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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Promote timber extraction through a third party. As a result, much of the timber coming out of the Peruvian Amazon is sourced outside of authorized concession areas.
Instead, they become a tradable item and enable loggers to launder timber extracted outside key authorized areas Corruption in Peru aids cutting of rain forest. 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 Once timber in transit has a GTF, it is very difficult for authorities to identify the original source of the timber.
Active – not Supervised Vigente. Furthermore, our results indicate that the pre-harvest regulatory framework, particularly in regards to CITES-listed cedar species, is also clearly not working.
Fieldwork and analysis ldy satellite imagery supports these findings. Change 42— PLoS One 8e It is worth noting that although the illegal extraction of mahogany does not seem to be a major problem in Loreto OSINFOR cited the illegal extraction of mahogany in just 5.
Bioscience 62— Based on the information in the approved POA, a concessionaire may remove timber from a concession.
Should a POA contain one 2708 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. These data included information for logging concessions in the Peruvian Amazon.
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.
Regulations of Forest and Wildlife Law No. Received Jan 15; Accepted Mar Failure to present management plans within the established timeframe.
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 One of the most commonly cited problems was not finding the stumps of the supposedly harvested trees at the coordinates stated in the POA.
Ministerio de Agricultura, Failure to implement management plans. Why policy reforms fail to improve logging practices: 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 Notably, they cited the submission of false or incomplete information in Promote illegal timber extraction through a third party.
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.
Timber extraction outside of the concession limits. Results and discussion We grouped the logging concessions into four categories based on whether or not they have been supervised and the results of those supervisions Figure 1Table 1.
In contrast, concessions Table 1 Status of logging concessions in the Peruvian Amazon. Many of the violations pertain to the illegal extraction of CITES-listed timber species outside authorized areas. Corruption and illegal logging in Ghana. 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.
The images leh 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. See text for category explanations. Concessions labeled in our system as Active—Supervised encompass a range of le outcomes: Sears and Pinedo-Vasquez 16 found regular inconsistencies between the location of the authorized logging areas and the actual origin of the raw logs through interviews with loggers arriving to a port in southern Loreto.
Matt Finera, 1, 2 Clinton N. Environmental Investigation Agency, Can forest conservation and logging be reconciled?
In particular, illegal logging is widespread throughout the tropics, and corruption is a commonly cited cause 345678. Forest and Wildlife Law No. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.