Tuvalu

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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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders 4 - Activity completed 2
3.1: To provide an enabling policy, institutional and socio-economic environment for protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
3.3: To develop, apply and transfer appropriate technologies for protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
4.3: To assess and monitor protected area status and trends 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 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
7
steps
17
timeframe
2012 - 2018
cost
$183,500

Establishing an effective PA monitoring system
2012 - 2014
Developing research program for protected areas
2014 - 2015
Assessing protected area sustainable needs and technology needs
2013 - 2018 $55,000
2014 $10,000 1.1) Develop a regulation under an existing legislation to enable establishment of technology to build resilience of ecosystem and biodiversity in Tuvalu
2015 $22,000 1.2) Carry out a Technology Needs Assessment and purchase appropriate technologies
2015 $7,000 1.3) Develop guidelines for applications
2015 $10,000 1.4) Develop sustainable financing strategy for protected areas
2015 $6,000 1.5) Establish a website for sharing information from various multi-stake holders
Assessing gaps in protected network area
2012 - 2015 $20,500
2013 $5,000 2.1) Analyze existing data
2015 $3,000 2.2) Identify priorities
2015 $4,500 2.3) Analyze top priorities sites first
2018 $8,000 2.4) Report
Assessing policy environment and the values of protected areas
2012 - 2014 $25,000
2014 $10,000 3.1) Identify values of ecosystem services
2014 $5,000 3.2) Identify timelines for various ecosystem services (in relation to species abundance)
2014 $10,000 3.3) Integration of new regulation to the Environment Protection Act and Te Kaniva (Tuvalu Climate Change Policy)
Assessing threats and opportunities for restoration
2012 - 2013
Assessing equitable sharing of benefits and protected area governance
2016 - 2017 $83,000
2014 $15,000 5.1) Review MPA boudary if there is a need to remap (increase or reduce size)
2013 $8,000 5.2) Development of Database and trained personnel on Data entry/analysis
2014 $5,000 5.3) Distribution, collection of fishing diaries (report catch)
2014 $25,000 5.4) Review and/or update existing management plan
2016 $30,000 5.5) Biannual data collection and field monitoring

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  • United Nations Environment Programme