18.203 - 18.204 Agarwood-producing taxa (Aquilaria spp. and Gyrinops spp.)

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18.203

Decision directed to: Plants Committee

The Plants Committee shall:

a) monitor the implementation of Resolution Conf. 16.10 on
Implementation of the Convention for agarwood-producing taxa to assess any potential conservation impacts to the long-term survival of agarwood-producing species and possible problems arising from the implementation, by:

i) developing a questionnaire on potential conservation issues in the implementation of Resolution Conf. 16.10 on
Implementation of the Convention for agarwood-producing taxa to be circulated to the Parties through a Notification, and analysing the responses received;

ii) examining available trade data; and

iii) analysing available data on the conservation status of agarwood-producing species; and

b) report findings and recommendations to the 19th meeting of the Conference of the Parties and advise on the need for a study to further assess impacts of harvest, management and trade in agarwood products on the conservation of agarwood- producing species in the wild.

18.204

Decision directed to: Secretariat

The Secretariat shall assist the Plants Committee in the implementation of Decision 18.203.