The Amazon Center for Environmental Research and Sustainability (ACERS) was announced on Earth Day, April 22th. The ACERS aims to develop transformative solutions to promote sustainable use of tropical landscapes, combat environmental destruction and improve human health in the Amazonian province of Madre de Dios in Peru.
USAID celebrated 10 years of contribution to the conservation of the Andean Amazon through its regional program ICAA, which integrates the efforts of more than 30 organizations in Peru, Colombia and Ecuador.
On March 8, was presented the highlights of the report Trafficking in Persons Routes in the Peruvian Amazon, being detected 3 main routes. One of the challenges of the research was to go beyond a geographical analysis and incorporate an ethnographic analysis, process through which the victims have been deprived of their rights and produced as slaves.
Last Friday, January 29th, a presentation was held on the results of the Vulture Warns (Alerts) campaign by USAID Peru Lawrence Rubey together with representatives of the alliance that was in charge of this initiative: Javier Hernandez from the Ministry of Environment, Letty Salinas from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos and Ricardo Ortiz from the Ad agency FCBMayo.
Last updated: April 28, 2016