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 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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders 1 - Just started, limited progress 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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
3.4: To ensure financial sustainability of protected areas and national and regional systems of protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no 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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
4.4: To ensure that scientific knowledge contributes to the establishment and effectiveness of protected areas and protected area systems 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
Progress in marine protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1

Priority Actions

2012 - 2020

Assesment of the threats and opportunities regarding restoration
2012 - 2020

GEF Projects

Togo is a member of a constituency comprised of the following 8 countries : Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Togo
Name Focus Approved On Completed On Status Grant Cofinance
First Regional Micro/Mini-Hydropower Capacity Development and Investment in Rural Electricity Access in Sub-Saharan Africa Climate Change 2005-11-10 Cancelled 19,173,968 USD 121,335,658 USD
Support to Preparation of the Second National Biosafety Reports to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety-Africa Biodiversity 2011-05-16 CEO Approved 993,950 USD 840,000 USD
Combating Living Resource Depletion and Coastal Area Degradation in the Guinea Current LME through Ecosystem-based Regional Actions International Waters 2003-11-21 2011-06-30 Under Implementation 21,449,184 USD 33,871,292 USD
Support to GEF Eligible Parties (LDCs & SIDs) for the Revision of the NBSAPs and Development of Fifth National Report to the CBD - Phase 1 Biodiversity 2011-11-09 CEO Endorsed 6,798,000 USD 6,500,000 USD
Support to GEF Eligible Parties for Alignment of National Action Programs and Reporting Process under UNCCD Land Degradation 2012-06-07 CEO Endorsed 2,830,000 USD 2,750,000 USD
SPWA-BD: GEF Program in West Africa: Sub-component on Biodiversity Biodiversity 2008-11-13 Council Endorsed 0 USD 0
SIP PROGRAM: Strategic Investment Program for SLM in Sub-Saharan Africa (SIP) Land Degradation 2007-06-14 Council Approved 2,593,673 USD 0 USD
Demonstration of a Regional Approach to Environmentally Sound Management of PCB Liquid Wastes and Transformers and Capacitors Containing PCBs POPs 2008-07-28 CEO Endorsed 5,389,740 USD 9,636,543 USD
Addressing Transboundary Concerns in the Volta River Basin and its Downstream Coastal Area International Waters 2003-05-16 Under Implementation 5,844,880 USD 10,374,400 USD
Adapting Agriculture Production in Togo (ADAPT) Climate Change 2011-10-12 Council Approved 5,454,546 USD 13,000,000 USD
Enabling Activities to Facilitate Early Action on the Implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Togo POPs 2001-11-14 2007-12-31 Project Closure 499,500 USD 0
Biodiversity Strategy (CDB Togo) Biodiversity 1999-09-20 2003-09-30 Project Closure 238,800 USD 25,000 USD
Decentralized Rural Energy Project Climate Change 1998-11-01 Cancelled 1,135,000 USD 4,610,000 USD
SPWA-CC: GEF Strategic Program for West Africa: Energy Component (PROGRAM) Climate Change 2008-11-13 Council Endorsed 0 USD 0
Sahel and West Africa Program in Support of the Great Green Wall Initiative Multi Focal Area 2011-05-26 Council Approved 73,750,000 USD 1,810,000,000 USD
AFLDC:Capacity Strengthening and Technical Assistance for the Implementation of Stockholm Convention National Implementation Plans (NIPs) in African Least Developed Countries (LDCs) of the ECOWAS Subregion POPs 2009-11-12 CEO Endorsed 8,000,000 USD 8,400,000 USD
SPWA-CC Promoting Coherence, Integration and Knowledge Management under Energy Component of SPWA Climate Change 2010-01-26 CEO Approved 700,000 USD 700,000 USD
Evolution of PA systems with regard to climate change in the West Africa Region Biodiversity 2009-01-27 CEO Endorsed 3,736,364 USD 10,000,000 USD
Supporting the Implementation of the Global Monitoring Plan of POPs in West Africa POPs 2008-03-27 IA Approved 530,000 USD 545,000 USD
West African Regional Biosafety Program Biodiversity 2006-08-28 2012-06-30 Under Implementation 6,100,000 USD 15,540,000 USD
Capacity-building for Improving Greenhouse Gas Inventories (West and Francophone Central Africa) Climate Change 2002-10-15 IA Approved 2,992,470 USD 605,585 USD
Technical Assistance to Francophone LDCs to Implement the UNFCCC8/CP8 Decision Climate Change 2003-09-02 CEO Approved 211,126 USD 38,000 USD
Climate Change Enabling Activity (Additional Financing for Capacity Building in Priority Areas) Climate Change 2000-10-27 CEO Approved 100,000 USD 0 USD
GGW - Integrated Disaster and Land Management (IDLM) Project Multi Focal Area 2011-05-26 CEO Endorsed 9,157,407 USD 55,290,000 USD
National Capacity Self-Assessment (NCSA) for Global Environmental Management Multi Focal Area 2005-10-27 IA Approved 225,000 USD 50,000 USD
Enabling Togo to Prepare its initial National Communication in Response to its Commitments to the UNFCCC Climate Change 1997-06-18 IA Approved 338,040 USD 15,000 USD
Elaboration du Programme d?Action National pour l?Adaptation aux Changements Climatiques Climate Change 2004-03-18 IA Approved 200,000 USD 20,000 USD

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
Améliorer l’efficacité de gestion des aires protégées au Togo : Cas du Complexe Togodo-Sud et Togodo-Nord 25 08 2010 Not Funded $4,000,000 USD $4,222,200.00

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme