United Republic of Tanzania

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Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
6
steps
15
timeframe
2012 - 2020
cost
$1,309,000

Control of destructive resource uses by undertaking biophysical studies to increase the current area covered by MPAs i.e. from 6.5% (2011) to 10% by 2020.
2012 - 2013 $372,000
2012 - 2020 $87,000 2.1) Undertake biophysical studies to increase the current area covered by MPAs i.e. from 6.5% (2011) to 10% by 2020.
2012 - 2020 $65,000 2.2) On the basis of Biophysical data/information, gazette more reserves in both marine and fresh water body systems; and Develop GMP from each gazetted MPA by holding consultative meetings from village (community) to national levels (technical) as per
2012 - 2020 $220,000 2.3) Conduct baseline research and monitoring programs of biodiversity and other resources in current 3 Marine Parks and 15 marine reserves.
Control of Tourism development activities along the coastal areas of MPAs
2012 - 2013 $225,000
2013 $81,000 3.1) Assess tourism carrying capacity in all MPAs
2015 $67,000 3.2) Develop Tourism Products Marketing Strategy
2015 $45,000 3.3) Train MPRU staff in Tourism marketing
2019 $32,000 3.4) Assess MPRU revenue base and develop strategy for improvement
Reduction of resource use conflicts e.g. undertaking socioeconomic studies to establish route and cause of conflicts in MPAs
2012 - 2013 $260,000
2012 - 2020 $75,000 4.1) Engage experts to collect socio-economic information on resource use patterns in MPAs
2012 - 2020 $65,000 4.2) Assess roots and causes of conflicts in MPAs.
2012 - 2020 $120,000 4.3) Develop and implement sustainable mechanisms for resolving conflicts between MPAs Management and Stakeholders
Control of Environmental degradation specifically the localized pollution in MPAs
2012 - 2018 $232,000
2018 $120,000 1.1) Engage relevant consultants to undertake pollution studies in and around MPAs and develop corresponding mitigation/ management plans
2014 $80,000 1.2) Develop Guidelines for effective control of pollution within and on the vicinity of MPAs
2018 $32,000 1.3) Implement Guidelines
Addressing emerging issues such as Climate Change and its implication on MPAs management
2013 - 2020 $220,000
2012 - 2020 $150,000 5.1) Assess the impact of Climatic Changes on ecosystem and environment in MPA
2012 - 2020 $70,000 5.2) Develop specific Management Plans for mitigating impacts of climatic changes in Tanzania MPAs
Monitoring and Evaluation
2013 - 2020

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
Island Life - A National Protected Area Network for the Zanzibar Archipelago 08 10 2009 Not Funded $1,987,300 USD $0.00
Western Tanzania Livelihoods and Forest Conservation Project 03 09 2009 Fully Funded fully funded ($307,500 USD) $307,500.00
Enhancing management efficiency in order to increase carbon storage capacities in Tanzania's mountainous Eastern Arc protected area network 22 04 2008 Fully Funded fully funded ($2,670,588 USD) $2,670,588.30

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  • United Nations Environment Programme