Sustainable management of agrobiodiversity and recovery of vulnerable ecosystems in the Andean region of Peru through the approach of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS).

Conserve in situ agrobiodiversity through traditional farming systems, integrated management of forest, water and land resources, and maintenance of ecosystem services.

Inicio:

01/01/2019

Culminación:

30/09/2022

Financiamiento

US$ 9,369,864

Rol de Profonanpe:

Administrador

Contributing
Entity:

Sustainable management of agrobiodiversity and recovery of vulnerable ecosystems in the Andean region of Peru through the approach of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS).

Global Environment Facility (GEF)

A partnership for international cooperation in which 183 countries work together with international institutions, civil society organizations and the private sector to address global environmental challenges.

Executing
Entity:

Sustainable management of agrobiodiversity and recovery of vulnerable ecosystems in the Andean region of Peru through the approach of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS).

MINAM

The Ministry of the Environment promotes the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources, the enhancement of biological diversity and environmental quality for the benefit of people and the environment.

Sustainable management of agrobiodiversity and recovery of vulnerable ecosystems in the Andean region of Peru through the approach of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS).

MINAGRI

Fomentamos el uso sostenible de los recursos forestales y de fauna silvestre a través de emprendimientos productivos e inversiones bajo criterios de desarrollo económico y social ambientalmente responsable y sostenible y de un enfoque de conservación productiva orientada al aprovechamiento sostenible y al trato adecuado.

Location:

Puno, Apurimac, Cusco, Huancavelica and Arequipa

Beneficiary:

Populations of the Andean landscapes with agrobiodiversity of global importance: localities of Acora (Puno), Huayana (Apurimac), Lares (Cusco), Laria (Huancavelica) and Atiquipa (Arequipa).

Main
achievements

Implemented Field Schools (ECA for its acronym in Spanish) for the cultivation of potato, quinoa and corn as part of the RESCA mechanism.

Implemented family seed banks.

Registered traditional practices in the Communal Life Plans and the Free and Informed Prior Consultation.

Created 1 agrobiodiversity zone (Cusco). 2 in process with UNDP's Resilient Amazon Project.

Women involved in the management of forest nurseries to maintain Ecosystem Services.

Sent agrobiodiversity food remittances in the context of the pandemic.

Hired Yachachiqs for capacity building in each region.

Diagnosed the 5 regions to initiate the SEZ processes.

Implemented the pilot experience of short agrifood chains in Cuzco and created the AgroBio brand in response to the effects of the pandemic.

Implemented Field Schools (ECA for its acronym in Spanish) for the cultivation of potato, quinoa and corn as part of the RESCA mechanism.

Implemented family seed banks.

Registered traditional practices in the Communal Life Plans and the Free and Informed Prior Consultation.

Created 1 agrobiodiversity zone (Cusco). 2 in process with UNDP's Resilient Amazon Project.

Women involved in the management of forest nurseries to maintain Ecosystem Services.

Sent agrobiodiversity food remittances in the context of the pandemic.

Hired Yachachiqs for capacity building in each region.

Diagnosed the 5 regions to initiate the SEZ processes.

Implemented the pilot experience of short agrifood chains in Cuzco and created the AgroBio brand in response to the effects of the pandemic.

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