From September 2012 to August 2015.
"Restoration of the landscape and food sovereignty of the Ashaninkas and Machiguenga native communities of the Apurímac River Valley"
Strengthen the capacity of the Asháninka and Machiguenga communities of the Apurímac river valley and their representative organizations, for the communal management of their forests as a strategy for the gradual elimination of the causes of poverty.
Lines of action:
1. Territorial planning for the legal physical sanitation of native communities of the Apurímac Valley
2. Capacity building of Ashaninka and Machiguengas communities to orient their development strategy towards the communal management of their forests.
3. Nursery reforestation communal species with commercial and cultural value.
4. Participatory development of plans community forest management and its implementation.
5. Sustainable economic initiatives and strengthening the management capacity of Ashaninka communities.
It was financed by Nuevo Planeta in alliance with the Fédération Vaudoise De Coopération (FEDEVACO).
• 25 Ashaninka communities and 3 Machiguengas communities from the Apurímac River Valley, affiliated to the Apurímac River Ashaninka Organization (OARA).
• Your representative organization Organización Asháninka del Río Apurímac (OARA)
Scope of execution
Natural region: Amazon foothills / central jungle
Regions: Cusco and Ayacucho
Provinces: La Convencion (Cusco) and Huanta (Ayacucho)
Districts: Kimbiri and Pichari (Cusco) and Santa Rosa, Llochegua and Canayre (Ayacucho)
Basins: Apurímac River Valley
Creation of Sierra del Divisor National Park and PIACI Territorial Reserve: 1´478,300 ha.
New ANP Varillales de Arenas Blancas: 300,000 ha.
Sanitation of buffer zone communities: 600,000 ha.
Total: 2'378,300 ha.
1. 28 native communities of the Apurímac River Valley have their respective property titles to their territories registered in the Public Registries.
2. Ashaninka and Machiguengas communities have oriented their development strategy to the communal management of their forests.
3. Six communal nurseries made by an equal number of Ashaninka communities with a total of 18,000 mahogany seedlings and other forest species of commercial and / or cultural value reforested.
4. Four community forest management plans developed in a participatory manner and being implemented by the beneficiaries.
5. Six Ashaninka families operate the same number of 150 m2 fish farming ponds spread over three native communities.
Map of the project «Restoration of the landscape and food sovereignty of the Asháninka and Machiguengas native communities of the Apurímac River Valley (VRA)»
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