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Project/activity ID PD741/14 Rev.3 (F)
Title CAPACITY BUILDING FOR THE SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF TROPICAL DRY FORESTS ON THE NORTH COAST OF PERU
Status OPERATIONAL
Budget
ITTO: $437.478,00
National Counterpart: $551.408,00
Project Total budget: $988.886,00
Summary
This project will deal with the limited capacities of key stakeholders to address the problems of degradation in tropical dry forests on the north coast of Peru, covering the 3 departments that share this ecosystem: Tumbes, Piura and Lambayeque.

The project will help improve living standards for rural communities through the conservation and sustainable use of tropical dry forests; to this end, it will strengthen the capacities of key stakeholders to establish policies for the sustainable management of dry forests. The intended outcomes include: improved management at the regional forest administration level; promotion of active public sector and civil society involvement in dialogue and consensus-building spaces with a view to decision making on regional forest management; and strengthening of technical and operational capacities for community forest management on the north coast.

Activities will include the analysis of the forest regulatory framework, technical and administration capacity building, strengthening of the forest information system for tropical dry forests, implementation of a communication and outreach plan, systematization of experiences and community training in forest management practices and extension officers’ training in forest management.
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