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Agency for the Supervision of Forest Resources and Wildlife - OSINFOR

Address
Av. Javier Prado Oeste 692 - Magdalena del Mar (central)
Country
Peru
Areas of expertise
FORÊTS, Produits forestiers, Ressources forestières
Mandate, main activities of the institution and competencies
  • Mission statement: The Agency for Supervision of Forest Resources and Wildlife - OSINFOR was created by Legislative Decree No. 1085, June 28, 2008. He is responsible at the national level to monitor and oversee the sustainable use and conservation forest and wildlife resources and environmental services from the forest granted by the State through various forms of exploitation.
  • Main activities: supervise and oversee the sustainable use and conservation of forest resources and wildlife.
  • Competencies: Supervise and monitor in compliance with the authorization certificates and respective management plans.
Summary of the activities during the last two years
  • Provision / supply expertise / knowledge to other countries or institutions:
    • FOREST MONITORING AND CONTROL
    • FORESTRY TRANING
    • FOREST INFORMATION SYSTEM
  • Type of contribution (material / services / training to other countries or institutions):
    • Joint forest monitoring and control to ensure the legal origin of the wood
    • The "Forest Backpack" as a methodological tool to strengthen the capacity of indigenous communities to forest management
    • Design and implementation of Geographic Information System Supervision of Forest and Wildlife
    • Implementation of OSINFOR’s Observatory for legal trade in timber, that shows forest management plans with and without risk for the utilization of forest resources and wildlife. Winner of Best Practices of Public Management 2016, Category of Control and Law Enforcement

      http://www.osinfor.gob.pe/sigo/

       

  • Collaboration with FAO and other institutions and organizations: 

             - It has to date 34 interagency agreements in force, 14 with indigenous organizations.

  • Dissemination of knowledge: conferences, meetings and publications: Publications, workshops, events and seminars.
Legal status and Government arrangements of the institutions
  • Legal status with the Government :

                  - Public executing agency under the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM)

  • Arrangements with the Government: Public Organisation:

                 - Public executing agency for the PCM

        

Potential activities through SSC
  • Potential Modalities: Training workshops and internships.

 

  • Potential activities: 1)Joint monitoring and forest audit to ensure the legal origin of the wood, 2) The "Forest Backpack" as a methodological tool to strengthen the capacities of indigenous communities, 3) Design and implementation of Geographic Information System for Forest supervisions, as it included in the Peruvian cooperation catalog: https://issuu.com/apci_peru/docs/catalogo_apci
Name and details of the head of the institution

 

  • Executive President: Econ. Máximo Salazar Rojas
  • Tel: 615-7373 anexo 1202
  • Correo electrónico: msalazar@osinfor.gob.pe

 

 

Focal points

 

  • Secretario General (e), Ing. Econ. Lenin Gallardo Camacho
  • Tel: 615-7373 anexo 1202
  • Correo electrónico: lgallardo@osinfor.gob.pe