Piura Peru

The initiative will improve binational watershed management of the border area with Ecuador- Peru. The project seeks to advance both climate change adapatation and mitigation measures and will help reduce povertyfrom 2016-2018.. Currently the project is undergoing a participatory process to establish forest roundtable. The project is supported by partner organizations likeEIA, ECO, REDD, Ecological Forum and DAR.

Initiative TypeTechnical Assistance Partnership
Initiative StatusIn Progress

The initiative will create 15 Private Conservation Areas. Currently, Piura has 233,382.10 hectares of conservation areas, which represents 6.5% of the regional territory as part of the Regional Conservation System.

PartnersServicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas - SERNANP
Initiative TypePublic Investment
Initiative StatusIn Pogress

This project considers technical assistance to implement key components of the National Strategy on Forests and Climate Change. Among the programmed activities are considered: a) develop and implement a multisector management system, effectively implement and strengthen actions against deforestation, b) complete the diagnosis and baseline vulnerability of forest ecosystems including wetlands through the introduction of technologies advanced remote sensing, c) contribute to the construction of the national forest and wildlife plan, d) facilitate the process of participation of public and private actors, e) support the implementation of SNCVFFS, f) implement training in new platforms for detection of alerts provided by JICA-JAXA cooperation and others, g) strengthening capacity for the classification of forest / non-forest cover in dry forests, and h) transfer of technical capacities at the national and sub-national levels. Specific activities for Piura will be defined in 2019.

PartnersMinistry of the Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, SERFOR
Funding AmountUndefined
Initiative TypeProject of technical cooperation through JICA to national agencies (MINAM-PNCB, SERFOR-MINAGRI)
Initiative StatusIn implementation

The objectives of the Platform are: to share a common territorial vision that integrates the fight against deforestation and forest degradation with the generation of local productive and economic development options. In addition, platform wants increase visibility to contribution of forests in environmental, economic and social terms and reduces vulnerability to natural hazards; develop climate change mitigation strategies through a macroregional conservation system that integrates dry forests, cloud forests, mangroves and coastal marine areas. Also, design a common strategy against illegal logging from forest mapping and identification of deforested areas; strengthen internal coordination between natural resource management and environmental management, economic development and planning offices; enhance management capacity to secure funding for conservation projects; develop broad strategies for partnerships and synergies with institutions and the recognition of the macroregional platform by MINAM and SERFOR as the valid interlocutor of regional governments.

PartnersGORE Piura, GORE Tumbes, GORE Lambayeque
Initiative TypeGovernmental Planning Initiative
Initiative StatusIn Design

The PNIA is a national incentive program of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (MINAGRI) that seeks to contribute to the establishment and consolidation of a modern national system of science, technology and innovation for the development of the Peruvian agrarian sector, decentralized, plural, oriented by the demand, in association with the private sector; with the purpose of increasing profitability and improving the competitiveness of the sector, through the generation and adoption of sustainable and environmentally safe technologies. This Program is conducted by MINAGRI and allows the implementation of projects oriented to innovation and technology development, which are financed by competitions. In Ucayali, 6 projects have been financed: 4 for extension services, 1 for applied research and 1 for strategic research. In San Martin, at least 23 projects have been financed: 4 for adaptive research, 1 for competency-based training, 1 for seed companies, 3 for strategic research and 14 for extension. In Huánuco, 8 projects have been financed: 5 on extension services and 3 on seed companies. In Amazonas, 26 projects have been financed: 6 for strategic research, 3 for adaptive research, 11 for extension services, 11 for competency-based training, 2 seed companies, 1 for applied research and 1 for technology transfer. In Piura, 43 projects have been financed: 3 for strategic research, 6 for adaptive research, 30 for extension services, 1 for skills training, 1 for seed companies, and 2 for technology transfer. In Loreto, 6 projects have been financed: 1 for basic research, 3 for applied research and 2 for technology transfer.

PartnersMinistry of Agriculture and Irrigation, National Institute of Agrarian Innovation
Funding AmountNot determined for individual jurisdictions
Initiative TypeIncentive program for agrarian innovation at the national level
Initiative StatusUnder implementation

The UN-REDD National Program seeks to strengthen the strategic framework necessary for the implementation of REDD + and the ENBCC. Thus, it is expected to improve regional governance for the implementation of the ENBCC, NDC and REDD +, provide national or regional public institutions with instruments that facilitate the implementation of ENBCC, REDD + and NDC, develop public and private investment projects for the implementation of the policy, programs and measures prioritized in the framework of the ENBCC, to elaborate a proposal of reference level of forest emissions that integrate emissions data due to forest degradation, in addition to achieving that the indigenous approach is integrated in the module of forest cover and other SNIFFS modules in Peru, as appropriate. Specific activities for Ucayali will be defined in 2019.

PartnersMinistry of the Environment, UNDP, UNEP, FAO
Funding AmountUSD 4,065,779
Initiative TypeProject implemented through the national implementation modality (component under UNDP) and direct implementation (UNEP and FAO components)
Initiative StatusAt the start of execution. Period December 2017-May 2020

The RRP-2 Project 1.1. seeks to create the necessary conditions for the preparation and implementation stage of REDD + in Peru. This Project will consider strengthening spaces for citizen participation, such as the REDD + Indigenous Tables, the design of a grievance mechanism, implementing the PPIA, strengthening regional governments to implement the NDC and the ENBCC, and conducting studies for the effectiveness of strategies and land use planning instruments, contribute to the implementation of the national REDD registry, design benefit sharing mechanisms, improve the forest monitoring platform, update the forest reference level, design early response protocols to the monitoring reports of forests and implement a pilot of the Safeguards Information System. Specific activities for Amazonas will be defined in 2019.

