Improving land-use governance and management

Improving land-use governance and management to Address the Causes of Forest Loss and Degradation and the Increase of Carbon Stocks in Honduras and Peru

Implementation period

23 months (January 2019 - December 2020)

EU grant amount

€ 809,446

Overall project amount

€ 1' 011,808


Countries:


Honduras

Peru

OBJETIVE

To contribute to resilient and sustainable development in the face of climate change through successful experiences that generate benefits for residents such as:

  • Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+), Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR), Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT)

  • Income diversification: structuring timber and vegetable value chains and ecosystem service assessment

  • Generation and application of land use management tools

BENEFICIARIES

730 people in Peru and Honduras

(including representatives from local organizations, families and the public sector)

MAP - PROJECT INTERVENTION AREAS


“We now have tools to improve our agroforestry farm, which will help our food security; it is something special in these pandemic times.”
Adán Bardales, farmer from Jardines de la Sierra
Municipality of Iriona - Honduras

"The project undertook to work together with local communities in order to achieve a coexistence between human beings and the forest.”
Mateo Bermudez, Binational Project Coordinator

FIRST RESULTS

EXCHANGE BETWEEN COUNTRIES

Exchange of knowledge and experiences in deforestation, use of forest resources and sustainability

More information. 

MATERIALS AND RESOURCES

TEAM

Mateo Bermudez
Binational Project Coordinator
PUR Projet

Marlen Espinoza
Advisor on sustainable economies
Helvetas Honduras

Edgar Nunez
Land facilitator
Helvetas Honduras 

Melvin Cruz
Executive Director
Fundación Madera Verde

Fernando Tananta
Land facilitator
Fundación Amazonía Viva

CONTACT PERSON IN EACH COUNTRY

Honduras:

Mateo Bermudez
mateo.bermudez@purprojet.com

Melvin Cruz
mcruz@maderaverde.org.hn

Perú:
Gisella Gutierrez
gisellagutierrez@fundacionamazoniaviva.pe

Contact us

Address:
European Union:
Office Expertise France: 73, rue de Vaugirard-75006 Paris.
Office GIZ: Rue Archimède 61, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.
Colombia
Office Expertise France: Av. Calle 82 # 10-33 Of. 302 – Bogotá, Colombia
Phone:
Expertise France: +33 1 70 82 73 57
GIZ: + 32 2 710 1937
Email:
bosques@euroclimaplus.org

Implementing Agencies

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