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

San Martín, Peru: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance
  • Founding member of Interregional Amazonian Council (CIAM) – coordination council of 6 Peruvian regions to strengthen the decentralization process & formulate an inter-regional agenda for sustainable development
  • Regional Government promotes a Production-ProtectionInclusion (PPI) approach, which seeks to increase competitiveness & sustainability of regional production
  • Over 21% of region designated as Protected Area
  • Deforestation decreased 47% with respect to the historical peak (2009)
  • Largest producer of rice, coffee, & cacao nationally, promoted using a PPI approach
  • ACOPAGRO co-op (one of Peru’s largest cacao producers & exporters) is implementing a community reforestation program & deforestation-free production, with NGO support

Authors: David, O.; Suárez de Freitas, G.; Stickler, C.; Luna, P.

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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