Luis Alban Contreras

Policy Advocacy Coordinator - Programa Bosques Andinos

Communal assembly in Kiuñalla, Apurímac (Perú)

Local organization and territorial governance in andean forest management

Good governance was a key element in generating a social and political context favourable to the sustainable management of Andean forest landscapes. This article explains how the Andean Forests Program supported this. 

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Documentary video "In each leaf of the Forest"

Communicating key information on Andean forests

The article describes the experiences and results of the Andean Forest Programm for the dissemination of key information about Andean forests.

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Beekeeping in Apurímac, Peru

Mountain forests management and well-being in the Andes

The article analyzes how the actions promoted by the Andean Forests Program contributed to the well-being and resilience of the population in its intervention sites.

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Water ecosystem service in Apurímac, Perú. Credit: Andean Forest Program

Financing for Andean Forests

The article describes the experience of Andean Forest Program with several finance mechanisms and identifies remaining challenges for the future.

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National Sanctuary of Ampay

Virtual reality for education: an immersive trip into the Andean Tropical Mountain Forests

The Andean Forests virtual reality platform provides a tour of 14 forest landscapes in four South American countries. It aims to be used in an educational context.

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Rontocchocha, Apurimac. By SUNASS

Hydrological ecosystem services compensation system in Abancay

The local organizations and peasant farmer communities of Apurimac hold activities to protect springs, plant native trees and build ccochas (artisanal reservoirs) to improve water regulation.

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