Piura Peru
Description

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
Description

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.

PartnersAIDESEP
Initiative TypeTechnical Assistance Partnership
Initiative StatusIn Progress
Description

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.

PartnersSERNANP
Initiative TypeTechnical Assistance Partnership
Initiative StatusIn Progress
Description

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
Description

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.