1 Overall objective
The overall objective of Te Me Um is to strengthen the capacities of overseas protected area managers, within each local authority, and regionally via the creation of a network that will facilitate exchanges.
5 Specific objectives / the Interest of Te Me Um
- promote the professional needs of managers and related stakeholders (vis-à-vis local stakeholders and the managers themselves);
- bring closer together the stakeholders who manage overseas natural areas (particularly those in local authorities). Requirement: there must be dynamic exchange among local stakeholders. If there is a lack of synergy, remediation action must be conducted.
- carry out/push for concrete actions in the field such as concertation, and try to identify positive impacts at every level;
- contribute to perpetuating the job positions of stakeholders involved in the management of overseas natural areas;
- act in response to local expectations.
5 expected results
- R1 = Local integration, uptake and implementation: local stakeholders react, participate, and even back local activities; there is an active network of local stakeholders who can be mobilised, and the network is well-established.
- R2 = Contribution to the permanent establishment of natural area manager jobs, and strengthening their missions
- R3 = Perpetuation of Te Me Um programme actions
- R4 = Communications on management actions, notably actions stemming from Te Me Um
- R5 = Development of the skills of natural area managers and related stakeholders
4 Lines of work
They correspond to a thematic grouping of the projects implemented
- 1. Develop local skills of management teams and related stakeholders.
- 2. Assist in seeking and diversifying sources of funding (this is one of the main priorities for capacity building).
- 3. Provide support for territorial integration and recognition of the socio-economic value of natural areas and ecosystem services.
- 4. Provide support for local, ecoregional, and national cooperation (mutualised information and tools).