Cusco. Within the framework of coordinated work and the support agreement signed between the Center for the Development of the Amazonian Indigenous (CEDIA) and the Regional Directorate of Agriculture of Cusco, the registration process of property titles of five native communities has been completed. located in the Urubamba and Apurímac Valley basins, located in the districts of Echarati, Megantoni and Villa Kintiarina, province of La Convencion, in the Cusco region. All of them registered in the Quillabamba Registry Office, after four years of negotiations.
The registered native communities are: Chirumbia, Monte Carmelo, Porenkishiari, Shivankoreni located in the Urubamba Valley basin, and the Kiruchariato Native Community located in the Apurímac Valley basin. All these communities belong to the Machiguenga ethnic group. The qualification process for the registration of another five communities is still pending.
It should be noted that with the consolidation of their land ownership, these communities will find themselves more supported to continue enriching and conserving their forests, thus regaining their food autonomy.