Egypt

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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 4 - Activity completed 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 2 - Activity fully underway 2
1.5: To prevent and mitigate the negative impacts of key threats to protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
2.1: To promote equity and benefit-sharing 2 - Activity fully underway 1
2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
3.1: Progress in assessing the contribution of protected areas to local and national economies 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
3.2: To build capacity for the planning, establishment and management of protected areas 4 - Activity completed 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 2 - Activity fully underway 2
4.1: To develop and adopt minimum standards and best practices for national and regional protected area systems 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
4.3: To assess and monitor protected area status and trends 2 - Activity fully underway 1
4.4: To ensure that scientific knowledge contributes to the establishment and effectiveness of protected areas and protected area systems 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1
Progress in marine protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
3
steps
20
timeframe
2012 - 2020
cost
$16,961,500

Business planning and cost-effective systems are ensuring the effective allocation and managment of mobilized resources
2012 - 2020 $12,454,000
2017 3.1) Site-level planning tools at 8 priorities PA's developed and implemented.
2016 3.2) Develop PA staffing plan, including performance-based incentives, job description with code of conduct, and capacity development
2017 3.3) Develop plan for development, use, maintenance and replacement of infrastructure and equipment investment
2017 3.4) Establish forums and partnerships with communities, stakeholders and government agencies.
2017 3.5) Implementaiton of system-level managmenet plan at priority and other sites.
2017 $12,454,000 3.6) Facilitate and develop accounting, audit, and reproting system in PAs.
Enabling environment for PA financing system
2012 - 2020 $1,460,500
2012 1.1) Develop political and civic environment for change
2013 1.2) Develop financial asustainability plan for PA system including (1) GoE funding, (2) self-generated funds, and (3) donations
2014 1.3) Develop laws, regulation, policy and operaitonal procedures to generate revenues and retain it in a dedicated account for sustainable PA managment.
2014 1.4) Pilot and adapt new revenues generation and retention regulations and policies
2014 1.5) Pilot and develop new financial procedures and systems to guarantee timely and effective spending, including financial management authority and capacity at PA (cost center) and HQ level
2016 1.6) Facilitate and develop of economic assessment and sustainable financing unit in PAs.
2017 1.7) Develop Human Resource Management Capacity and Systems in PAs to support PA management
2014 $1,460,500 1.8) Develop Branding strategy for "Parks Egypt"
Adequate levels of financial resource mobilization to ensure effective conservation-orientation managment of Egypt's PA system
2012 - 2020 $3,047,000
2017 2.1) Invest in new infrastructure / equipment on the basis of management priorities and commercial cost/benefit analysis and return on investment criteria
2017 2.2) Marketing and communication strategies for revenue generation mechanisms in place.
2017 2.3) Investigate mechanisms and parnerships to attracted higher-end operators and tourists to PAs and exclusive destinations.
2017 2.4) Community joint venture and revenue/business sharing arrangements piloted in priorty areas
2017 2.5) Concessions for extractive or use activities piloted in priority areas.
2017 $3,047,000 2.6) Stakeholder participate in, and support value of, income generation and revenue retention process.

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme