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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 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
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

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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