|National Target 10: By 2020, the extinction of threatened species is prevented and their conservation status improved, p||
The potential threat of extinction of biodiversity species is real in Rwanda. Rwanda is one of the range states for the endangered Mountain Gorilla, with the highest population found in the Virunga...
|National Target 11: By 2020, the genetic diversity of priority cultivated plants and farmed and domesticated animals and||
Agricultural intensification and commercialization policies that favor high yielding crop and animal varieties have led to the underutilization and disappearance of landraces and local breeds of...
|National Target 12: By 2020, the potential risks resulting from biotechnology use and placement on the market of its pro||
T he government of Rwanda recognizes the potential of biotechnology as a tool for improving productivity, especially in the agricultural sector in a bid to improve rural livelihoods, food security...
|National Target 13: By 2020, all ecosystems that provide essential services to human well-being and contribute to health||
Various ecosystems in Rwanda that provide essential services such as wetlands, lakes, rivers, forests, and land have been degraded due to unregulated use, overexploitation, pollution of water sources...
|National Target 14: By 2020, ecosystem resilience and the contribution of biodiversity to carbon stocks has been enhance||
Climate change has been identified as being a factor that can adversely affect biodiversity, livelihoods, and provision of ecosystem goods and services such as water; and the overall development of a...
|National Target 15: By 2017, the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Be||
Rwanda ratified the Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources and equitable sharing of benefits derived from the use of biological resources. The Protocol needs to be domesticated through various...
|National Target 16: By 2016, Rwanda has developed, adopted as a policy instrument, and has commenced implementing an eff||
Rwanda ratified the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in March 1995. As a contracting Party to the Convention, the Country in Article 6 of the Convention is obligated to develop national...
|National Target 17: By 2020, values of traditional knowledge, cultural heritage and practices of local communities relev||
Local people have always interacted with nature drawing from and managing biodiversity resources and ecosystems to support their livelihoods. The many years of interaction led to an accumulation of...
|National Target 18: By 2020, knowledge, the science base and technologies relating to biodiversity, its values, function||
Limited knowledge on biodiversity and the ecosystems that support it (economic value, status, trends among others) has constrained informed decision making in the design and implementation of...
|National Target 19: By 2020, at the latest, the mobilization of financial resources for an effective implementation of N||
Funding for Biodiversity conservation has been inadequate for implementing proposed environmental activities in different sectors. The major sources of financing biodiversity conservation have been...
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