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Action Plan, Ghana – Jan 2011 – Dec 2011 Activity of Global Plan Project management 1.1 1.2 Activity of Annual Plan Develop and agree on MOU between UNIDO and EPA Agree disbursement procedure for demo GEF funds Procurement of office and field equipment (laptops, desktops, printers, motorbike Undertake a baseline survey to indentify the key sources of local land –base contamination, erosion and biodiversity /environmental/social stress measurement at the demo project sites and report the result Begin to work on the existing District tourism development plan to transform it into an integrated tourism plan Concrete Actions Start Aug 2010 A S O N D J F M A July 2011 M J J Budget ($) UNIDO Others Responsibility FPs FPs Competitive bidding Selection of lowest bidder Supervise delivery Develop terms of reference FPs 10,000 4,000 FPs + Coord + committee 12,000 6,000 FPs + Coord + committee Delegate site committee responsibilities Collect data, produce map of demo project site Result analysis and recommendations Presentations and sensitization Implementation of solution Meeting of stakeholders Review existing plan if any Facilitate development of integrated tourism plan Facilitate implementation of plan Enforce and monitor compliance Clean up at beach- estuary to District assembly Produce posters and information boards Development of waste management systems 1.3 Establish tourist information centre Sensitization of behavioral change of beach communities / fishermen Commission a consultant Develop terms of reference to study the marine and cost erosion problem and Recruit consultant through building on previous / competitive bidding / work to make a costed delegate committee recommendation for responsibilities addressing issues Data collection / reports 5,000 3,000 FPs + Coord + committee 6,000 3,000 FPs + Coord + committee Implement recommendations 1.4 Hold series of stakeholder meetings for water way users to develop to develop a negotiated water use zones for estuary and islands Hold three meetings with boats users, river fishermen, chalets and hotels to agree on zonation for estuary and island Develop guidelines and information as agreed at meetings Purchase inputs for water demarcation Implement guidelines – information boards and inputs in place 1.6 Produce awareness materials on EMS for hoteliers, fishing and hunting regulations, community waste disposal, sand winning 1.7-1.9 Meet with stakeholders to discuss issues around mangrove cutting and re-afforestation and agree on actions Enforce and monitor compliance Select hotels and organize training workshop Introduce EMS technology and practice Best EMS technology selected and adopted Develop sanitation monitoring and certification Select areas and agreed on information to create awareness Produce information boards, posters etc..
COAST Project Progress Reports 1 Background Information 1.1 Project site Kartung, Tumani Tenda and Boat and Fishing Association of Denton Bridge (BFADB) Demo Sites 1.2 Reporting period May to December 2010 1.3 Relevant COAST Project theme (Sustainable Tourism BAPs/BATs, regulatory and policy arrangements, and sustainable financing, ecotourism, ICZM & land use planning, Governance and Management) 1.4 Executing agency/partnership update National Environment Agency (NEA) in collaboration with Gambia Tourism Authority (GTA) 2 Staff details of Executing Agency (applies to all personnel/experts/consultants/volunteers) working on behalf of the COAST project Functional Title Demo Site Coordinator Focal Point Focal Point Desk Officer Director Intersectoral Organisation/Department Nature of support (personnel, equipment, consultancy, training, communication, etc) National Environment Personnel, office space Agency (NEA) National Environment Personnel, office space Agency (NEA) Gambia Tourism Authority Personnel (GTA) National Environment Personnel, office space Agency (NEA) National Environment Personnel, office space Network Director Admin.
Changes in management practices resulting from such visits at demo sites Number and type of the BAPs Project publications and Stakeholders within the demo Revision 2 4) Captured, managed and disseminated information to assist in replication and uptake of best practices and lessons Activities contributing towards Result 4: 4.1 Targeted awareness raising to encourage enforcement of natural resource sustainable use and waste management within Ada estuary and RAMSAR site 4.2 Production of best practice guidelines for both local communities and visitors to the demo site 4.3 Design and disseminate HIV/AIDS and gender awareness materials widely within the demo project area in order to address equity concerns among stakeholders 4.4 Disseminate lessons of best practice and advances in Ghanaian integrated tourism destination planning and ecotourism through case studies that include tangible information on socio-economic and environmental and BATs documented and disseminated Number and type of media used to disseminate the project results and raise awareness website resources Number, type and extent of awareness raising events project area are willing to share their experiences with other areas and organisations beyond the demo project site Project publications and website resources Number and type of materials produced and the extent of their dissemination Number and type of information materials produced and the extent of their dissemination Availability of such information in demo sites, hotels, tour operator offices, and in their visitor packages and websites Stakeholder views and perspectives from participatory surveys Stakeholder views and perspectives from participatory surveys NB> This activity was not identified by the workgroup, but is included in the original design of the GEF project Revision 2 improvements
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