Review / Update of the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP)


  • Lin Cassidy


In view of the Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) revised and updated Strategic Plan for Biodiversity and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets for the years 2011-2020, Botswana is aligning its National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) in line with decisions taken at the 10th Conference of Parties. This report represents the stocktaking / assessment and gap analysis phase, and covers an assessment of synergies with other Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs); the current status and trends in biodiversity across Botswana’s different ecoregions; the economic value of biodiversity; and the extent to which biodiversity is accommodated in the national accounts; and an evaluation of the degree to which the existing NBSAP has been implemented.