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(bb)Others(pleasespecify)Inland water ecosystemsInland water ecosystems148.Has your country incorporated the objectives and relevant activities of the programme of workinto the following and implemented them? (decision VII/4)Strategies, policies, plans and activitiesNoYes, partially,integrated but notimplementedYes, fully integratedand implementedN/Aa)Your biodiversitystrategies and action plansXb)Wetland policiesand strategiesXc)Integratedwater resources management andwaterefficiencyplansbeingdeveloped in line with paragraph 25of the Plan of Implementation of theWorldSummitonSustainableDevelopmentXd)Enhancedcoordinationandcooperationbetween national actors responsiblefor inland water ecosystems andbiological diversityXFurther comments on incorporation of the objectives and activities of the programme of workWater and Sewerage Corporation presently works with the Biodiversity Subcommittee at TheBahamas Environment, Science and Technology Commission to improve implementation in this area.149.Has your country identified priorities for each activity in the programme of work, includingtimescales, in relation to outcome oriented targets? (decision VII/4 )a)NoXb)Outcome oriented targets developed but priority activities notdevelopedc)Priority activities developed but not outcome oriented targetsd)Yes, comprehensive outcome oriented targets and priority activitiesdevelopedFurther comments on the adoption of outcome oriented targets and priorities for activities, includingproviding a list of targets (if developed).150.Is your country promoting synergies between this programme of work and related activitiesunder the Ramsar Convention as well as the implementation of the Joint Work Plan (CBD-Ramsar) atthe national level? (decision VII/4 )a)Not applicable (not Party to Ramsar Convention)112
b)Noc)No, but potential measures were identified for synergy and jointimplementationd)Yes, some measures taken for joint implementation (please specifybelow)Xe)Yes, comprehensive measures taken for joint implementation(please specify below)Further comments on the promotion of synergies between the programme of work and relatedactivities under the Ramsar Convention as well as the implementation of the Joint Work Plan (CBD-Ramsar) at the national level.The country is presently working on draft policy for the conservation and wise-use of wetlands.151.Has your country taken steps to improve national data on:(decision VII/4 )IssuesYesNoNo, but developmentis under waya)Goods and services provided byinland water ecosystems?Xb)The uses and related socioeconomicvariables of such goods and services?Xc)Basic hydrological aspects of watersupply as they relate to maintainingecosystem function?Xd)Species and all taxonomic levels?Xe)On threats to which inland waterecosystems are subjected?

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