Protected Area Tourism in Peru Generated US$ 720 million in 2017

By Andes Amazon Fund | March 5, 2018

March 5, 2018— Andes Amazon Fund grantee, Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF), presented a new study on the economic impact of tourism within Peru’s protected area system on Monday.

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Peru Protects More than Two Million Acres of Pristine Rainforest by Creating Yaguas National Park

By Andes Amazon Fund | January 11, 2018

The Andes Amazon Fund celebrates the creation of Yaguas National Park, established today by the Peruvian government. Located in the northern region of Loreto…

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Joint Partnership Among Funders to Expand and Strengthen Protected Areas and Indigenous Lands in the Amazon Headwaters

By Andes Amazon Fund | September 12, 2017

Wyss Foundation, Moore Foundation and Andes Amazon Fund invest in conservation in Colombia, Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador.In a joint statement today, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation…

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Tres Cañones Regional Conservation Area: A New Tourism Opportunity for Cusco

By Andes Amazon Fund | August 28, 2017

The region of Cusco is largely known for being the home of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. As a result, tourism has become an important part…

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AAF Hosts Annual Workshop in Peru

By Andes Amazon Fund | June 27, 2017

AAF recently hosted its annual grantee workshop, gathering its partners from across Peru for the two day event this June. The seminar was held in Pachacamac…

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New Conservation Concession Established Near Manu National Park

By Andes Amazon Fund | February 9, 2017

Peru’s National Forest and Wildlife Service (SERFOR) granted a new conservation concession in Kosñipata. This marks the 15th protected area that AAF has helped establish in Latin America.

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AAF Helps Create 5 Protected Areas in 2016

By Andes Amazon Fund | December 17, 2016

2016 was a very busy year for AAF. In total, the Fund helped establish 5 private conservation areas (PCAs) or áreas de conservación privada…

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Creation of Sierra del Divisor National Park in Peru

By Andes Amazon Fund | November 9, 2015

AAF is proud to announce the creation of Sierra del Divisor National Park in Peru. President Humala signed a Supreme Decree into effect on November 8th, establishing the new conservation area.

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