The Amazon rainforest covers more than half of Peru’s territory, and is an area rich in wildlife, traditional cultures and isolated indigenous communities.
We work in the North Central Selva region, which is comprised of a patchwork of indigenous lands and protected areas in eastern Peru. This region encompasses nearly 13 million acres of rainforest, nearly the size of New Hampshire and New Jersey combined.
Our goal in the Peruvian Amazon is to build the capacity of indigenous groups to conserve and manage their lands, besides supporting bi-national conservation planning and monitoring.
Working in close coordination with local partners, we are: