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Iraq National Biodiversity Strategy And Action Plan (2015 - 2020) - First Draft


Iraq is developing its first National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) for the period (2015-2020), to overcome the main problems that the biodiversity in Iraq is facing, and to comply to one of its obligations towards the Convention on Biological Diversity. The National Targets in the NBSAP, have been linked to the Global Strategy on Biodiverity 2011-2020 and its Aichi Targets.The preparation process of the strategy included an intensive consultations with stakeholders.

The first draft of the national biodiversity strategy and action plan (NBSAP) has been developed and is now open for your review. We invite you to enrich the strategy with your comments on the strategy document and its action plan.

Iraqi Ministry of Environment will be highly appreciated it, if you could do your review by using the evaluation form below. The evaluation will run for your comments till the 10th of April 2015.

The first two sections of the Strategy include background information about biodiversity, stakeholders and the legal framework in Iraq. The main body of the strategy starts from the thrid section, it includes the vision of the strategy and the national targets and action plan which is devided into focal areas, in

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