Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

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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 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 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 2 - Activity fully underway 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 2
4.1: To develop and adopt minimum standards and best practices for national and regional protected area systems 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
4.2: To evaluate and improve the effectiveness of protected areas management 1 - Just started, limited progress 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 2 - Activity fully underway 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

countries
1
actions
7
steps
20
timeframe
2012 - 2020
cost
$1,980,000

Elaborate and implement a financial strategic plan for SNAP in the framework of the Integrated Management Strategic Plan of SNAP
2012 - 2020 $130,000
2012 - 2014 $30,000 Elaborate and validate a financial strategic plan for SNAP with social actors and protected areas autonomous administrative institutions.
2012 - 2015 $80,000 Implement the financial strategic plan for SNAP
2012 - 2020 $20,000 Assessment of the implementation of the financial strategic plan for SNAP
Articulate PA management tools within the National Planning System (SISPLAN for its Spanish acronym) to ensure the implementation of SNAP's national policies in all sectors of Bolivian development.
2012 - 2020 $100,000
2013 $70,000 Proposal for joint management tools for protected areas to SISPLAN
2013 $10,000 Elaborate ministerial agreement for joint management tools for protected areas to SISPLAN
2012 - 2020 $20,000 Assessment Report of progress in the articulation of management tools for protected areas to SISPLAN
Develop and implement instruments and structures that promote social participation and decision-making responsibility within the framework of Integrated Management (Art. 385 of the Constitution)
2012 - 2015 $200,000
2013 $180,000 Implementation strategy of Integrated Management in PAs
2012 - 2020 $20,000 Sign and implement agreements of shared administration between SERNAP and PA social actors, in the context of the existing legislation.
Implement sustainable production projects as part of the utilization strategy of renewable natural resources in PAs
2012 - 2020 $240,000
2012 $20,000 Develop a baseline of production projects in PAs, taking into account location, executor, beneficiaries, investment, income, benefits generated, etc.
2012 - 2020 $200,000 Elaborate and approve the utilization strategy of renewable natural resources to the benefit of PA habitants in the context of Integrated Management
2012 - 2020 $20,000 Assessment of the implementation of the Strategy
Conservation actions within PAs generate the conditions to maintain the bio-ecological processes of threatened species.
2012 - 2020 $210,000
2012 Develop a baseline of existing or potential threats in managed PAs, classified by type and level of relevance
2013 $180,000 Develop prevention and management strategy of prioritized threats
2012 - 2020 $30,000 Assessment of the implementation of the prevention and threats management strategy
Increase representativeness of existing ecoregions in Bolivia, included in protected areas managed by SNAP (at different regional levels)
2012 - 2020 $600,000
2012 Develop a technical study to analyze the priorities, opportunities and actions to improve the level of representativeness of the ecoregions included in protected areas managed by SNAP.
2012 - 2015 $100,000 Improve the level of representativeness of the ecoregions included in protected areas managed by SNAP
2012 - 2020 $500,000 Monitor the state of conservation of representative samples of ecoregions in the SNAP
Implement the National Protected Area System (SNAP) Strategic Plan for Integral Development
2012 - 2020 $500,000
2012 Approval of the proposed Strategic Plan
2012 - 2013 Search of funding for the implementation of the Plan
2013 - 2020 $500,000 Implementation of the Strategic Plan

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