Grantee Profile

Servicios Ecosistemios Peru

Grants to Servicios Ecosistemios Peru

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 3 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    CUSCO, PERU — Servicios Ecosistemicos Peru promotes healthy ecosystems through improved understanding of value chains and markets and open participation of beneficiaries in these chains in ways that respond to ecosystem conservation needs. The grant will prepare land use zoning plans in Indigenous communities of the Upper Madre de Dios, design and certify ecosystem service for environmental credit sales that deliver a diverse, locally acceptable stream of goods and income to community members, and create a corridor covering 122,000 ha between Manu and Otishi National Parks and Amarakaeri Communal Reserve.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Servicios Ecosistemios Peru $250,000 between 2003 and 2014.