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Peru - Overview

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Main References

National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (v.2)

Other Information about National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plans



National Website


Status and Trends of Biodiversity

Overview

Peru is known as one of the world’s 10 “megadiverse” countries, for its rich diversity in ecosystems, species, genetic resources and culture. Peru’s biodiversity is one of the pillars of its national economy, plays a direct role in sustaining a large part of the population, has an important role for culture, science and technology and provides essential environmental services in terms of soil fertility, air quality and water supply... More »

National Biodiversity Strategy Action Plan

Major features of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

The vision of the strategy is that by 2021, Peru will be the first country in the world to have the best benefits for its population from its conserved and sustainably used biodiversity, as well as having restored all its biodiversity components in order to meet the basic needs and well-being for present and future generations... More »

National Contacts

Full details of national contacts »

Convention on Biological Diversity

Mme Liliam Ballon Sanchez de Amezaga
CBD Primary NFP
Mr. Gabriel Quijandría Acosta
CBD Primary NFP
Ms. Betty Millán Salazar
GTI NFP
Ms. Roxana Solis Ortiz
CHM NFP
Sra. Dora Velásquez Milla
Traditional Knowledge NFP
Mr. Pedro Gamboa Moquillaza
Protected Areas NFP

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Sr. José Álvarez Alonso
Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP, BCH NFP

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