Grenada

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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 4 - Activity completed 2
1.2: To integrate protected areas into broader land- and seascapes and sectors so as to maintain ecological structure and function 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
1.3: To establish and strengthen regional networks, transboundary protected areas (TBPAs) and collaboration between neighbouring protected areas across national boundaries 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
1.4: To substantially improve site-based protected area planning and management 2 - Activity fully underway 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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
3.1: Progress in assessing the contribution of protected areas to local and national economies 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
3.2: To build capacity for the planning, establishment and management of protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
3.5: To strengthen communication, education and public awareness 2 - Activity fully underway 2
4.1: To develop and adopt minimum standards and best practices for national and regional protected area systems 2 - Activity fully underway 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 0 - Not yet begun, no 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
Progress in marine protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
22
steps
65
timeframe
2012 - 2018
cost
$19,717,014

Progress in assessing opportunities for marine protection
2015 $50,000
2015 $50,000 17.1) Progress in developing a research program for protected areas (4.4)
progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas
2010 - 2014 $4,950,000
2014 $150,000 18.1) Progress in assessing opportunities for marine protection
2010 $150,000 18.2) Development of a System Plan for Protected Areas.
2011 $50,000 18.3) Inclusion of crown lands as Protected Areas
2013 $150,000 18.4) Commencement of process to become acceded by the Ramsar Convention.
2013 $4,100,000 18.5) Integrated watershed management project under the PPCR (in pipe line for implementation)
2013 $150,000 18.6) National reforestation and community tree planting programmers / initiatives
2014 $200,000 18.7) GIZ initiative with climate change adaptation components (in pipe line for implementation).
National Parks and Protected Areas Act (1991): To designate the portion of the Grand Etang and Annandale Forest Reserve identified in the approved management plan (Turner, 2007) as Grand Etang National Park and retain the remnant portion as Grand Etang F
2012
The Fisheries Act: To designate Sandy Island/Oyster Bay Marine Reserve
2012
Under the Forest Soil and Water Conservation Act: To complete the designation of Mt. St. Catherine, Mt. Gazo, Grand Bras and Mt. Moritz as forest reserves.
2012
Progress in assessing protected area integration (1.2)
2012 - 2014 $1,800,000
2012 1.1) Establishment of Charter (with roles and responsibilities for committee members) for the National Implementation Support Partnership (NISP) Committee
2013 $150,000 1.2) Inter-sartorial planning, implementation and coordination
2014 $1,000,000 1.3) Coherent policy, legislation and Statutory Rules and Orders (SRO’s) consistent with Protected Areas management.
2013 $150,000 1.4) Sustainable Financing Mechanisms and management
2014 $500,000 1.5) Research, holistic monitoring and evaluation systems
Establishing transboundary protected areas and regional networks (1.3)
2013 - 2014 $1,175,000
2013 $200,000 2.1) Support and collaborate with NGO on regional networking and transboundary initiatives.
2013 $300,000 2.2) Establishment of appropriate policy and legislation to address transboundary initiatives.
2014 $175,000 2.3) Establish/strengthen intergovernmental synergies.
2013 $100,000 2.4) Strengthened awareness / participation
2013 $400,000 2.5) Capacity building
Progress in developing site-level management plans (1.4)
2013 - 2014 $1,320,000
2014 $600,000 3.1) Survey and /or map all existing and protected areas.
2013 $20,000 3.2) Gazette of all sites identified in Protected Areas System plan
2013 $700,000 3.3) Community consultation and participation
2012 - 2020 3.4) Sourcing of necessary funding
Progress in assessing threats and opportunities for restoration (1.5)
2013 - 2014 $800,000
2013 $400,000 5.1) Stakeholder consultation
2013 $400,000 5.2) Identification and categorization of threats and opportunities for restoration
Progress in assessing protected area governance (2.1)
2013 $325,000
2013 $100,000 6.1) Adoption of results from the willingness to pay survey
