June 5, 2018.- From June 15 to July 15 of this year, the rapid biological and social inventory will be carried out in the Napo-Curaray part, area of interest of the proposed expansion of the Airo Pai Communal Reserve, located in the upper basin of the Napo River, Maynas, Loreto. The rapid inventory is being organized by the Center for the Development of the Amazonian Indigenous (CEDIA), which will provide technical assistance in the social part, as well as financial support for its development; the National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the State (SERNANP); and the Peruvian Amazon Research Institute (IIAP), the entity in charge of carrying out the inventory.
Yesterday, June 4, all the researchers who will participate in the inventory and representatives of CEDIA and SERNANP met in the IIAP auditorium in the city of Iquitos - Loreto with the aim of determining the methodology to be used to define the types and quantity of fish, mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles and vegetation; as well as establishing the guide to know the social and cultural aspects of five communities settled in the upper basin of the Napo River.
It should be noted that on May 28 of this year a Prior Informed Consent meeting was held in Cabo Pantoja in which 14 Napo communities participated. Likewise, on May 30, the same was done in the Tipishca native community, representatives of 15 communities from the Curaray were present.
The document of the rapid biological and social inventory will be an important support for the request of the indigenous communities and organizations that request that the Airo Pai Communal Reserve be expanded. To learn more about your order, we invite you to see the video.