Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

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Status on Key Actions


PoWPA Key Action Implementation Progress Global Average
1.1: To establish and strengthen national and regional systems of protected areas integrated into a global network as a contribution to globally agreed goals 2 - Activity fully underway 2
1.2: To integrate protected areas into broader land- and seascapes and sectors so as to maintain ecological structure and function 2 - Activity fully underway 1
1.3: To establish and strengthen regional networks, transboundary protected areas (TBPAs) and collaboration between neighbouring protected areas across national boundaries 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
1.4: To substantially improve site-based protected area planning and management 1 - Just started, limited progress 2
1.5: To prevent and mitigate the negative impacts of key threats to protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
2.1: To promote equity and benefit-sharing 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders 2 - Activity fully underway 2
2.1: Progress in assessing protected area governance 2 - Activity fully underway 1
3.1: To provide an enabling policy, institutional and socio-economic environment for protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 2
3.1: Progress in assessing the contribution of protected areas to local and national economies 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
3.2: To build capacity for the planning, establishment and management of protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 2
3.3: To develop, apply and transfer appropriate technologies for protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
3.4: To ensure financial sustainability of protected areas and national and regional systems of protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
3.5: To strengthen communication, education and public awareness 1 - Just started, limited progress 2
4.1: To develop and adopt minimum standards and best practices for national and regional protected area systems 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
4.2: To evaluate and improve the effectiveness of protected areas management 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
4.3: To assess and monitor protected area status and trends 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
4.4: To ensure that scientific knowledge contributes to the establishment and effectiveness of protected areas and protected area systems 2 - Activity fully underway 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
Progress in marine protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
7
steps
20
timeframe
2012 - 2020
cost
$1,980,000

Implement the National Protected Area System (SNAP) Strategic Plan for Integral Development
2012 - 2020 $500,000
2012 Approval of the proposed Strategic Plan
2012 - 2013 Search of funding for the implementation of the Plan
2013 - 2020 $500,000 Implementation of the Strategic Plan
Increase representativeness of existing ecoregions in Bolivia, included in protected areas managed by SNAP (at different regional levels)
2012 - 2020 $600,000
2012 Develop a technical study to analyze the priorities, opportunities and actions to improve the level of representativeness of the ecoregions included in protected areas managed by SNAP.
2012 - 2015 $100,000 Improve the level of representativeness of the ecoregions included in protected areas managed by SNAP
2012 - 2020 $500,000 Monitor the state of conservation of representative samples of ecoregions in the SNAP
Elaborate and implement a financial strategic plan for SNAP in the framework of the Integrated Management Strategic Plan of SNAP
2012 - 2020 $130,000
2012 - 2014 $30,000 Elaborate and validate a financial strategic plan for SNAP with social actors and protected areas autonomous administrative institutions.
2012 - 2015 $80,000 Implement the financial strategic plan for SNAP
2012 - 2020 $20,000 Assessment of the implementation of the financial strategic plan for SNAP
Articulate PA management tools within the National Planning System (SISPLAN for its Spanish acronym) to ensure the implementation of SNAP's national policies in all sectors of Bolivian development.
2012 - 2020 $100,000
2013 $70,000 Proposal for joint management tools for protected areas to SISPLAN
2013 $10,000 Elaborate ministerial agreement for joint management tools for protected areas to SISPLAN
2012 - 2020 $20,000 Assessment Report of progress in the articulation of management tools for protected areas to SISPLAN
Develop and implement instruments and structures that promote social participation and decision-making responsibility within the framework of Integrated Management (Art. 385 of the Constitution)
2012 - 2015 $200,000
2013 $180,000 Implementation strategy of Integrated Management in PAs
2012 - 2020 $20,000 Sign and implement agreements of shared administration between SERNAP and PA social actors, in the context of the existing legislation.
Implement sustainable production projects as part of the utilization strategy of renewable natural resources in PAs
2012 - 2020 $240,000
2012 $20,000 Develop a baseline of production projects in PAs, taking into account location, executor, beneficiaries, investment, income, benefits generated, etc.
2012 - 2020 $200,000 Elaborate and approve the utilization strategy of renewable natural resources to the benefit of PA habitants in the context of Integrated Management
2012 - 2020 $20,000 Assessment of the implementation of the Strategy
Conservation actions within PAs generate the conditions to maintain the bio-ecological processes of threatened species.
2012 - 2020 $210,000
2012 Develop a baseline of existing or potential threats in managed PAs, classified by type and level of relevance
2013 $180,000 Develop prevention and management strategy of prioritized threats
2012 - 2020 $30,000 Assessment of the implementation of the prevention and threats management strategy

