National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plan (NBSAP)

Definition

The principal instruments for implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity at the national level (Article 6). The Convention requires countries to prepare a national biodiversity strategy (or equivalent instrument) and to ensure that this strategy is mainstreamed into the planning and activities of all those sectors whose activities can have an impact (positive and negative) on biodiversity.

Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD Secretariat) 2013 1