Overall stats about Goal 15 in South Africa
5 / 12

targets with data available for at least one indicator

6 / 14

indicators with data available for South Africa

42.9%
indicator coverage for Goal 15 in South Africa

Targets

South Africa currenty has data on these targets for Goal 15.

Target 15.1

Conserve and Restore Terrestrial and Freshwater Ecosystems

2/2 covered

Target 15.2

Sustainably Manage All Forests

1/1 covered

Target 15.3

Stop Desertification and Restore Degraded Land

1/1 covered

Target 15.4

Ensure Conservation of Mountain Ecosystems

1/2 covered

Target 15.5

Protect Biodiversity and Natural Habitats

1/1 covered

Target 15.6

Promote Fair Share of Benefits from, and Access to Genetic Resources

0/1 covered

Target 15.7

Eliminate Poaching and Trafficking of Protected Species

0/1 covered

Target 15.8

Prevent Invasive Alien Species on Land and in Water Ecosystems

0/1 covered

Target 15.9

Integrate Ecosystem and Biodiversity in Governmental Planning

0/1 covered

Target 15.a

Increase Financial Resources to Conserve and Sustainably Use Ecosystem and Biodiversity

0/1 covered

Target 15.b

Finance and Incentivize Sustainable Forest Management

0/1 covered

Target 15.c

Combat Global Poaching and Trafficking

0/1 covered

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Policies

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South Africa's National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

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South Africa's National Biodiversity Strategy Action Plan 2015-2025

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National Protected Areas Expansion Strategy of South Africa

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National Integrated Strategy to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

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National Environment Management Act

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National Action Programme Combatting Land Degradation to Alleviate Rural Poverty

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Indicator 15.1.1

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Type of Ecosystem
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Definition

Forest area as a proportion of the total land area (including forest,sanvanna and thicket biomes)

Method of computation

No method of computation reported

Source

South African National Biodiversity Institute