Protected areas

Cornerstones of biodiversity conservation
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Focal point contact information

Mr. Khaled Allam Harhash
Manager, Planning Unit
National Parks of Egypt
Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs
Cairo, Egypt
E-Mail: khaledallam4 [ at ] yahoo.com
Country Statistics
1002000 km² 7.20% 9.91%
total country area
terestrial area protected
(77172.71 km²)
territorial waters protected
(6994.94 km²)
Source: WDPA

Information on the reporting framework

Person completing the survey: Khaled Allam Harhash
Survey completed on 9/27/2009
Multi-stakeholder advisory committee Yes No
Strategic action plan for implementing PoWPA Yes No
Lead agency responsible for implementing the action plan: Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency

Progress in Implementation

Element 1

Strengthening protected areas systems and sites

1.1 Progress in assessing ecological gaps and representativeness

1.2 Progress in assessing integration and connectivity

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Progress: ? - Not enough information to answer this question

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1.3 Progress in assessing transboundary opportunities

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Progress: ? - Not enough information to answer this question

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No data available

1.4 Progress in developing management plans

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Percentage of protected areas with a management plan: ? - Not enough information to answer this question

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1.5 Progress in assessing protected area threats

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Progress: ? - Not enough information to answer this question

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Element 2

Governance, equity, participation and benefits sharing

2.1 Equity, Benefits and Governance

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Progress: ? - Not enough information to answer this question

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Progress made in assessing protected area governance: ? - Not enough information to answer this question

Percentage of protected areas assigned an IUCN category: ? - Not enough information to answer this question

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2.2 Indigenous and Local Communities

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Progress: ? - Not enough information to answer this question

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Element 3

Protected area enabling environment

3.1 Policy, Institutional and Socio-Economic Environment

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Progress: ? - Not enough information to answer this question

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View progress made in assessing the contribution of protected areas to national economy

Progress: ? - Not enough information to answer this question

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3.2, 3.3 & 3.5 Protected Area Capacity, Technology and Education

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Progress: ? - Not enough information to answer this question

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3.4 Sustainable Finance

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Progress: ? - Not enough information to answer this question

Actions to improve the sustainable finance of protected areas

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Element 4

Standards, assessment and monitoring

4.1 & 4.2 Management Effectiveness and Best Practices

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Progress: ? - Not enough information to answer this question

Percent of protected areas assessed for management effectiveness: ? - Not enough information to answer this question

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4.3 & 4.4 Monitoring and Research

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Progress: ? - Not enough information to answer this question

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