The third phase of the ACP MEAs programme focuses on the following key objectives
- Improved enforcement of and compliance with Multilateral Environmental Agreements related to biodiversity (CBD, CITES, CMS) and chemicals and waste (Basel, Rotterdam, Stockholm and Minamata),
- Improved ACP countries capacities for the management of coasts and oceans in line with the related regional seas conventions, and
- Enhanced mainstreaming of biodiversity and of the sound management of chemicals and waste in agriculture in ACP countries in line with related MEAs. FAO focuses on implementation of actions related to the third objective.