Grantee Profile

Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental

Grants to Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 3 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    LIMA, PERU — Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental (SPDA) is one of Peru's leading environmental law and policy organizations and a recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions in 2006. This new grant supports SPDA's Environmental Justice Strategy to promote rights of citizens affected by development activities that threaten ecosystems and traditional livelihoods. It does this by providing legal guidance to forest dwellers, strengthening the regional government of Madre de Dios' environmental management capacity, preparing case studies assessing performance of new mining and land use change regulations, and undertaking administrative and judicial actions that set favorable precedents for enforcement of environmental regulations and human rights.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    LIMA, PERU — To analyze current policies and legislation that contradict and undermine Peru's efforts to adapt and mitigate impacts of climate change (over three years).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    LIMA, PERU — To develop institutional and legal frameworks for effective management of biodiversity in a decentralized context (over three years).

  • $325,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    LIMA, PERU — To provide regional training, technical assistance and legal services for natural resource management and conservation.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    LIMA, PERU — In support for the development and application of legal tools and policies for effective protection of Peru's biological diversity at the regional and municipal levels and within the protected area system (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental $1,725,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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