Information for G02343
Protected Areas, Equity and Livelihoods Task Force of the World Commission on Protected Areas and the Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy Workplan for Africa Region. Developed at a workshop held in Entebbe, Uganda on January 18/19
The first meeting of the Africa grouping of the Task Force took place in January 2007 in Entebbe, Uganda. The main aim of this meeting was to develop this workplan to achieve the three objectives of the Task Force, namely: 1. To promote a better and more widely shared understanding of the linkages between protected areas, social equity, including poverty and poverty eradication, and sustainable development. 2. To strengthen provisions for social equity in regional and global conservation policy related to protected areas, with particular emphasis on the Convention on Biological Diversity 3. To achieve more equitable outcomes in the implementation of regional/global conservation policy related to protected areas, with particular emphasis on the CBD.