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Caribbean Small Technical Grant

Enhancing the Management of Wallings Nature Reserve 

Indigenous and Community Conserved Area (ICCA) Conservancy Key Biodiversity Area
Management effectiveness Governance Livelihoods
Local communities Private Sector National Government
Protected Area Management Effectiveness Awareness and Education Management Plan
14,490 EUR Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean 1 January 2022 - 31 May 2022

Protected and conserved area(s) concerned

Wallings Nature Reserve

The BIOPAMA AC Objectives addressed

  • Small Technical Grant for Assessment for improved protected areas management and governance (STGA) 

Priority need addressed

Enhancing protected area management.

Project activities

The project will include stakeholder consultations and drafting of an initial assessment, as well as interviews with the staff of the Government of Antigua and Barbuda responsible for Protected Areas management and interviews with the Forestry Unit. A literature review geared towards collating information on the biodiversity and environmental characteristics will be conducted. Additional activities include: 

  1. A gap analysis report 
  2. The development of a priority action plan for management 
  3. Identification of challenges and engagement of stakeholders to develop processes to address the issues  

The change the project implementation will bring for the protected area(s)

The METT tool will assist the team to better manage the reserve. There will be better collaboration between Wallings Nature Reserve and key stakeholders and government agencies and the creation of a priority action plan for the next five years for the activities to be implemented by the management team at Wallings Nature Reserve. 

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Implementing organisations

Wallings Nature Reserve

Photo credits: ©  [Israel John]

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