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Integrated Climate Change Management in Communal Reserves in the Amazon Rainforest

As of: January 2020

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

  • 17 social and climate studies have been carried out.
  • 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.
  • Regional Climate Change Stretagies in Amazonas and Madre de Diaos updated

Project data


Implementing organisation:
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Peru

Partner institution(s):
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (MINAGRI) - Peru, Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) - Peru, Ministry of Energy and Mines (MINEM) - Peru, Ministry of Transport and Communication (MTC) - Peru, The Peruvian Amazon Research Institute (IIAP) - Peru
  • Amazonas Regional Government - Peru,Madre de Dios Regional Government - Peru,Ministry of Environment (MINAM) - Peru

BMU grant:
€ 7,300,000

04/2013 till 03/2020