Micronesia (Federated States of)

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 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 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 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 2 - Activity fully underway 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 2 - Activity fully underway 1
3.5: To strengthen communication, education and public awareness 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 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 2 - Activity fully underway 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
6
steps
0
timeframe
2012 - 2020
cost
-

Assist states, municipalitie s and communities to identify high priority "areas of biological significance", and support the development and implementat ion of conservation management plans for these areas
2012 - 2020
Establish and enforce biologically connected marine protected area networks in all four states with the goal of protecting at least 20%of the FSM’s reefs in notake reserves
2012 - 2020
Develop and implement programs/policies that recognize, promote, and support community ownership and stewardship of natural resources and support for natural areas in all states, including environmentally compatible economic development enterprises.
2012 - 2020
Limit the use of destructive fishing technology, e.g., monofiliment gill net, underwater flashlights, SCUBA, fish poisons, etc.
2012 - 2020
Identify key ecological indicators to monitor trends and conditions of marine and terrestrial biota, and regularly assess their status, and set up communitybased resource monitoring systems and, through education and training, assist communities to use this information for decision-making.
2012 - 2020
Identify endangere d or threatene d species in the FSM, promote research on their biology, and establish species recovery plans
2012 - 2020

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
Utilizing Effective Remote Management Mechanisms to Enhance the Federated States of Micronesia’s Landscape and Seascape Connectivity 24 03 2010 Not Funded $169,797 USD $0.00
Protected Area System Expression of Interest 02 02 2010 Not Funded $11,000,000 USD $0.00
Support for Micronesia Challenge through new protected areas 22 04 2008 Fully Funded fully funded ($1,908,639 USD) $1,908,638.97

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme