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    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, subject to national legislation and relevant international obligations, and fully integrated and reflected in the implementation of the Convention with the full and effective participation of indigenous and local communities, at all relevant levels.
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    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.
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    By 2020, at the latest, the mobilization of financial resources for effectively implementing the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 from all sources, and in accordance with the consolidated and agreed process in the Strategy for Resource Mobilization, should increase substantially from the current levels. This target will be subject to changes contingent to resource needs assessments to be developed and reported by Parties.
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    No poverty
    Goal2
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    Goal3
    Good health and well-being
    Goal4
    Quality education
    Goal5
    Gender equality
    Goal6
    Clean water and sanitation
    Goal7
    Affordable and clean energy
    Goal8
    Decent work and economic growth
    Goal9
    Industry, innovation, infrastructure
    Goal10
    Reduced inequalities
    Goal11
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Goal12
    Responsible consumption, production
    Goal13
    Climate action
    Goal14
    Life below water
    Goal15
    Life on land
    Goal16
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Goal17
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Aichi Biodiversity Targets

    What does each target means
    Target1
    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.
    Target2
    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.
    Target3
    By 2020, at the latest, incentives, including subsidies, harmful to biodiversity are eliminated, phased out or reformed in order to minimize or avoid negative impacts, and positive incentives for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity are developed and applied, consistent and in harmony with the Convention and other relevant international obligations, taking into account national socio economic conditions.
    Target4
    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 and have kept the impacts of use of natural resources well within safe ecological limits.
    Target5
    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.
    Target6
    By 2020 all fish and invertebrate stocks and aquatic plants are managed and harvested sustainably, legally and applying ecosystem based approaches, so that overfishing is avoided, recovery plans and measures are in place for all depleted species, fisheries have no significant adverse impacts on threatened species and vulnerable ecosystems and the impacts of fisheries on stocks, species and ecosystems are within safe ecological limits.
    Target7
    By 2020 areas under agriculture, aquaculture and forestry are managed sustainably, ensuring conservation of biodiversity.
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    By 2020, pollution, including from excess nutrients, has been brought to levels that are not detrimental to ecosystem function and biodiversity.
    Target9
    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.
    Target10
    By 2015, the multiple anthropogenic pressures on coral reefs, and other vulnerable ecosystems impacted by climate change or ocean acidification are minimized, so as to maintain their integrity and functioning.
    Target11
    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 through effectively and equitably managed, ecologically representative and well connected systems of protected areas and other effective area-based conservation measures, and integrated into the wider landscapes and seascapes.
    Target12
    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.
    Target13
    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, and strategies have been developed and implemented for minimizing genetic erosion and safeguarding their genetic diversity.
    Target14
    By 2020, ecosystems that provide essential services, including services related to water, and contribute to health, livelihoods and well-being, are restored and safeguarded, taking into account the needs of women, indigenous and local communities, and the poor and vulnerable.
    Target15
    By 2020, ecosystem resilience and the contribution of biodiversity to carbon stocks has been enhanced, through conservation and restoration, including restoration of at least 15 per cent of degraded ecosystems, thereby contributing to climate change mitigation and adaptation and to combating desertification.
    Target16
    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, consistent with national legislation.
    Target17
    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.
    Target18
    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, subject to national legislation and relevant international obligations, and fully integrated and reflected in the implementation of the Convention with the full and effective participation of indigenous and local communities, at all relevant levels.
    Target19
    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.
    Target20
    By 2020, at the latest, the mobilization of financial resources for effectively implementing the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 from all sources, and in accordance with the consolidated and agreed process in the Strategy for Resource Mobilization, should increase substantially from the current levels. This target will be subject to changes contingent to resource needs assessments to be developed and reported by Parties.
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2016 CHINESE TAIPEI (TAIWAN)

Project title :

Facilitating the Development of a Taiwan Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (TPSI)

The four regions of TPIS
Participants of TPSI-S (south) in May 2017
Symposium (morning session) of TPSI-all, September 2017

The four regions of TPIS

Participants of TPSI-S (south) in May 2017

Symposium (morning session) of TPSI-all, September 2017

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Organisation :

National Dong Hwa University (NDHU)

Project period :

October 2016 - December 2017

Project type :

Partnership building

Landscape type :

Landscape, Seascape

Related Sustainable Development Goals :
  • Partnerships for the goals
Related Aichi Biodiversity Targets :
  • 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.
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Overview

Ever since the Satoyama Initiative was introduced to Taiwan in late 2010, it has received a great deal of attention from the government and the public. Engagement for the conservation and revitalisation of socioecological production landscapes (SEPLS) in compliance with the goal of Satoyama Initiative is on the rise. However, a number of challenges in the promotion of the Satoyama Initiative in Taiwan called for a more integrated approach to setting up a national strategic framework for promoting Satoyama Initiative in Taiwan. This collaborative project aimed to develop a national strategic framework for building up the Taiwan Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (TPSI). The project included five aspects of activities including enhancing international participation and exchange, working on policy research and strategic framework, facilitating knowledge of indicators for monitoring, enhancing capacity building and knowledge exchange through networking regional on-the-ground activities.

Key achievements

  • IPSI collaborative activities are one of the key instruments for enhancing mutual learning and cooperation among IPSI members. Among the existing 40 collaborative projects, TPSI is unique since it adopts a national scale and focuses on the partnership among IPSI and non-IPSI members in Taiwan.
  • Throughout 2017, the project organised four regional (north, west, south, east) TPSI events, involving 134 participants from 57 different governmental institutions, NGOs/NPOs, academics and community organisations. This helped increase the numbers and diversity of participants considerably as compared to 2016 (see chart below). Public authorities in Taiwan have become more interested in participating in TPSI.
  • The project also held the first national-scale TPSI meeting in Taiwan in September 2017. This included a half-day symposium and half-day workshop for ‘TPSI-all 2017’ with 150 participants in the Symposium, and 50 participants in the workshop from different governmental institutions, NGOs/NPOs, community organizations, academic/educational institutions and citizens. This event allowed participants to learn about the origin, process and progress of TPSI development in recent years, as well as to discuss challenges and strategies towards the future.
  • A symposium/workshop on IPSI-TPSI Exchange organised under the project in November 2017 allowed representatives of the Satoyama Initiative in Japan, and representatives of TPSI, including the Youth and participants from a similarly diverse background as in the earlier events, to exchange lessons about the recent progress made under both the Satoyama Initiative and TPSI in Taiwan.
  • As a follow-up to the project, National Dong-Hwa University continues reviewing and analysing TPSI activities, in order to share its experience of developing a national partnership for the Satoyama Initiative with international IPSI members and other societies.

Lessons

  • The exchange between IPSI and TPSI allowed for a better understanding in Taiwan regarding the Satoyama Initiative as a comprehensive concept and approach to reconnecting natural-rural-urban areas and building a symbiotic relationship between rural and urban areas, which conserves the natural areas more effectively.
  • This lesson thus contributes to the current efforts of biodiversity conservation in Taiwan, which include setting up a national protected area system especially for conservation of upper-stream high mountain natural areas and individual wetlands. Concepts of the Satoyama Initiative can be incorporated into wider landscape and seascape management through reconnecting upstream and downstream, and forest-stream-village-sea ( in Japanese: 森- 川- 里- 海) linkages between natural, rural and urban areas.

Project location

Organisation

National Dong Hwa University (NDHU)
National Dong Hwa University (NDHU)
Sector
Academic institute
Country
Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)
Website
https://www.ndhu.edu.tw/