National Policy on Biological Diversity 2016 - 2025

Goal 5 - Target 16 : Knowledge and Science Base for Biodiversity

By 2025, knowledge and the science base relating to biodiversity, its values, functioning, status and trends, and the consequences of its loss, are significantly improved and applied.
Action 16.1
Enhance the quality and quantity of research on Malaysia's biodiversity
Key Indicator:   By 2020, five Centres of Excellence on biodiversity conservation and management are operational.
Action 16.2
Establish comprehensive databases and monitoring programmes
Key Indicator:   By 2021, a national marine and freshwater aquatic life stocktaking survey has been completed.
Action 16.3
Improve our knowledge on the link between climate change and biodiversity
Key Indicator:   By 2018, the resilience and vulnerability of all major ecosystems to climate change have been assessed.
Action 16.4
Improve the interface and communication between science and policy
Key Indicator:   By 2018, the National Advisory Committee on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (NACBES) has been established.

Related with Aichi Biodiversity Targets

  1. Strategic Goal E   —   Target 19
    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.

Related with Forestry Policy of Peninsular Malaysia

  1. Thrust 2   —   Strategy 2   —   Improve Knowledge and Scientific Documentation on Forest Biodiversity
    Detailed information regarding diversity of flora and fauna especially of undiscovered species must be acquired and documented as a reference in decision making to ensure that the national biodiversity can be managed sustainably. The enhancement of database capacity on biodiversity will enable the information acquired to be managed effectively and can be shared by various stakeholders.

Related with Sarawak Forest Policy

  1. Thrust 5   —   Strategy 3   —   Strengthening Flora and Fauna Integrated Information Centre
    Comprehensive documentation of forest biodiversity resources should be emphasised in implementing sustainable forest management. Data and information should be updated continuously as a reference for various agencies concerned.

Related with Malaysia National Action Plan on Invasive Alien Species

  1. Goal 1   —   Target 1
    Increase research in all aspects of IAS management including understanding their pathways and ecological impacts and develop technologies to contain and control IAS.

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