Ethiopia

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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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
1.2: To integrate protected areas into broader land- and seascapes and sectors so as to maintain ecological structure and function 0 - Not yet begun, no 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 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
3.2: To build capacity for the planning, establishment and management of protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
3.4: To ensure financial sustainability of protected areas and national and regional systems of protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 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 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
Progress in marine protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
6
steps
35
timeframe
2012 - 2020
cost
$671,000

Capacity needs assessment of protected area
2012 - 2020 $39,000
2013 $10,000 3.1) Identifying capacity gaps hindering effective PA management
2013 $2,000 3.2) Analyze and prioritize the capacity gaps and select the most important gap to work on
2015 $25,000 3.3) Conduct training to the different staff members of PAs
2020 $2,000 3.4) Evaluate changes in PA management
Research in protected areas
2013 - 2018 $53,000
2013 $4,000 4.1) Reviewed pertinent literature regarding biological, socio-economic and biophysical situations of PA
2013 $4,000 4.2) Identify research gaps and priorities
2018 $30,000 4.3) Conduct research on priority issues
2018 $15,000 4.4) Compile and disseminate research findings
Valuation of protected areas
2013 - 2018 $175,000
2013 $40,000 5.1) Reviewed pertinent literature regarding biological, socio-economic and biophysical situations of PA
2016 $120,000 5.2) Conduct valuation studies in PAs
2017 $5,000 5.3) Analyze valuation data
2018 $10,000 5.4) Communicate findings of the study to stakeholders particularly to decision makers
Encourage the establishment of ten more protected areas that benefit indigenous and local
2013 - 2016 $80,000
2013 $10,000 Consultation workshop with relevant stakeholders
2014 $10,000 Assess the status of key biodiversity and ecological systems
2015 $5,000 Analyze, compile and communicate the results of assessments
2015 $20,000 Conduct a topographic survey of the proposed boundaries and map them
2016 $30,000 Consultation workshop with relevant stakeholders and local communities
2016 $5,000 Demarcation of the boundaries of the proposed protected areas
Assessing threats and opportunities for restoration
2013 - 2020 $206,000
2013 $120,000 1.1) Assess the status of key biodiversity including the population, distribution and ecological systems
2014 $20,000 1.2) Map the distribution and intensity of threats and their impacts on focal biodiversity features
2015 $5,000 1.3) Analyze the results of the threat assessment
2015 $5,000 1.4) Analyze the opportunities for restoration
2015 $5,000 1.5) Prioritize threats based on their overall contribution to the loss of biodiversity as well as their feasibility
2016 $20,000 1.6) Develop an action plan for threat prevention and implementation
2020 $15,000 1.7) Monitor changes in the status of protected area threats
2015 $8,000 4.1) Assess the various plants and animals that are introduced into Tuvalu and provide a list.
2015 $3,000 4.2) Evaluate the different invasive species
2012 - 2020 $5,000 4.3) Find preventive measure to minimize the invasive species, eg ,planting marigold flowers discourage pests
Developing site-level management plans
2013 - 2016 $118,000
2013 $70,000 2.1) Define the objective and expected out put, assess and collect data on ecological, social, biological situation
2014 $5,000 2.2) Evaluate (analyze) data
2015 $5,000 2.3) Identify constraints, opportunities, and threats
2015 2.4) Develop draft plan with participation of local communities
2015 $20,000 2.5) Conduct national and local stakeholder consultations, through a series of workshops, to ensure the incorporation of ideas and concerns from local communities
2016 $8,000 2.6) Publish the final management plan
2016 $10,000 2.7) Revision of draft and develop final management plan and get approval of the plan

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
Yayu Coffee Forest Biosphere Reserve: Model site for integration of research-based conservation and development 24 03 2010 Not Funded $500,000 USD $0.00
Climate protection and conservation of primary forests – Management models, example of wild coffee forests in Ethiopia 21 04 2008 Fully Funded fully funded ($3,925,760 USD) $3,925,760.25

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  • United Nations Environment Programme