NGOs notice a surprising lack of progress in many National Implementation Plans (NIPs) of the BSAP from 2007. Concrete measures and its financing are lagging behind in order to reach the goals.
When it comes to concrete actions e.g. to reduce nutrient input from agriculture, reduce impact from fisheries and to protect biodiversity the real work to deliver the BSAP has yet to be done.
For further information read the NGO statement below.