The Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force (GCF) is a unique subnational collaboration between 29 states and provinces from Brazil, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, Spain, and the United States. The GCF seeks to advance jurisdictional programs designed to promote low emissions rural development and reduced emissions from deforestation and land use (REDD+) and link these activities with emerging greenhouse gas (GHG) compliance regimes and other pay-for-performance opportunities. More than 25% of the world’s tropical forests are in GCF states and provinces, including more than 75% of Brazil’s and more than half of Indonesia’s. The GCF includes states and provinces that are leading the way in building comprehensive, jurisdiction-wide approaches to low emissions development and REDD+ as well as the only jurisdiction in the world (California) that is considering provisions that would recognize offsets from REDD+ as part of its GHG compliance system.
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The Peruvian Amazon Research Institute (IIAP) is an institution devoted to scientific and technological research for development, which specialises in the sustainable use of biodiversity of the Amazon region, and performs its activities in a decentralised manner by promoting participation of public and private institutions, and civil society. Placed under the authority of the Ministry of the Environment, the institute is an autonomous body of internal public law, with 27 years of uninterrupted work for the benefit of Amazon populations. Its scope of influence is the entire geographical area of the Amazon basin of Peru, covering an approximate extension of 760,000 Km2, which is 60% of the national territory. IIAP has a research programme in integrated forest management and environmental services. Its main function is to preserve the functionality of forests for the sustainable provision of environmental goods and services for the benefit of the Amazonian population. In this sense, IIAP has implemented deforestation monitoring projects and environmental education projects in the Amazon, among others.
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AMPA is a non-profit environmental conservation organization operating in Peru. The headquarters of the organization is situated in San Martin but current work is being done in the following regions: San Martin, Amazonas, Loreto, Cajamarca and La Libertad. AMPA’s man focus is to work towards biodiversity conservation and the development of the Andean Amazonas region. AMPA fosters conversation with the local Andean Amazonas people to teach the importance of environmental conservation and help grow the local economy. Current initiatives include: sustainable food, value chains and eco systems, and Sustainable Land Management.
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MINAM is the national environmental authority and has direct jurisdiction over activities related to climate change. It organizes its activities primarily through the National Service of Natural Protected Areas (SERNANP), the National Forest Conservation Programme for the Mitigation of Climate Change (PNCBMCC), and the different General Directions it contains.
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The Global Canopy Programme was founded in Oxford, UK with the goal of preventing deforestation and preserving the forests for future generations. Today the Global Canopy Programme funds numerous initiatives around the globe to combat deforestation. The Programme trains individuals in key countries on preventing deforestation in their countries. The Programme also runs thereddesk.org which allows countries, including Peru, to view the deforestation efforts in their homeland and connect with partners working on the same issue.
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Project Amazonas is a joint US-Peru environmental NGO that serves the people of the Amazonas region and to conserve and protect the Amason rainforest. The endgoal of Project Amazonas is self-reliance and self-sufficiency for the people of Amazonas to access good education and healthcare and protect the the rainforest. The pkroject is accomplishing this through health education training and by providing the tools needed for the people of Amazaonas to promote sustainability.
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SERFOR is the national forest and wildlife authority, established in July 2013 by the new Forest and Wildlife Law - No. 29736. SEFOR exercises its functions and duties at the national, regional and local level. It is subject to the regulatory framework for forestry and wildlife and acts in accordance with the related policies, plans and goals. It is the governing body for the National Forest Management and Wildlife System (SINAFOR) and is the technical-regulatory authority responsible for issuing the establish rules and procedures in their area of competence. SERFOR, will absorb the functions of the Forestry Department and Wildlife (DGFFS) of the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG) in a deferrable period of 60 days. To this date (as of the end of 2013), it is still in its implementation period and has not initiated activities.
The National Service for Natural Protected Areas Protected by the State (SERNANP) is the government agency responsible for establishing the technical and administrative criteria for the creation and protection of National Protected Areas in Peru. It manages Peru’s National System of Natural Protected Areas (SINANPE, or Sistema Nacional de Áreas Nacionales Protegidas por el Estado).
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