2013 $100,000 6.2) Adaptation and application of results from the valuing of natures goods and service assessments
2013 $125,000 6.3) Implementation of the Protected Areas Trust Fund
Progress in assessing the participation of indigenous and local communities in key protected area decisions (2.2)
2014 - 2015 $125,000
2015 $75,000 7.1) Strengthen community consultation (particularly with resource users)
2015 $50,000 7.2) Inclusion of stakeholders views into management and action plans for protected areas
Progress in assessing the values of protected areas (3.1)
2013 $275,000
2013 $150,000 8.1) Willingness to pay survey
2013 $125,000 8.2) Valuing natures goods and services
Progress in assessing protected area capacity needs (3.2)
2014 $150,000
2014 $150,000 9.1) Development of site specific management plans within protected areas
Progress in assessing the appropriate technology needs (3.3)
2015 - 2016 $325,000
2015 $50,000 10.1) Consultation with key stakeholders to assess technology needs
2015 $75,000 10.2) Development of tool for assessing technology needs
2016 $100,000 10.3) Implementation of technological assessment needs analysis
2014 $25,000 10.4) Prioritization of technological needs
2015 $75,000 10.5) Identification of appropriate technology needs
Progress in assessing protected area sustainable finance needs (3.4)
2015 $175,000
2015 $75,000 11.1) Sustainable financial gap analysis (by TNC)
2015 $100,000 11.2) Financial assessment of protected areas for sustainable livelihoods (OPAAL)
Progress in conducting public awareness campaigns (3.5)
2011 $50,000
2011 $50,000 12.1) National Protected Areas Awareness Plan ( by OPAAL)
Progress in developing best practices and minimum standards (4.1)
2011 - 2018 $4,645,000
2016 $200,000 13.1) Established Management Plans
2016 $150,000 13.2) Management Plans to be establish
2011 $4,150,000 13.3) System Plan for Protected Areas
2018 $45,000 13.4) Provision of technical support to stakeholders
2015 $100,000 13.5) Use of participatory approaches /field demonstrations with stakeholders
Progress in assessing management effectiveness(4.2)
2014 - 2015 $227,014
2015 $50,000 14.1) Establishment of mechanisms for feedback from stakeholders on protected areas management effectiveness
2015 $75,000 14.2) Departmental monitoring and evaluation of protected areas activities
2015 $50,000 14.3) Development and implementation of Intersect oral mechanisms for assessing protected areas management effectiveness.
2014 $50,000 14.4) Evaluation of country led protected areas initiatives and their consistency with MEA’s, national policies, strategic and corporate plans.
2015 $2,014 14.5) Capacity development to ensure readiness for effective management.
Progress in establishing an effective PA monitoring system (4.3)
2015 - 2016 $225,000
2015 $75,000 15.1) Establishment of a participatory monitoring and evaluation system to include all key stakeholders (including resource users).
2016 $50,000 15.2) Development of a holistic approach for the collection, storage, analysis and use of data on accomplishments on protected areas activities. (can take into consideration national, regional and international monitoring levels)
2015 $100,000 15.3) Training to ensure effective monitoring of protected areas activities.
Progress in developing a research program for protected areas
2015 - 2018 $625,000
2015 $50,000 16.1) Identification and prioritization of national research needs for protected areas
2016 $200,000 16.2) Capacity development
2016 $150,000 16.3) Implementation of research initiatives
2018 $75,000 16.4) Monitoring and evaluation of research programmers
2015 $150,000 16.5) Establishment of an appropriate central system for collecting, storing, analyzing and disseminating of research information.
Progress in assessing equitable sharing of benefits (2.1)
2013 - 2014 $2,200,000
2013 $700,000 19.1) Strengthen collaboration with resource users in key ecosystems.
2014 $800,000 19.2) Participatory data collection and analysis
2014 $700,000 19.3) Participatory monitoring and evaluation of resources
Progress in assessing the policy environment for establishing and managing protected areas (3.1)
2014 - 2015 $275,000
2014 $25,000 20.1) Consultation with institutions that have the mandate to manage Protected Areas to address policy issues
2014 $25,000 20.2) Public awareness and consultation of key stakeholders
2015 $75,000 20.3) Review, update and amalgamation of all protected areas legislation.
2015 $150,000 20.4) Development of appropriate Statutory Rules and Orders (SRO’s) to enforce the Protected Areas legislation

