Ghana

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 1 - Just started, limited progress 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 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 2 - Activity fully underway 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 4 - Activity completed 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
3.3: To develop, apply and transfer appropriate technologies for protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
Progress in marine protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
13
steps
13
timeframe
2012 - 2020
cost
$65,540,000

Compile a Directory of all existing ex situ components of Biodiversity in Ghana
2012 - 2020 $30,000
2012 - 2020 $30,000
Monitoring and Evaluation and management of ex situ component of Biodiversity
2012 - 2020 $10,000
2012 - 2020 $10,000
Needs Assessment and Capacity Building
2012 - 2020
2012 - 2020
Conservation of Biodiversity
2012 - 2020
2012 - 2020
Development of Communication strategies
2012 - 2020 $200,000
2012 - 2020 $200,000
Governance of Administration
2012 - 2020 $100,000
2012 - 2020 $100,000
Strengthening of Legal Frameworks on Biodiversity
2012 - 2020 $400,000
2012 - 2020 $400,000
Maintain and Enhance Biodiversity Conservation
2012 - 2020 $50,000,000
2012 - 2020 $50,000,000
Management of Invasive alien species
2012 - 2020 $2,700,000
2012 - 2020 $2,700,000
Incorporate Biodiversity into National Agricultural policy
2012 - 2020 $4,000,000
2012 - 2020 $4,000,000
Develop and Implement Resource Mobilization strategies
2012 - 2020 $600,000
2012 - 2020 $600,000
Awareness creation and Knowledge Management
2012 - 2020 $6,000,000
2012 - 2020 $6,000,000
Asset and Benefit Sharing
2012 - 2020 $1,500,000
2012 - 2020 $1,500,000

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme