Specifically, in this region, DOI-ITAP technical assistance, at both regional and national levels, helps to strengthen:
DOI-ITAP currently works in the following API countries:
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DOI-ITAP has completed activities in:
Indonesia: Strengthening protected area management and wildlife protection through sister protected area partnerships and technical training on hydrology, peatland restoration, species inventory and monitoring, sustainable tourism, and interpretation and education.
DOI-ITAP Factsheet: Indonesia; Interview: Hydrological Training with Mark Flora (NPS; News: NPS Ranger Rendezvous - Sister Protected Areas
Indonesia: Strengthening Indonesia's Marine Protected Area (MPA) management through workshops and professional exchanges on MPA establishment, conservation planning, law enforcement, community engagement, maintenance processes, and interagency cooperation.
Smart Infrastructure for the Mekong (SIM): SIM provides the Lower Mekong Initiative partner countries Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam) with rapid, demand-driven technical and scientific assistance to support environmental and social safeguards for infrastructure, clean energy development, and land and/or water resources use.
DOI-ITAP Factsheet: Water Management SIM; Interview: Fish Migration & Hydropower Development with David Hand (FWS)
Philippines/Partnership for Biodiversity Conservation: Supports conservation in the Philippines by strengthening the ability of national and local governments and communities to counter critical threats to the country’s coastal and upland resources and to promote good governance – transparency and accountability – in enforcing environmental laws.
News: Wildlife Forensics to Counter Illegal Wildlife Trade (Business Mirror)
Philippines/Environmental Governance: Provides training and technical assistance in environmental governance and law enforcement, with a special focus on counter wildlife trafficking, to local government officials from selected key biodiversity areas - Zambales, Pangasinan and Palawan.
Regional Marine & Oceans: Strengthens the organizational and administrative capacity of the Regional Secretariat of the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries, and Food Security (CTI-CFF) to effectively function as the central coordinating entity to support a wide array of activities, as developed by the CTI member countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Timor-Leste).
DOI-ITAP Factsheet: Marine Conservation