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URGENT STEPS TO THE SUMMIT. BUILDING THE GTRP FROM National Tiger Recovery Priorities and global support programs. NTRP Synthesis Matrix. NTRP Synthesis Matrix. Continue Working in Tandem, Seek 100% Completion and Maintain Selectivity
Continue Working in Tandem, Seek 100% Completion and Maintain Selectivity
South Asia: IDA Regional project on wildlife illegal trade and capacity building.
Capitalize on China, India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar, Cambodia, Russia, Vietnam “Interest” in GEF5.
Continue to interest Partners in NTRPs & GSPs: Facilitate Preparation and avoid Duplication.Develop Gti “match making” system
There is still time to do this!!urgent steps to summit
A dedicated institution for wildlife conservation and management with appropriate training and logistical support.
Go from production forestry to conservation within FD with organizational change, clear vision and objectives across all layers of staff
Cost: Staffing, incentives and risk insurance US$ 1 million; Infrastructure 4 millionBangladesh: Institutional Strengthening
Conflict Tiger Response Teams to: respond and monitor conflict and problem tiger presence; compensation for depredations; insurance support.
Awareness programs to: encourage safer behavior inside forest; need for tiger, prey and habitat conservation; stigmatize poaching and consumption; link AIG to conservation
Community-led anti-poaching teams, crime reporting system, and monitoring
Cost: US$ 1 million (anti-poaching and conflict mitigation)
Continue to Community Engagement SlideBangladesh: Tiger Human Conflict
AIG linked to wildlife and healthy habitats to: reduce the dependency on forest products; minimize activity in forests, reducing potential for conflict and habitat degradation.
Forest co-management committees to build forest management partnerships between local communities and the FD for local community stewardship
Update co-management guidelines, policy, and rules.
Cost: US$ 1 million for community stewardship and forest management; US$ 6 million for AIGBangladesh:Community Engagement and Stewardship
Create a mechanism for trans-boundary collaboration to curb cross-border poaching, smuggling and trade of tigers/parts and other wildlife.
Inter-Ministerial Policy decisions to strengthen collaboration with the police, coast guard and local administrations.
Include wildlife crime in cross border law enforcement MOU between Bangladesh and India
Cost: US$ 7 million for protection logistics (includes mobility/patrolling, communication, monitoring/MIST)Bangladesh:Controlling Illegal Trade
Recruit and train wildlife conservation cadre with logistical support for patrolling and monitoring. (fast boats, fuel allowances, communication devices, guard posts and housing with essential facilities; training in MIST, radio-tracking)
Coordination with police, coast-guard, local administration, local communities, and media.
Cost: US$ 7 million for protection logistics (includes mobility/patrolling, communication, monitoring/MIST)Bangladesh:Scientific Monitoring
A proactive assessment of planned/proposed infrastructure and climate change-related impacts on intact habitat, especially corridors.
Appropriate policy to discuss, develop, coordinate, and implement mitigations with line agencies and ministries.
Cost: Classifying and zoning tiger landscape US $1.5 million (includes boundary marking)Bhutan:Controlling Habitat Encroachment & Fragmentation
Better linkages among the different units (Division and National Parks) of the Department of Forests and Park Services (DoFPS) and clear conservation mandates.
Recruit and train additional staff dedicated to wildlife conservation in monitoring, PA management.
Strengthen DoFPS partnerships with other relevant government sectors (law enforcement agencies, national environment commission, UWICE, NRTI, NGO, Local communities, BTFEC, etc.)
Cost: Enhancing institutional capacity of DoFPS US$ 1.3 millionBhutan: Institutional Strengthening
Community participation & engagement through community forestry in appropriate management zones in protected areas and corridors to facilitate conservation and protection.
AIGs and PES as compensation for opportunity costs associated with living in tiger conservation areas.
Joint anti-poaching programs and intelligence networks with communities.
Decentralization/co-management policies to involve local communities and institutions.
Cost: US$ 2 million and incremental costs by other donors in sustainable livelihoods and PESBhutan: Community Engagement and Stewardship
Scientifically defensible nationwide baseline and monitoring system to track status of tiger population and progress towards goal.
Cost: nationwide monitoring program for tigers and prey, US$ 1 million (5 years)Bhutan: Scientific Monitoring
At least one inviolate source site secured and zoned to create a ‘safe haven’ for future re-introduction and restoration of wild tigers in Cambodia
Design and implement awareness raising-program for the tiger source site.
Sub-decree to legally designate inviolate source site.
Inter-ministerial cooperation and coordination to ensure sustainable management of land-use across the Eastern Plains Landscape.Cambodia: Controlling Habitat Encroachment & Fragmentation
Adequate, effective patrols and law enforcement, with operational resources, to prevent hunting of tiger and prey species, logging and other land clearance, and human disturbance
monitor law enforcement and management effectiveness in potential source sitesCambodia: Controlling Prey and Tiger Poaching
Forestry Administration (Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries) and General Department of Administration for Nature Conservation ad Protection (Ministry of Environment) will establish and resource at least 50 full-time, dedicated, well-trained and equipped law enforcement officers to secure inviolate tiger habitatsCambodia: Institutional Strengthening
Trans-boundary agreement between Cambodia and Vietnam for cooperation on combating wildlife crime across the borderCambodia: Controlling Illegal Trade
Greater awareness of threats and improved perception of conservation value of tigers among local communities.Cambodia: Reducing Demand
Integrate MIST into tiger and prey monitoring to assess overall impact of the tiger recovery programCambodia: Scientific Monitoring
Habitat and pray population restoration, including hunting bans in tiger areas
Connectivity between core areas
Prepare pilot sites for release of captive bred Amur tigers
Cost $1,000,000China:Habitat Conservation
Improve infrastructure, including monitoring stations where lacking and replenish equipment
Cost $500,000China:Capacity Buiding
Staff training to enforce hunting ban and stop poaching; research to understand tiger ecology for conservation
Cost included in 0.7 Million for enforcementChina: Control Poaching
Socio-economic development of local communities for conservation support
Compensation mechanism for wildlife depredation and mitigation of crop damage
Awareness programs for tiger protectionChina: Engagement of Local communities
Minimize tiger-human conflict
Improved field delivery system to efficiently converge economic returns from line departmentsIndia: Community Engagement
Sensitize criminal justice system on wildlife crimes
Improve trans-boundary collaboration on illegal wildlife trade issuesIndia: Control Trade
Secure source sites and maintain landscape integrity by mapping concession areas for connectivity, with and legal backing to protect tiger habitat outside of protected areas
Integrate source sites into park management plans; priority landscapes into provincial and district spatial planning.
Legally binding protocols for best management practices of forest industry land uses to ensure contribution to tiger conservation
Cost: US$ ~ 1.26 million to mainstream tiger and habitat protection through National Development Program and create a legal basis to protect tiger habitat outside of protected areas.Indonesia: Controlling Habitat Encroachment & Fragmentation
Create well-trained Elite Investigation group (100 staff) within the Ministry of Forestry to investigate wildlife law infringement investigations.
Establish national tiger advisory board with Ministerial decree
Cost: included in conflict mitigation, trade control, and landscape planningIndonesia: Institutional Strengthening
A comprehensive strategy for human-tiger conflict mitigation with practical guidelines for animal handling, transportation, translocation, release, and euthanasia.
Replicate specialized tiger law enforcement and conflict mitigation units.
Upgrade legal basis for arresting suspected poachers with higher penalties
Establish high-level inter-agencies command unit (Police, Customs, Justice, Interpol, UNODC, and WCO) to interdict and prosecute wildlife traders operating across state and national boundariesIndonesia: Controlling Illegal Trade
Obtain commitment of countries involved in international trade of tiger, its parts and derivatives to stop.
