Posted on 02/18/2020
Iquitos. Today representatives of 12 native communities of the Napo basin, in the province of Maynas, Loreto; They presented their life plans to the authorities and other institutions in the region. This communal planning instrument contains its worldview, history and poses its vision of the future. The life plans presented have been prepared in a collective and participatory manner with each community and have had the technical support of the Center for the Development of the Amazonian Indigenous (CEDIA) and the financial Rainforest Trust.
The plans were presented in the auditorium of the Amazon Soil Reference and Information Center (CRISPA) in the city of Iquitos. The community members who led the exhibition, expressed to the regional authorities present the current situation of their communities and the plans they have to improve the quality of life of their communities. This in order to be able to work together with the corresponding regional directorates to solve the main problems identified.
The event was attended by representatives of the Regional Management of Indigenous Affairs (GRAI), Executive Office for International Cooperation (OECI), Regional Directorate of Energy and Mines (DREM), Regional Directorate of Transport and Communications (DRTC), Special Project Binational Integral Development of the Putumayo River Basin (PEBDICP), National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the State (SERNANP), ECA Sieko Pai, Secoya Indigenous Organization of Peru (OISPE), ECA Ñukanchikpa Sumaq Sacha, District Municipality of Torres Causana, Water Mission, Research Institute of the Peruvian Amazon (IIAP), among others.
The native communities that participated in the event were: Dos Fronteras Native Community, San Juan de Miraflores Native Community, Vencedores Native Community, Torres Causano Native Community, Urpi Isla Native Community, Yarina Llacta Native Community, Tupac Amaru Native Community, Chingana Native Community, Community Native Santa María, Estirón de Santa María Native Community and Tempestad Native Community, belonging to the Kichwa ethnic group and Vencedor Native Community, Secoya.