Loreto. Today, Lic. Fernando Meléndez, Regional Governor of Loreto, delivered 1000 property titles to native communities, peasants and individual rustic properties; The event was held on the occasion of the Fair organized for the Day of the Peasant - to be held on June 24 - in the city of Iquitos. Of the total titles awarded, 9 have been within the framework of the existing Agreement between the Regional Directorate of Agriculture of Loreto and the Center for the Development of the Amazonian Indigenous (CEDIA).
Representatives of the 9 communities participated in the delivery. Four native communities are located on the Curaray River, these are Nuevo Yarina, Tipishca, Nuevo Libertad and Santa María. Four other native communities settled on the Napo River are Dos Fronteras, Urpi Isla, Segundo San Juan and Tempestas. To these is added a peasant woman named Nuevo Pacasmayo.
For the communities to obtain their property titles, CEDIA provided technical and logistical assistance to the Regional Government of Loreto. It should be noted that this achievement occurs within the framework of the project "Expansion of the Airo Pai Communal Reserve for the Protection and Sustainable Conservation of the Complex of ANPs of Güeppí - Peru" that CEDIA is currently executing. This aims to contribute to the sustainable conservation and protection of the Güeppí Natural Protected Areas Complex (ANPs) by strengthening the Airo Pai Communal Reserve, to include an additional 194,000 hectares that are located on the right bank of the Napo River.