PartnersMinistry of the Environment, FCPF, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Inter-American Development Bank
Funding AmountUSD 5,000,000.00 for all of Peru. Total for Amazonas not determined.
Initiative TypeProject that enters as a donation from the FCPF to the Peruvian Government through the IDB. Executed by MINAM (PNCB Executing Unit)
Initiative StatusAt the start of execution

The Project seeks to achieve an impact on regional economic development, based on research and innovation strategies for smart specialization (Research and Innovation Strategy form Smart Specialization, RIS3), which promote a favorable scenario for social and economic growth, with a planning of how to invest in research, development and innovation (R + D + i). This initiative is promoted by the Regional Government of Piura, the National University of Piura, the University of Piura and the Chamber of Commerce and Production of Piura. Account with the subsidy of the Concytec, through Cienciactiva. It seeks to articulate the dynamic proposed by the Regional Development Agency for Piura as a coordination mechanism and inter-sectorial and intergovernmental coordination and that, through the Secretariat of Decentralization, are promoted and directed to lead the articulation of the national Government.

PartnersRegional Government of Piura, National University of Piura Chamber of Commerce and Production of Piura
Funding AmountUndetermined
Initiative TypeProject implemented with CONCYTEC resources through Active Science.
Initiative StatusIn implementation

With the approval of the Regional Ordinance, the Piura Regional Government officially constitutes FORASAN, encouraging the participation of all water users to contribute to the integrated management of water resources in the Chira Piura basin, based on the implementation of the Plan of Water Resources Management and as an operational unit to the Technical Secretariat of the Water Resources Council of the Chira Piura Basin.

The purpose of FORASAN is to capture, manage and channel investments to guarantee the quantity and quality of water resources in the Chira Piura basin. It has strategic allies at the local, regional, national and international cooperation levels such as: user boards, private companies, the Piura Regional Government, the National Water Authority through the Chira Piura CRHC and the National Fund for Protected Natural Areas by the State-PROFONANPE; Also, the National Superintendence of Sanitation Services -SUNASS, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), World Bank, USAID Project FOR Water, Swiss Cooperation - SECO and Fund of the Americas-FONDAM.

PartnersThe FORASAN is led by the Regional Government of Piura and the National Water Authority – ANA through the Council of Water Resources of the Chira Piura Basin and has an independent mechanism for the management of resources that favors transparency
Funding SourceUSAID, Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)
Initiative StatusDeveloped in 2015.

The project seeks to promote sustainable management of ACR Salitral Huarmaca Dry Forest through six primary activities: i) the construction of infrastructure and equipment for management, control and monitoring; ii) the preparation of planning and normative documents of the ACR and provide technical assistance for the design and development of planning software; iii) the development of an efficient system of control, monitoring and surveillance; iv) designing a management plan for the protection of flora and fauna; v) the development of appropriate knowledge and commitments of the population for participation in conservation; vi) a commitment from the local government to suppor the conservation and protection of the ACR.

Initiative TypeTechnical Assistance Partnership
Initiative StatusIn Progress

The FOSPIBAY is a non-profit civil association that was set up with the purpose of managing the resources of the Social Fund of the Integral Bayóvar Project in social programs aimed at executing projects to benefit the area of ​​influence of the Bayóvar Project. The area of ​​influence of the Bayóvar project is understood to be the Province of Sechura and in particular the San Martín de Sechura Rural Community, included within the territory of the province, located in the department of Piura where the sustainable development projects will be developed. The FOSPIBAY has as priorities: a) health care programs for the elderly, girls, boys and women in gestation, especially those living in poverty and extreme poverty, in agreement with the MINSA or private entities, b) public service centers or similar for rural population centers, providing them with sustainable basic public services, c) scholarships to pay for the education of children and young people, especially those living in poverty and extreme poverty, in the zones rural, d) infrastructure and basic services (education, health, water and sanitation, electrification, access roads), training and strengthening of technical and management capacities, e) improvement of the quality of education in schools, including programs of education promoted by the State, such as equipping schools with the necessary infrastructure to implement the extension of the hours of dictation and the program bilingual English-Spanish teaching, f) construction of basic agricultural infrastructure, g) formation of commercial conglomerates, development of productive chains and technical assistance to agricultural producers, h) promotion of business training and market information for small local entrepreneurs, ei) technology management projects for the recovery, conservation and management of natural resources for production.

PartnersFOSPIBAY, Piura Regional Government
Funding AmountVariable depending on annual transfers
Initiative TypeSocial fund administrator by a civil association
Initiative StatusIn action

This Project funded by the ITTO considers three products: a) improving the management level of the regional administration for the management of the degraded forests of Tumbes, Piura and Lambayeque, b) the public sector and civil society are actively involved in decision-making for sustainable forest management at the regional level, and c) capacities developed for the operational technical management of SFM of community forests on the north coast. Specific activities for Piura not defined.

PartnersSERFOR, AIDER, Regional Government of Piura
Funding AmountUSD437,478.00 (of which the project costs are USD355,741.00). Specific budget for Piura not defined.
Initiative TypeProject of international cooperation with resources of the International Tropical Timber Organization implemented by AIDER
Initiative StatusIn implementation since the second quarter of 2017