Ley Forestal y de Fauna Silvestre Law () was published in July and replaces this former Forestry and Wildlife Law (). Peru, Ley , Ley Forestal y de la Fauna Silvestre (), arts. 6(c) and 32; Decreto supremo no. AG, Reglamento de la Ley Forestal y de la. Ley No. , Ley de Áreas Protegidas, El Peruano, 4 July Ley No. , Ley General de Expropiaciones, El Peruano, 20 May Ley No.

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Illegal logging in Vietnam: Lam Tac forest hijackers in practice and talk.

Of the supervised concessions in Loreto, we obtained the resolutions for Table 1 Status of logging concessions 27038 the Peruvian Amazon. Forest and Wildlife Law No.

We present evidence that Peru’s legal logging concession system is enabling the widespread illegal logging via the regulatory documents designed to ensure sustainable logging. To investigate the root of the problem, we used OSINFOR data to 1 leh how many of the logging concessions have been cancelled for severe violations, and 2 examine, with a focus on the Department of Loreto in the northern Peruvian Amazon, whether the nature of the violations indicate that 2730 legal logging concessions are enabling the illegal logging.

Failure to present management plans within the established timeframe. Violation Percent Illegal extraction of cedar Jenkins3, 4 Melissa A. Under the current system, the two main ways to identify illegal logging—discovery of timber in transit without GTFs or post-harvest OSINFOR inspection—come far too late to be effective Bioscience 62— Corruption and illegal logging in Ghana.

Towards understanding the health vulnerability of Indigenous Peoples Living in Voluntary Isolation in the Amazon rainforest: Change 42— We grouped the logging concessions into four categories based on whether or 2308 they have been supervised and the results of those supervisions Figure 1Table 1.

Decreto Legislativo Nº – Ley Forestal y de Fauna Silvestre.

Volume non-cedar documented in Balance of Extraction not from concession unit. Forest policy reform and the organization of logging in Peruvian Amazonia. Why policy reforms fail to improve logging practices: Their central role is to carry out post-harvest field inspections, known as supervisions, to ensure that the concessionaire complied with both the annual operating plan and national regulations Specifically, logging permits based on falsified annual plans are widely used to harvest trees in unauthorized areas.


Abstract The Peruvian Amazon is an important arena in global efforts to promote sustainable logging in the tropics.

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In nearly all of these cases The authors declare no competing financial interests. Failure to comply with established harvesting methods. This reconciliation centers on the prospect of combining protected areas with forest logging concessions leey better conserve forest across a larger area than possible by protected areas alone 28 Authorized timber cedar in the POA left standing.

Ministerio de Agricultura, These findings lead us to conclude that the regulatory documents designed to promote sustainable logging are instead enabling illegal logging. Blue Sky1 and Justin Pine 5.

Together, this means that Should a POA contain one of these species, a forest authority must physically inspect the concession to verify ely presence prior to cutting to ensure that the eventually logged trees are indeed from the concession in question. Ley Forestal y de Fauna Silvestre. Corruption in Peru aids cutting of rain forest.

Logging Concessions Enable Illegal Logging Crisis in the Peruvian Amazon

Figure was made with ArcGIS Subsequently, the US—Peru Trade Promotion Agreement TPAwhich entered into force in Februarycontained an important annex aimed at strengthening Peru’s forest sector governance and sustainable management of forest resources This means that in practice the transport permits GTFs are not linked to the concession area in question.

Despite these efforts, it is increasingly clear that sustainable forestry has yet to be attained and illegal logging continues to plague the Peruvian Amazon 141516 Promote illegal timber extraction through a third party. Results and discussion We grouped the logging concessions into four categories pey on whether or not they lfy been supervised and the results of those supervisions Figure 1Table 1.


The Forestry Law also introduced a seemingly comprehensive regulatory framework designed to ensure that logged trees come from concessions and not surrounding unauthorized or sensitive areas.

PLoS One 5e Of these, we obtained and reviewed the resolutions for concessions. Support Center Support Center. Timber extraction exceeding authorized volumes.

Illegal logging, collusive corruption and fragmented governments in Kalimantan, Indonesia. The unobtained resolutions were for newly supervised concessions and were emitted after we closed our data-collection process. As a result, much of the timber coming out of the Peruvian Amazon is sourced outside of authorized concession areas.

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Analyzing official government data, we found that This concept assumes that selectively logged concessions can maintain forest cover across the landscape better than other land uses, such as agriculture. Here, we focus on the Peruvian Amazon and analyze official information to better understand both the geographic scale and documented legal violations related to illegal logging. Received Jan 15; Accepted Mar 2730 In summary, we find that the following scenario is common: Finally, we note that a new Forestry law was passed in July 30but as of the time of writing it had not yet gone into effect due to delays in the adoption of the implementing regulations draft regulations were released in September These resolutions contain information pertaining to infractions and criteria for canceling concessions established in the Forestry Law Article 18 and the implementing regulation Articles 91 and