Sustainable recovery from COVID-19 in Peru

Sustainable recovery from COVID-19 in Peru
Report from GCF Task Force members in Peru, and Mecanismos de Desarrollo Alternos (Alternative Development Mechanisms)

This document: Resilient Amazon: From Emergency to Sustainable Development, proposes steps to minimise the environmental cost in Peru of the response to the covid-19 pandemic and corresponding economic crisis. Suggestions include:

– Create temporary employment to prevent people turning to illegal mining, drug trafficking and deforestation

– Support the recovery of local businesses, productive activity and local tourism

– Recover basic services such as health, education, sanitation and electricity, and protect food security

– Promote reforestation, agroforestry, and timber plantations

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