Communicating the climate smart GMP to stakeholder

Published: 13 March 2019
Last edited: 13 March 2019

The purpose of this block is to raise the awareness of stakeholders on the climate smart GMP through communication by means adapted especially to the realities of the park area. The media to use depends on the level of intervention. For example, community radio and posters can be used to educate local people; online platforms are useful for a wide audience at the national and international level; and brochures are useful for visitors etc

Classifications

Category
Communication, outreach and awareness building
Scale of implementation
Local
Phase of solution
Planning phase

Enabling factors

Appropriate communication strategies that take into account the literacy levels, linguistic knowledge and other socio-cultural factors.

Lessons learned

Early lessons learned include:

 

  1. Communicating the climate smart GMP ensures that stakeholders are aware of the climate change aspects and that their interest is generated and their commitment is secured to participate in the implementation and respect of the GMP as a Park Management tool.
  2. Communicating the climate change strategy will enable stakeholders to provide feedback, via mornitoring and evaluation, on the effective of the strategy in delivering the intended resilience objectives.