The Pacific Islands Protected Area Portal (PIPAP) is currently supported through assistance from the BIOPAMA programme an initiative of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States financed by the European Union’s 11th European Development Fund. BIOPAMA is jointly implemented by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (EC-JRC). In the Pacific region, BIOPAMA is implemented by IUCN’s Oceania Regional Office (IUCN ORO) in partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). The partnership between IUCN ORO and SPREP has seen the enhancement of the PIPAP, the ‘one-stop shop’ for all information on Protected Areas maintained by SPREP with partners and Members.
This project is a follow-up to phase one of BIOPAMA which started in 2011 and finished in February 2017. The programme established a series of Regional Observatories (RO) across the ACP region housing a Regional Reference Information System (RIS). SPREP became the BIOPAMA Pacific Observatory for the Pacific in 2014. The Programme also developed a series of tools to enable stakeholders...
The project provides support to participating governments and communities in promoting EbA as a climate change adaptation strategy, building capacity for robust EbA planning processes, implementing EbA demonstration activities, communications and policy integration.
The project takes a holistic systems approach that acknowledges the role of both climate change and non-climate change threats in reducing ecosystem and social resilience.
Climate change poses a serious challenge...
This project will establish a Pacific Island Country (PIC) network of national and regional databases for monitoring, evaluating, and analysing environmental information to support environmental planning, forecasting, and reporting requirements at all levels.
The goals of this project are to:
- Strengthen the legal, policy, and planning frameworks to support collection and sharing of environmental data
- Establish a network of national and regional databases for...