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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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    Goal10
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    Life below water
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    Partnerships for the goals
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    What does each target means
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    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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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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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, pollution, including from excess nutrients, has been brought to levels that are not detrimental to ecosystem function and biodiversity.
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    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.
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    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.
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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.
    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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2021 KYRGYZ

Project title :

Safeguarding wetland ecosystems and pastoral communities in the Kyrgyz Mountains

Landscape of Son-Kul, Naryn province, Kyrgyz, a Ramsar site
Mapping of Son Kul fauna by scientists of the National Academy of Science
Development of Community Action Plan for the Conservation of SEPLS
Dialogue sessions on SEPLS and Son-Kul natural resources
Save Son Kul Lake_ Community festival in Cholpon village
Plants of Son Kul Lake
Birds of Son Kul Lake

Landscape of Son-Kul, Naryn province, Kyrgyz, a Ramsar site

Mapping of Son Kul fauna by scientists of the National Academy of Science

Development of Community Action Plan for the Conservation of SEPLS

Dialogue sessions on SEPLS and Son-Kul natural resources

Save Son Kul Lake_ Community festival in Cholpon village

Plants of Son Kul Lake

Birds of Son Kul Lake

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Organisation :

“Institute for Sustainable Development Strategy” Public Fund (ISDS)

Project period :

March 2022 - December 2022

Project type :

Community / field-based implementation

Landscape type :

Landscape

Related Sustainable Development Goals :
  • No poverty
  • Good health and well-being
  • Quality education
  • Gender equality
  • Reduced inequalities
  • Sustainable cities and communities
  • Climate action
  • 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, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, 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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Overview

Son Kul Lake has unique ecologically, socio-culturally and naturally distinctive SEPLS. It is on the International List of Wetlands under the Ramsar Convention. Lake Son Kul is of great importance as a nesting and summering site for waterfowl. The status of biodiversity is highly dependent on the sustainability of the whole lake's mountain ecosystem, which plays a vital role in shaping/protecting soils, controlling water flows and erosion in the catchment area of river basins, cleaning up surface pollution, and preventing floods, mudflows, and landslides. Son Kul wetlands are associated with the religious beliefs and spiritual values of Kyrgyz people. They are a source of aesthetic and artistic inspiration, contain valuable archaeological evidence of the past, provide a refuge for wildlife, and form the basis of local social traditions and economic and cultural characteristics. Moreover, Son-Kul is surrounded by mountain ranges that rise more than 4,000 meters above sea level and have traditionally been used as summer pasture for grazing livestock, which is very important for the community. The Naryn region, where Son Kul Lake is located, has historically been one of the poorest regions, with more than 30% of the local population living in poverty and directly dependent on natural resources. Therefore, people have been at risk of environmental degradation, climate change, and natural or man-made disasters.
The overall aim of the project is to strengthen local communities in Cholpon rural municipality to sustainably manage, protect and preserve the wetland ecosystems of Son Kul Lake, which is an Important Bird Area (IBA).
Main objectives:
1. Build capacity and raise awareness of local communities on effective use, management and conservation of wetland mountain ecosystems in SEPLS.
2. Strengthen resilience and livelihoods of local communities.

To achieve these objectives, we conducted the following activities:.

  • Mapping and monitoring of wetlands and biodiversity (wetlands/waterfowl, flora/SEPLS (Son-Kul wetlands zone) by the local community members in close cooperation with scientists of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic (NAS)
  • Community Biodiversity Protection Group (CBPG) consisting of 16 eco-activists/community leaders was formed and trained to monitor and preserve SEPLS to build the capacity of representatives of Cholpon rural municipality, heads of 8 villages, community leaders, and deputies of the local council by providing training on the following themes: “Biodiversity of Son Kul Lake: main problems and ways of solving them”; “Management of SEPLS of Son Kul Lake.”
  • Training for CBPG members on participatory approaches, needs assessment and action planning for CBPG members and development of Community Action Plan (CAP) by community representatives
  • A broad educational and informational campaign at the local and district levels on the ecological and economic importance of natural resources/wetlands including: - a dialogue session-seminar with the community residents/village leaders to discuss issues related to threats of natural resources in the Son-Kul region and to determine measures and solutions for their protection; - a forum-theatre for students, eco-activists, and village leaders; and - published and distributed informational materials about the importance of preserving Lake Son-Kul.

Key achievements

  • More than 2,160 local residents of Cholpon municipality learned about the importance of SEPLS restoration in Son Kul.
  • CBPG (16 people) were trained on participatory approaches and assessment; 1 CAP was produced.
  • Funds allocated from local budget for pilot zone restoration in 2023.
  • 24 households improved their skills in income-generating activities, and 3 projects were supported (sewing workshop, beekeeping, horticulture) to reduce pressure on pastures.
  • 42 maps of flora and birds were developed, published and distributed among 11 local schools in Kochkor district, local self-governments and Karatal Zhapyryk state reserve; 2 video clips (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTUngxrJBB0&t=3s; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-HHGQosx9I) and 1 documentary film “What will happen to Son-Kul in 50 years?” were produced in Kyrgyz language (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hl25KrOC3So&t=8s).

Lessons

It is required to transfer knowledge and best practice on community engagement to the conservation and restoration of ecosystems, wetlands and grasslands among all communities that graze their livestock in the Son Kul area.

Project location

Organisation

“Institute for Sustainable Development Strategy” Public Fund (ISDS)
“Institute for Sustainable Development Strategy” Public Fund (ISDS)
Sector
Non-governmental / civil society
Country
Kyrgyz
Website/SNS
http://www.isds.kg/index.php/en/