Celebrating Success of Invasive Species Management Partnership: Pacific Invasives Initiative (PII)
The Aliance Workshop is dedicated to celebrating the achievements of the Pacific Invasives Initiative (PII) in managing invasive species. The
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Slide1#290 - Aliance Workshop : Celebrating success of a partnership approach to invasive species management
Slide2Pacific Invasives Initiative (PII) Pacific Invasives Initiative (PII) 6 .30 Programme & introductions 6.50 PII Overview 7.00 New Zealand’s role in PII 7.05 Demonstration Projects and lessons learned 7.20 Discussion: Meeting the needs of your region 7.45 Next steps 7.50 Summary and conclusion 8.00 Finish Welcome to Aliance Workshop #290
Slide4A cooperative approachto meeting the invasive species challenge in the Pacific Pacific Invasives Initiative Pacific Invasives Initiative
Slide5Cooperative Islands Initiative (CII) Cooperative Islands Initiative (CII) • Proposed by island nations • Launched at COP 6 in 2002 • Initiated by NZ Government and Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) • Hosted by ISSG at The University of Auckland, New Zealand • Pacific Invasives Initiative (PII): First regional programme of CII
Slide6Pacific Invasives Initiative: a Partnership Pacific Invasives Initiative: a Partnership • Birdlife Pacific • Conservation International • Invasive Species Specialist Group • IUCN Regional Office for Oceania • New Zealand’s International A id and Development Agency • Secretariat of the Pacific Community • Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme • The Nature Conservancy
Slide7Pacific Invasives Initiative Pacific Invasives Initiative Goal: To contribute to the conservation of island biodiversity and the sustainability of island livelihoods by minimising the spread and impacts of invasive species within Pacific Island Countries and Territories Objective: To assist Pacific agencies to effectively manage invasive species Generating support Developing capacity Promoting and facilitating cooperation Demonstration Projects Technical support Training and skills exchanges
Slide9Key outcomes Key outcomes • Increased awareness of invasive species impacts on biodiversity and livelihoods • Increased support for invasive species management • Increased capacity for managing invasive species • Increased coordination and information sharing • First successful rat eradication in Fiji!
Slide10LessonsLessons • Integrating biodiversity and livelihoods outcomes makes the best sense • Building of strong relationships based on trust and mutual respect is essential • Demand driven (ownership) • Realistic timelines • Coordination is essential
Slide12pii project development and implementation process:maximising the likelihood of project success Proposal Selection Feasibility Study Project Design Operational Planning Operational Phase Peer review Peer review Implementation Funded Implementation Development Generating support + Developing capacity
Slide13PII process maximises the likelihood of project success PII process maximises the likelihood of project success • Provision of technical support and advice • Coordination and facilitation • Access to expertise • Training • Peer review
Slide14Pacific Ant Prevention Programme Pacific Ant Prevention Programme
Slide15Pacific Islands Ant Surveys Pacific Islands Ant Surveys
Slide16Invasive Ant Taxonomy Training Invasive Ant Taxonomy Training
Slide17TEAM 2TEAM 1 Yasawa, Mamanuca, Denarau Vatulele Beqa Fiji: Operation Kadridri
Slide19Vatu I Ra Restoration Project V atu I Ra Restoration Project Cooperation and coordination in action!
Slide20Some lessons Some lessons • Even “small” operations require careful planning & appropriate consultation • Project management and community engagement skills are as crucial as the technical ones • Celebrating success • Leveraging success $$$, ACTION • Regional-scale effects can result
Slide21People are central to successful invasive species management People are central to successful invasive species management • Consult • Engage • Empower • Acknowledge
Slide22Visit us at: www.issg.org/cii/PIIAcknowledgements: Taholo Kami: IUCN ROFO Mick Clout: ISSG Andrew Bignell: NZ DOC Stas Burgiel: TNC Souad Boudjelas: PII Alan Saunders: NZ Landcare Bill Nagle: PII ISSG colleagues David Mudge (rat eating bird photographs) PII Partners and our Pacific colleagues