterprises for poverty reduction

Natural capital: http://meas.nema.go.ke/cbdchm/kenyas-natural-capital/