THAILAND Priority Implementation Actions 2013-14 Planning Meeting of the Tiger Range Countries’ National Focal Points on the Global Tiger Recovery Program Implementation Plan for 2013-2014 Bangkok, Thailand March 10, 2013 1: Actively strengthen the front lines Goal 1: Promote living condition of front line staffs. Action 1: Increase salary of patrolling staff about 50% Goal 2: Expand coverage in SMART patrolling Action 2: Build capacity to implement SMART Patrol in other PAs of WEFCOM, KaengKrachan, and Dong PraYa Yen forest complexes Goal3: Promote working inspiration to nature conservation Action 3: Cooperate with NGOs or nature conservation foundation for the subsidiary payment to the frontline staff incase of death or injury. Goal 4: Strengthen law enforcement to combat illegal wildlife trade. Action 4: Establish a new wildlife forensic laboratory & DNA/stripes database of captive tigers. 5. Support launch tiger restoration programs Goal : Increase prey density in potential tiger source sites. Action: Re-introduce tiger’s prey (about 130 sambars, 50 eld’s deer, and 115 hog deer) in Mae Wong National Park, Thung Salang Luang National Park, Kui Buri National Park and Phu Kheiw Wildlife Sanctuary 6. Accelerate the flow of national and external funds to support actions on the ground Specific Goal : Improve management effectiveness at HKK-TY Action : Implement GEF project on title ”Strengthening Capacity and Incentives for Wildlife Conservation at Huai Kha Khaeng -Thung Yai Naresuan World Heritage Site” PIAs 2013-2014 Funding ($m) Secured Gap ACTION 1 Increase salary of patrolling staff about 50% 6.93 5.84 ACTION 2 Build capacity to implement SMART Patrol in other PAs 0.26 0 ACTION 3 Cooperate with NGOs for the subsidiary payment to the staff 0 0.1 ACTION 4 Establish a wildlife forensic laboratory & database of captive tigers 0.5 0 ACTION 5 Implement SMART patrol system for the entire population 0.7 0 ACTION 6 Establish 200 new ranger stations in all critical tiger habitats 3.6 0 ACTION 7 Put 25 new fully-equipped teams into SMART patrolling 0.95 0 ACTION 8 Develop sustainable economies that support 5 local communities 0.3 0 ACTION 9 Establish joint protocol and regular trans-boundary law enforcement 0 0.3 ACTION 10 Re-introduce tiger's prey in potentials source site 1.8 0 ACTION 11 Implement GEF project on title "Strengthening Capacity and Incentives for Wildlife Conservation at HKK-TY" 7 0 0.3 0 0 0.1 - - 0.35 0 ACTION 12 Develop wildlife-based ecotourism strategy in HKK ACTION 13 Produce quality publications to the public ACTION 14 NTRP Evaluation and proposed the new actions ACTION 15 Build capacity and implement standard monitoring to conduct and publish tiger and prey surveys TOTAL 22.69 6.34 THANK YOU 9. Develop national two-year action plans to better monitor NTRP/GTRP implementation Goal 1: Strengthen the implementation of Tiger action plan. Action 1:NTRP Evaluation and proposed the new actions Goal 2:Expand monitoring system to all tiger source sites. Action 2: Build capacity and implement standard monitoring to conduct and publish tiger and prey surveys in all WEFCOM, KrangKra Chan and Dong PraYa Yen KhaoYai Forest complexes- as described in PIAs.