Philippines

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 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 2 - Activity fully underway 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 2 - Activity fully underway 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 2 - Activity fully underway 1
3.1: To provide an enabling policy, institutional and socio-economic environment for protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
3.1: Progress in assessing the contribution of protected areas to local and national economies 2 - Activity fully underway 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 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 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1
Progress in marine protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
8
steps
21
timeframe
2012 - 2015
cost
$6,400,000

Sustainable Financing Assessment and Implementation
2012 - 2013 $1,350,000
2012 $500,000 3.1) PA Fiscal Gap and Financing Analysis
2013 $250,000 3.2) PA Business Plan Preparation
2013 $250,000 3.3) Innovative funding mechanism Development
2013 $350,000 3.4) Sustainable Financing Plan
Capacity Needs Assessment
2012 $200,000
2012 $50,000 4.1) Training Needs Assessment
2013 $100,000 4.2) Capacity Development Programming
2013 $50,000 4.3) Career development Program for PASus
Policy Environment Assessment
2012 $500,000
2012 $200,000 5.1) Community Conserved Areas Policy Review and Approval
2012 $100,000 5.2) NIPAS Act Review and Amendment
2013 $200,000 5.3) KBA Recognition and integration in development planning and EIA System
PA Integration and Mainstreaming
2012 - 2014 $600,000
2014 $500,000 6.1) Integration and Mainstreaming of Management Plans into the comprehensive land use planning of Local Governments
2013 $100,000 6.2) Development of Monitoring Mechanism
PA Valuation
2012 - 2013 $750,000
2012 $450,000 7.1) PA Cost and Benefits Sharing assessment
2013 $300,000 7.2) Assessment of values and contribution of protected areas to the national and local economies and to achieving MDGs
Climate Change Resilience and Adaptation
2012 - 2015 $1,000,000
2013 $1,000,000 8.1) 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
Ecological Gap Assessment
2012 - 2013
Management Effectiveness Assessment
2012 - 2013 $2,000,000
2013 $200,000 2.1) NIPAS-wide management effectiveness assessment
2020 $350,000 2.2) Individual Protected Area Management Effectiveness Assessment
2013 $150,000 2.3) PA Indicators and Standards Development
2013 $100,000 2.4) PA Monitoring and Evaluation
2012 $200,000 2.5) National State of Protected Areas Report (evry three years)
2020 $1,000,000 2.6) Management Plan Preparation/Updating

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
Promoting resiliency and sustainability, and protecting livelihoods in the Sulu Sulawesi Network of Protected Areas 27 07 2010 Fully Funded fully funded ($8,610,000 USD) $9,610,000.00
Philippines Protected Area System 08 07 2010 Partially Funded $10,630,000 USD $47,446,665.00
Strengthening Marine Protected Areas to Protect Fisheries and Marine Biodiversity in the Philippines through community empowerment 04 01 2010 Fully Funded fully funded ($800,000 USD) $800,000.00
Adaptation to climate change and conservation of biological diversity in the Philippines 22 04 2008 Fully Funded fully funded ($2,988,900 USD) $2,988,900.00

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme