Reports

Here you can find a wide range of reports on protected area management effectiveness. Where these are freely avaialable, they can be downloaded.

If you have more information on protected areas management effectiveness that you would like to share with us, please email us at [email protected]

Reports by methodologies:

Rapid Assessment and prioritization of protected area management (RAPPAM)

RAPPAM Brazil 2007 (Portuguese), (English)

RAPPAM Sao Paulo, Brazil

RAPPAM Chile

RAPPAM Bhutan

RAPPAM Cambodia

RAPPAM China

RAPPAM Mongolia

RAPPAM Nepal

RAPPAM Romania

RAPPAM Russia

RAPPAM South Africa

RAPPAM Guinee Bissau

RAPPAM Cote d'Ivoire

RAPPAM Mauritanie

RAPPAM Mali

RAPPAM Chad

RAPPAM Guinee

Anonymous (no date) Technical Report for Lao PDR assessment of protected area management effectiveness. Unpublished draft.

Department of Forests and Wildlife Sikkim, WWF India (2003) Rapid Assessment of the management effectiveness ofthe protected areas of Eastern Himalaya (Sikkim). Department of Forests and Wildlife Sikkim, WWF-India.

Diqiang L, Jianhua Z, Ke D, Bo W, Chunquan Z (2003) China: Management Effectiveness Assessment of Protected Areas in the upper Yangtze Ecoregion using WWF's RAPPAM Methodology WWF.

Duguman J (2006) Papua New Guineau: Management Effectiveness Assessment of Papua New Guineau's protected areas using WWF's RAPPAM Methodology WWF and partners.

Ervin J (2003) Rapid assessment of protected area management effectiveness in four countries. BioScience 53, 833-841.

Ervin J (2004) Preliminary results of RAPPAM implementation in Slovakia. Unpublished draft.

Ervin J (2004) Preliminary results of RAPPAM implementation in Czech Republic. Unpublished draft.

Goodman PS (2003). South Africa Effectiveness Assessment of Protected Areas in KwaZulu-Natal using WWF's RAPPAM Methodology.

Higgins-Zogib L (2004) RAPPAM for a system-wide assessment. (WWF Forests for Life Program: Suriname)

Higgins-Zogib L, Lacerda L (2006) Case Study II:RAPPAM: Rapid Assessment and Prioritization of Protected Area Management: a methodology for assessing protected area networks. In 'Evaluating effectiveness: a framework for assessing the management of protected areas second edition'. (Eds M Hockings, S Stolton, N Dudley, F Leverington, J Courrau). (IUCN Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series: Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK).

Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis, WWF-Brasil (2007) Efetividade de Gestão das Unidades de Conservação Federais do Brasil: Implementação do Método Rappam – Avaliação Rápida e Priorização da Gestão de Unidades de Conservação. IBAMA, WWF-Brasil, http://www.wwf.org.br/index.cfm, Brasilia.

Lacerda L, Schmitt K, Cutter P, Meas S (2004) Cambodia: Management Effectiveness Assessment of the System of Protected Areas in Cambodia using WWF's RAPPAM Methodology. Ministry of Environment, Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Project., Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (2006) Management Effectiveness of National and State Parks in Malaysia. Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

Nemekhjargal B, Belokurov A (2005) Management Effectiveness Assessment of the Mongolian Protected Areas using WWF's RAPPAM Methodology WWF

Nepali SC (2006) Nepal: Management Effectiveness Assessment of Protected Areas using WWF's RAPPAM Methodology WWF Nepal Program.

Simões L (2005) RAPPAM Rapid Assessment And Prioritization Of Protected Areas Management. (25th October 2005: Dallas).

Simoes LL, Numa de Oliveria LRC (2003) Implementation of the Rapid Assessment and Prioritization of Protected Area Management by the Forestry Institute and the Forestry Foundation of Sao Paulo. WWF, Forestry Institute and the Forestry Foundation of Sao Paulo.

Stanciu E, Steindlegger G (2006) RAPPAM (Rapid Assessment and Prioritization of Protected Area Management) Methodology implementation in Romania:Key findings and results. WWF.

Steindlegger G, Kalem S (2005) RAPPAM (Rapid Assessment and Prioritization of Protected Area Management) Methodology implementation in Turkey:Key findings and results. WWF.

Tacón A, Fernández U, Wolodarsky-Franke A, Núñez E (2005) Evaluación Rápida de la Efectividad de manejo en las Áreas Silvestres Protegidas de la Ecorregión Valdiviana, Chile. . CONAF/WWF, Chile. .

Tshering K (2003) Bhutan: Management Effectiveness Assessment of Four Protected Areas using WWF's RAPPAM Methodology. WWF, Soh Koon Chng, Gland, Switzerland.

Tyrlyshkin V, Blagovidov A, Belokurov A (2003) Russia Case Study: Management Effectiveness Assessment of Protected Areas using WWF's RAPPAM Methodology. WWF, Gland, Switzerland.

WWF (2004) Implementação do RAPPAM (Rapid Assessment and Prioritization of Protected Area Management) em Unidades de Conservação do Instituto Florestal e Fundação Florestal de São Paulo. WWF.

WWF Colombia (2006) Analysis of effectiveness report for protected areas proposes concrete actions. In 'In the Field' pp. 1,10.

WWF India (2006) Report of the Rapid Assessment and Prioritisation of Protected Area Management for the PAs of the state of Kerala. Forest Conservation Programme, WWF-India.


Management Effectiveness Tracking Tool (METT)

METT Orango National Park

METT Diawling National Park

METT Keran National Park

METT Mandouri National Park

Dudley N, Belokurov A, Borodin O, Higgins-Zogib L, Hockings M, Lacerda L, Stolton S (2004) Are protected areas working? An analysis of forest protected areas by WWF. WWF International, Gland, Switzerland.

Dudley N, Belokurov A, Higgins-Zogib L, Hockings M, Stolton S (2006) Tracking progress in managing protected areas around the world.

MacKinnon K, Higgins-Zogib L (2006) World Bank/WWF Alliance Tracking Tool: Reporting conservation progress at protected area sites. In 'Evaluating effectiveness: a framework for assessing the management of protected areas second edition'. (Eds M Hockings, S Stolton, N Dudley, F Leverington, J Courrau). (IUCN Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series: Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK).

Stolton S, Hockings M, Dudley N, MacKinnon K, Whitten T (2003) Reporting Progress in Protected Areas A Site-Level Management Effectiveness Tracking Tool. World Bank/WWF Alliance for Forest Conservation and Sustainable Use., Gland, Switzerland.


Enhancing our Heritage

Dudley N, Stolton S (2003) Forest Innovations Project: Developing a Protected Area Effectiveness Methodology for Africa.

GEF Tracking Tool for GEF Biodiversity Focal Area Strategic Priority One.

Hockings M, Stolton S, Courrau J, Dudley N, Parrish J (2004) The World Heritage Management Effectiveness Workbook: How to build monitoring, assessment and reporting systems to improve the management effectiveness of natural World Heritage sites Revised Edition. . University of Queensland.

Stolton S, Courrau J, Mapesa M (2006) Case Study IV: Enhancing our Heritage: monitoring and managing for success in natural world heritage sites. In 'Evaluating effectiveness: a framework for assessing the management of protected areas second edition'. (Eds M Hockings, S Stolton, N Dudley, F Leverington, J Courrau). (IUCN Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series: Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK).

Stolton S, Hockings M, Dudley N (2003) The Enhancing our Heritage Project.

See site reports on http://whc.unesco.org/en/eoh/


AEMAPPS

Planning Group SUT - WWF (2004) Análisis de Efectividad de Manejo de Areas Protegidas con Participación Social AEMAPPS (excel workbook with instructions embedded). WWF Colombia, UAESPNN.


Belize MEE

Young R, Wolfe L, Mc. Farlane V (2005) Monotoring Management Effectiveness in Belize's Protected Areas System. Report prepared by the National Protected Areas Policy & System Plan Task Force (NPAPSP). University Research and Evaluation and Galiano Institute for Environmental and Social Research.


Indian Management Effectiveness Evaluation

Reports available on http://www.wii.gov.in/


Management Effectiveness Study - Finland

Heinonen M (2006) Case Study V: Management effectiveness evaluation of Finland's protected areas. In 'Evaluating effectiveness: a framework for assessing the management of protected areas second edition'. (Eds M Hockings, S Stolton, N Dudley, F Leverington, J Courrau). (IUCN Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series: Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK).


Mexico SIMEC - System of Information, Monitoring and Evaluation for Conservation

Available on http://www.gob.mx/conanp


NSW State of Parks (Australia)

N.S.W. National Parks and Wildlife Service (2005) State of the Parks Proforma and Guidelines. . NSW Department of Environment and Conservation.


PROARCA/CAPAS Scorecard Evaluation

Corrales L (2004) Midiendo el éxito de las acciones en las áreas protegidas de Centroamérica: Medición de la Efectividad de Manejo. . PROARCA/APM, Guatemala de la Asunción, Guatemala.

Courrau J (1997) Estrategia de Monitoreo de Areas Protegidas de CentroAmérica. PROARCA/CAPAS, Resultados del Primer Taller de Monitoreo de

Areas Protegidas de Centroamérica Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Courrau J (1999) Strategy for monitoring the management of protected areas in Central America. Programa Ambiental Regional para Centroamérica (PROARCA), Central American Protected Areas System (CAPAS), Comisión Centroamericana de Ambiente y Desarrollo (CCAD), United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Izurieta A (2000) Case study 2: Development and application of the WWf/CATIE methodology. In 'Evaluating effectiveness: a framework for assessing the management of protected areas: Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series'. (Eds M Hockings, S Stolton, N Dudley, A Phillips) pp. 81-86. (IUCN, Cardiff University: Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK).

Izurieta A (2000) Case study 5: Monitoring management for protected areas: a regional initiative for central America (PROARCA/CAPAS). In 'Evaluating effectiveness: a framework for assessing the management of protected areas: Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series'. (Eds M Hockings, S Stolton, N Dudley, A Phillips) pp. 87-92. (IUCN, Cardiff University: Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK).


ParksWatch Park Profiles

All reports are available on http://www.ParksWatch.org/main.php


Padovan 2002

Padovan MP (2002) Parâmetros e procedimento para a certificação de unidades de conservação. In 'III Congresso Brasileiro de Unidades de Conservação'. Anais pp. Pp 33-43.


Threats analysis in Uganda

Available on http://www.pc.gc.ca/progs/np-pn/eco/eco3_e.asp


TNC Parks in Peril Site Consolidation Scorecard

Martin AS, Rieger JF (2003) The Parks in Peril Site Consolidation Scorecard: Lessons from Protected Areas in Latin American and the Caribbean.

Pfleger B (2007) Evaluation of the management effectiveness of central European protected areas – a critical revision of the Parks in Peril Site Consolidation Scorecard. Master's thesis, University of Klagenfurt.


Valdiviana

Rusch V (2002) Estado de situación de las areas protegidas de la porción Argentina de la ecoregión Valdiviana


Tasmanian Wilderness Word Heritage Area (TWWHA)

http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/publications/tech/state_of_WHA/summary.html
The report of the first comprehensive evaluation of management effectiveness for the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. This structured evidence-based evaluation has been acclaimed internationally as setting a new benchmark for informed, effective, and transparent management of protected areas.

http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/publications/tech/case_study/summary.html
A brief article describing Tasmania's adaptive management process for the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The approach is simple and flexible and can be scaled up or down in complexity to suit a broad range of management contexts and purposes.

http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/publications/techrep.html
A range of Parks & Wildlife Service management publications including the statutory management plan for the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area and papers describing the agency's approach to effectiveness evaluation.


Global Study


European Study

Protected Area Management Effectiveness Assessments in Europe: A review of application, methods and results
Protected Area Management Effectiveness Assessments in Europe: Supplementary Report


Moroccan RAPPAM Report 2008

HCEFLCD (2008) Résultats de la première évaluation de la gestion des aires protégées au Maroc à travers la méthodologie RAPPAM [Results of the first evaluation of the management of protected areas in Morocco through the methodology RAPPAM]. Haut Commissariat aux Eaux et Forêts et à la Lutte Contre la Désertification (HCEFLCD) en collaboration avec le WWF.
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