Final Evaluation for Wetlands portfolio - Hubei Province

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Evaluation Plan:
2016-2020, China
Evaluation Type:
Final Project
Planned End Date:
04/2019
Completion Date:
10/2018
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
35,000

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Title Final Evaluation for Wetlands portfolio - Hubei Province
Atlas Project Number: 00072714
Evaluation Plan: 2016-2020, China
Evaluation Type: Final Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 10/2018
Planned End Date: 04/2019
Management Response: Yes
UNDP Signature Solution:
  • 1. Sustainable
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021)
  • 1. Output 1.4.1 Solutions scaled up for sustainable management of natural resources, including sustainable commodities and green and inclusive value chains
SDG Goal
  • Goal 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
SDG Target
  • 15.1 By 2020, ensure the conservation, restoration and sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and their services, in particular forests, wetlands, mountains and drylands, in line with obligations under international agreements
Evaluation Budget(US $): 35,000
Source of Funding:
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 32,720
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Sun Chenxi Ms sdhjghyscx@163.com
Alan Ferguson Mr alan@regionalconsulting.ca
GEF Evaluation: Yes
GEF Project Title: CBPF-MSL: Strengthening the Management Effectiveness of the Wetland Protected Area System in Hubei Province, China
Evaluation Type: Terminal Evaluation
Focal Area: Biodiversity
Project Type: FSP
GEF Phase: GEF-5
GEF Project ID: 4870
PIMS Number: 4823
Key Stakeholders: Ministry of Environment
Countries: CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1

HUBEI Recommendation 1: The Hubei GEF Wetland Project Office should undertake and distribute a 'state of the wetland' report for Honghu Lake that identifies the limnological and ecological status of the lake and assesses the effectiveness and impact of the conservation programme.

2

HUBEI Recommendation 2: The Honghu Drainage Basin Wetland Committee should undertake an independent technical review of the Wetland Action Plan of Sihu Drainage Basin, to ensure the feasibility of hydrological system improvements and to propose an implementation program.

3

HUBEI Recommendation 3: The Hubei GEF Wetland Project Office should develop and implement a rigorous monitoring and evaluation plan for the Implementation Program of Wetland Conservation and Restoration System in Hubei.

4

HUBEI Recommendation 4: The Hubei GEF Wetland Project Office should review and clarify roles, responsibilities and protocols for biodiversity and water quality monitoring in the Shishou, and Tian’ezhou protected areas with the aim of enhancing technical cooperation between the Provincial agencies and the local township for a coordinated monitoring framework.

5

HUBEI Recommendation 5: The Hubei GEF Wetland Project Office should establish a process, in conjunction with river/lake chiefs, for an annual socio-economic survey and report on the status of households displaced from the wetland nature reserves, housing and employment conditions, and any remaining resettlement issues (conducted and financed by government).

6

HUBEI Recommendation 6: The Hubei GEF Wetland Project Office should prepare a list of Biodiversity Research Priorities (themes and projects) in conjunction with PA management issues as a basis for future collaboration with universities (national and international).

7

HUBEI Recommendation 7: The Hubei GEF Wetland Project Office should prepare a proposal for a bird watching guide service on Honghu Lake through retraining of displaced local fishermen, and wildlife viewing opportunities on the reserve boundaries.

8

HUBEI Recommendation 8: The Hubei GEF Wetland Project Office should initiate a workshop on provincial wetland management planning processes and capacity building experiences in conjunction with the Yangtze River Conservation Network.

1. Recommendation:

HUBEI Recommendation 1: The Hubei GEF Wetland Project Office should undertake and distribute a 'state of the wetland' report for Honghu Lake that identifies the limnological and ecological status of the lake and assesses the effectiveness and impact of the conservation programme.

Management Response: [Added: 2018/12/05]

Accepted. Project Office will formulate ‘state of wetland’ report with Honghu Wetland NNR Bureau, to evaluate the limnological and ecological status of the Lake, and effectiveness of the conservation programme.

Key Actions:

2. Recommendation:

HUBEI Recommendation 2: The Honghu Drainage Basin Wetland Committee should undertake an independent technical review of the Wetland Action Plan of Sihu Drainage Basin, to ensure the feasibility of hydrological system improvements and to propose an implementation program.

Management Response: [Added: 2018/12/05]

Accepted. Honghu Watershed Management Committee has reviewed the Plan multiple times during its implementation. The members of the Committee, such as sectors of Jingzhou City, Honghu City and Jianli County, including water resource sector have all reviewed the Plan, and give suggestions for recommendation. All these have ensured the feasibility of hydrological system improvements of the Plan.

Key Actions:

3. Recommendation:

HUBEI Recommendation 3: The Hubei GEF Wetland Project Office should develop and implement a rigorous monitoring and evaluation plan for the Implementation Program of Wetland Conservation and Restoration System in Hubei.

Management Response: [Added: 2018/12/05]

Accepted. Hubei Forestry Department has developed and is implementing the monitoring and evaluation plan of the Program.

Key Actions:

4. Recommendation:

HUBEI Recommendation 4: The Hubei GEF Wetland Project Office should review and clarify roles, responsibilities and protocols for biodiversity and water quality monitoring in the Shishou, and Tian’ezhou protected areas with the aim of enhancing technical cooperation between the Provincial agencies and the local township for a coordinated monitoring framework.

Management Response: [Added: 2018/12/05]

Shishou Milu NNR and Tian’ezhou NNR have both formulated programs for biodiversity and water quality monitoring. Project Office will undertake this work to strengthen the coordination between the two NNRs, clarify their roles, responsibilities and protocols, and enhance technical cooperation between the Provincial agencies and the local township for a coordinated monitoring framework.

Key Actions:

5. Recommendation:

HUBEI Recommendation 5: The Hubei GEF Wetland Project Office should establish a process, in conjunction with river/lake chiefs, for an annual socio-economic survey and report on the status of households displaced from the wetland nature reserves, housing and employment conditions, and any remaining resettlement issues (conducted and financed by government).

Management Response: [Added: 2018/12/05]

Committee has already merged with lake chiefs. Regular meeting was held to solve problems of Honghu NNR. Project office will undertake the work.

Key Actions:

6. Recommendation:

HUBEI Recommendation 6: The Hubei GEF Wetland Project Office should prepare a list of Biodiversity Research Priorities (themes and projects) in conjunction with PA management issues as a basis for future collaboration with universities (national and international).

Management Response: [Added: 2018/12/05]

Accepted. Project office will undertake the work.

Key Actions:

7. Recommendation:

HUBEI Recommendation 7: The Hubei GEF Wetland Project Office should prepare a proposal for a bird watching guide service on Honghu Lake through retraining of displaced local fishermen, and wildlife viewing opportunities on the reserve boundaries.

Management Response: [Added: 2018/12/05]

Accepted. Project Office will prepare a training plan for the displaced fishermen.

Key Actions:

8. Recommendation:

HUBEI Recommendation 8: The Hubei GEF Wetland Project Office should initiate a workshop on provincial wetland management planning processes and capacity building experiences in conjunction with the Yangtze River Conservation Network.

Management Response: [Added: 2018/12/05]

Accepted. Project Office will actively work with NGOs such as Yangtze River Conservation Network for this work.

Key Actions:

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