Guinea

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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 1 - Just started, limited progress 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 2 - Activity fully underway 2
1.5: To prevent and mitigate the negative impacts of key threats to protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
2.1: To promote equity and benefit-sharing 0 - Not yet begun, no 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 2
3.3: To develop, apply and transfer appropriate technologies for protected areas 1 - Just started, limited 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
4.3: To assess and monitor protected area status and trends 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
4.4: To ensure that scientific knowledge contributes to the establishment and effectiveness of protected areas and protected area systems 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
Progress in marine protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
9
steps
51
timeframe
2012 - 2015
cost
$2,386,000

Delineate and map the new protected area sites
2012 - 2013 $75,000
2012 1.1) Prepare the terms of reference for the activity
2012 1.2) Contract with a mapping office
2012 $25,000 1.3) Ensure the geo-referencing of sites including zoning
2012 $5,000 1.4) Perform the coordinates analysis and report
2013 $30,000 1.5) Perform mapping
2013 $10,000 1.6) Validate maps with the riparian communities
2013 $5,000 1.7) Disseminate maps
Promote community governance, private protected areas and mixed
2013 - 2015 $210,000
2012 $10,000 7.1) Conduct a specific study on governance
2013 $70,000 7.2) Promote appropriate governance types
2013 $80,000 7.3) Ensure the establishment of sites with specific governance types
2014 $50,000 7.4) Large-scale dissemination of technical models on appropriate governance types
Evaluate the effectiveness of network management and protected area sites
2013 - 2014 $200,000
2012 $50,000 8.1) Training of evaluators on management efficiency
2014 $100,000 8.2) Evaluate the key protected areas network
2014 $30,000 8.3) Evaluate the national protected areas network
2014 $20,000 8.4) Disseminate the outcomes of these evaluations
Organize a round table on financing of protected areas
2012 - 2014 $391,000
2012 $1,000 9.1) Contact potential partners
2012 $30,000 9.2) Prepare expressions of interest
2014 $300,000 9.3) Hold two national round-tables
2013 9.4) Financial resources mobilization
2013 $60,000 9.5) Outcomes dissemination
Ensure effective monitoring of protected areas
2012 - 2015 $350,000
2012 $20,000 5.1) Establish agreed plans for patrol
2013 $50,000 5.2) Establish bio-monitoring plans
2015 $80,000 5.3) Ensure follow-up of the environment and habitats
2015 $90,000 5.4) Ensure follow-up of key species
2012 - 2020 $10,000 5.5) Perform a study on the political and legal frameworks in operation for the management of protected areas
2012 - 2020 $10,000 5.6) Perform an assessment on the integration of protected areas in land planning
2012 - 2020 $10,000 5.7) Carry out an assessment on the valorization of protected areas and their economic values
2012 - 2020 $10,000 5.8) Assessment of climate change adaptation and resilience
2014 $70,000 5.9) Carry out a study on pressures, threats and invasive species
Strengthen the capacities of institutions (state and non-state) in the management of protected areas
2012 - 2015 $370,000
2013 $20,000 6.1) Update studies on capacity-building needs assessments
2015 $150,000 6.2) Ensure specialized thematic training (management plans, inventories, SIG and mapping of the protected areas, business plan, economic value of the protected areas, etc.)
2014 $100,000 6.3) Support protected areas sites in term of technical, scientific and logistical materials (documentary fund, internet, GPS, patrol equipment, etc..)
2014 $100,000 6.4) Conduct an exchange trip at the subregional level
Develop / update the management plans of protected areas
2012 - 2014 $250,000
2012 2.1) Establish a national task force for the formulation of management plans (15 members)
2013 $30,000 2.2) Collate relevant available data
2013 $80,000 2.3) Hold writing meetings
2013 $60,000 2.4) Validate management plans with stakeholders
2013 $60,000 2.5) Present management plans to financial and technical partners
2014 $20,000 2.6) Disseminate management plans at a large scale
Manage the protected area sites
2012 - 2015 $280,000
2014 $30,000 3.1) Evaluate ongoing management plans
2014 $50,000 3.2) Support fauna inventory
2014 $50,000 3.3) Support flora and vegetation inventory
2014 $60,000 3.4) Support income-generating activities focused on the valorization of local production
2014 $60,000 3.5) Support community-based ecotourism activities
2012 $30,000 3.6) Establish and lead the consultation forum with stakeholders
Establish transboundary protected areas formally identified and their management plans
2012 - 2015 $260,000
2012 $40,000 4.1) Strengthen / establish consultation political frameworks between states
2014 $50,000 4.2) Identify/demarcate the areas border concerned (5 transboundary sites)
2014 $20,000 4.3) Formulate and validate the legal acts of recognition at the national and inter-state levels
2014 $80,000 4.4) Develop management plans for 3 transboundary protected areas
2014 $50,000 4.5) Present to partners management plans for funding
2015 $20,000 4.6) Large-scale dissemination of management plans

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
Far West African Challenge: Strengthening protected areas to preserve biodiversity, address climate change and secure livelihoods 20 05 2011 Not Funded $36,900,000 USD $0.00

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme