Peruvian Amazon Forest Protection

£8.30

Support a community forest conservation project that focuses on protecting the rainforest and supporting the local economy and livelihoods in the Ucayali region in Peru
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At a glance

  • Forests absorb about 30% of annual carbon emissions
  • Measurable and verifiable impact, protecting 127,00 hectares of threatened forest 
  • Boosting local economy - integrating local businesses into national and international supply chains   
  • First indigenous program in the world and first FSC program in Peru
  • Specifically protecting the jaguar, the blue-headed macaw, and the tapir 

 

How it works

Support restoration of degraded areas with both native timber plantations and fine, aromatic cacao-based agroforestry systems. 

Reforesting 480 hectares (ha) of previously deforested land with native cacao species (180ha) and native timber species (300ha). 

Integrate local businesses into better national and international value chains and export markets creating local enterprises that are sustained beyond the project. 

Protecting the jaguar, the blue-headed macaw, and the tapir by conserving critical tropical rainforest habitat by addressing deforestation and degradation 

    Why we chose this project

    In addition to the verifiable climate benefits, the project advances many of the UN sustainable development goals, protects threatened wildlife species, and boosts the local economy. We feel it delivers a holistic impact and creates stronger communities. 

    UN Sustainable Development Goals

    This project advances 8 out of 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.


    Verification

    The Nii Kaniti project is verified by the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS project ID 1360) and the Climate, Community, and Biodiversity Standard (CCB) to the gold level for both diversity and also adaptation. 

    View this project on Verra

     

    Project Type: Conservation

    Forests are essential in reducing global emissions and in 2018 captured a total of 37.1 billion tonnes of human-caused emissions. Conservation projects aim to protect threatened forests from deforestation. 


     

    Project Manager

    If you’d like to get in touch directly with our project manager Ecosphere please email them at info@ecosphere.plus

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