Nahuel Huapi Action Plan for Protected Areas of the Neotropical Realm

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IUCN, 1986 - National parks and reserves - 44 pages
 

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Page 2 - This action plan complements and helps implement the Bali Action Plan and the Action Plan for Biosphere Reserves, with actions designed for the specific conditions in the Indomalayan Realm. Some countries already have national action plans for protected areas and are well advanced with implementation of some of the activities suggested here. But other countries may not have such plans or may face other obstacles. This plan provides the direction and the general guidelines for action, which will then...
Page 1 - ... over the next several years. It is an action plan developed from the "ground up" — it was prepared by field managers from 16 countries at a working session of lUCN's Commission on National Parks and Protected Areas (CNPPA) held in India's Corbett National Park from 3 to 8 February 1985. The plan is designed by and for countries in the region and spells out both general guidelines for action as well as some specific requirements for each country. THE APPROACH It is apparent that effective action...
Page 2 - ... anti-poaching to management planning — is required and training institutions are needed to provide such professionalism. Research and monitoring capability is essential to document values and check on the functioning and continuing status of the system and the management actions being taken. Research effort has to come from a variety of institutions in a country; all need support and encouragement. Further, this research effort must address real needs, and address its findings to protected...
Page 8 - ... Support national population policies by providing data, case histories and ecological arguments to promote population stability and wise land use. 3.2.2. Assist government agencies in the planning of areas to accept the new population increases in less environmentally critical areas. 3.2.3. Develop sound and convincing arguments which demonstrate that protecting critical natural areas helps support food production outside these areas, through watershed protection, soil formation, micro-climate...
Page 19 - Level: 4.2.3. Provide any necessary coordinating mechanism for promoting inter-governmental cooperation to implement bilateral or multilateral agreements to conserve shared resources, including: — Cooperation on management of species which migrate across adjacent borders, including elephants and tigers (Burma, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India); kouprey (Laos, Kampuchea, Vietnam, Thailand); and wild ass, wolf and Tibetan gazelle (India, China); — Management of riverine ecosystems shared by countries...
Page 11 - ... centres of endemism and areas of high diversity, have adequate and viable conservation status, and identify the gaps in the national reserve system. 1.1.4. Determine whether existing protected areas are of large enough size and are receiving appropriate management to fulfil their protective role. 1.1.5. Determine where additional protected areas are required and take steps to establish such areas; and identify areas where conservation measures need to be implemented or strengthened. Activities...
Page 17 - ... Realm. 2.4.6. Compile and maintain a list of protected areas under special threat. (Action by IUCN.) Objective 2.5. TO DEVELOP THE CAPABILITY TO CARRY OUT RESEARCH AND MONITORING ACTIVITIES IN PROTECTED AREAS, AND TO APPLY THE RESULTS TO IMPROVING MANAGEMENT. Activities at the National Level: 2.5.1. Create a specialized research coordination post at the central level to actively promote much greater research involvement and the provision of adequate funds for research promotion; or develop other...
Page 10 - ... necessary support for Man and the Biosphere (MAB) activities, particularly by forming or activating MAB National Committees, implementing the Biosphere Reserve Action Plan, and establishing Biosphere Reserves which may be included in the international network. Activities at the International Level: 1.3.7. Provide advice to governments on request on legislation, regulations, and other administrative measures to establish the full range of categories of protected areas, including biosphere reserves....
Page 1 - ... resources on earth. The need for concrete and unified action is very evident. This action plan seeks to address the pressing need for completing the Indomalayan network of protected areas and for more effective management of the existing protected areas in the Realm. This document was developed to provide a regional overview of actions needed to more effectively plan and manage protected areas of the Indomalayan Realm over the next several years. It is an action plan developed from the "ground...
Page 9 - Support action by government agencies to design, promote, and implement a few demonstration projects dealing with boundary conflict situations, including such areas as: — Sundarbans (Bangladesh) — Dudhwa National Park (India) — Gir Forest (India) — Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (India...

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