March 04, 2018.- Yesterday the Center for the Development of the Amazonian Indigenous (CEDIA) signed an inter-institutional cooperation agreement with the Regional Production Directorate (DIREPRO) of the Regional Government of Loreto at its facilities in the city of Iquitos, Loreto.
The objective of this agreement is the inter-institutional cooperation between DIREPRO and CEDIA to carry out joint work that contributes to the sustainability of the fishing activity carried out by the native and rural coastal populations of the districts of Soplín Curinga, Santa Elena, Iberia, Alto Tapiche, Tapiche , Jenaro Herrera, Yaquerana and Saquena in Requena province; likewise, the district of Torres Causana in the province of Maynas, the district of Teniente Manuel Clavero in the province of Putumayo; and the districts of Pampa Hermosa and Vargas Guerra in the province of Ucayali in the department of Loreto. Approximately 20 communities will benefit.
Likewise, under this agreement, it will be sought to formalize the fishing activity on an individual and associative basis of the communities involved in the project that CEDIA executes in the aforementioned areas. As well as promoting the sustainable management of fishing resources in natural and controlled spaces and generating technical studies on hydrobiological resources in the beneficiary communities. It will also make it possible to strengthen the implementation of Fisheries Management Programs and, in parallel, the technical assistance provided in the process of formulating or applying management plans. In addition, technical and consultation spaces will be promoted in order to improve the governance of the fishing resources of the populations located within the scope of CEDIA.
The agreement will be valid for three years and may be renewed or prolonged through an addendum prior agreement of the parties.