Fiji

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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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders 4 - Activity completed 2
2.1: Progress in assessing protected area governance 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 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 2 - Activity fully underway 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 2 - Activity fully underway 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
8
steps
17
timeframe
2012 - 2020
cost
$2,270,000

Development and implementation of sustainable finance plans for protected area systems.
2015 $800,000
2015 $200,000 3.1) Assessing protected area sustainable finance needs
2015 $500,000 3.2) Developing protected area business plan or plans
2015 $100,000 3.3) Developing new protected area funding mechanisms
Assessing the values and contribution of protected areas to the national and local economies and to achieving MDGs
2015 $50,000
2012 - 2020 $50,000
Integration of protected areas into wider land and seascapes to showcase mainstreaming of biodiversity with other sectors and ecosystem based approaches to adaptation to climate change adaptation and leading to mitigation through carbon sequestration
2015 - 2020 $75,000
2012 - 2020 $75,000
Institutionalize management effectiveness assessment towards assessing 60% of the total areas by 2015 and ensure that the results of the assessments are implemented;
2014 - 2016
Diversification of governance types and recognition of ICCAs including through acknowledgement in national legislation or other effective means, formal inclusion in the national systems,
2011 - 2016
Policy Framework
2012 - 2020 $235,000
2011 $25,000 1.1) Gap analysis of legal, policy and community based framework
2012 $30,000 1.2) Conduct consultation on gap analysis findings
2012 $30,000 1.3) Drafting and formalising of appropriate policy and legislation, including strengthening of community-based decision-making frameworks
2016 $150,000 1.4) Awareness, training and capacity building to enable implementation and enforcement of legislation and policies
Protected Area Integration
2012 - 2020 $880,000
2014 $200,000 2.1) Host provincial level workshops to introduce concept of ICM Framework
2015 $300,000 2.2) Consultations with landowners/TFROs and industry
2015 $300,000 2.3) Establish management arrangements for Viti Levu forest corridors
2016 $30,000 2.4) Establish provincial-level zoning plans
2016 $50,000 2.5) Formalize and finance a body to oversee development in the coastal zone, including capacity building for assessing adherence of proposals to ICM plans and Environment Management Act regulations
Valuation
2012 - 2020 $230,000
2012 $20,000 3.1) Develop a policy framework and criteria for valuation of natural resources in Fiji
2014 $50,000 3.2) Conduct training on evaluation process
2015 $160,000 3.3) Implement case studies

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
Fiji Marine Ecological Gap Analysis 02 02 2010 Not Funded $626,000 USD $0.00

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme