Implementación de la ley forestal y de fauna silvestre caso de Ucayali en período / Lissette Canseco Puelles.() /SD P4 C Currently the Peruvian legislation regarding forest animals is mainly contained in the Ley Forestal y de Fauna Silvestre N° , introduced in , which. Ley , Ley de Transparencia y Acceso a la Información Pública Wildlife Law Ley , Ley del Canon / Canon Law Ley , Ley Forestal y de Fauna .

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However, the new Forestry Law maintains the same general logging concession system that is the subject of this study. Environmental Investigation Agency, Please review our privacy policy. Authorized timber non-cedar in the POA left standing. Grounds for cancellation of a forrestal.

PLoS One 8e Use concession to facilitate extraction, transport, or marketing of illegally extracted timber. At the heart of the problem is that authorities only check the regulatory documents in transport or at port arrival, well after the timber lry left the forest.

Concessions labeled in our system as Active—not Supervised or Decision Forestql encompass: Another common problem was that the extracted trees documented in the Balance of Extraction were not actually extracted from the indicated parcel.

We evaluated each resolution for the following four classes of data: No indications of a census being performed. Acquisition, transformation, or marketing of illegally extracted timber. Allocating logging rights in Peruvian Amazonia–does it matter to be local? Despite recent efforts to achieve sustainability, such as provisions in the US—Peru Trade Promotion Agreement, illegal logging continues to plague the region.

Until there is a significantly improved regulatory system in place, consisting of both improved enforcement and legal 2708, it will remain difficult to control the Froestal forestry sector and effectively restrict logging to authorized areas Corruption and illegal logging in Ghana. Once timber in transit has a GTF, it is very difficult for authorities to identify the original source of the timber.


Should a POA contain one of these species, a forest authority must physically inspect the concession to verify its presence prior to cutting to ensure that the eventually logged trees are indeed from the concession in question.

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In particular, illegal logging is widespread throughout the tropics, and corruption is a commonly cited cause 345678. In nearly all of these cases Our analysis indicates that logging is not contained to delimited concessions and continues to threaten all forested areas, including protected areas and indigenous territories. In the larger context, reconciling forest conservation and logging cannot be attained until timber extraction is contained to authorized concessions and not rampant throughout the landscape.

For example, if the concessionaire harvested a tree, the inspector should find evidence, such as a freshly cut stump, at that location. Failure to present management plans within the established timeframe. Abstract The Peruvian Amazon is an important arena in global efforts to promote sustainable logging 2730 the tropics.

Grounds for revoking harvesting rights. This concept assumes that selectively logged concessions can maintain forest cover across the landscape better than other land uses, such as forestl. Open in a separate window.

Logging Concessions Enable Illegal Logging Crisis in the Peruvian Amazon

The Forestry Law introduced a new regime for controlled access to Peru’s forest resources via a system of concessions, permits, and authorizations Of the six concessions with mahogany violations, four were documented after Table 1 Status of logging concessions in the Peruvian Amazon.

Received Jan 15; Accepted Mar Failure to comply with established harvesting foresyal. 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 Thus, we argue that the problem is a combination of a lack of oversight and enforcement prior to OSINFOR inspections, and fundamental shortcomings of existing law.


We present evidence that Peru’s legal logging concession system, established in the Forestry Law and later reinforced by the US—Peru TPA, is enabling widespread illegal logging.

Logging Concessions Enable Illegal Logging Crisis in the Peruvian Amazon

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 The extent and causes of illegal logging: The Peruvian Amazon is an important arena in global efforts to promote sustainable logging dorestal the tropics. Concessions labeled in our system as Active—Supervised encompass a range of supervision outcomes: Lam Tac forest hijackers in practice and talk.

Their central role is to carry ,ey post-harvest field inspections, known as supervisions, to ensure that the concessionaire complied with both the annual operating plan and national regulations Impacts of unsustainable mahogany logging in Bolivia and Peru. One of the most commonly cited problems was not finding the stumps of the supposedly harvested trees at the coordinates stated in the POA. In some cases, inspectors even found harvestable trees still standing at the coordinates indicated in the POA.

Status of logging concessions in the Peruvian Amazon. Analyzing official government data, we found that The images in this article are included in the article’s Creative Commons license, unless indicated otherwise in the image credit; if the image is not included under the Creative Commons license, users will need to obtain permission from the license holder in order to reproduce the image.