Posted on 05/24/2019
Yurimaguas. On May 20 and 21, indigenous leaders representing the Regional Organization of the Indigenous Peoples of the Upper Amazon (ORDEPIAA) and the Regional Coordination of the Indigenous Peoples of San Lorenzo (CORPI), met with the Agrarian Agency of Yurimaguas and the Center for the Development of the Amazonian Indigenous (CEDIA) in order to coordinate the field work for the situational diagnosis of land tenure and use that is carried out in Loreto.
The objective of entering the field is to collect information from the native and peasant communities in the area of Balsapuerto, Río Bajo Paranapura and Alto Paranapura, located in the Alto Amazonas province, in Loreto. Segundo Pisango, president of ORDEPIAA, Hamner Manihuari, president of CORPI and Miguel Ángel Espinoza, director of the Yurimaguas Agrarian Agency, agreed to set up brigades made up of a leader from each organization, a Regional Government staff and a local leader to accompany the Identification of the communities settled throughout the different areas contemplated in the study.
The situational diagnosis of land tenure and use will make it possible to publicize the needs and demands of the communities in relation to the legal physical sanitation of their territories. With the gathering of this information, the Regional Agrarian Directorate of Loreto will be able to update its database in order to identify the requests of the native and peasant communities in the region.