Sustainable recovery from COVID-19 in Peru
Friday 24 Apr 2020
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
Read more here.