Myanmar

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 2 - Activity fully underway 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 2
2.1: Progress in assessing protected area governance 1 - Just started, limited progress 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 2 - Activity fully underway 1
3.4: To ensure financial sustainability of protected areas and national and regional systems of protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
4.2: To evaluate and improve the effectiveness of protected areas management 2 - Activity fully underway 1
4.3: To assess and monitor protected area status and trends 2 - Activity fully underway 1
4.4: To ensure that scientific knowledge contributes to the establishment and effectiveness of protected areas and protected area systems 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
Progress in marine protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
6
steps
13
timeframe
2012 - 2016
cost
$111,000

Promote conservation education programs.
2013 - 2016
Promote local communities participation in biodiversity conservation.
2013 - 2016
Pilot for Strengthening patrolling through communication participation
2013 - 2015 $25,000
2014 $3,500 1.1)Preliminary assessment
2014 $10,000 1.2) Establishment of guard posts and supporting material
2014 1.3) Formation of patrolling team
2015 $10,000 1.4) Participatory patrolling
2015 $1,500 1.5) Evaluation on results
Pilot for buffer zone management in peripheral areas around protected areas.
2013 - 2016 $28,000
2014 $3,500 2.1) Preliminary assessment
2014 $3,000 2.2) Buffer demarcation
2014 2.3) Defining rights and obligations
2014 $20,000 2.4) Providing subsidies
2016 $1,500 2.5) Evaluation
Capacity building for developing site-based management plan
2013 - 2014 $58,000
2014 $5,000 3.1) Appoint National Consultant
2014 $50,000 3.2) Trainings
2014 $3,000 3.3) Demonstration
Promote regional coordination to protect the ASEAN Heritage Parks and Reserves.
2013 - 2016

GEF Projects

Myanmar is a member of a constituency comprised of the following 8 countries : Cambodia, Korea DPR, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam
Name Focus Approved On Completed On Status Grant Cofinance
Support to GEF Eligible Parties (LDCs & SIDs) for the Revision of the NBSAPs and Development of Fifth National Report to the CBD - Phase II Biodiversity 2011-11-09 CEO Endorsed 6,118,200 USD 5,083,637 USD
GMS-FBP Greater Mekong Subregion Forests and Biodiversity Program (PROGRAM) Multi Focal Area 2011-11-09 Council Approved 4,877,959 USD 131,896,100 USD
Building Capacity for Regionally Harmonized National Processes for Implementing CBD Provisions on Access to Genetic Resources and Sharing of Benefits Biodiversity 2009-05-11 CEO Approved 750,000 USD 750,000 USD
Umbrella Programme for National Communication to the UNFCCC Climate Change 2012-06-07 Council Approved 7,210,000 USD 1,281,000 USD
Asia Least-Cost Greenhouse Gas Abatement Strategy (ALGAS) Climate Change 1991-12-01 IA Approved 9,500,000 USD 3,500,000 USD
Preparation of National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) Climate Change 2008-07-01 CEO Approved 200,000 USD 30,000 USD

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme