Kazakhstan

There have been 7 meetings of the legal task force group, which has updated the content of the Law on Conservation of Plant Societies and the Environmental Code (Annex 1 Kazakhstan). The Law is pending approval from the Parliament.

Capacity Development

Increase by X% in the capacities of national and state competent authorities and related agencies to develop, implement, and enforce national ABS domestic legislation, administrative or policy measures for ABS – including a CHM, as measured by the UNDP ABS Capacity Development Scorecard:

  • 60.86% (level at 31 December 2020, end of the project in Kazakhstan) (Annex 2 Kazakhstan).

National Policy Measures

Number of national policy measures adopted for protecting TK, innovations and practices, and customary uses of biological and genetic resources:

  • TK, innovations and practices, and customary uses of biological and genetic resources have been mainstreamed into the new draft of the ecological code, a draft plant’s conservation society. Relevant TK-related articles of the proposed draft amendments to the Law on Conservation of Plant’s Societies. A concept document to support the development of TK-related protection measures within the draft law was prepared. (Annex 3 Kazakhstan).

CHM Development

Number of countries with a national ABS CHM, an improved web page with relevant ABS information, or a national biodiversity CHM with ABS-related information:

  • New structure and the platform of the CHM has been cleared by the chairman of the Committee of Forestry and Wildlife.

National abs policy development

21 national ABS framework proposals drafted and submitted for approval to competent authorities.

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