Honduras

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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 2 - Activity fully underway 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 1 - Just started, limited 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 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 2 - Activity fully underway 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 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

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actions
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timeframe
2012 - 2020
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Strengthen and implement participation mechanisms
2012 - 2015
Standardize assessment of ecosystems in protected areas to account for environmental goods and services.
2012 - 2015
Establish and operationalize the diversified financial system to strengthen the sustainable management of protected areas, by implementing financial plans for each protected area level.
2012 - 2020
Raise awareness among the population about the natural heritage in protected areas.
2012 - 2018
Implement the regulation elaborated by lead institutions and implementers, based on the reforms to the Forest and General Environmental Law concerning the management and governance of national and regional protected areas systems.
2012 - 2018
Identify and define roles for the efficiency and integration for the administration of national and regional PA, the financial sustainability and compliance of international commitments.
2012 - 2014
Update and systematize progress reports to annually assess progress in PA management and trends based on biological diversity and that allow compliance with international commitments.
2012 - 2014
Generate guidelines for the collection and dissemination of scientific research considering and promoting national capacities and institutional synergies.
2012 - 2014
Strengthen the national terrestrial and marine system.
2012 - 2020
Oficialize a policy and a strategy on biological corridors; Strengthen the private protected areas owners network; and promote the consolidation of biological corridor models.
2012 - 2015
Strengthen protected areas that form the transboundary biological corridors: Trifinio, Gulf of Honduras, Solidarity, Gulf of Fonseca
2012 - 2015
Officially declare all proposed protected areas or proposals have been submitted for their official declaration before Congress (planning and management tools)
2012 - 2020
Promote a biodiversity legislation that clearly establishes the prevention of negative impacts that threaten protected areas and indigenous territories.
2012 - 2015
Build a participation model for indigenous and local communities, as well as regulations to govern the different participation mechanisms.
2012 - 2015
Promotre equal participation of indigenous and local communities in managing protected areas.
2012 - 2015
Revise SINAPH's policies to strengthen PA administration and management in the country.
2012 - 2018

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  • United Nations Environment Programme