Cost: US$ 100,000Indonesia: Reducing Demand
Scientific surveys and monitoring
Capacity buildingLao PDR
Standardize use of MIST and tiger monitoring in protected areas and across projects
Installation of MIST and staff training
Cost: US$0.24 millionLao PDr: Adopt law enforcement & tiger monitoring standard
Confirm that tigers are present or absent in all Tiger Conservation Landscapes (TCLs)
Conduct scientific surveys in all TCLs by 2020
Make core area of TCLs where tigers are confirmed inviolate from human activities
Cost: US$0.7 million for surveysLAO pdr: scientific survey and monitoring
Capacity building in DoFI, , customs staff, border staff, economic police and CITES MA and SA (training, equipment)
Enhance landscape connectivity
Strengthen enforcement teams (more patrol teams; greater empowerment under new and existing federal laws)
Strict enforcement of wildlife and wildlife trade laws
Cost: US$ 6 millionMalyasia: strengthen law enforcement
Ecologically sound land use compatible with tiger conservation outside the strict protected areas
Sustainable financing mechanism to mitigate human-tiger conflict.
Linkages and smart infrastructure to facilitate wildlife crossing with monitoring
Cost: US$ 20 millionMalaysia: Enhance landscape connectivity
Research to inform conservation and management in multiple-land use landscapes
Institutionalize mechanism in Ministry to coordinate and monitor the development, maintenance, and functioning of corridors for tiger movementMalaysia: Science-based monitoring
Strengthen and improve transnational cooperation (Singapore, Indonesia, and Thailand) and with ASEAN WEN to curb trade in tigers and parts.
Enhance informant networks at local level.
Cost: included in strengthening law enforcement in and around the core tiger habitatsMalaysia: Capacity Buidling
Tiger surveys in unprotected areas around both TCLs
Nominate important tiger areas for legal protection
Integrate “ Tiger conservation” as a priority in the development agenda of the government
Cost $US 0.3 millionMyanmar: habitat protection
Capacity building: more FD staff in wildlife conservation and law enforcement, monitoring techniques, field equipment, funds for operations, infrastructure, and maintenance
Increase patrolling and integrate with database (e. g MIST) for effective management
Review of existing development policies to strengthen support for Tiger Conservation, with increased penalties for tiger related offences
Cost $US 3.0 millionMyanmar: poaching
Establish baseline for tiger and tiger prey species using standardized monitoring protocols
Implement MIST across both Tiger landscapes
Cost $US 2.0 millionMyanmar: Scientific monitoring
Amend the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act and Forest Act, with relevant regulations, and enactment of a Landscape Level Conservation Policy for effective conservation and management of the TAL.
Protect core areas, corridors, and buffer zones, including several transboundary corridors
Periodic, structured population monitoring using camera-trapping and occupancy surveys at 3 year intervals.
Strengthen anti-poaching mechanisms: in PAs with highly-mobile patrol teams; MIST, Intelligence netoworks and community-based teams.
Assess all large economic and development projects planned in the TAL for impact on tigers, prey, and habitat.
Cost: US$ ~ 16 millionNepal: population & habitat conservation
Form and empower: Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) and South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN) to reduce poaching and to control transnational trade in tigers and tiger-parts.
Public awareness programs and rapid-response teams to reduce/alleviate conflict
Integrated/alternative livelihood programs related to, and compatible with tiger habitat conservation, as compensation for opportunity costs and elicit conservation stewardship.
Payments for conservation of ecological/environmental services and conservation offsets to local communities.
Cost: US$ ~ 7 million + other fundingNepal: building Local communitystewardship for conservation
Establish trans-boundary reserves for cross-border tiger and other wildlife movement
International coordination actions to suppress smuggling of Amur tiger products.
Require legal policies to prevent people advertising tiger skins for sale and buy products on the internet
Cost: US$ 1 millionRussia: Trade control
Strengthened protected area network connected with ecological corridors and with protection zones restricting natural resource use on land adjacent to Pas.
Expand the area of the existing nature reserves and national parks in the Amur tiger range.
