WCC 2016 Res 038 - Progress Report

General information
IUCN Constituencies implementing this Resolution
IUCN Members: 
Biodiversity Committee, Chinese Academy of Sciences ( BC, CAS ) / China
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN Species Survival Commission 2017-2020 (SSC)
IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas 2017-2020 (WCPA)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
Many organisations are involved in the network being established.
Indicate which actions have been carried out to implement this Resolution : 
Convene stakeholders/Networking
Education/Communication/Raising awareness
Field activities
Policy influencing/advocacy
Scientific/technical activities
Describe the results/achievements of the actions taken: 
The resolution has led to a range of activities that have resulted in the formation of a wide network of organisations interested in protected-area friendly production. The network is global, although most of the on-the-ground activities directly associated with the group are in China.
GPAP has been assisting with the development of TORs that can be approved by WCPA.
What challenges/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
Defining exactly what is the scope of this initiative has proved problematical. Several attempts have been made to develop operational TORs for a Specialist Group under WCPA, but agreement has yet to be reached on these.
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
An approved TORs for the Specialist Group under WCPA.
A clear focus of activities that resides under this resolution.
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
Initiated: first stages of implementation
Are these actions planned for yet: