Cape Verde

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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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 2
1.2: To integrate protected areas into broader land- and seascapes and sectors so as to maintain ecological structure and function 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
1.3: To establish and strengthen regional networks, transboundary protected areas (TBPAs) and collaboration between neighbouring protected areas across national boundaries 0 - Not yet begun, no 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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 2
2.1: Progress in assessing protected area governance 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
3.1: To provide an enabling policy, institutional and socio-economic environment for protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 2
3.1: Progress in assessing the contribution of protected areas to local and national economies 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
3.2: To build capacity for the planning, establishment and management of protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 2
3.3: To develop, apply and transfer appropriate technologies for protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no 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
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 0 - Not yet begun, no 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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
Progress in marine protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
5
steps
17
timeframe
2012 - 2014
cost
$1,144,500

Assess protected area sustainable finance needs (3.4)
2012 $175,000
2012 $150,000 3.1) Consultancy (recruit consultants and draft report development)
2012 $12,500 3.2) Presentation and validation of the report
2012 $12,500 3.3) Dissemination
Conduct public awareness campaigns (3.5)
2012 - 2014 $187,000
2012 $62,000 4.1) Consultancy (recruit consultants and draft report development)
2012 $12,500 4.2) Presentation and validation of the report
2012 $12,500 4.3) Dissemination
2014 $100,000 4.4) Implementation of the national protected area communication, education and public awareness strategy
Assess opportunities for marine protection
2012 - 2014 $657,500
2014 $620,000 5.1) Consultancy (recruit consultants, oceanographic studies and preparation of the draft report)
2014 $12,500 5.2) Presentation and validation of the report
2014 $6,500 5.3) Dissemination
2014 $18,500 5.4) Implementation of priority recommendations
Assess gaps in the protected area network (1.1)
2012 $50,000
2012 $30,000 1.1) Consultancy (recruit consultants and draft report development)
2012 $7,500 1.2) Presentation and validation of the report
2012 $12,500 1.3) Dissemination
Assess protected area integration (1.2)
2012 $75,000
2012 $50,000 2.1) Consultancy (recruit consultants and draft report development)
2012 $12,500 2.2) Presentation and validation of the report
2012 $12,500 2.3) Dissemination

GEF Projects

Cabo Verde is a member of a constituency comprised of the following 9 countries : Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Chad, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, and The Gambia
Name Focus Approved On Completed On Status Grant Cofinance
SPWA-CC: GEF Strategic Program for West Africa: Energy Component (PROGRAM) Climate Change 2008-11-13 Council Endorsed 0 USD 0
Support to Preparation of the Second National Biosafety Reports to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety-Africa Biodiversity 2011-05-16 CEO Approved 993,950 USD 840,000 USD
Support to GEF Eligible Parties (LDCs & SIDs) for the Revision of the NBSAPs and Development of Fifth National Report to the CBD - Phase 1 Biodiversity 2011-11-09 CEO Endorsed 6,798,000 USD 6,500,000 USD
Disposal Of Obsolete Pesticides Including POPs And Strengthening Pesticide Management In The Permanent Interstate Committee For Drought Control In The Sahel (CILSS) Member States POPs 2012-02-29 Council Approved 7,450,000 USD 40,040,000 USD
SPWA-BD: GEF Program in West Africa: Sub-component on Biodiversity Biodiversity 2008-11-13 Council Endorsed 0 USD 0
Adaptation to Climate Change - Responding to Shoreline Change and its human dimensions in West Africa through integrated coastal area management. Climate Change 2006-08-01 2011-12-31 Under Implementation 4,000,000 USD 4,000,000 USD
Protection of the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) International Waters 2007-09-05 Under Implementation 8,790,000 USD 17,716,250 USD
Elaboration of the Second National Communication on Biodiversity for the Conference of Parties in 2001 Biodiversity 2001-02-15 CEO Approved 20,000 USD 0
Building Adaptive Capacity and Resilience to Climate Change in the Water Sector in Cape Verde Climate Change 2008-05-01 IA Approved 3,100,000 USD 13,680,000 USD
National Capacity Self-Assessment for Global Environment Management (NCSA) Multi Focal Area 2005-06-15 IA Approved 225,000 USD 10,000 USD
Integrated Participatory Ecosystem Management In and Around Protected Areas, Phase I Biodiversity 2002-10-15 2008-12-31 Project Completion 3,932,100 USD 5,706,900 USD
Enabling Cape Verde to Prepare its First National Communication in Response to its Commitments to UNFCCC Climate Change 1997-03-18 IA Approved 319,300 USD 0
Implementing Integrated Water Resource and Wastewater Management in Atlantic and Indian Ocean SIDS International Waters 2008-11-13 CEO Endorsed 9,940,000 USD 16,100,000 USD
AFLDC:Capacity Strengthening and Technical Assistance for the Implementation of Stockholm Convention National Implementation Plans (NIPs) in African Least Developed Countries (LDCs) of the ECOWAS Subregion POPs 2009-11-12 CEO Endorsed 8,000,000 USD 8,400,000 USD
SPWA-CC Promoting Coherence, Integration and Knowledge Management under Energy Component of SPWA Climate Change 2010-01-26 CEO Approved 700,000 USD 700,000 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
West Africa Regional Fisheries Program (WARFP) International Waters 2008-04-24 Under Implementation 16,050,000 USD 0 USD
Supporting Capacity Building for the Elaboration of National Reports and Country Profiles by African Parties to the UNCCD Land Degradation 2004-06-08 2005-06-30 Project Closure 900,000 USD 900,000 USD
Technical Assistance to Francophone LDCs to Implement the UNFCCC8/CP8 Decision Climate Change 2003-09-02 CEO Approved 211,126 USD 38,000 USD
Preparation of a National Adaptation Programme of Action Climate Change 2003-10-10 IA Approved 200,000 USD 20,000 USD
Climate Change Enabling Activity (Additional Financing for Capacity Building in Priority Areas) Climate Change 2000-10-27 CEO Approved 100,000 USD 0 USD
SPWA-CC Promoting market based development of small to medium scale renewable energy systems in Cape Verde. Climate Change 2010-03-17 CEO Endorsed 1,778,182 USD 5,950,000 USD
The Development of a National Implementation Plan for Cape Verde POPs 2005-10-18 2007-11-30 Project Closure 303,100 USD 19,000 USD
Clearing House Mechanism Enabling Activity Biodiversity 1998-03-04 CEO Approved 14,000 USD 0
Energy and Water Sector Reform and Development Climate Change 1998-03-30 2008-12-31 Project Closure 4,930,000 USD 60,070,000 USD
National Biodiversity Strategy, Action Plan and Country Report to the COP Biodiversity 1996-10-16 2004-01-01 Project Closure 208,151 USD 0

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
Far West African Challenge: Strengthening protected areas to preserve biodiversity, address climate change and secure livelihoods 20 05 2011 Not Funded $36,900,000 USD $0.00

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme