Active participation in the effective management of protected natural areas of high conservation value.
We work in the following protected natural areas:
Debt-For Nature Swaps in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.
Biological Diversity Monitoring in support of the Effective Management of the Pucacuro National Reserve.
Control and Surveillance with the Participation of the local population in the Allpahuayo Mishana National Reserve.
Sound, Participatory and Sustainable Management in the Atalaya and Purús Sectors of Alto Purús National Park 2012. Conserving the headwaters of the Purús Manu Corredor, Ucayali.
Creation and Consolidation of a Mosaic of Conservation Areas, Indigenous Reserves and Protected Areas with Sustainable Use in the Border Region of the Sierra del Divisor.
Improving the Production and Commercialization of Organic Cacao and Achiote in the Buffer Zone of the Yanesha Communal Reservation, Pasco.
MADRE DE DIOS
We promote actions to prevent threats and reduce the impacts that can be generated in this protected natural area, especially caused by small-scale mining activity. We develop communication materials to strengthen the identification of the local population with the biodiversity of the reserve and for an actively participation in its conservation.
We provide technical assitance and training to the BSNP Management Committee and to the Park Headquarters. We participate in planning processes, such as the update of its Master Plan. We are part of the initiative “Bahuaja Sonene: Known and inspires”, collective institutions, artists, journalists and chefs who promotes the conservation of the park.
Enhancing the value of Peruvian biodiversity through economic initiatives based on sustainable management of natural resources.
The most noteworthy resources in our areas of work include:
Development of the Productive and Commercial Capacity of Producers of Organically Certified Carob Flour, Tumbes, Perú.
Improving the Production and Commercialization of Organic Cacao and Achiote in the Buffer Zone of the Yanesha Communal Reserve, Pasco.
Debt-for Nature Swaps for Conservation in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Sustainable Fisheries Management in the Buffer Zone of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.
Competitive Development of Camu Camu in the Amazon, Napo and Tigre River Basins, Loreto Region.
Strengthening Border Integration – Peru Component” (financed by OTCA and GIZ) and Creation and Consolidation of Conservation Mosaic Areas, Indigenous Reserves and Sustainable Use Areas in the Border Region of the Sierra del Divisor Mountain range.
Planting for the Future: Financially sustainable Agro Forestry Systems and Payments for Environmental Services.
Deploying environmental culture and sustainable development in Peruvian society and government.
We also work to encourage the active and informed participation of residents on environmental topics. We accomplish this by involving local populations so that they become change agents and the main beneficiaries of improved environmental and social conditions in their communities. We work with regional and local governments, a variety of government agencies as well as with civil society organizations to propel the formation of viable policies that incorporate environmental management tools in order to ensure the appropriate use of natural resources and preserve environmental integrity.
We promote the educational development in rural schools though nature conservation projects; we encourage the participation of various educational actors (teachers and parents) in the planning, implementation and evaluation of initiatives through the sustainable use of renewable resources.
Strengthening the Lobbying Capacity of Civil Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Social and Environmental Impacts Generated by Mega investment Project in Madre de Dios and Puno. Contributing toward the Creation and Implementation of a Sound Regional Conservation System in Madre de Dios.
Brokering Socio Environmental Responsibility in extractive industries and infrastructure.
Participatory Socio Environmental Monitoring Program for the Operational Phase of the PERU LNG – Ayacucho – Huancavelica – Ica Gas Pipeline (PMSAP-PLNG).
Community Environmental Monitoring Program in the Upper Urubamba-Cuzco (PMAC-AU).
Community Environmental Monitoring Program in the Lower Urubamba-Cuzco (PMAC-BU).
Community Environmental Monitoring Program for the South – Upper Urubamba – Cusco Loop (PMAC-LS).
Community Environmental Monitoring Program – Río Corrientes – Lot 8 – Loreto (PMAC-CO).
Independent Community Environmental Monitoring Program (PMASI).
Participatory Community Environmental Monitoring Program (PMSAP –CHUCAPACA).
Participatory Socio Environmental Monitoring and Surveillance Program – (PMVSAP).