Botswana

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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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 2
1.3: To establish and strengthen regional networks, transboundary protected areas (TBPAs) and collaboration between neighbouring protected areas across national boundaries 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
1.4: To substantially improve site-based protected area planning and management 4 - Activity completed 2
1.5: To prevent and mitigate the negative impacts of key threats to protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no 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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 2
2.1: Progress in assessing protected area governance 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
3.1: To provide an enabling policy, institutional and socio-economic environment for protected areas 4 - Activity completed 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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 2
3.3: To develop, apply and transfer appropriate technologies for protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 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 4 - Activity completed 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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
4.3: To assess and monitor protected area status and trends 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
4.4: To ensure that scientific knowledge contributes to the establishment and effectiveness of protected areas and protected area systems 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
7
steps
9
timeframe
2012 - 2020
cost
$1,545,000

Undertake gap analysis for all protected areas in the country.
2013 - 2015 $345,000
2013 - 2014 $20,000 Gap analysis in Staffing requirement, resources requirement, and skills inventory and requirement, for effective protected areas management for all protected areas in the country.
2013 - 2014 $25,000 Gap analysis of Legal framework and sector policies to ensure mainstreaming
2014 - 2015 $300,000 Reviewing and updating appropriate sectorial policies and legislation, including strengthening of community involvement in conservation.
Protected area Integration into wider landscape and mainstreaming of biodiversity with other sectors and ecosystem
2013 - 2016 $500,000
2013 - 2014 $100,000 Consultation workshops on land use issues and wildlife corridors
2014 - 2015 $200,000 Identify and engage a consultant, to do land use analysis and conflict resolution
2016 $200,000 Implementation of corridor management plans
Empower Protected area managers to undertake management effectiveness assessment of all protected areas in the country.
2013 $600,000
2013 $600,000 Assessment of the management effectiveness of all the PAs in Botswana
Undertake protected area capacity needs assessment.
2012 - 2020
Establishing an effective PA monitoring system
2013 - 2014 $100,000
2013 - 2014 $100,000 Development of the PA Monitoring System
2013 - 2014 Training of PA staff to implement the system
Incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas
2012 - 2020
Assessing the values and contribution of protected areas to the national and local economies and to achieving MDGs
2012 - 2020

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme