Zambia

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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 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 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
2.1: To promote equity and benefit-sharing 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
2.1: Progress in assessing protected area governance 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
3.1: To provide an enabling policy, institutional and socio-economic environment for protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
3.1: Progress in assessing the contribution of protected areas to local and national economies 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 2 - Activity fully underway 1
4.2: To evaluate and improve the effectiveness of protected areas management 4 - Activity completed 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

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
6
steps
9
timeframe
2012 - 2015
cost
$6,200,000

Enhancing community and private sector participation in PA management
2012 - 2020
Develop management plans for most of the Pas
2012 - 2020
Finalise and implement the Reclassification and Conservation Plan for the whole Protected Area system
2013 - 2015 $2,000,000
2015 $2,000,000 2.1) To implement the plan.
Finalise reviewing the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan to incorporate emerging issues
2012 - 2013 $1,000,000
2012 3.1) Hold consultative and review meetings
2013 3.2) Facilitate the adoption of the NBSAP under review
2013 3.3) Create awareness for the reviewed NBSAP
2013 $1,000,000 3.4) Implement the reviewed NBSAP
Improving the policy and legal framework for effective PA management
2013 $1,200,000
2013 1.1) Finalize 1998 National Forestry Policy and National Parks and Wildlife Policy of 1998
2013 1.2) Develop a National Heritage Policy and finalize the Wetlands Policy
2013 $1,200,000 1.3) Amend Forestry Act of 1999, the Wildlife Act of 1998 and the National Heritage Conservation Act of 1989
Implementing the Climate Change Response Strategy to mainstream climate change in sectors including PAs.
2012 - 2013 $2,000,000
2013 $2,000,000 4.1) Facilitate adoption of the NCCRS and begin implementation.

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
A Community Partnership Park for Forests, Communities & the Zambezi River 28 09 2009 Not Funded $307,500 USD $0.00
Sustainability of the Miombo eco-region through expansion and improved management in protected areas 22 04 2008 Fully Funded fully funded ($3,036,098 USD) $3,036,097.56

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme