Integrated Climate Change Management in Communal Reserves in the Amazon Rainforest
As of: June 2018
Objective and activities
The aim of the project is to strengthen the resilience of indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon to climate change. One action being taken is integrating ecosystem-based adaptation strategies in sustainable management plans for communal reserves. The project’s work is helping to ensure that these valuable areas are preserved and to promote the sustainable development of the indigenous communities, who are directly dependent on local natural resources.
State of implementation/results
- Sustainable use of Brazil nuts by indigenous communities to generate income and 50 other measures in 17 communities started to reduce vulnerability to climate change
- Arial images of Tuntanain Communal Reserve gathered to identify threats to the reserve.
- Restoration of forest in the Communal Reserve Amarakaeri which has been affected by mining activities.