GEF Projects

Grenada is a member of a constituency comprised of the following 16 countries : Antigua And Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts And Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago
Name Focus Approved On Completed On Status Grant Cofinance
Building Capacity for Conducting Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessments in the Caribbean Region Climate Change 1999-12-23 CEO Approved 117,744 USD 0
Umbrella Programme for National Communication to the UNFCCC Climate Change 2012-06-07 Council Approved 7,210,000 USD 1,281,000 USD
Sustainable Management of the Shared Marine Resources of the Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem (CLME) and Adjacent Regions International Waters 2007-11-16 Under Implementation 7,798,836 USD 48,300,000 USD
Building Wider Public and Private Constituences for the GEF in Latin America and the Caribbean: Regional Promotion of Global Environment Protection through the Electronic Media Multi Focal Area 2001-07-11 2004-07-01 Project Closure 998,062 USD 959,132 USD
Integrating Watershed and Coastal Area Management (IWCAM) in the Small Island Developing States of the Caribbean International Waters 2004-05-21 2011-07-01 Under Implementation 13,990,841 USD 98,269,493 USD
Ship-Generated Waste Management International Waters 1992-12-01 2003-06-30 Project Closure 13,018,000 USD 38,000,000 USD
Assessment of Capacity Building Needs and Country Specific Priorities Biodiversity 2002-03-20 CEO Approved 206,000 USD 40,000 USD
Climate Change Enabling Activity (Additional Financing for Capacity Building in Priority Areas) Climate Change 2002-11-21 CEO Approved 100,000 USD 0
Enabling Grenada to Prepare its Initial National Communication in Response to its Commitments to UNFCCC Climate Change 1998-08-27 IA Approved 184,370 USD 0
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
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
Support to GEF Eligible Parties for Alignment of National Action Programs and Reporting Process under UNCCD Land Degradation 2012-06-07 CEO Endorsed 2,830,000 USD 2,750,000 USD
Implementing Integrated Land Water and Wastewater Management in Caribbean SIDS Multi Focal Area 2012-06-07 Council Approved 20,448,598 USD 118,006,108 USD
BS Regional Project for Implementing National Biosafety Frameworks in the Caribbean Sub-region - under the GEF Biosafety Program Biodiversity 2008-04-24 CEO Endorsed 6,082,995 USD 6,918,624 USD
Caribbean Renewable Energy Development Programme Climate Change 2000-07-01 2009-12-31 Project Completion 4,776,000 USD 12,450,000 USD
OECS Protected Areas and Associated Sustainable Livelihoods Biodiversity 2004-03-22 2011-07-31 Under Implementation 3,924,000 USD 3,871,000 USD
Caribbean: Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change Climate Change 2001-12-07 2009-03-30 Project Closure 5,345,000 USD 4,300,000 USD
Caribbean Planning for Adaptation to Global Climate Change (CARICOM) Climate Change 1995-05-04 2002-11-29 Project Closure 6,825,000 USD 0
National Capacity Self-Assessment (NCSA) for Global Environmental Management Multi Focal Area 2004-02-20 IA Approved 225,000 USD 30,000 USD
Dry Forest Biodiversity Conservation Biodiversity 2000-06-30 2006-06-30 Project Closure 747,950 USD 404,580 USD
Development of a National Biodiversity Conservation Strategy, and Action Plan and Country Report to the CBD Biodiversity 1998-04-16 IA Approved 133,520 USD 0

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
System-level Expression of Interest for independent member states of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) 03 05 2010 Partially Funded $11,746,500 USD $6,703,500.00
My Island My Community: A Public Awareness and Behaviour Change Program for Climate Change for the OECS 22 02 2010 Not Funded $1,500,000 USD $0.00

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