- Submitted by: Barbados
- Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
- Location: Barbados
- Date of completion: 2002
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- This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan
Description/achievement of initiativeThe National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) is intended to define the current status of biodiversity, the threats leading to its degradation and the strategies and priority actions to ensure its conservation and sustainable use within the framework of the socio-economic development of the country.
Source: Government of Barbados
The overall goal, specific objectives and strategies which form the foundation of the Strategy and Action Plan attempt to address the range of issues relevant to the management of biodiversity, from the development and implementation of a national biodiversity policy to research requirements for specific species. The main objectives of the Strategy and Action Plan are achieving mobilization of adequate financial resources for the management and conservation of Barbados? biodiversity, developing the human resource base and strengthen institutional capacity for biodiversity conservation and management and improving public awareness and education.