18.323 - 18.326 Annotation of Cape aloe (Aloe ferox)

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18.323

Decision directed to: Secretariat

The Secretariat shall issue a Notification to the Parties after one year of the conclusion of the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties requesting the following information:

a) whether, and if so how, the amended annotation #4 has impacted the international trade in
Aloe ferox specimens; and

b) whether, and if so how, the amended annotation #4 has affected the population size, distribution, status and harvest of
Aloe ferox.

18.324

Decision directed to: Secretariat

The Secretariat shall compile responses from the Parties as requested under Decision 18.323 and provide these responses to the Plants Committee.

18.325

Decision directed to: Plants Committee

The Plants Committee shall review the information received as requested under Decision 18.324 and other relevant information available regarding the status, management, and international trade in Aloe ferox, with a view to assessing whether the exemption of finished products of Aloe ferox packaged and ready for retail trade from CITES regulation have had any impacts on the natural populations of the species. Based on the outcome of this review, the Plants Committee shall formulate recommendations concerning the listing of Aloe ferox for consideration at the 19th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.

18.326

Decision directed to: Parties

Range countries, consumer countries, and other countries involved in the management, propagation, or trade of Aloe ferox are encouraged to provide information regarding the status, management, and trade in this species as requested under Decision 18.323.