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    By 2020 areas under agriculture, aquaculture and forestry are managed sustainably, ensuring conservation of biodiversity.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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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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    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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2020 CHINESE TAIPEI (TAIWAN)

Project title :

Development of locally-sensitive indicators of resilience as a tool for adaptive landscape management in Taiwan’s SEPLS

Location map of eight case study sites
Training workshop on implementation of community-based RAWs
Training workshop on implementation of community-based RAWs
Training workshop on implementation of community-based RAWs
Two-day “Training Workshop on Implementation of Community-based RAWs in TPSI SEPLS”

Location map of eight case study sites

Training workshop on implementation of community-based RAWs

Training workshop on implementation of community-based RAWs

Training workshop on implementation of community-based RAWs

Two-day “Training Workshop on Implementation of Community-based RAWs in TPSI SEPLS”

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Organisation :

National Dong Hwa University (NDHU)

Project period :

January 2021 - January 2022

Project type :

Partnership building

Landscape type :

Landscape, Seascape

Related Sustainable Development Goals :
  • Good health and well-being
  • Affordable and clean energy
  • Sustainable cities and communities
  • Life on land
  • 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.
  • By 2020 areas under agriculture, aquaculture and forestry are managed sustainably, ensuring conservation of biodiversity.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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Overview

Taiwan Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (TPSI) was established in 2015 as a network of satoyama-minded partners working on the revitalisation of SEPLS in northern (TPSI-N), western (TPSI-W), southern (TPSI-S) and eastern (TPSI-E) parts of Taiwan. The Forestry Bureau (FB) with its eight district offices (DOFB) has always been the main financial and institutional supporter of TPSI activities. Prior to introduction of the Project, despite existing rich experiences related to biodiversity conservation, sustainable production and local livelihoods, there was a gap in a comprehensive understanding of socio-ecological resilience in TPSI SEPLS.

Thus, the main objectives and immediate outcomes of the Project (duration: January 2021-January 2022) included: (1) develop locally-sensitive “TPSI SEPLS drafts” reflective of characteristic features of eight (8) TPSI SEPLS, (2) conduct resilience assessment workshops (RAWs) in eight TPSI SEPLS in order to (a) assess socio-ecological resilience, (b) identify environmental and socio-economic risks and resources, and (c) elicit the most urgent issues and future priority interventions.
Extended outcomes of the Project will include (planned for 2022 and after):

  • local — analysis and integration of RAWs results into adaptive landscape-(seascape) management in eight case study SEPLS, development and implementation of action plans and multi-stakeholder partnerships;
  • national — inclusion of RAWs as a monitoring and evaluation tool within Taiwan’s national conservation policy, Taiwan Ecological Network (2022-2025);
  • global — sharing these experiences across the IPSI network and with other interested international partners.

Key achievements

The main achievements of the Project included:

  • pioneer development of thematically comprehensive, locally relevant and easily comprehensible localised indicators of resilience for Taiwan’s SEPLS and a systematic implementation of RAWs on a national scale supported and carried out across the network of a government agency, the Forestry Bureau;
  • a nationwide capacity-building effort that enhanced collaboration across the TPSI network, strengthened the mentorship role of TPSI regional exchange bases (TPSI-N, -W, -S, and -E), stimulated peer-to-peer learning and connectivity across the DOFB network;
  • A local management committee and code of conduct were established and incorporated into the official Management Principles and Management Plan for the Cihalaay Cultural Landscape site.
  • development of a series of knowledge and capacity-building materials (articles, guidebooks, video-recordings of training workshops) that will be an invaluable asset for guiding future assessments in other SEPLS across Taiwan on a SEPLS-to-SEPLS learning basis; and
  • proven suitability of RAWs as a monitoring and evaluation tool within the Taiwan Ecological Network (2022-2025).

Lessons

  • The SEPLS communities welcomed the Project and viewed it as an opportunity to conduct identification of local issues in a participatory way, stimulate community cohesion and communication, shared their concerns with the government representatives from DOFB, and conducted collectively brainstorming the future areas of work;
  • Successful implementation was attributed to the support and interest from all Project stakeholders, pro-active facilitation efforts of the NDHU Team, flexible adjustments throughout the implementation of the Project, openness to iterative learning and knowledge co-production;
  • Consideration was taken of constructive feedback (including challenges) of Project stakeholders, which is essential for future improvement and long-term continuation.

Project location

Organisation

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