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Progress in Education

This page provides an overview of the educational initiatives   implemented by the Parties to achieve the Aichi Biodiversity targets by 2020. The information given here are extracted from the Fifth National Reports submitted by the Parties to the secretariat of the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD). The graphs and tables present  a variety of   educational actions cutting across  all the Aichi Biodiversity targets .  The activities showcase innovative and intensified national efforts in biodiversity education facilitating the implementation of the Aichi Biodiversity Target.

Fifth National Reporting which started in April  2014, reflect the actions taken during the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (UNDB). Out of 159 Fifth National Reports   submitted till 11 April 2016, educational activities from 97 National Reports which are in English are analysed and presented in the form of graphs and tables.

Information will be appraised with the National Report updates. 

 

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Types of activities implemented by the Parties

1

Raising awareness to promote Biodiversity Conservation

2

Creating institutional mechanisms for awareness creation

3

Mainstreaming  and/or  expanding  biodiversity coverage in the curricula at all levels of Education

4

Integrating biodiversity education in Corporate planning

5

Forming ecological/biodiversity conservation networks

6

Capacity building/training programmes  to local authorities CBOs, NGOs and community for  strengthening  Biodiversity Conservation Education

7

Developing facilities such as educational sites  in protected areas, establishment of Parks, museums, zoos

8

Organizing and facilitating public consultations for decision and policy making

9

Building  partnerships with business, researchers, civil societies, legal practitioners and other stakeholders for biodiversity conservation

10

Increasing resources for biodiversity conservation education and knowledge sharing platforms

11

Education on  gender mainstreaming for Biodiversity Conservation

12

Others

 

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Stakeholders addressed

Groups included

1

Business and Industry

Public and Private Sectors, industries, corporate companies

2

Children and Youth

Children, youth and teachers in non-formal and formal education

3

Farmers

Farmers, Fisher folk, Pastoralists

4

Indigenous Peoples

(Forest dwellers and other indigenous communities)

5

Local Authorities

Government stakeholders,  policy makers, decision makers including local & sub-national Governments

6

NGOs

Non Governmental Organizations and Community Organizations

7

Scientific & Technological Community

Academicians, scientists, researchers, technocrats, engineers, architects, industrial designers, urban planners, other professionals

8

Women

Women including women groups

9

Workers and Trade Unions

Working people and Trade unions

10

Civil Society

General public

11

Media

All forms of  media communication including mass media  and social media

12

Funding Agencies

All  Funding agencies

 

Stakeholder groups addesed during implementation by the countries with respect to education

Type of Educational Activities Implemented

Educational activities Implemented with respect to Aichi Biodiveristy Targets