Published on 09/28/2020
Iquitos. Big steps towards conservation. The National Forest and Wildlife Service (SERFOR), through Executive Directorate resolution No. D00078-2020-MINAGRI-SERFOR-DE, published on September 25, 2020, approved the resizing of the Permanent Production Forest (BPP) of Loreto; excluding those areas overlapping with the Ecological Protection and Conservation Zones identified in Module 1 of the Loreto Forest Zoning. This norm will allow to accelerate the processes of establishments of Regional Conservation Areas (ACR) pending in the region that were superimposed on BPP.
This is an important advance in the region's forestry and land management process; since it contributes to the planning, management and ordering of the territory in the department of Loreto. With this, the authorities and other institutions will be able to carry out a management according to the particular characteristics of the forests in the region.
Zoning has made it possible to identify the ecological protection and conservation zones in the region that are home to protected natural areas and fragile ecosystems; These spaces have been determined within the framework of a methodological guide, according to the conditions of living or non-living beings, and that can be used for the protection, conservation and use of non-timber forest products, as well as ecosystem services. forest and other types of vegetation.
The resolution specifies the resizing of zones 1A, 1B, 3, 4A, 4B, 4E, 5A, 5B, 6 and 8 of the Permanent Production Forest (BPP) of Loreto (see Table N ° 1), of those zones overlapping with the Ecological Protection and Conservation Zone. As a result, it has been defined that the area of Permanent Production Forests (BPP) in Loreto went from 9314578.9668 ha to 7 127 015.7474 ha.
Table 1. Detail of the resizing of BPP areas in the Loreto region