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Aichi Target 16

Aichi Target 16

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.

Mapping with Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework

TARGET 13. Increase the Sharing of Benefits From Genetic Resources, Digital Sequence Information and Traditional Knowledge

Take effective legal, policy, administrative and capacity-building measures at all levels, as appropriate, to ensure the fair and equitable sharing of benefits that arise from the utilization of genetic resources and from digital sequence information on genetic resources, as well as traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources, and facilitating appropriate access to genetic resources, and by 2030 facilitating a significant increase of the benefits shared, in accordance with applicable international access and benefit-sharing instruments.


Headline indicator
  • C.1 Indicator on monetary benefits received
  • C.2 Indicator on non-monetary benefits
Component indicator
  • Number of permits or their equivalents for genetic resources (including those related to traditional knowledge) by type of permit
Complementary indicator
  • Total number of transfers of crop material from the Multilateral System of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) received in a country
  • Total number of permits, or their equivalent, granted for access to genetic resources
  • Total number of internationally recognized certificates of compliance published in the ABS Clearing-House
  • Number of countries that require prior informed consent that have published legislative, administrative or policy measures on access and benefit-sharing in the ABS Clearing-House
  • Number of countries that require prior informed consent that have published information on access and benefit-sharing procedures in the ABS Clearing-House
  • Number of countries that have adopted legislative, administrative and policy frameworks to ensure fair and equitable sharing of benefits
  • Estimated percentage of monetary and non-monetary benefits directed towards conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity

Mapping with Sustainable Development Goals

SDG Goal 3

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

SDG Target 3.9

By 2030, substantially reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water and soil pollution and contamination

SDG Goal 8

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

SDG Target 8.4

Improve progressively, through 2030, global resource efficiency in consumption and production and endeavour to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10‑Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production, with developed countries taking the lead

SDG Target 12.5

By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse

SDG Goal 15

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

SDG Target 15.6

Promote fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources and promote appropriate access to such resources, as internationally agreed

SDG Goal 16

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Mapping with CITES Strategic Vision: 2008-2020

Objective 1.1

Parties comply with their obligations under the Convention through appropriate policies, legislation and procedures.