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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 1 - Just started, limited progress 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 2 - Activity fully underway 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 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 1 - Just started, limited 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 2 - Activity fully underway 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 2 - Activity fully underway 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 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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1

Priority Actions

2012 - 2020

To reach the goal-base of 10% for each vegetation type or habitat type in Angola, considering your characteristics of fauna and flora
2012 - 2020 $250,000
2012 $10,000 1.1) To identify Biomas to be included in the National Net of Protected Areas
2012 $5,000 1.2) To identify the percentage to include
2012 $15,000 1.3) To trace the corrector between the new areas and the old ones
2017 $200,000 1.4) Effetely creation of the 14 protected Areas
2020 $20,000 1.5) Elaboration of the administration plan
To contributed for the resiliency of the ecosystem to the climatic changes and gender.
2017 - 2020 $500,000,000
2017 $200,000,000 3.1) Inclusion of new ecosystems in the national net of conservation areas
2020 $50,000,000 3.2) Recovery of the degraded zones and beds of rivers
2020 $250,000,000 3.3) concentration of all resident communities in the protected areas and specification of the survival activities
To maintain the functionality of the processes of the ecosystem inside the areas of proposed protection
2015 - 2017 $61,000,000
2015 $15,000,000 2.1) Ranger’s formation and personal administrative
2015 $45,000,000 2.2) Acquisition of equipment in means and legal instruments
2017 $1,000,000 2.3) To include the local communities in the administration

GEF Projects

Angola is a member of a constituency comprised of the following 10 countries : Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
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
Combating Living Resource Depletion and Coastal Area Degradation in the Guinea Current LME through Ecosystem-based Regional Actions International Waters 2003-11-21 2011-06-30 Under Implementation 21,449,184 USD 33,871,292 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
AFLDC:Capacity Strengthening and Technical Assistance for the Implementation of Stockholm Convention National Implementation Plans (NIPs) in African Least Developed Countries (LDCs) of the SADC Subregion POPs 2009-11-12 CEO Endorsed 3,000,000 USD 2,900,000 USD
Distance Learning and Information Sharing Tool for the Benguela Coastal Areas (DLIST-Benguela) International Waters 2005-03-10 2008-12-31 Project Completion 773,000 USD 797,800 USD
Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme (SAP) Toward Achievement of the Integrated Management of the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) International Waters 2000-05-01 IA Approved 15,458,000 USD 23,450,000 USD
Southern Africa Biodiversity Support Programme Biodiversity 1997-11-01 IA Approved 4,503,728 USD 4,840,000 USD
Land Rehabilitation and Rangelands Management in Small Holders Agropastoral Production Systems in Soutwestern Angola Land Degradation 2012-02-29 Council Approved 3,147,336 USD 12,250,000 USD
National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan and Preparation of the First National Report to the Conference of the Parties Biodiversity 2003-03-03 IA Approved 339,000 USD 59,000 USD
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
Implementation of the Benguela Current LME Action Program for Restoring Depleted Fisheries and Reducing Coastal Resources Degradation International Waters 2007-11-16 CEO Endorsed 5,448,910 USD 62,029,338 USD
Umbrella Programme for National Communication to the UNFCCC Climate Change 2011-11-09 CEO Endorsed 11,330,000 USD 2,013,500 USD
Building Partnerships to Assist Developing Countries to Reduce the Transfer of Harmful Aquatic Organisms in Ships' Ballast Water (GloBallast Partnerships) International Waters 2007-06-14 Under Implementation 6,387,840 USD 17,701,939 USD
Environmental Protection and Sustainable Management of the Okavango River Basin International Waters 2000-07-01 2010-08-31 Project Completion 5,765,000 USD 2,425,000 USD
Inventory, Evaluation and Monitoring of Botanical Diversity in Southern Africa: A Regional Capacity and Institution Building Network Biodiversity 1996-05-01 2005-05-01 Project Closure 4,725,000 USD 4,686,000 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
Expansion and Strengthening of Angola?s Protected Area system Biodiversity 2011-11-09 Council Approved 5,900,000 USD 13,700,000 USD
Enabling activities to facilitate early action on the implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Angola POPs 2008-03-27 IA Approved 471,600 USD 136,000 USD
Enabling Activities for the Preparation of a National Adaptation Plan of Action Climate Change 2007-10-17 IA Approved 200,000 USD 0

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