Peru

National regulations related to forest and environmental services:
Regulation of the Payment for Environmental Services Law (2016)
Regulations of Forest and Wildlife Law (2015)
Payment for Environmental Services Law (2014)
National Forest and Wildlife Policy (2013)
Forest and Wildlife Law (2011)


National regulations related to climate change:
National Climate Change Strategy (2015)
National Forest and Climate Change Strategy (2016)
INDC (2015)


National Forest and Land Use Policies:

  • National Forestry and Wildlife Policy
  • National Plan for the Prevention and Control of Deforestation
  • National Environmental Action Plan 2011-2021
  • National Multi-sectoral Strategy to Combat Illegal Logging
  • National Environmental Policy
  • National Reforestation Plan
  • National Forest Strategy
  • Peru 2021 Bicentennial Plan

National Climate Change Policies and Plans:

  • Action Plan for Adaptation and Mitigation Against Climate Change
  • National Climate Change Strategy

National policies related to REDD+:

  • Guidelines for management and implementation of REDD+ in Peru (2016)
  • Guidelines for management and implementation of REDD+ National Registry (2016)

Ministry of Environment (Ministerio del Ambiente - MINAM) - Established with a mission to ensure sustainable use and conservation of natural resources and environmental quality for the benefit of people and the environment in an effective and decentralized in collaboration with public and private organizations and civil society, within the framework of green growth and environmental governance.  MINAM serves as the focal point for climate change issues in the country and has established the following seven areas as priorities:

  1. Sustainable use of biodiversity and, in particular, forests
  2. Adaptation and mitigation to climate change
  3. Efficient management of solid waste
  4. Comprehensive marine-coastal management
  5. Prevention, pollution control and eco-efficiency
  6. Adequacy of environmental institutions
  7. Means of implementation of environmental policy

National Service of Natural Protected Areas (El Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado - SERNANP) - Established in 2008 as a body within MINAM, SERNANP is the governing body of the National System of Natural Areas Protected by the State (Sinanpe), and in its capacity as a technical-normative authority it carries out its work in coordination with regional governments, local and owners of properties recognized as private conservation areas.Its mission is to ensure the conservation of the country's Natural Protected Areas, their biological diversity and the maintenance of their services environmental

National Forest Service (Servicio Forestal Nacional - SERFOR) - Established in 2014 within the Ministry of Agriculture, SERFOR is the  National Forestry and Wildlife Authority of Peru and the governing body of the National Forestry and Wildlife Management System (SINAFOR). It was created with the Forestry and Wildlife Law (Law No. 29763) and began operations on July 26, 2014. SERFOR carries a mission to promote sustainable and participatory management of forest resources and wildlife, and the use of their ecosystem services, providing quality services that contribute to the well-being of citizens.



Demographics

30.81 M
Type% 
Urban75.90
Rural24.10
Group% 
Other88.67
Quichuas10.90
Ashaninka0.17
Aguaruna0.14
Shipibo-Conibo0.07
Chayahuitas0.05

Economy

PEN434.61 B
PEN17,853
Type% 
Services53.70
Industry20.50
Mining11.30
Agriculture5.60
Forestry2.50
0.741
"Copper (10711) Gold (10104) Petroleum and Derivatives (3421) Lead (2424) Fishmeal (1767) Coffee (1581) Clothes and other garments (1540) Zinc (1522) Natural Gas (1284) Iron (1023)"

Overview

1.29 Mkm²
56.09%
+18.2%
2013 - 2014

GCF Member States/Provinces

Amazonas
28,700km²
73.1%
Huánuco
16,300km²
44.0%
Loreto
352,200km²
95.5%
Madre de Dios
80,000km²
93.9%
Piura
400km²
1.1%
San Martín
34,200km²
66.7%
Ucayali
94,700km²
92.5%

Sources

1. https://theredddesk.org/countries/peru/plans-policies
2. (Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática - INEI, 2014) link
3. INEI - Censos Nacionales 2007: XI de Población y VI de Vivienda
4. Own calculations
5. Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas, Estadísticas, Política Económica y Social link
6. (Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática - INEI, 2012) link
7. INEI 2011 link
8. UNDP 2013. Human Development Report. The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World. Summary, New York link
9. BCRP link
10. (INEI, 2016) INEI
11. (MINAM, 2016) link
12. (MINAM, 2016) link
13. (MINAM, 2016) link
14. (MINAM, 2016) link
15. Peru FREL
16. (MINAM, 2016) link