Ucayali Peru
Manuel Gambini
Manager of the Regional Environmental Authority
General Manager of the Regional Government

As a region, Ucayali is characterized by its high forest cover, 12 percent of which is included as natural protected areas. It has a great wealth of natural resources, as well as substantial  water resources and highly biodiverse  flora and fauna.

The department of Ucayali occupies a surface of 102 411 km, that represents 8.0 percent of the total country. It is located in the eastern part of Peru, in the jungle area. It limits by the North with the department of Loreto, by the West with the departments of Huánuco, Pasco and Junín; on the South with the departments of Cuzco and Madre de Dios and on the East with the Republic of Brazil. The capital of the department of Ucayali is the city of Pucallpa.
According to information from the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) published for the year 2011, the Gross Value Added (GVA) of the department of Ucayali represented 1.0 percent of the national total. The main activities are related to trade, agriculture, hunting and forestry, other services and manufacturing.

Summary

102,400km²
92.5%
-10.9%
2013 - 2014

Demographics

489,664
1.6%
Type% 
Urban73.60
Rural26.40
Group% 
Amarakaeri--
Matsiguenga--
Ese'eja--
Piro--
Shipibo Konibo--
Other--

Economy

PEN2.19 M
PEN10,151
Type% 
Agriculture17.50
Mining1.70
Services--
Forestry--
Industry--
0.432

Forest Status

2.42 Bkm²
94,700km²
Typekm² 
Hill Forests48,739
Terrace Forests23,080
Mountain Forests15,329
Other Land Uses15,262
Non-Forested Areas--
Flooded Forests--
Waterways--
2.42 Bkm²
947M MtC
Typekm² 
Private Conservation Areas--
Areas of Regional Conservation--
National Protected Natural Areas--
Concessions for conservation--
Forestry concessions--
Regional areas for conservation and recovery purposes (ZOCRES)--
Native titled communities--
No forest management category / Other holding categories--

There are no official documents of the region that have been systematized in documents. The reference of the national level expressed in the ENBCC indicates:
1. Agriculture and livestock expansion
2. Illegal and informal extractive activities
3. Land traffic and land lease for illegal activities

Sources

1. (Banco Central de Reserva del Perú - BCRP, 2014) link
2. (Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática - INEI, 2014) link
3. (Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática - INEI, 2014) link
4. (Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática - INEI, 2014) link
5. (Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática - INEI, 2012) link
6. (Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo - PNUD, 2013) link
7. PNCB link
8.  UN Environment, CDB Convention of Biological Diversity "https://www.cbd.int/doc/nbsap/sbsap/pe-sbsap-ucayali-es.pdf"
9. Peru FREL