Tunisia

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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 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
1.3: To establish and strengthen regional networks, transboundary protected areas (TBPAs) and collaboration between neighbouring protected areas across national boundaries 0 - Not yet begun, no 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 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 2
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 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 1 - Just started, limited progress 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 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 2 - Activity fully underway 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
5
steps
15
timeframe
2012 - 2020
cost
$3,320,000

Upgrading / strengthening of the legal aspects and integration of different stakeholders in protected areas
2012 - 2020
Strengthening of institutional capacity, systemic and individual
2012 - 2020 $450,000
2012 - 2020 $100,000 2.1) Assessment of protected area capacity-building needs (3.2)
2012 - 2020 $100,000 2.2)  Assessment appropriate technological needs (3.3)
2012 - 2020 $50,000 2.3)  Assessment of protected area sustainable financial needs (3.4)
2012 - 2020 $200,000 2.4)  Conducing public awareness campaigns (3.5)
The development and implementation of management plans and protected area management
2012 - 2020
A full assessment of gaps
2012 - 2020 $1,970,000
2012 - 2020 $20,000 1.1) Assessment of ecological gaps
2012 - 2020 $1,500,000 1.2) Development of management plans at the site level (1.4)
2012 - 2020 $100,000 1.3) Assessment of restoration threats and opportunities (1.5)
2012 - 2020 $150,000 1.4) Assessment of local community participation on decisions related to protected areas (2.2)
2012 - 2020 $50,000 1.5) Assessment of the political environment to establish and manage protected areas (3.1)
2012 - 2020 $150,000 1.6) Assessment of protected area valuation (3.1)
A full assessment in terms of management efficiency for ecological representativeness of protected areas
2012 - 2020 $900,000
2012 - 2020 $50,000 3.1) Assessment of management efficiency (4.2)
2012 - 2020 $50,000 3.2)  Establishment of an efficient monitoring system for protected areas (4.3)
2012 - 2020 $100,000 3.3)  Development of a research programme for protected areas (4.4)
2012 - 2020 $200,000 3.4) Assessment protection opportunities for marine environments
2012 - 2020 $500,000 3.5)  Mainstreaming of climate change aspects in protected areas

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
Renforcement du système tunisien d’aires protégées terrestres marines et côtières 13 01 2011 Not Funded $20,000,000 USD $0.00

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme