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National Biodiversity Strategy & Action Plan - 2014-2020.

Saint Kitts and Nevis
Document type
Environment gen., Forestry, Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Public health Ecosystem preservation Climate change Energy conservation/energy production GMO Biodiversity Biotechnology Capacity building Institution Gender Afforestation/reforestation Poverty Forest management/forest conservation Forest species Forestry protection measures Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Protection of species Sustainable development Access and benefit-sharing Plant protection Policy/planning Genetic resources Governance Education Management/conservation Sustainable use Wild fauna Wild flora
Geographical area
Americas, Caribbean, Latin America and the Caribbean, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN FAO, Small Island Developing States
Entry into force notes

This National Biodiversity Strategy & Action Plan 2014-2020 (NBSAP) provides an opportunity for the GSKN to mainstream biodiversity in the development process by setting new national targets, principles and priorities. It provides the framework for sustainable development; strengthening the implementation of the previous 2004 NBSAP; ensuring policy and action measures by GSKN strategically linked to business and biodiversity based on principles of equity; designing a framework enabling environment on matters related to conservation, sustainable use, resource access and benefit sharing; wildlife management related to invasive and alien species; raising awareness of the importance of genetic resources and traditional knowledge associated with benefit-sharing issues (chap. 3); promoting the application of gender mainstreaming tools in BDC programmes; expanding opportunities for male-female participation in decision-making and leadership roles in BDC programmes and institutions; ensuring equitable access by both women and men to BDC interventions, particularly post disaster entitlements; increasing women’s access to environmental risk management information, including through public awareness on the gender perspective in disaster reduction; and strengthening comparative research and analysis on the gender aspects of risk configuration (sec. 3.3.7). Themes and sectors covered are: poverty reduction, agriculture and rural development, environmental protection, land degradation, water resource management, marine resources management land use planning, and infrastructure. gender mainstreaming, health issues, and climate change adaptation (3.2).

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