Incentives for conservation

Make agreements with the peasant communities to leave some strategic conservation areas and in return the department supports them in initiatives low in emissions (This in the framework of the program of payments for environmental services of the national government)

Initiative Status
2016
Partners
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Tax Forest Incentive

Put an end to deforestation and the consequent expansion of the agricultural frontier in the rural properties of the municipality. Protect water rounds from water sources in rural areas. Contribute to the mitigation of climate change.

Initiative Status
2009-ongoing
Partners
  • Mayor of Belén de los Andaquíes
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Governors' Climate and Forest Task Force
Partners
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Generate technical inputs for Biodiversity Management - MADS

Celebrate an Interadministrative Agreement of Association between the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, and the Amazon Scientific Research Institute "Sinchi" to generate technical inputs on topics identified as priority, related to the integral management of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the region amazonian

Partners
  • SINCHI
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Generation of conditions for governance and environmental management in the municipalities of Belén de los Andaquíes, San José del Fragua and Albania.

Contribute to the generation of conditions for governance and environmental management in the municipalities of Belén de los Andaquíes, San José del Fragua and Albania through the construction of environmental planning instruments and generation of spaces for political advocacy, in the face of sustainable development and construction of territorial peace.

Initiative Status
April 2015 - February 2016
Partners
  • Actor: Natural Heritage
  • Implementers: Red Caquetá Paz
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Strengthening of the National Parks system for the protection of the climate and the conservation of biodiversity

The strengthening of the national natural parks system and assistance in the expansion of the Chiribiquete National Park.

Initiative Status
06/21/2013 - 09/30/2017
Partners
  • GIZ, MADS, CORPOAMAZONIA, TNC
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Strengthening of Forest Governance in the Jurisdiction area of ​​CORPOAMAZONIA

Optimize Corpoamazonia's institutional performance capacity that contributes to the development of forest governance in its Jurisdiction.

Initiative Status
2015-2016
Partners
  • CORPOAMAZONIA
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Structure and implement a Participatory Community Territorial Organization process, with a subregional approach in the Department of Caquetá.

Obtain a pilot model of land-use planning proposals from civil society, which would allow the direct participation of the communities in said management, and influence the municipal and departmental territorial ordering processes.

Support to the territorial peace process, based on models of Socioeconomic Inclusion, integral management for territorial ordering and local governance, in the central region of the Amazonian Piedemonte in the Department of Caquetá.

Initiative Status
June 2016 - January 2017
Partners
  • Actor: Natural Heritage Implementers: Red Development and Peace Foundation of Caquetá - RED CAQUETÁPAZ. Presidential Agency for Cooperation.
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Sectorial strategy for strengthening the value chain of Caquetá cheese, denomination of origin Queque del Caquetá - La Ruta del Queso

Strengthen the Value Chain of the actors of the Queque del Caquetá Collective Brand, based on the consolidation of the Management Unit "Comercializadora Queso del Caquetá" that promotes sustainable development under a commercial scheme and integral technical assistance to the associates.

Implement a landscape management approach to maintain the integrity of the ecosystem in the Amazonian piedmont while promoting sustainable economic development.

Initiative Status
January 2016 - January 2017 Active development
Partners
  • Actor: Natural Heritage
  • Implementers: Departmental Committee of Livestock Farmers of Caquetá, Departmental Committee of Cattle Ranchers of Caquetá,
  • Governación del Caquetá, Municipal Mayorships
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
School of political education of the OPIAC

This school was created with the purpose of strengthening the local experiences of the Amazonian community schools and their areas of education, and their reflections in different scenarios about how should be their own education, given the necessary task of preparing to strengthen as culture in the midst of colonizing and bureaucratized processes of what education means.

Initiative Status
2016-2020
Partners
  • Actor: OPIAC
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Design of an incentive system for conservation in the Amazonian piedmont

Subproject of Conservation and Governance in the Amazonian Piedemonte-Patrimonio Natural. Design a system of incentives for the conservation of biodiversity in the area prioritized by the Conservation and Governance program through the application of mixed research methodologies.

Initiative Status
March 2016 - February 2017
Partners
  • Actor: Natural Heritage
  • Implementers: Universidad de los Andes
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Design of corridors for the upper area of ​​the department of Caquetá and its subsequent monitoring based on an approach to water resources and ecosystem services

Subproject of Conservation and Governance in the Amazonian Piedemonte-Patrimonio Natural. Design connectivity corridors for the upper area of ​​the department of Caquetá, under a focus on water resources and conservation of biodiversity. Identify potential areas of conservation, restoration, rehabilitation as alternatives for biological connections between the upper area of ​​the department.

Initiative Status
January 2016 - November 2016
Partners
  • Actor: Natural Heritage
  • Implementers: 4D Elements
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Development of capacities for Governance and Governance in Caquetá

Support to the territorial peace process, based on models of Socioeconomic Inclusion, integral management for territorial ordering and local governance, in the central region of the Amazonian Piedemonte in the Department of Caquetá.

Initiative Status
February 2016 - July 2016
Partners
  • Actor: Natural Heritage
  • Implementer: Red Caquetá Paz
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Develop the readiness phase of the community monitoring program in the San Pedro River Basin, municipality of San Jose del Fragua, Caquetá, zone of influence of the PNN Alto Fragua Indi Wasi,

Integrate a landscape management approach to maintain the integrity of the ecosystem in the Amazonian piedmont while promoting sustainable economic development.

Initiative Status
Corporation for the sustainable development of the Andean Amazonian piedmont - CORDESPA
Partners
  • Actor: Natural Heritage
  • Implementers: Corporation for the sustainable development of the Andean Amazonian piedmont - CORDESPA
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Declaration of Rio Branco

Reduce deforestation by 80% by 2020. Governors of the GCF call on donor countries, the private sector and civil society to work in partnership with them to help preserve the world's tropical forests, to improve the means of life and develop clear and transparent mechanisms to ensure and deliver a benefit-based performance for forest dependent communities, farmers, smallholders, and indigenous peoples.

Initiative Type
Government Climate Commitment
Funding Amount
Governors' Climate and Forest Task Force
Partners
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Bio-cultural corridors Tandachiridu Inganocuna

Support to the Inga community in the municipality of San José del Fragua, inspections of Yurayaco and San Miguel for the legal expansion of indigenous reserves

Partners
  • ACT
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Construction and participatory validation of the environmental management proposal in the ethnic territories of the departments of Amazonas, Caquetá and Putumayo, for the consolidation of the planning tool of CORPOAMAZONIA

Generation of environmental planning instruments offering valid and concerted elements for the definition of positions on development, which can be part of dialogue scenarios with other ethnic groups and included in territorial planning instruments

Partners
  • Corpoamazonia
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Consolidation of the production and distribution of plant material of promising species from the South Amazonian Region of Colombia

Produce and distribute plant material of medicinal, aromatic, ethnobotanical and ornamental forest species, producers and protectors, to strengthen research, environmental education and technology transfer.

Initiative Status
2014-2016
Partners
  • CORPOAMAZONIA
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Conservation and Governance in the Amazonian piedmont

Contribute to the conservation of biodiversity and the reduction of deforestation through a scheme of incentives to conservation that promotes sustainable production processes, while strengthening local capacities in relation to land use planning and land use planning. It provides key information on climate change and biodiversity for decision making and effective and efficient monitoring of the territory.

Initiative Status
2015 - September 2016
Funding Amount
US $ 10,000,000 USAID eu $ 1,200,000 European Union
Partners
  • Actor: Natural Heritage, USAID
  • Implementers: National Natural Parks of Colombia (PNN) (Alto Fragua Indi Wasi Park), Amazon Scientific Research Institute (SINCHI), Center for Research in Sustainable Systems of Agricultural Production (CIPAV), WCS, WWF, Livestock Committee
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Conservation and sustainable use of the biological, socioeconomic and cultural diversity of the Colombian Amazon.

Produce knowledge about the biological, socioeconomic, cultural diversity and the sustainable use of the Colombian Amazon.

Initiative Status
2016-2019
Partners
  • Sinchi
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Forest conservation and sustainability in the Heart of the Amazon

The project seeks to conserve biodiversity and prevent deforestation by 9.1 million hectares, at the same time, which ensures the livelihoods of peasant and indigenous communities.

Initiative Status
2015-2019
Partners
  • Actor: Natural Heritage
  • Implementers: SINCHI Amazon Scientific Research Institute, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development - MADS, PNN National Parks Unit, IDEAM Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Churumbelos Conservation

Implementation of sustainable production and conservation actions in the area of influence of the Serranía de los Churumbelos biological corridor - Cueva de los Guacharos. Implementation of 130 Hectares of sustainable production systems.

Initiative Status
Continuous
Partners
  • Actor: WWF Implementers:
  • Coganasis, Docesis Mocao-Sibundoy in Putumayo, CORDESPA in Caquetá.
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Environmental and Forest Bubble

Strategy of the Colombian National Government to stop deforestation. It consists of an early warning monitoring system to prevent, control and monitor the foci of deforestation.

Initiative Status
2017- running
Partners
  • Actors: FFMM
  • Regional environmental corporations, MADS, Governations and local institutions
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Expansion of participatory environmental management processes in five municipalities in the north of the Department of Caquetá

Reduce the rate of deforestation in five municipalities in the north of the Department of Caquetá, through actions of sustainable use of the forest and the establishment of productive and conservation systems with zero deforestation agreements that will allow the future to promote sustainable economic development in the area

Initiative Status
2014 - 2016
Partners
  • Corpoamazonia
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
AMAZONIA 2.0

Strengthening forestry governance models in indigenous territories and peasants of the Amazon biome are taking actions together with peasant and indigenous communities to strengthen forest and territorial governance, such as the issue of nannies 2017

Initiative Type
Collaborative regional initiative
Initiative Status
2017-2020
Partners
  • financed by the European Union led by IUCN South America and executed by a network of partners
  • Natura Foundation
  • In colombia
  • Fundación Natura in Colombia, ECOCIENCIA, and ECOREDD in Ecuador and Peru; IWOKRAMA Foundation in Guyana; ATTUNE in Suriname and IUCN Office in Brazil.
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Alliance for the Restoration of the Amazon

The groups signed the Alliance for the Restoration of the Colombian Amazon, within the framework of the IV National Congress of Ecological Restoration, with the objective of jointly designing ecological restoration strategies, leaving installed capacity and promoting agreements between the indigenous and peasant communities of the zone, under an intercultural process; scaling up restoration processes at the public policy level in order to recover degraded ecosystems.

This kind of collective initiatives are important due to the fragility of the ecosystem and the urgent need to protect the multiple services provided by forests, among which are:

Be habitat of different species of fauna and flora.

Mitigate the impacts of droughts and extreme rains.

Infiltrate the water more efficiently, which makes them protective of the water supplies consumed by humans.

They are excellent carbon sinks.

Release oxygen

To be a very important cultural symbol for indigenous and peasant communities.

Wood is an important energy source that represents approximately 45% of the world's renewable energy supply.

It is everyone's commitment to work for the restoration and conservation of the Amazon, a patrimony of all, so this alliance is just the first step to begin to mobilize processes that have a clear result in the region.

Initiative Type
Initiation of resolution
Initiative Status
Signed
Partners
  • University of the Amazon, Sinchi Institute, The Nature Conservancy, Fundacion ALMA, Fundacion Natura, National Natural Parks of Colombia, Codazzi Geographical Institute, REDCRE, Gobernacion del Caquetá
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Agroforestry for Conservation

Enabling conditions to reduce deforestation in the Colombian Amazon (Caquetá) through sustainable agroforestry actions under a landscape approach

Initiative Status
2017-2021
Partners
  • The Nature Conservancy, The Amazon Conservation Team, Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Protection and Nuclear Safety
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Adaptation, Vulnerability and Development of Low Carbon in the Colombian Piedemonte

Implement a landscape management approach to maintain the integrity of the ecosystem in the Amazonian piedmont while promoting sustainable economic development

Initiative Status
May 2014 - March 2017
Partners
  • Actor: Natural Heritage
  • Implementers: WWF Colombia
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Agreement of wills RAP Amazonia

Unite efforts that allow progress in a methodical and systematic way in the exploration for the construction of a process of associativity between the signatory territorial entities

Initiative Status
In process
Partners
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Under Two

The Under2 coalition is driven by a group of ambitious state and regional governments committed to keeping the global temperature rise well below 2 ° C.

The coalition consists of more than 220 governments representing more than 1.3 billion people and 43% of the world economy.

The Climate Group is the Secretariat of the Under2 Coalition and works with governments to accelerate climate action through three workflows.

2050 WAYS

Planning of the deep decarbonisation path: support to governments to develop solid medium and long-term emission reduction plans (2050) in line with the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement.

Political action

Expanding innovative policy solutions: spreading the best climate policies today and supporting governments to develop new policies.

TRANSPARENCY

Integration of transparency: support governments to have the experience and systems necessary to accurately assess their emissions, track progress and ensure that policies remain adequate to meet climate objectives.

Initiative Type
Government Climate Commitment
Initiative Status
Signed
Partners
  • 187 jurisdictions
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Vision Amazonia

The main objective is to achieve net deforestation 0 by 2020. In addition, it aims to achieve a low deforestation regional development, with the possibility of replication in other regions. Among the most relevant activities for the implementation of this approach are the promotion of licit and sustainable productive activities and the strengthening of environmental governance and the participation of indigenous and peasant communities.

Initiative Status
2016-2020
Partners
  • Actor: MADS
  • Implementers: Patrimonio Natural, Sinchi, Other Ministries, Regional Autonomous Corporations, NGOs
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Ecosystems and Natural Resources Program

This program advances the characterization of the ecosystems and natural resources of the Amazon region in topics such as flora, fauna, hydrobiological resources, genetic resources and soil microorganisms, to provide information oriented to their knowledge, use and conservation.

To provide the scientific basis with sustainability criteria for the knowledge, monitoring, management and integrated management of natural resources in the different Amazonian ecosystems

Initiative Status
2014-ongoing
Partners
  • Actor: SINCHI
  • Implementers: Colciencias, National University, ASOHECA, General System of Royalties Science, Technology and Innovation Fund Department of Caquetá, GIZ, Natural Heritage
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Management proposal for the Soil and Water Conservation District of Caquetá

To elaborate a proposal of ordering that contributes to the Plan of Rehabilitation and Handling of the District of Conservation of Waters and Soils (DCSA) of the Caquetá, to contribute with the territorial ordering of the subregion and at the same time to fulfill the requirements of buffer function of the National Park High Forge Indi Wasi - PNNAFIW.

Integrate a landscape management approach to maintain the integrity of the ecosystem in the Amazonian piedmont while promoting sustainable economic development.

Initiative Status
May 2014 - February 2017
Partners
  • National Natural Parks - Amazon Territorial Direction - Alto Fragua National Park Indi Wasi
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Recovery of degraded ecosystems in the Departments of Caquetá and Putumayo

Two hundred and twenty six (226) Hectares recovered and rehabilitated.

Initiative Status
2015-2017
Partners
  • Corpoamazonia
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Cattle reconversion for the sustainability of milk producers in Caquetá - NESTLE

Improve the social and economic prosperity of up to 100 milk producers in the department of Caquetá, by implementing a model that allows for more and better milk.

Initiative Status
2015-2022
Funding Amount
US $ 1,250,000
Partners
  • NESTLE
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Proyecto Visión Amazonia (VA) REM portfolio Component of agreements with Campesinos Caquetá

Signing of agreements for forest conservation and low-carbon rural development with already established Farmers' Associations, in exchange for the financing of productive projects and activities of interest to the associations.

Initiative Status
2016-2021
Partners
  • Actor: SINCHI
  • Implementers: Natural Heritage
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Chiribiquete Project, Heart of the Amazon

Improve governance and promote sustainable landscape management to reduce deforestation and conserve biodiversity in the forests of the Colombian Amazon

Partners
  • Actor: Natural heritage
  • Implementers: MADS, PNN, IDEAM, SINCHI
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Forest and Climate Protection Program / REDD +

Advises the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia (MinAmbiente) in the coordinated and participatory preparation and implementation of the National REDD + Strategy

Partners
  • GIZ, SINCHI, UNODC, Humeda Jungle, Forestry Tables, Corporations, Governorships and Mayoralties in Departments and Priority Municipalities
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Promotion of the Amazonian Peasant in the improvement of living conditions in the Doctrine of the Church

Food security from agroforestry systems

Initiative Status
01/02/2011 - 01/07/2021
Partners
  • Social Pastoral of the Diocese of Florence
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Sustainability and Intervention Program

Developing sustainable productive alternatives, which lead to generating processes of innovation and technology transfer to improve living conditions and reconvert inappropriate intervention processes, represents a potential for the implementation of actions in the field, mainly related to the agro-environmental pillar, sectoral development sustainable and indigenous governance

Initiative Status
2014-ongoing
Partners
  • Actor: SINCHI
  • Implementers: Colciencias, General Royalty System Science, Technology and Innovation Fund Department of Caquetá.Colciencias, National University, ASOHECA, Natural Heritage Fund for Biodiversity and Protected Areas, USAID
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Comprehensive Indigenous Public Policy

Guarantee the physical and cultural integrity of the indigenous peoples of Caquetá, their survival in the territory and other fundamental, integral and collective rights of indigenous peoples according to the worldview and thought of each of the indigenous peoples of Caquetá.

