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
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
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

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