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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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
1.4: To substantially improve site-based protected area planning and management 2 - Activity fully underway 2
1.5: To prevent and mitigate the negative impacts of key threats to protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 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 2 - Activity fully underway 2
3.1: Progress in assessing the contribution of protected areas to local and national economies 2 - Activity fully underway 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 0 - Not yet begun, no 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
Progress in marine protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
10
steps
24
timeframe
2012 - 2013
cost
$759,000

Strengthen the establishment of transboundary protected areas and regional networks
2012 $430,000
2012 $400,000 1.1) Formalize the protected area Sena-oura/Boubandjida (Tchad-Cameroon)
2012 $30,000 1.2) Identify new protected areas with the RCA
Develop site-based management plans of protected areas
2012 - 2013 $61,000
2012 $16,000 2.1) Workshop on identifying stakeholders
2012 $20,000 2.2) Workshop defining protected area sites-scale management plans
2012 $25,000 2.3) Workshop on the validation of protected area sites-scale management plans
Improve governance of protected areas
2012 $26,000
2012 $16,000 5.1) Workshop defining protected areas governance framework
2012 $5,000 5.2) Advocacy with decision-making authorities
2012 $5,000 5.3) Advocacy with development partners
Increase public awareness
2012 - 2013 $62,000
2012 $16,000 6.1) Guidance workshop on the awareness strategy for protected areas
2012 $6,000 6.2) Consultant recruitment for defining the awareness strategy on protected areas
2012 $20,000 6.3) Workshop for the pre-validation study
2012 $20,000 6.4) Workshop for the validation study
Establish an effective monitoring system of protected areas
2012 - 2013 $58,000
2012 $6,000 7.1) Consultant recruitment for identification of threats and opportunities on protected areas restoration
2012 $16,000 7.2) Workshop on defining study expectations
2012 $16,000 7.3) Workshop for the pre-validation study
2012 $20,000 7.4) Workshop for the validation study
Identify threats and opportunities for restoration
2012 $58,000
2012 $6,000 3.1) Consultant recruitment for identification of the threats and opportunities for protected area restoration
2012 $16,000 3.2) Workshop on defining studied expectations
2012 $16,000 3.3) Workshop for the pre-validation study
2012 $20,000 3.4) Workshop for the validation study
Integrate aspects of climate change in protected areas
2012
Promote the equitable sharing of benefits
2012 - 2013 $64,000
2012 $18,000 4.1) Information workshop for indigenous and local communities
2012 $6,000 4.2) Consultant recruitment for defining equitable sharing frameworks
2012 $20,000 4.3) Workshop for the pre-validation study
2012 $20,000 4.4) Workshop for the validation study
Promote research for protected areas
2012 - 2013
Develop opportunities for the Marine Environment Protection
2012 - 2013

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  • United Nations Environment Programme