Ucayali Peru

Strategies and Policies:

Regional Development Plan 2016-2021 - Short term development plan which focuses on focuses on
to establish very clearly the six strategic objectives that are required for achieve the regional vision, as well as the strategic actions that allow implement these strategic decisions.  One of the strategic objectives in environment and natural resource management.

Regional Climate Change Strategy -The Regional Climate Change Strategy of Ucayali is a tool to support decision-making which allows planning and the development of actions, programs and projects in a coordinated and articulated way with national policies that lead to adequate adaptation and mitigation of inevitable climate change. The Region of Ucayali, as an Amazonian region, is highly vulnerable to effects of climate change because it has a great biodiversity of flora and interrelated fauna in fragile ecosystems and settled indigenous populations on the banks of rivers and streams, which can be directly affected. This strategy highlights the need for action to adapt to changes in climate, giving priority to vulnerable areas and mitigating the effects of climate change, such as floods and damage to agricultural products. In addition, it gives priority to research, such as climate change and population health, study of the fragile ecosystems of the Ucayali Region, among others.

Regional Development Plan 2011-2021 -  The plan outlines strategic medium-term economic development initiatives in Ucayali through 2021. It was formalized through Regional Ordinance 0924/2011.  The plan was updated in 2016

Laws and Regulations

Ordinance 15/2017 Ordinance finalizing the economic and ecological zoning (ZEE) for the region.

Ordinance 4/2017- Declares of Regional Interest the creation of Collective Mark "Marca Ucayali" Ordinance 01/2013, to distinguish the production of the Ucayali Region that is differentiated by: (i) being produced in the Amazon, (ii) coming (iii) their rejection of child labor, (iv) their rejection of coca cultivation, (v) promoting gender equity, and (vi) meeting international and competitive standards.

Ordinance 01/2014 - Regulation of Organization and Functions - Authority in 2014.Defines the structure and responsibility of the Regional Environment Authority. It highlights the authority of the ARA in the implementation of policies, strategies, programs and plans in the field of territorial planning, sustainable management of natural resources, conservation of biodiversity and protection of the public environment.

Ordinance 11/2014 – Officially adopts Ucayali’s Regional Strategy for Climate Change .

Ordinance 1/2013- Creates the Regional Environmental Authority of Uucayali (ARAU) as an institution dependent on the Regional General Management, in charge of consolidating, planning and exercise authority in environmental matters, territorial planning and management sustainable use of renewable natural resources within the regional scope, in charge of an official with the rank of regional manager, appointed by the Regional President.

Ministerial Resolution 019/2010 - Transfers forest management functions to the regional government of Ucayali.

Regional Environmental Authority of Ucayali -
The Regional Environmental Authority of Ucayali (ARAU) was unanimously approved in the Regional Council of Ucayali in 2013; this instance will allow the Regional Government to manage in a more efficient manner the important forest and wildlife resources that constitute its natural forests. The ARAU is the result of the work process prioritized in the Gray Towers Act, which was signed by the five Amazonian regional presidents of the Amazon Interegional Council (CIAM) in October 2011 in Milford, Pennsylvania (USA), in the framework of the internship in which the municipal authorities participated as part of the cooperation of the Forest Service of the United States, with the support of USAID.

Directorate of Agriculture - The Sectoral Regional Directorate is the Body responsible for directing, guiding, coordinating, executing, supervising, controlling and evaluating the various agrarian productive activities within its jurisdiction.

Ucayali  formally approved its ecological and economic zoning (ZEE) plan in August of 2017 through Regional Ordinance No 015-2017-GRU-CR.  The zoning study is available for download, along with the zoning map, which is also available in GIS files.