Conservation and sustainable use of high Andean ecosystems in Peru through payment for environmental services for rural poverty alleviation and social inclusion

Conserve high Andean ecosystems (pajonal, native forests and wetlands) in the upper basins of the Cañete and Jequetepeque rivers, which provide ecosystem services, especially water regulation, through the implementation of Mechanisms for the Remuneration of Ecosystem Services (MERESE).

Inicio:

06/10/2015

Culminación:

31/12/2020

Financiamiento

US$ 5,345,545

Rol de Profonanpe:

Administrador

Subdonaciones del proyecto
Proyecto FIDA MERESE

Contributing
Entity:

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Global Environment Facility

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:

Ministerio del ambiente logo

MINAM

The Ministry of 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.

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Location:

Lima and Cajamarca

The project seeks the sustainable use of high Andean ecosystems, such as wetlands, which provide ecosystem services in quantity, quality and opportunity.

Beneficiary:

Community groups located in the Cañete and Jequetepeque watersheds.

Main
achievements

13,988.4 hectares of high Andean ecosystems to be conserved and recovered, through 37 subprojects.

1,573 families benefited, from 35 community groups.

Recognition of the MERESE Cañete platform by Regional Ordinance of the Regional Government of Lima.

Estimated collection projection for this concept for the five-year period 2019-2024: S/ 2.1 million (amount to be evaluated given the enactment of DU 036-2020.

6 territorial management subprojects awarded.

1 hydrological monitoring system for the evaluation of the impact of the interventions designed (Cañete).

1 trust fund set up (USD 2'000,000 for both basins, with a profitability of USD 197,000 as of July 2020).

Approval and collection of the new EMAPA Cañete tariff, which includes the MERESE concept.

Formation of MERESE platform within the Jequetepeque-Zaña Water Resources Management Council.

Proposal of guidelines for the design and implementation of MERESE (document pre-published for public consultation).

13,988.4 hectares of high Andean ecosystems to be conserved and recovered, through 37 subprojects.

1,573 families benefited, from 35 community groups.

Recognition of the MERESE Cañete platform by Regional Ordinance of the Regional Government of Lima.

Estimated collection projection for this concept for the five-year period 2019-2024: S/ 2.1 million (amount to be evaluated given the enactment of DU 036-2020.

6 territorial management subprojects awarded.

1 hydrological monitoring system for the evaluation of the impact of the interventions designed (Cañete).

1 trust fund set up (USD 2'000,000 for both basins, with a profitability of USD 197,000 as of July 2020).

Approval and collection of the new EMAPA Cañete tariff, which includes the MERESE concept.

Formation of MERESE platform within the Jequetepeque-Zaña Water Resources Management Council.

Proposal of guidelines for the design and implementation of MERESE (document pre-published for public consultation).

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