Timor-Leste is a small country situated in a transition zone, known as Wallacea. It harbours a number of globally significant ecosystems and endemic species. The biodiversity of TimorLeste is large and unique, however it is poorly studied and there is very limited baseline information.
- Conduct a comprehensive stocktaking and assessment of existing information on biodiversity in Timor-Leste and identify the capacity gaps (institutional and human) for biodiversity management
- Based on stocktaking analysis implement a participatory, strategic planning process and develop priorities for action in protecting Timor-Leste’s biodiversity culminating in a NBSAP;
- Conduct a public information campaign to encourage participation in the strategic planning exercises; and
- Prepare the first and third National Report for submission to the COP.
- Establish an operational CHM to support the implementation of NBSAP
- Production of a National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan for Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity aligned to meet CBD obligations
- Preparation of Timor-Leste’s First & Third National Report to CBD COP2
- Establishment of an operational CHM