SDG Watch

GOAL 15

Download as PDF

Goals/Targets/Indicators

Baseline Latest Target3/ Data Source Agency
Data Year Data Year Data Year
target 15.1

By 2020, ensure the conservation, restoration and sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and their services, in particular forests, wetlands, mountains and drylands, in line with obligations under international agreements

15.1.1 Forest area as a proportion of total land area 1/

23.4

2015

23.4

2015 28.5 2030

Forest Resources Assessment, NAMRIA, FMB

15.1.2 Proportion of important sites for terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity that are covered by protected areas            

 

15.1.2.1

Proportion of important sites with poor ecosystem for terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity that are covered by protected areas

0.0033

2019

0.0030

2020     Terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity, BMB
15.1.2.2

Proportion of important sites with fair ecosystem for terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity that are covered by protected areas

0.1932

2019

0.1620

2020     Terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity, BMB
15.1.2.3

Proportion of important sites with good ecosystem for terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity that are covered by protected areas

0.5445

2019

0.5716

2020     Terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity, BMB
15.1.2.4 Proportion of important sites with excellent ecosystem for terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity that are covered by protected areas 0.2591 2019 0.2630 2020     Terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity, BMB
target 15.2

By 2020, promote the implementation of sustainable management of all types of forests, halt deforestation, restore degraded forests and substantially increase afforestation and reforestation globally

15.2.1

Progress towards sustainable forest management

 

 

 

       
target 15.3

By 2030, combat desertification, restore degraded land and soil, including land affected by desertification, drought and floods, and strive to achieve a land degradation-neutral world

15.3.1p1

Forest Cover Change (from close to open forest), in hectares

330,689

2015

330,689

2015     Administrative data, DENR
target 15.5

Take urgent and significant action to reduce the degradation of natural habitats, halt the loss of biodiversity and, by 2020, protect and prevent the extinction of threatened species

15.5.1

Red List Index

             
target 15.6

Promote fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources and promote appropriate access to such resources, as internationally agreed

15.6.1

Number of countries that have adopted legislative, administrative and policy frameworks to ensure fair and equitable sharing of benefits

             
target 15.7

Take urgent action to end poaching and trafficking of protected species of flora and fauna and address both demand and supply of illegal wildlife products

15.7.1

Proportion of traded wildlife that was poached or illicitly trafficked (Indicator is also found in SDG 15.c.1)

             
target 15.9

By 2020, integrate ecosystem and biodiversity values into national and local planning, development processes, poverty reduction strategies and accounts

15.9.1

Progress towards national targets established in accordance with Aichi Biodiversity Target 2 of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020

             
target 15.a

Mobilize and significantly increase financial resources from all sources to conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and ecosystems

15.a.1

Official development assistance and public expenditure on conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystems (in million USD) 2/

Indicator is also found in SDG 15.b.1

2,071.9r

2016

2291.7

2020     ODA Portfolio Review, NEDA
target 15.b

Mobilize significant resources from all sources and at all levels to finance sustainable forest management and provide adequate incentives to developing countries to advance such management, including for conservation and reforestation

15.b.1

Official development assistance and public expenditure on conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystems (in million USD) 2/

Indicator is also found in SDG 15.a.1

2,071.9r

2016

2291.7

2020     ODA Portfolio Review, NEDA
target 15.c

Enhance global support for efforts to combat poaching and trafficking of protected species, including by increasing the capacity of local communities to pursue sustainable livelihood opportunities

15.c.1

Proportion of traded wildlife that was poached or illicitly trafficked

             
The SDG Watch is compiled by the Philippine Statistics Authority
as the official repository of SDG indicators in the Philippines per PSA Board Resolution No. 09 Series of 2017.
More statistical information on the Philippine SDGs can be accessed at http://psa.gov.ph/sdg.

NOTES:

r       Revised data
1/     Limited only to forest land.
2/     This refers to total amount of ODA (grants and loans) for the Agriculture, Agrarian Reform and Natural Resources sector. Update/revision was based on the submission of NEDA on March 2021.
3/      Based on the preliminary 2030 Nationally Determined Numerical Targets for the SDGs through the conducted consultation and validation workshops with both government and non-government stakeholders of NEDA, in partnership with PIDS.

 

ACRONYMS:

BMB Biodiversity Management Bureau
DENR Department of Environment and Natural Resources
FMB Forest Management Bureau
NAMRIA National Mapping and Resource Information Authority
NEDA National Economic and Development Authority
ODA Official Development Assistance
PIDS Philippine Institute for Development Studies