Protected Areas of East Asia

05 July 2011 | Downloads - document

IUCN-WCPA and the IUCN Asia Regional Biodiversity Conservation Programme present ‘Protected Areas of East Asia; Evaluating and strengthening implementation of the CBD Porgramme of Work on Protected Areas and the East Asian Regional Actions Plan’

This report outlines the progress of the East Asian region towards the goals adopted in the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA) and in the implementation of the Regional Action Plan for the Protected Areas of East Asia (RAP). It outlines the progress of the East Asia region in implementing the CBD PoWPA and the East Asia RAP targets; and compares their progress against global progress.

The report is forward looking, highlighting the areas in which the East Asian region has the potential to be pioneers in PA planning, establishment, management and governance. The report goes on to define the key issues that require attention for the successful implementation of the PoWPA and East Asia RAP and provides management recommendations for the region.