Public support to PAs to backup their inspection teams, including salary increases and logistical support
Policy and laws to prohibiting logging Korean pine trees and restricting the cutting of oak trees
Cost US$ 32 millionRussia: habitat conservation
International cooperation for technological and knowledge transfers and research
Improved monitoring and surveys methods following the Guidelines for Amur Tiger Counts in the Russian Federation as approved by the MNR in its Order # 63 of March 15, 2005.
Policy to improve and increase prey capacity through economic incentives for game management units
Cost US$ 6 millionRussia: Amur tiger & monitoring
Radio- track monitoring of Amur tigers;
Good performance of Tiger Special Inspection Program (a federal institution) under the Conflicting Tiger Component
Amur Tiger Recovery Centre as temporary shelter and care to rehabilitate problem tigers
Cost US$ 4 millionRussia: human-tiger conflict & Settlement
Targeted PR campaigns for various social groups living in the Amur tiger habitats
Preserve and promote traditional knowledge, rituals and customs aimed at conserving and respecting the Amur tiger
Promote sustainable nature resource management practices for tiger and prey conservation
Tougher laws and punishments for illegal trade in Amur tigers and publicize negative connotations of tiger poaching
Cost US$ 2 millionRussia: Public awareness & education
Use HKK as the center to train officers and park rangers for country and region in research, patrolling, and other capacity building
Cost: US$ 2.2 million (Govt contribution $ 0.7 million; external $ 1.5 million) over 5 yearsThailand: capacity buiding
Use up-to-date techniques to annually or regularly monitor trends of tigers and prey (camera trapping, transect and distance sampling, occupancy survey etc) in Tenasserim-WEFCOM and DP-KY Landscape and other landscapes.
Tiger ecology studies to understand the home-range and habitat use of tigers in the two landscapes.
Cost: partially included in conservation action budget of US$ 83.4 millionThailand: scientific monitoring
Tiger focused education and awareness campaigns in communities around the two priority landscapes.
Create platforms or projects (e.g., ecotourism) for concrete public participations through protected area and community committees
Cost: US$ 7.0 million (Govt contribution $ 1.7 million; external $ 5.3 million) over 5 yearsThailand: community engagement
Create long-term financial support within the government budget by giving tiger conservation and recovery a national priority and pride.
Seek collaborations and opportunities at the international level for large scale and long-term international funding sources.Thailand: sustainable financing
Priority sites for tiger conservation officially recognized and management and protection strengthened to prevent further habitat loss, degradation, and fragmentation
With Lao and Cambodia, conduct feasibility studies and create trans-boundary protected areas for tigers (across from Yok Don, Chu Mom Ray and Bu Gia Map)Vietnam: Controlling Habitat Encroachment & Fragmentation
With Lao and Cambodia prevent hunting of tigers and prey in trans-boundary protected areas (Yok Don, Chu Mom Ray and Bu Gia Map)Vietnam: Controlling Tiger and Prey Poaching
Increase management capacity of protected areas with adequate investment for wildlife conservation, better collaboration with local stakeholders, and incentives to protect wildlife.
Train enforcement officers—rangers, police, customs and border security—to combat (transboundary) wildlife crimeVietnam: Institutional Strengthening
Prevention, detections and suppression of organized tiger and wildlife crimes is significantly strengthened.
Vietnam Interpol NCB to dismantle trans-boundary criminal networks illegally trafficking tigers into Vietnam; prosecution of traders (involving the regional and national Interpol Environmental Crimes officers and ASEAN-WEN)
Implement strict and effective management of captive tiger facilities with strategic conservation-breeding plans and transparent monitoring; immediate punishment for those found trading from captive tiger facilities; close such facilities where trading has occurred..Vietnam: Controlling Illegal Trade
Prohibit the promotion of use of tigers and other endangered species in traditional medicine (e.g. remove from pharmacopoeias, official training curricula and documents) and promote alternative products instead.
Clear government policy to prohibits breeding tigers for commercial profit.
Program of innovative behavior change campaigns to reduce demand for tiger and tiger prey products and derivatives.Vietnam: Reducing Demand