Madre de Dios reaffirms its commitment to sustainable development | WWF

Madre de Dios reaffirms its commitment to sustainable development



Posted on 04 April 2019
Gobierno Regional de Madre de Dios
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Puerto Maldonado.- The workshop of “Exchange of experiences of low-emission rural development” was held to boost the construction and implementation of the low-emission rural development regional strategy (ERDRBE) of Madre de Dios and other Amazonian regions of Peru, taking as a reference the successful experiences of the state of Acre in Brazil.
 
The event was a unique opportunity to highlight that Madre de Dios is prioritizing the design of this strategy as a tool to promote the transformation towards sustainable development, considering the need to "increase and strengthen the productive sector, reduce deforestation, conserve biodiversity and the provision of ecosystem services and also involving the main actors in the public and private sectors, "said Luis Hidalgo Okimura, regional governor of Madre de Dios. As a result of this international exchange, a Regional Executive Resolution was signed to conform the technical working group consisting of managers and directors in charge of leading this process.
 
The general director of Climate Change and Desertification of the Ministry of Environment (MINAM), Rosa Morales, attended this event, and expressed the desire of the institution to generate greater approach and synergies with regional and local governments to initiate the processes of formulation of the ERDRBE in articulation with the national forest and climate strategy.
 
The event was led by the Regional Government of Madre de Dios, with the support of EII, MDA, WWF and the UN-REDD MINAM Program, within the framework of the group that promotes the sustainable development of Madre de Dios and its articulation in the group of governors for forests and climate - GCF TF. Also participated several representatives of the Ministry of the Environment, civil society and deconcentrated institutions of the Peruvian government and representatives of the regional governments of Amazonas, Loreto, Ucayali, San Martín and Huánuco. On the other hand, representatives of the State of Acre also attended such as the team of managers, technicians and specialists of the Government of Acre, the Attorney General of the State and representatives of the private and industrial sector.
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