Serfor provided technical assistance to 27 communities for the use of forest products

Serfor provided technical assistance to 27 communities for the use of forest products
Serfor provided technical assistance to 27 communities for the use of forest products

The National Forestry and Wildlife Service (Serfor) provided technical assistance to 27 native communities and representatives of indigenous federations in the Amazon region, in order to successfully carry out the sustainable use of forest resources.

Last year, with the technical advice of Serfor, through a pilot project, 27 Management Declarations (DEMA) were prepared for the native communities of the Marañón, Cenepa and Santiago basins, in the district of Santa María de Nieva, province of Condorcanqui. , Amazon region.

The DEMA prepared correspond to the use of aguaje, shiringa, cat’s claw, sanguine grade, wood, among others, which are approved by the Regional Forestry and Wildlife Authority of the regional government, so their proper implementation is sought in order to generate benefits for the population.

In this sense, the workshop called “Socialization on the progress of the pilot project on technical assistance in the preparation of Management Declarations (DEMA)” was held in the auditorium of the Sub Regional Management, Juan Velasco Alvarado sector of the district of Santa María de Nieva, where a total of 45 community members participated.

As part of capacity strengthening, information was also provided on the formation of their community forest surveillance and control committees, and community forest management.

The event was organized, in coordination with the Regional Government of Amazonas (Gorea), through the Executive Directorate of Forest and Wildlife Management (ARA-Amazonas), with the participation of the Forest and Wildlife Resources Supervision Agency (Osinfor) and National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the State (Sernanp).

It had the support of the Fund for the Promotion of the Protected Natural Areas of Peru (Profonanpe) of Minam, in charge of administering the financing of the Joint Declaration of Intent (DCI).

Serfor, ARA-Amazonas, Osinfor and Profonanpe recognize the importance of approaching and strengthening the capacities of native communities, based on valuing their communal forests and promoting community forest management, as a strategy to contribute to the conservation and sustainable use of forest ecosystems, to mitigate deforestation.

 
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