Partners
  • Governación del Caquetá - Mayoralties - Ministry of
  • Agriculture - Ministry of Environment - Ministry of Culture
  • - Department for Social Prosperity DPS -
  • CORPOAMAZONIA - Institute of Culture, Sports and Tourism
  • - ICBF - SENA - Nal. Of Indigenous Territories -
  • IGAC - Permanent people's conciliation table
  • indigenous people of Caquetá
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Public Policy of Sustainable Rural Development of Caquetá (PPDRSC)

Manage the sustainable development of the Department of Caquetá, through the social inclusion of its rural inhabitants and the improvement of their living conditions, progressively diminishing social inequalities, poverty and lack of opportunities. Taking advantage of the richness of its natural base and the biodiversity that characterizes it, by controlling the deterioration of its strategic ecosystems, the preservation, sustainable use, restoration and knowledge management of its water systems, forests and soils, through the establishment of economies rural sustainable solidarity and competition with the support and strengthening of public and social institutions as part of the construction of territorial peace.

Initiative Status
2018
Partners
  • Coresponsibility between:
  • Gobernación, Mayoralties, University of the Amazon,
  • Instituto SINCHI, SENA, CORPOAMAZONIA, Institutions
  • educational, CORPOICA, guilds
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Sustainable Landscapes for the Amazon - CIAT

Identify agricultural systems capable of increasing carbon sinks, protect forests, increase the capacity of local communities to adapt to climate change and improve agricultural productivity. It also provides national environmental authorities and local farmers in Colombia and Peru with scientific evidence that increases their capacity to mitigate and adapt to climate change, while improving environmental services and socioeconomic benefits for farmers.

Partners
  • CIAT
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Connected landscapes

Stop the degradation and disappearance of forests by strengthening local governance, promoting sustainable livelihoods and preparing payments for environmental services linked to forest conservation.

Initiative Status
2013-2020
Partners
  • Action fund
  • Amazon Conservation Team-ACT Colombia (2013 - 2017) and Governación del Caquetá- With you We do more for Caquetá.
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Pact of zero deforestation and livestock reconciliation in Caquetá

It seeks to encourage the containment of deforestation and the return of an area to the forest through the generation of capacities to lead processes of livestock reconciliation, having a transversal program of services and opportunities for sustainable regional development.

Initiative Status
2016 - In Execution
Partners
  • Actor: Departmental Committee of Cattle Ranchers of Caquetá
  • Implementers: Environment and Sustainable Development, Department of Caqueta, Municipality of Florence, The Nature Conservancy, GIZ, Natural Heritage Fund, CIPAV, FEDEGAN, PNUD, PNN, Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock, agri benchmarck, Rausch, among others
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Green municipalities

Evaluation at the municipal level of the integral management of the territory with a green growth approach.

Partners
  • IBD
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Scientific Research in Ecosystem and Natural Resources of the Colombian Amazon

Provide with sustainability criteria the scientific basis for knowledge, monitoring, management and integrated management of natural resources in different Amazonian ecosystems

Partners
  • SINCHI
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Incentives to reduce deforestation

The program seeks to promote environmentally friendly production chains and create access routes to incentives to reduce deforestation.

Strengthen productive chains and involve the private sector

Partners
  • Actor: IBD
  • Implementers
  • Natura Foundation, WWF Colombia and Forest Trends
Jurisdictions
Caquetá
Investments for the preservation and restoration of ecosystems through the preparation and promotion of value chains in Caquetá, Putumayo and Amazonas

Preserve and restore ecosystems through the preparation and promotion of value chains of ecotourism, handicrafts and natural ingredients focused on the green business program and BioTrade.

Initiative Status
2014-2016
Partners
  • Corpoamazonia
Jurisdictions
Caquetá