GEF Projects

Bolivia is a member of a constituency comprised of the following 6 countries : Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay
Name Focus Approved On Completed On Status Grant Cofinance
A Participatory Approach to Managing the Environment: An Input to the Inter-American Strategy for Participation (ISP) Multi Focal Area 1997-08-01 2000-06-30 Project Closure 720,000 USD 840,000 USD
Sustainable Management of the Water Resources of the la Plata Basin with Respect to the Effects of Climate Variability and Change Multi Focal Area 2007-06-14 CEO Endorsed 11,455,000 USD 50,561,962 USD
Communities of Conservation: Safeguarding the World's Most Threatened Species Biodiversity 2009-01-27 Under Implementation 1,825,000 USD 1,775,000 USD
Design and Implementation of Pilot Climate Change Adaptation Measures in the Andean Region Climate Change 2007-06-15 Under Implementation 7,490,000 USD 21,750,000 USD
Integrated and Sustainable Management of Transboundary Water Resources in the Amazon River Basin Considering Climate Variability and Climate Change Multi Focal Area 2007-11-16 CEO Endorsed 7,700,000 USD 43,780,090 USD
In-situ Conservation of Crop Wild Relatives through Enhanced Information Management and Field Application Biodiversity 2002-10-15 2010-10-01 Project Completion 6,162,025 USD 6,516,969 USD
Pilot Biosafety Enabling Activity Biodiversity 1997-11-01 2000-04-30 Project Closure 2,744,000 USD 0
Implementation of Strategic Action Program for the Bermejo River Binational Basin: Phase II International Waters 2000-11-01 2010-03-01 Project Completion 11,040,000 USD 8,730,000 USD
Climate Change Training Phase II - Training Programme to Support the Implementation of the UNFCCC Climate Change 1995-05-01 IA Approved 2,700,000 USD 500,000 USD
Sustainability of the National System of Protected Areas Biodiversity 1999-05-07 2006-06-30 Project Closure 15,300,000 USD 31,400,000 USD
Conservation and Sustainable Use of Agro-biodiversity to Improve Human Nutrition in Five Macro Eco-regions Biodiversity 2011-11-09 Council Approved 2,705,000 USD 6,050,000 USD
National Capacity Self-Assessment for Global Environmental Management Multi Focal Area 2004-06-04 IA Approved 200,000 USD 0
Removing Obstacles to Direct Private-Sector Participation in In-situ Biodiversity Conservation Biodiversity 2002-09-18 2005-12-31 Project Closure 705,000 USD 427,800 USD
Enabling Bolivia to Prepare its Initial National Communication in Response to its Commitments to UNFCCC Climate Change 1998-07-01 IA Approved 185,220 USD 30,000 USD
A Program for Rural Electrification with Renewable Energy Using the Popular Participation Law Climate Change 1997-04-01 2007-12-31 Project Completion 4,449,165 USD 4,056,250 USD
IADB PPG 2009-04-21 6,100,000 USD 8,050,000 USD
Action for a Sustainable Amazonia Biodiversity 1995-10-01 Cancelled 3,850,000 USD 700,000 USD
SFM Sustainable Forest Management in the Transboundary Gran Chaco American Ecosystem Multi Focal Area 2008-04-24 CEO Endorsed 7,363,636 USD 18,600,000 USD
4th Operational Phase of the GEF Small Grants Programme (RAF2) Multi Focal Area 2009-04-21 CEO Endorsed 42,714,904 USD 43,000,000 USD
4th Operational Phase of the GEF Small Grants Programme (RAF1) Multi Focal Area 2007-06-14 Project Completion 13,647,498 USD 0
Community-based Adaptation (CBA) Programme Climate Change 2006-08-28 IA Approved 5,009,560 USD 4,525,140 USD
EcoEnterprises Fund Biodiversity 2002-04-19 2010-01-14 Project Completion 1,000,000 USD 9,000,000 USD
Catalyzing Conservation Action in Latin America: Identifying Priority Sites and Best Management Biodiversity 2000-03-29 2003-09-30 Project Closure 750,000 USD 680,000 USD
Regional Strategy for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources in the Amazon Biodiversity 1991-05-01 IA Approved 4,500,000 USD 855,000 USD
Strategic Action Programme for the Binational Basin of the Bermejo River International Waters 1996-11-01 1998-11-01 Project Closure 3,221,000 USD 2,735,000 USD
Conservation of Biodiversity in the Lake Titicaca Basin Biodiversity 1995-02-01 2005-04-01 Project Closure 3,110,000 USD 890,000 USD
Climate Change Enabling Activity (Additional Financing for Capacity Building in Priority Areas) Climate Change 2000-06-09 CEO Approved 100,000 USD 0
SFM Biodiversity Conservation through Sustainable Forest Management by Local Communities Biodiversity 2009-06-24 CEO Endorsed 5,600,000 USD 10,500,000 USD
Fifth Operational Phase of the GEF Small Grants Programme Multi Focal Area 2011-05-26 CEO Endorsed 4,166,667 USD 6,000,000 USD
Enabling Activities to Facilitate Early Action on the Implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Republic of Bolivia POPs 2002-02-22 2006-12-31 Project Closure 479,430 USD 0
Assessment of Capacity Building Needs for Biodiversity (add on) Biodiversity 2001-07-10 CEO Approved 196,248 USD 22,000 USD
Formulation of the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan for its Implementation Biodiversity 1998-09-29 IA Approved 253,752 USD 22,000 USD
Biodiversity Conservation Biodiversity 1992-04-01 1998-12-31 Project Closure 4,540,000 USD 3,850,000 USD

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  • United Nations Environment Programme