Others

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

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

Consumer and trading countries of agarwood are encouraged to contribute financially towards the in situ conservation of wild populations of agarwood-producing species in range States and foster cooperation between in situ conservation programmes and the fragrance industry for the promotion of the conservation and sustainable use of agarwood-producing species.

Totoaba (Totoaba macdonaldi)

Totoaba (Totoaba macdonaldi)

Parties and other relevant stakeholders are urged to support efforts to stop illegal fishing, trafficking, and support activities benefitting the recovery of wild populations of totoaba.

Identification (ivory)

Identification (ivory)

Parties and donors are encouraged to provide voluntary funding to the Secretariat to finance the activity called for in Decision 17.162.

Rhinoceroses (Rhinocerotidae spp.)

Rhinoceroses (Rhinocerotidae spp.)

All rhinoceros range States should continuously review poaching and trafficking trends, to ensure that the measures they implement to prevent and combat rhinoceros poaching and rhinoceros horn trafficking remain effective and are quickly adapted to respond to any newly identified trends.

Illegal trade in cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)

Illegal trade in cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)

Parties and potential donors are encouraged to provide funding support to the Secretariat for the implementation of the Decisions regarding Illegal trade in cheetahs (Decisions 17.124 - 130), where needed.

Livelihoods

Livelihoods

Developing country Parties are encouraged to communicate with their national Ministries of finance, development, or other relevant Ministries, to seek the provision of financial support to the work in Decisions 17.36.

Livelihoods

Livelihoods

Developed country Parties, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations and public and private donors/investors are encouraged to provide financial and in-kind resources in support of the work in Decision 17.36.

Access to funding

Access to funding

All Parties, governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations and other entities are invited to provide financial or technical assistance to ensure the effective implementation of the Decisions and Resolutions adopted by the Conference of the Parties.

Livelihoods

Livelihoods

Parties are invited to:
a) promote the use of the CITES and livelihoods toolkit, guidelines and handbook to carry out rapid assessments of the impact of the implementation of CITES-listing decisions on the livelihoods of rural communities, the implementation of activities which mitigate any negative impacts;
b) encourage the conduct of new case studies on how legal and sustainable trade can generate economic incentives for the conservation of wildlife and improvement of livelihoods of indigenous and local communities; and
c) incorporate issues related to CITES and livelihoods into their national socio-economic and development plans, as well as in relevant projects being developed for external funding, including funding byGlobal Environment Facility (GEF).

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