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Courtesy of Thomas Muller and The Nature Conservancy - Children playing in a river in Sierra del Divisor, Peru

Fundación Peruana para la Conservación de la Naturaleza

Landscape mosaic of protected areas, indigenous reserves and sustainable use areas in the Sierra del Divisor region, Peru

To work in partnership with The Nature Conservancy and the Instituto del Bien Común, for the creation and effective management of a 1.5 million hectare landscape mosaic composed of protected areas, indigenous reserves and sustainable natural resource use areas in the Sierra del Divisor Reserved Zone of Peruvian Amazonia. With the active participation of civil society and regional government authorities, the mosaic will ensure biodiversity conservation, protection of indigenous peoples in voluntary isolation, and the management and sustainable use of the resources and territories of local populations. A threat-monitoring system will be developed for the Ucayali and Loreto regions in Peru and will be adapted, expanded and jointly implemented in the cross-border Peru-Brazil Sierra del Divisor region through bi-national coordination mechanisms.

Title: Landscape mosaic of protected areas, indigenous reserves and sustainable use areas in the Sierra del Divisor region, Peru
Date Awarded: Nov 2008
Amount: $1,982,686
Term: 36 months
Grant ID: GBMF1640
Funding Area: Environmental Conservation, Andes-Amazon Initiative