Loreto, Peru: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance

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Loreto, Peru: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance

Loreto, Peru: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance
  • Loreto is the biggest Region in Peru, representing over 28% of national territory & 51% of the Peruvian Amazon
  • 9.5 million ha of regional territory is recognized as Natural Protected Area – the most of any Peruvian Region. At least 22% of that area is under administration by the Regional Government of Loreto (GOREL)
  • 1 of 6 Peruvian Amazon regions forming the Interregional Amazonian Council (CIAM) to strengthen the decentralization process & formulate an interregional agenda for Amazon development
  • Loreto’s Concerted Regional Development Plan (PDRC) is the main socio-environmental planning document of the region & was developed through a Strategic Environmental Evaluation (EAE) – the only region in Peru to do so
  • New regional energy policy promotes rural electrification through renewables

Authors: Chan, C.; Cisneros, N.; Luna, P.; Suárez de Freitas, G.

Topic: deforestation, livelihoods, sustainable development, policy, climate change

Geographic: Peru

Pages: 2p

Publisher: California, USA; Bogor, Indonesia; Boulder, Colorado, Earth Innovation Institute (EII), Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force (GCF)

Publication Year: 2018

Source: C. Stickler et al. (Eds.) The State of Jurisdictional Sustainability.


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