Cusco. Within the framework of the agreement between the Regional Directorate of Agriculture (DRA) of Cusco and the Center for the Development of the Amazonian Indigenous (CEDIA), today 9 property titles were delivered to native communities of the Cusco region belonging to the Urubamba river valley and Apurímac, province of La Convencion.
This achievement is materialized after approximately twenty years of waiting on the part of the communities to obtain their titles. The titled native communities are: Aendoshiari, Alto Picha, Chirumbia, Kiruchariato, Monte Carmelo, Porenkishiari, Sababantiari, Shivankoreni, Tivoriar, all of these from the Urubamba river valley. And Kiruchariato, the only community in the Apurímac river valley.
The award ceremony was held at the institutional premises of the Machiguenga del Río Urubamba Council (COMARU). Representatives of the Ashaninka and Machiguenga Organization of the Apurímac River (OARA), the Regional Directorate of Agriculture of Cusco, the Directorate of Infrastructure and Sanitation of Agrarian Property (DISPA), the National Superintendence of Public Registries (SUNARP), the recently elected mayor of the Echarati district, as well as representatives of the native communities.