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 - 2013
cost
$6,200,000

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
Enhancing community and private sector participation in PA management
2012 - 2020
Develop management plans for most of the Pas
2012 - 2020
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